ENG 261 : Topics in English-Diversity
This is a one semester course on a specific topic in English, which has been given a cultural diversity designation by the College. Topics will be announced each semester. Three lecture hours per week. Competency met: Multicultural Perspective (5.3), Humanities (6.0) Not offered every year.
ENG 102 or permission of instructor.
- By the end of the semester, students will develop their abilities to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of how literary works by creole writers relate to their immediate historical context and to the traditions from which they emerge.
- Understand the theoretical concepts related to ethnicity, class, gender, and language within the context of creole literature.
- Utilize problem-based and place-based approaches.
- Construct literary arguments using secondary sources (in particular, discipline specific databases and archives) and use MLA style.
- Engage in written reflection on the critical assumptions that inform their own and others' interpretations of literary works.