Summer 2007 Courses - Undergraduate


English 100W: Writing Workshop
English 100W is an integrated writing and literature course designed to provide English majors with a firm foundation for the professional study of literature. Over the course of the semester, students will engage in all phases of those reading, thinking, researching, and writing processes that produce clear and purposeful critical essays that demonstrate an understanding of and illuminate for others how literature contains and conveys its effects and meanings. Approximately one half of the semester will be spent on the study of poetry.
Professor Maio: MW 9-11:15am

English 103: Modern English
The growth and structure of modern English, including its phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics. Attention to social and regional varieties, with implications for language development and literacy among native and non-native speakers.
Professor Hager: TR 6-9:30pm

English 112A: Children's Literature
Study of literature for elementary and intermediate grades, representing a variety of cultures.
Professor Jacoby: MW 6-9:45pm

English 144: Shakespeare I
Major plays such as Twelfth Night, Henry IV, Part I, and Hamlet .
Professor Wilson: MW 6-9:45pm

English 169: Ethnicity in American Literature
Major contributions to American literature which reflect ethnic encounters with the wider American culture. Includes prose, poetry, and drama from five major American ethnic groups: African, Asian, Chicano/Hispanic, European, and Native American. Fulfills Advanced GE requirements in Area S and concentrates on the study of ethnicity as represented and constructed in American literature in relation to the formation of the concept of self, the place of self in society, and issues of equality and structured inequality in the United States. It addresses issues of race, culture, history, politics, economics, etc., that arise as contexts relevant to the study of literature by and/or about Americans (including immigrants) with Indigenous, African, European, Latino, Hispanic, and Asian backgrounds. Required: Quizzes and in-class activities, multiple essays, midterm and final exams. Prerequisite: Completion of Core GE, satisfaction of Writing Skills Test, and upper-division standing.
Professor Chow : TR 6-9:30pm