SPRING 2014 Course Descriptions: Electives and Selected Offerings

G205 - Intro to the English Language (Sweigart): online. Examines the nature, social aspects, and cultural forces of language in general and of the English language in particular.

L104 - Intro to Fiction (Emery): TR, 6:00-7:15 pm, KV 111. This course completes a General Education requirement and offers an overview of the short story and novel, while examining such key components as plot, theme, and narrative style.

L295 - American Film Culture (Daly): MW, 9:30-10:45 am, KV 006. A critical, historical overview of film in America.

L378 - Studies in Women & Literature (Wells): M, 7:30-10:00 pm, KV 001. This course examines American women and the public sphere, 1850-1900.  Writers to be studied in depth include Emily Dickinson, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Louisa May Alcott.

W315 - Writing for the Web (Ramey): TR, 1:15-2:30 pm, KV 110A. Introduces students to newer forms of writing (beyond word processing and desktop publishing) made possible by computers, networks, and the Internet, and explores the impact these forms.

W350 - Advanced Expository Writing (Russell): MW, 4:15-5:30 pm, KV 103. Examines the assumptions, choices, and techniques that go into a student's own writing and the writing of others.

W395 - Individual Study of Writing (O'Neal): TR, 6:00-7:15 pm, KV 110A. This course prepares students in the art of magazine writing, as they prepare the next issue of the IUS Voice.

W401 - Advanced Fiction Writing (Jackman): TR, 1:15-2:30 pm, KV 001 (Taught concurrently with W301). Presents a writing workshop and advanced instruction in the craft of fiction.

(AFRO) A169 - Introduction to African American Literature (Emery): online only. An overview of the genres, trends, and cultural history of African American writing and music.

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