WAL: Millennial Identity
Knowledge-Values Courses: Writing About Literature
This course uses critical reading as a foundation for developing critical thinking and writing skills. The course examines, through analysis of several different genres, three disasters/cataclysms of the early twenty-first century in order to understand how events in the world influence the writing and the reading of literature. The course covers The bombings of the World Trade Center in New York, Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and a projected nuclear catastrophe.
This course replaces ENGL T125