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NEW COURSE: ‘Principles of Literary Studies’Collaboratively taught by teams of award-winning professors, English 200 mixes lively seminars with shared weekly lectures, introducing students to important developments and practices in the study of literature.
“Contemporary Indigenous Writing in Canada”
This course takes themes of transformation as its focus. We’ll discuss examples of writing by contemporary Indigenous writers who engage transformation in the context of the impacts of settler colonialism on Indigenous peoples and lands.
“Thinking and Feeling Out Loud: Sidney, Montaigne, and Shakespeare”
The opening line of King Lear—when Kent tells Gloucester and Edmund, “I thought the king had more affected the Duke of Albany than Cornwall”—sets the terms for this course and for all psychology, sociology and political science. How do we know what others think and feel? Why do we believe them? Why should they believe us? How do shared thought and feeling influence the actions of people in the world?