Spring 2017 CWRT 5600: Topic Seminar: Publishing Culture

Spring 2017 CWRT 5600: Topic Seminar: Publishing Culture
CWRT 5600: Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: Publishing Culture, Paul Jaskunas, B460 In this practicum, students will take part in editing, designing, and producing Full Bleed, a new journal devoted to art and cultural criticism. As an assistant editor for the journal, each student in the practicum will gain hands-on publishing experience as we curate and edit original content,...

Spring 2017 LIT 292-IH2: Topic Seminar, The Uncanny

Spring 2017 LIT 292-IH2: Topic Seminar, The Uncanny
LIT 292-IH2: Spring 2017 Topic Seminar, The Uncanny, Mikita Brottman, B330 In this course, using Sigmund Freud’s famous essay as a springboard, we will explore various manifestations of the Uncanny as it appears in fiction, aesthetics, literature, cinema, and critical theory, with particular attention to the inflection of the Uncanny in the literary arts. In...

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: SSCI 219, Writing Culture: The Craft of Ethnography

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: SSCI 219, Writing Culture: The Craft of Ethnography
SSCI 200: Writing Culture, the Craft of Ethnography, Ruth Toulson, Monday 1-3:45p, B431 The best ethnographic writing captures the beauty and complexity of the world. The writer can feel more alive too, alert and connected to a welling inner source that flows outward toward other lives. This at least is the ideal. But words sometimes refuse...

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: HMST 240: Global Perspectives

Spring 2017 Topic Seminar: HMST 240: Global Perspectives
Spring 2017 Topic Seminar HMST 240: Global Perspectives, Harry Mattison, Wednesday 9-11:45, B460 This course explores our contemporary world and world events, especially as they relate to the interests of humanists. Readings are primarily by authors, activists, and scholars outside the Euro-North American nexus. Its goal will be to bring students up to date on...

Fall 2016 Topic Seminar: CWRT 326: Intermediate Poetry Workshop

Fall 2016 Topic Seminar: CWRT 326: Intermediate Poetry Workshop
(1) CWRT 326: Intermediate Poetry Workshop, Unique Robinson, Monday 1-3:45p, B110 In this poetry writing course, we will collectively engage in poiesis—the process of making—by balancing tradition with innovation, curiosity with critical thinking, and discipline with play.   As a foundation for our writing, we will consider 20th and 21st century poems and poetry collections (with...