This course will explore the long tradition of writing about travel and places and changing attitudes toward crossing cultural borders. Readings will focus largely on the writings of 20th-century travelers. Writing assignments will include critical and analytical essays and will encourage students to examine their own experiences with places and cultural encounters.
Intercultural Literacy, Writing
This course is writing intensive and includes considerable time devoted to peer review and revision. Readings will be drawn from a wide range of cultural and literary traditions.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CWRC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
This course is the latest in a series called "writing about places," that explore the long tradition of writing about travel and places and changing attitudes toward crossing cultural borders. This spring's course focuses on writings and films about food and foodways across various cultural traditions. Writing assignments will include critical and analytical essays, and will encourage students to examine their own experiences with places, cuisines, cultural traditions and encounters. Specific readings and films TBA.
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Approximately a book a week, weekly writing assignments (reading responses and others), 3 more extensive papers. In this seminar course, students (in pairs) will be responsible for leading class discussion twice during the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course contributes to the English major Theory and Literary Forms concentration.
|Instructor(s): Hadler,Alice Berliner Times: ....R.. 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: TBA|
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 16
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