Katherine Hardman Voyles
B CUSP 190
Critically engages with contemporary fiction, poetry, drama, cross-genre writing, or new media texts to investigate questions such as methods of interpretation, cultural identity, historiography, gender formations, or political analysis. Offered: ASp.
Through critical reading, class discussion, in-class activities and student presentations, we will explore formal and thematic concerns and innovations around the loss of previously taken for granted certainties ( including, but not limited to, changing gender, class and national roles) that characterize literature in English over the last 50-60 years.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Class assignments and grading
Students will take a midterm and final exam, write two short essays and conduct two in-class presentations.