Summer Term

English

Summer Term 2014 Offerings

ENG 336-30 Contemporary Literature: Fiction
Leading writers in literature since World War II, from such writers as Hemingway, Faulkner, and Thomas Wolfe to Chinua Achebe, Thomas Pynchon, and Toni Morrison. Each term146s offering will focus on a specific group or genre of contemporary literature, such as African-American writings or the writings of Generation X. Prerequisite: ENG 106 or equivalent and sophomore or higher standing.

June 9–July 19, 2014
Lecture: Tuesday, Thursday
9:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m., Hammerschmidt Chapel 006
Instructor: TBA

ENG 360-10 Special Topic: Oxford and London: City-as-Text
Employing a City-as-Text pedagogy in the tradition of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC), students will investigate the complex city of Oxford with its rich history, literature, architecture, and diverse cultures. The investigation will develop through firsthand examination of city museums, college libraries, marketplaces, and so forth; through lectures and discussions led by both the Elmhurst College professors and faculty of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS); through extensive field trips with follow-up reflective components within the city centre and beyond, as well as trips to significant surrounding areas: London, Bath, and Stratford-Upon-Avon; and through reading, discussing, and writing analytically in response to the course texts focused on the literary history and literature of Oxford.

May 30–June 17, 2014
Travel Course
Dianne Chambers

ENG 350-10H Honors: Special Topic: Oxford and London: City-as-Text
Employing a City-as-Text pedagogy in the tradition of the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC), students will investigate the complex city of Oxford with its rich history, literature, architecture, and diverse cultures. The investigation will develop through firsthand examination of city museums, college libraries, marketplaces, and so forth; through lectures and discussions led by both the Elmhurst College professors and faculty of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS); through extensive field trips with follow-up reflective components within the city centre and beyond, as well as trips to significant surrounding areas: London, Bath, and Stratford-Upon-Avon; and through reading, discussing, and writing analytically in response to the course texts focused on the literary history and literature of Oxford.

May 30–June 17, 2014
Travel Course
Dianne Chambers

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