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ENGL 5005 Seminar in Critical Writing Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Description: An intensive course to practice the writing of essays on literature and language. Students will make full use of the library, computing and the Internet.
Syllabi from Prof. J. MacLennan PDF document
  Prof. R. Dupey PDF document


ENGL 6029 Special Topics Literature Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Description: A specialized topics course reflecting current trends and issues in the study of literature and culture. Topics vary per semester.
Syllabi from: Prof. R. Swope PDF document
Syllabi from: Prof. M. Stanchich PDF document
Syllabi from: Prof. D. Accaria PDF document


ENGL 6035 African Literature Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Description: A study of some of the major creative writings and films by Twentieth-Century and contemporary African authors. Special emphasis is given to the development of distinctively African techniques and themes.


ENGL 6037 Studies in Fiction Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Description: A specialized topics course reflecting trends and issues in the study of fiction. Topics vary per semester.


ENGL 6045 Language and Culture Go back to the top of the page
Credit hours: 3
Description: A study of the relationship of language and culture. An examination of sociolinguistics, ethnography of speaking, language and variation, methodologies of investigation, and current research in the field.
Syllabi from: Prof. A. Pousada PDF document  
       

ENGL 6049

Contemporary US Latino/a Literature
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Credit hours: 3
Description: A comprehensive study of contemporary U.S. Latino/a literature within a social/cultural/historical framework that lends itself to theoretical readings and in-depth critical literary analysis.
   

ENGL 6051

Syntax I
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Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: ENGL 4205 or 4207
Description: An introduction to modern syntactic theory, with a focus on English.
Syllabi from: Prof. R. Dupey PDF document
     

ENGL 6052

Syntax II
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Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: ENGL 6051
Description: Continuation of Syntax I. An in-depth study of influential literature in modern syntactic theory.
   

ENGL 6059

Current Trends in Literary Criticism & Theory
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Credit hours: 3
Description: A specialized topics course reflecting trends and issues in the study of literary criticism and theory. Topics vary per semester.
   

ENGL 6066

Texts/Authors and Their Critics
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Credit hours: 3
Description: This course will focus on one or a related set of authors and their texts as well as the criticism surrounding their works.
   

ENGL 6067

Studies in Literature and Film
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Credit hours: 3
Description: A specialized topics course reflecting trends and issues in the study of Literature and film. Topics vary per semester.
Syllabi from: Prof. F. Bothwell PDF document
     

ENGL 6068

Literature as Model for Writing
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Credit hours: 3
Description: (pending)
Syllabi from: Prof. Loretta Collins PDF document
     

ENGL 6100

Introduction to Linguistics
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Credit hours: 3
Description: Designed for students with little or no background in linguistics and the study of language. The course includes an introduction to the study of contemporary linguistic theory in the following areas: phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, applied linguistics, discourse analysis, as well as language variation and change. This course has a twofold purpose: to familiarize the student interested in language instruction with field specific problems and terminology; and to provide a theoretical background for those interested in continuing the study of language.
Syllabi from: Prof. Yolanda Rivera PDF document
 

ENGL 6106

Applied Linguistics
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Credit hours: 3
Description: This course considers how the field of linguistics contributes to the solution of real-world problems involving language learning/ teaching, language testing, curriculum design, literacy, and language planning.  It examines ways in which a second language can best be learned and taught, social factors that affect language learning, the relationship between spoken and written languages, methods used for achieving literacy around the world, and efforts to plan language as a human resource. All material presented is applied to the existing language situation of Puerto Rico in order to clarify for students possible avenues for change in their praxis as teachers.
Syllabi from: Prof. Alicia Pousada PDF document
     

ENGL 6127

20th-Century U.S. Literature
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Credit hours: 3
Description: A study of the literary forms and shifts in period style as well as the cultural logic that informed U.S. literature of the 20th Century.
   

ENGL 6xxx

Multicultural American Literature
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Credit hours: 3
Description: This course provides an examination of American literature through a multicultural perspective. Students will read a variety of literary genres, including novels, short stories, poems, and essays which explore issues of identity (personal and national) as well as questions regarding the concept of a multicultural America.

 
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