May 22, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENL 233 Contemporary Society Through Literature

3 Credit(s) CS
An exploration of topics in contemporary society through literature. Each section of this course will focus on a particular topic - for example immigrant identities, urban culture, contemporary Iran or the Bosnian genocide - and examine how literary analysis and cultural criticism provide insight on social relations and institutions relevant to the topic. Student will practice evidence-based inquiry and analysis through close reading as they consider the relationship between historical and social contexts, aesthetics, and representation. Three lecture hours per week.  Pre/Co-requisite: W-I course.