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ENGL 1713 Roots & Routes: Writing Identity, Migration, and Culture (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

Building on the themes of culture and identity explored in the paired literature course (ENGL1712), we will write in a variety of genres from creative narratives and shorter spoken word-style pieces to critical essays drawn from interviews and field research. We will delve into the questions of immigration, community, homeland, and choice, and consider what it means to write in a second language. Students will be encouraged to compose fresh, innovative prose and learn to give and receive productive feedback. On occasion, student writers will present their polished work to their peers in the classroom and online.


Instructor(s): Lynne Anderson

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor

Cross listed with:

Comments: Core Renewal Course: Enduring Questions. For freshmen only.
This course welcomes students from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Advanced English-language learners and OTE students are especially encouraged to register. Interested students should contact for permission to enroll.


Last Updated: 01-May-17