Syllabus - ENG 227 - English 227-001 Spring 2012 MWF 9-9:50...

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English 227-001 Spring 2012 MWF 9-9:50 Morton 205 Office Hours: MW 11-11:50 or By Appointment MO 135 Michelle L. Britt 910-962-3094 Brittm@uncw.edu Catalogue Description ENG227: World Anglophone Literatures (3) A theme-based literature course featuring literatures written in English from locations other than the US and UK. May be repeated under a different subtitle. Course Learning Outcomes Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to critically analyze, appreciate, and make cogent subjective judgments about world Anglophone literatures. They will sharpen critical and close reading skills and develop a familiarity with literary terms and conventions through assigned readings and lectures. And they will select and choose textual sources to generalize, explain, and interpret content about issues facing writers from locations outside the US and UK. [AIL1] Students will demonstrate their familiarity with globally-prominent writers and aesthetic movements. Students will be able to identify the historical and geographical provenance of writers and their work. [AIL2] Students will demonstrate their ability to understand their own cultural realities, sense of literary history, and sense of aesthetics in relation to the works studied. They will also recognize how Anglophone world literatures are important to their understanding of cultural difference in the past and present. [AIL3] Students will demonstrate their awareness of appropriate literary terminology and culturally-specific literary conventions through reading poetry, prose fiction, drama, and/or creative non-fiction from Anglophone literary cultures. Students will demonstrate their abilities to abstract from these readings the issues and trends pertinent to global writers. [GS1] Students will develop a familiarity with literary works from cultures other than their own and from across a spectrum of historical, social, and geographical contexts, which will allow them to demonstrate their own abilities to parallel these contexts in order to address problems or questions. [GS2] Students will recognize cultural differences through their exposure to literatures from outside their national frame of reference. Students will be able to contextualize select literary works in order to situate them in literary and political history, and to appreciate the variations in literary expression of authors from diverse places and times. Students will demonstrate how such contextualization encourages acceptance of diversity and also re-situates their own cultural beliefs and practices. [GS3] Students will demonstrate their abilities to formulate, outline, and articulate arguments in oral and written forms by drawing on the assigned readings, on class
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discussions, and other sources. Through their writing students will select material and abstract ideas from that material. Students will demonstrate their abilities explain, respond to, and interpret materials meanings and/or content in the context
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Syllabus - ENG 227 - English 227-001 Spring 2012 MWF 9-9:50...

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