Dec 15, 2018  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
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ENG 100/133 - The Local and the Global (Core/First-Year Seminar)

Three or Four Credits
Not Offered 2016-2017

The Local and the Global: In this course we study the literature of place with a focus on the local (natural environment, home, and the city) as well as the global (travel, tourism, and imperialism) in order to explore how identities and communities are shaped by various social, cultural, and historical spaces. Possible texts include: Cisneros, House on Mango Street; McCarthy, The Road; Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard or Shakespeare, The Tempest; Kincaid, A Small Place; Schneider, The Wall Jumper; Wenders, Wings of Desire (film).

Prerequisite(s): ENG 133 is a First-Year Seminar and open to First-Year Students only.
When offered as ENG 100, for 3-credits, fulfills the Literature Cornerstone Requirement.
When offered as ENG 133, for 4-credits, fulfills the First-Year Seminar and
Literature Cornerstone Requirements.