ENG 1200 - Introduction to English Studies
Goals: To interpret texts in relation to historical, cultural, and intellectual contexts and value systems; to identify broader historical, cultural, and intellectual movements that shape and are shaped by texts; and to recognize textual production and consumption as ethical, organizational, and cultural practices.
Content: This is a topics course. Each of the distinct topic offerings engages in a survey of literary, cultural, and rhetorical texts that will provide students with core knowledge and skills for the discipline and more broadly vital for success at and beyond Hamline. Course topics may include studies of periods and movements; studies of texts comparatively and thematically, situated in their respective historical and cultural contexts; studies of genres and modes of academic, professional, and public communications; and studies of literary, cultural, and rhetorical movements.
A student may register for this course more than once for different topics.
Taught: Fall and spring