Students listen for voices they have not yet heard in their communities, including their own, by generating op-eds and think pieces that ask them to adopt new critical lenses.
Students explore problems facing their communities today by composing op-eds, argument essays, and experiential narratives grounded in their findings.
Pairing studies on siblings from history, anthropology, psychoanalysis, and gender studies with 19th to 21st-century literature, we examine the nature of these relations.
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Tracing a legacy of female authorship, we discuss novels and short fiction that query women's positioning in relation to madness, anger, and subjective expression.
A vocabulary of literary studies is introduced by reading Romantic poetry and prose via new criticism, feminist and queer theory, trans studies, race studies, and eco-criticism.
Tracking themes of monstrosity through the bodies of both literal and figurative monsters, we explore how literature intersects with cultural anxieties of the other.