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Spring 2017 Courses
Professor of English
- EH 102 Seminar in Critical Thinking and Writing
A seminar on college-level writing and critical inquiry. The course emphasizes clear and engaging prose, persuasive reasoning, various rhetorical strategies, research documentation, and standard English grammar and mechanics. Prerequisite: placement by the English faculty.
- EH 228 Ourselves and Others: Gender, Race and Class in Literature
An introduction to the study of literature through reading, discussion, and community service. Students examine works of fiction, poetry, and drama that wrestle with differences of gender, race, and socio-economic class that have the capacity to divide us as well as enrich our perspectives. Fifteen hours of community service mentoring local high school students creates a powerful connection between literary study and the lives of our neighbors.
- EH 472 Senior Seminar
Advanced study of selected topics within a specific area of language or literature. This term the focus of the seminar will be space and place theory as applied to literature. Seminar members will examine The Awakening and Pride and Prejudice as a group before embarking on their individual projects. Prerequisite: EH 300 and senior standing.
John D. Tatter, Birmingham-Southern College, firstname.lastname@example.org