Undergraduate courses Spring 2020

DEPARTAMENTO DE INGLÉS
HORARIO ACADÉMICO (B-92)
SEGUNDO SEMESTRE 2019-2020
SUJETO A CAMBIOS

Note: If a course is marked with a single asterisk [*],  it will not be offered during First Semester 2020-2021. If a course is marked with a double asterisk [**], it is a hybrid course. The rest of the courses are presenciales (face to face classes).

INGL 3001 – British Literature through the Eighteenth Century                                (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.                                    

A survey of the development of British literature through the eighteenth century, based on major authors and trends.  

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

8:30am-9:50am

LPM-214B

James Conlan

20

 

INGL 3002 – British Literature from Romanticism to the Present                              (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.                                    

A survey of the development of British literature from the Romantic Movement to the present, based   on major authors and trends.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

V

10:00am-12:50pm

LPM-308

Michael Sharp

20

002

MJ

10:00am-11:20am

LPM-214B

Catilia Romero

20

 

INGL 3014* – Fundamentals of English Grammar for Level 3 Students                      3 crs) Prerequisites: English 3013                       

This is the second part of a two-semester English grammar course for students who have placed level 3 on the Humanities English Placement Test. Within a communicative setting, students analyze grammatical forms in natural language and put these into action in their own speech and writing. Explicit knowledge of grammatical form and function will help level 3 students to incorporate these structures into their developing grammatical system when psycholinguistically ready.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

8:30am-9:50am

LPM-308

Sofía Lebrón

18

 

INGL 3016*– Health Communication                                                                        (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

Survey of theory and research in human communication in a healthcare context. Emphasis is on the nature of the communication processes that influence and/or are influenced by health and healthcare contexts.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

10:00am-11:20am

LPM-308

Janet MacLennan

20

 

INGL 3037*– Role of the Literary Magazine in Contemporary Literary Production   (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

An interdisciplinary course that examines the role that the literary magazine plays in the production of contemporary literature. In addition to examining contemporary literary trends, the course analyzes literary standards, editing techniques, and the aesthetics of magazine layout and graphic design. The final course project is the production of a volume of the multilingual student literary magazine Tonguas.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

5:30pm-6:20pm

LPM-212

Jorge González

18

 

INGL 3042*– Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Second Level II                                                                                             (3 crs)
Prerequisites: English 3031 or 3041
Laboratory : Eighty (80) minutes once a week in addition to class time.

Continuing development of vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation and grammar needed for daily conversation and written communication. Practice in listening comprehension and written production via attendance in language laboratory.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

8:30am-9:50am

LPM-215A

Roberto Sánchez

18

 

INGL 3052*– Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Third Level II                                                                                                            (3 crs)
Prerequisites: English 3041 or 3051
Laboratory : Eighty (80) minutes once a week in addition to class time.

Continuing development of more advanced vocabulary, idioms, pronunciation, spelling, and grammar needed to achieve fluency in both oral and written English. Practice in listening comprehension and written production via attendance in language laboratory.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

8:30am-9:50am

LPM-308

Diana Ursulin

18

 

INGL 3065 – Intercultural Communication                                                               (3 crs) Prerequisites:  None.                                  

Theory and Practice as a means of having students become more effective intercultural communicators. Intercultural perception, language, nonverbal elements, values, social organizations and world view. Comparison will be made to show how cultural differences in these areas affect the intercultural communication process.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

LW

10:00am-11:20am

P-105

Marisol Joseph

20

002

LW

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-308

Marisol Joseph

20

 

INGL 3072*– Developing Functions of Oral English (formerly Conversational English) Fourth Level II                                                                                                           (3 crs)
Prerequisites: English 3051 or 3071
Laboratory : Eighty (80) minutes once a week in addition to class time.

Continuation of development of advanced vocabulary, social formulas, pronunciation, and grammatical structures needed to carry out complex conversations in English. Practice in listening comprehension via attendance in language laboratory twice a week.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

4:00pm-5:20pm

LPM-214B

Yolanda Rivera

18

 

INGL 3999–Taller (Laboratory)                                                                               (0 crs.) Talleres para los cursos: (Ingl. 3031-3032, 3041-3042, 3051-3052, 3071-3072).        CUPO:  15                                                                                                                            Corequisitos:Tener matriculado uno de los siguientes: 3031-3032, 3041-3042, 3051-3052, 3071-3072

NOTA:  EL TALLER PARA LOS CURSOS DE CONTINUACIÓN HAY QUE  MATRICULARLOS NUEVAMENTE, (NO VIENEN AUTOMÁTICAMENTE).

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

101

L

9:00am-10:20am

P-105

Ángel Rivera

102

M

1:00pm-2:20pm

P-105

Ángel Rivera

103

W

9:00am-10:20am

P-105

Ángel Rivera

104

J

1:00pm-2:20pm

P-105

Ángel Rivera

105

V

9:00am-10:20am

P-105

Ángel Rivera

 

INGL 3109*– Personal Identity: The Literature of Growing Up**                         (3 crs.) Prerequisite: None.                                      **HYBRID

Takes as its subject the theme of growing up and initiation into life. Readings will be in fiction which deals with the varying ways in which young men and women acquire identity and maturity.                                       

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DÍAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

V

9:00am-11:50am

LPM-311

Nalini Natarajan

20

 

INGL 3126*– Science Fiction                                                                                     (3 crs) Prerequisites:  None.                                  

A study of science fiction from H.G. Wells to the present, emphasizing its characteristics, literary techniques, and its treatment of social and philosophical problems and the effects of technology.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

8:30am-9:50am

LPM-220

Maritza Cardona

20

 

INGL 3156 – Literature and Contemporary Themes in Caribbean Development      (3 crs)  Prerequisites:  None.                                 

An interdisciplinary course that examines essays, short stories, novels, plays, poems, and films that address—from a variety of perspectives—contemporary issues in Caribbean economic and cultural development.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

LW

2:30pm-3:50pm

P-106

Zenaida Sanjurjo

18

002

MJ

8:30am-9:50am

P-106

Francisco Mojica

18

003

V

10:00am-12:50am

LPM-212

María Quintero

20

 

INGL 3165*– Shakespeare in Performance                                                                (3 crs) Prerequisites:  None.                                

A study of Shakespeare and the Shakespearean text from a performance perspective, with readings and scene work by students. Designed for non‐ literature majors; of special interest to drama, education and communications students.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

V

9:00am-11:50am

P-105

Wilfredo Santiago

20

INGL 3207*– The Grammar and Usage of English II                                                 (3 crs) Prerequisites: None                                     

This course is designed to strengthen the knowledge and skills of non-native speakers of English in English grammar and usage. Students will be given intensive practice on those troublesome points of English grammar such as adjective clauses, noun clauses, parallel structures, adverb clauses, and conditional sentences.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-214B

Yolanda Rivera

20

 

INGL 3228 – Literature by Women                                                                            (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

Study of selected writings by women from the middle ages to the present day. Exploration of how women view their condition in society and how they have depicted their roles through poetry, fiction and the literary essay.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-212

Maritza Cardona

20

 

INGL 3229 – The Caribbean Experience in Literature                                               (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

An introduction to Caribbean literature in English with emphasis on the twentieth century. Readings are in all literary genres and include such writers as V.S. Naipul, Jean Rhys, George Lamming, Michael Anthony, Errol John, Derek Walcott, and Edward K. Braithwaite. Attention is given to the development of distinctively Caribbean techniques and themes.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

MJ

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-214B

Wilfredo Santiago

20

002

MJ

2:30pm-3:50pm

LPM-308

Francisco Mojica

20

 

INGL 3232*– Expository Writing II                                                                             (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

The writing of the research paper is the main focus of the work, taken step by step. Précis writing, the resumé, the job application letter, book reports and book reviews, the bibliography. Individual conferences with instructor required.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

MJ

7:00am-8:20am

P-105

Marcos Pechio

18

002

MJ

2:30pm-3:50pm

P-105

Marcos Pechio

18

 

INGL 3236 – Scientific Writing**                                                                              (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.                                    **HYBRID

A wide range of scientific readings is used as the basis for descriptive and analytic reports and theoretical essays. Recommended as part of the second year of English for students in Natural Sciences and in other science-oriented programs. 

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

LW

7:00am-8:20am

P-105

Zenaida Sanjurjo

18

002

LW

8:30am-9:50am

P-105

Zenaida Sanjurjo

18

 

INGL 3238 – Introduction to Creative Writing (Short Stories & Scripts)                (3 crs.)    Prerequisites: None.

Intensive individual work in the writing of literary forms.

SECCIÓN

DÍAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

1:00pm-2:20pm

P-105

Jorge González

18

 

INGL 3245 – Advanced Techniques in Translation                                                   (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.                                    

Study of methods and practices of literary translation. Emphasis on textual analysis, rhetorical analysis, and recreation of difficulties and “impossibilities” of source-language texts. A course mainly of praxis aimed at understanding complexities of “literary” translation and overcoming its difficulties.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

1:00am-2:20pm

P-105

Jane Ramírez

18

 

INGL 3252*– American Literature from 1865 through the Present                           (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

A study of the development of American literature from Mark Twain through the present, based on major authors and major trends.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

MJ

10:00am-11:20am

LPM-212

Rick Swope

20

002

MJ

11:30am-12:50pm

LPM-212

Rick Swope

20

 

INGL 3256 – Theory and Practice of Interpersonal Communication                          (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.                                   

Study of the perception, description, analysis, and improvement of human communication. Emphasis on the verbal and nonverbal dimensions of communication and the primary message systems.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

LW

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-214B

  Janet MacLennan

20

002

MJ

11:30am-12:50pm

P-105

  Alma Simounet

18

 

INGL 3257 – Introduction to Public Speaking                                                            (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.                                    PRESENCIAL

Study of the perception, description, analysis, and improvement of human communication. Emphasis on the verbal and nonverbal dimensions of communication and the primary message systems.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

LW

7:00am-8:20am

P-106

Marisol Joseph

18

002

LW

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-215A

Sofía Lebrón

18

003

MJ

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-215A

Pedro Pérez Osorio

18

 

INGL 3259*– The Immigrant Experience**                                                          (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.                                                **HYBRID

Study of Literature reflecting the experiences of different immigrant groups in the United States.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

V

1:00pm-3:50pm

LPM-311

Nalini Natarajan

20

 

INGL 3275 – Theories of Human Communication                                                (3 crs.)     Prerequisite: None.                                     

An introduction to the nature and functions of human communication as a field of study. An examination of theoretical model building in communication, a review of human signal and symbol systems, including theories of the humanistic, scientific, and technological aspects of the areas of interpersonal, intercultural, organizational, and nonverbal communication.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

7:00am-8:20am

LPM-215A

Mirerza González

20

 

INGL 3285 – Puerto Rican Literature Written in English                                            (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.                                     

Study of the literature by Puerto Rican authors writing in English in the United States with special emphasis on the development of themes, techniques and language.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-212

Carmen H. Rivera

20

 

INGL 3291 – Writing about Literature I                                                                   (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.                                                                                 

Introduction to literary analysis, critical theory and critical writing. Students will write a series of critical essays.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

LW

10:00am-11:20am

P-107

Roberto Sánchez

18

002

MJ

10:00am-11:20am

P-106

Francisco Mojica

18

 

INGL 3315 – The Pronunciation of American English                                          (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

Study and intensive practice of currently spoken Standard American English. The emphasis of the course is on the English pronunciation used by the American Media (Network English).

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

10:00am-11:20am

LPM-215A

Robert Dupey

20

 

INGL 3402*– Afro-Caribbean Creole II                                                                     (3 crs)
Prerequisites: Recommended for graduate students. Undergraduates will be admitted with consent of the professor.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

V

3:00pm-8:00pm

LPM-211

Dannabang Kuwabong

18

 

INGL 4002*– Shakespeare: The Later Plays                                                               (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

Study of representative tragedies, comedies, and romances from the later period and study of his development as dramatist in the second half of his career.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

10:00am-11:20am

LPM-214B

James Conlan

20

 

INGL 4029 – Themes in Literature and Film*–The Hero’s Journey in the Star Wars Saga   (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

This course seeks to introduce students to a variety of theoretical approaches useful for the critical analysis of the Star Wars Saga and its representation of the Hero’s Journey (Campbell, 1949). The course will devote attention to viewing these films closely and researching their production and reception. All of the films and readings raise important questions about the process of creating modern myth.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

M

4:00pm-6:50pm

LPM-122

Nancy Vanessa Vicente

30

 

INGL 4038*– Queer Sexualities in Film                                                                (3 crs.)    Prerequisites: One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English.

An examination of filmic representations of queer sexual practices and identities.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DÍAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

M

4:00pm-6:50pm

P-106

Lynette Cintrón

20

 

INGL 4039 – Shakespeare on Film                                                                            (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

A study of films based on Shakespeare’s plays, and the ways in which film has been used to popularize, reinterpret and transform the Shakespearean text. The symbiotic relationship of Shakespeare and film.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

LW

8:30am-9:50am

P-106

Mark Pedreira

18

002

LW

10:00am-11:20pm

P-106

Mark Pedreira

18

 

INGL 4048*–The Arthurian Legend in Literature and Popular Culture                     (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

A study of the origins of the legend of King Arthur in medieval Wales, England, Ireland, and France, tracing the legend’s development, transmission, and transformation up to the 20th century in literary texts, films, animation and comics. Discussions explore the power of myth and legend, as well as analyze the processes of historical change, cultural exchange, adaptation, and appropriation. To best analyze the uses of the legend in different historical and cultural contexts, the approach is interdisciplinary, intercultural, and multi‐media.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

1:00pm-2:20pm

P-106

James Conlan

18

 

INGL 4056*– Special Topics in American Literature* (The Harlem Renaissance)      (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

A specialized topic course reflecting current trends and issues in the study of American Literature and culture. Topics vary per semester.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

1:00pm-2:20pm

P-106

Reinhard Sander

18

 

INGL 4097*–Restoration and Eighteenth Century British Literature                          (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

A study of the literature (excluding the novel) of the long eighteenth century (1660-1800) with emphasis on major trends and the major writers including Dryden, Swift, Pope, and Johnson.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

2:20pm-3:50pm

LPM-212

Mark Pedreira

18

 

INGL 4105*–Language Change                                                                                 (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

The study of language change in time and space and the social motivation for change.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

1:00pm-2:20pm

LPM-212

Don Walicek

18

 

INGL 4205 – The Study of Language: Introduction to Linguistics                             (3 crs) Prerequisites: None.

Contemporary linguistic theory. Includes phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, discourse analysis, as well as language variation and change.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

V

10:00am-12:50pm

LPM-214B

Ann Albuyeh

20

 

INGL 4208*–The Development of Modern English                                                    (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.                                                                                               

English within the Indo-European family of languages. The Old English, Middle English and Modern English Periods. The historical background of Modern American English.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

V

1:00pm-3:50pm

LPM-214B

Ann Albuyeh

20

 

INGL 4225*– American Myths and Values in Literary Genres and Films               (3 crs.)    Prerequisites: None

The study of literary and film genres such as the Western, comedy, horror, gangsterism, film noir, etc. Emphasis on such topics as narrative style, themes, values, and the reality reflected in typically American films and literary genres.

Course Approved for General Education literature

SECCIÓN

DÍAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

J

4:00pm-6:50pm

P-106

Lynette Cintrón

18

 

INGL 4235*– Contrastive Analysis of the Sound Systems of English & Spanish        (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

Phonetics, phonemics, stress, and intonation of American English and Puerto Rican Spanish contrasted in detail. Problems of phonological interference.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

10:00am-11:20am

LPM-215A

Robert Dupey

20

 

INGL 4256 –U.S. Latino/a Literature                                                                        (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

A Study of the literature produced by Latino/a writers in the United States and its contribution to a multifaceted American literacy tradition.  From a transnational perspective, the course explores themes and issues found in the texts, and critically analyzed the historical, cultural, social, and political contexts in which they are produced.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

001

LW

8:30am-9:50am

LPM-212

Carmen H. Rivera

20

002

LW

10:00am-11:20am

LPM-212

Carmen H. Rivera

20

 

INGL 4506*– Narratives of Health and Healing                                                        (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

Exploration of health and healing, including cultural meanings of wellness and illness, through an understanding of narrative, narrative research, and narrative analysis. This exploration will include frequent writing practice in how to tell a story and result in a research- 19 based application of new knowledge about narrative. Emphasis is on storytelling processes that influence and are influenced by health and healthcare contexts within a community and culture.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

LW

2:30pm-3:50pm

LPM-215A

Janet MacLennan

20

 

INGL 4995*–Special Topics in Contemporary Narratives of Trauma, Madness & Healing    (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

An interdisciplinary course that studies essays, short stories, poetry, plays, novels, films, popular cultural, rhetorical texts and medical writings that address from several cultural perspectives the relationship between trauma, madness and healing in literature. Students may take the course two times if the subtopics are different.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

2:30pm-3:50pm

LPM-212

Dannabang Kuwabong

18

 

INGL 4996*–Topics in Medical Humanities and Health, Literature and Cinema (Bioethics)(3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.

A specialized interdisciplinary topics course reflecting formal trends and critical issues in the study of literature and film, as related to fields of Medical Humanities and Health. Topics vary per semester. The course may be taken up to two times with different themes. The course will be taught in three-hour sessions to permit the viewing of entire films when necessary.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

MJ

2:30pm-3:50pm

P-106

Loretta Collins

18

 

INGL 5035*– Travel for Study in Literature, Communication and Linguistic: Travel to London (Study Travel)                                                                                            (3 crs)
Prerequisites: None.                                   

A combination of study and travel in which students will be able to encounter the places, cultural artifacts, and history of subjects in the study of literature, communication, or linguistics. Different variants of study trips will be offered.

Course approved for General Education literature requirement.

SECCIÓN

DIAS

HORARIO

SALÓN

PROFESOR

CUPO

0U1

P/A

P/A

-

Madeleine Vala

10

 

Notes:

*Course will not be offered during First Semester 2020-2021
**Course is a hybrid course.

The rest of the courses are presenciales.