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Summer 2003




ENGL 100  Composition                                             3 credits
A workshop in writing. The approaches to this course may vary in individual sections, but the aim is to help students to write clearly and effectively. Note: This course, a university graduation requirement, must be passed with a grade of "C" or better. Students should plan to take this course in their first year. For more information for section 6060 contact fallon@umbc.edu. For section 6061 contact putzel@umbc.edu. NOTE: Section 6061 will meet in ECS104.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR:Satisfies     English     Comp    Req.
          GER/GDR:Not applicable.
[0115] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             FALLON, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  006)
[0116] 6061 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             PUTZEL, D
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm
[0117] 6062 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             MABE, M
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (FA  006)
[0118] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             MCGURRIN JR, A
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm


ENGL 190  The World of Language I (AH or C)                       3 credits

          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H or C. GDR:Meets H.  THIS
          IS  A CROSS-LISTED COURSE. SEE MLL 190 FOR
          COURSE DESCRIPTION.
[0119] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             KA, O
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV145)


ENGL 191  The World of Language II (AH or C)                      3 credits

          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H or C. GDR:Meets H.  THIS
          IS  A CROSS-LISTED COURSE. SEE MLL 191 FOR
          COURSE DESCRIPTION.
[0120] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             MCCRAY, S
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ACIV145)


ENGL 243  Currents in American Literature (AH)                    3 credits
          America On The Road                               
Can't travel this summer? Then spend six weeks reading on the road literature from Huck Finn to Jack Kerouac, from Into the Wild to Travels with Charlie to Thelma & Louise. Light out for "territory" in your own armchair as we explore fiction and nonfiction responses to the lure of the road that is part of the American Dream. For more information contact benson@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0121] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             BENSON, L
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  015)


ENGL 250  Introduction to Shakespeare (AH)                        3 credits
This course investigates gender and sexuality in several plays by Shakespeare, contrasting the perspectives of Renaissance spectators with those of audiences in our own time. Focuses first on how Shakespeare's culture approached issues of gender and sexuality, with particular emphasis on the significance of using boy actors to impersonate woman on the Renaissance stage. Then considers modern performances of the same plays, with a view to identifying major shifts in cultural attitudes and performance practices. Plays will includeThe Twelfth Night, Much Ado About Nothing, Titus Andronicus, and Hamlet. Portions of film performances will be shown for each play. For more information contact suszimqc@aol.com.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0122] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             ZIMMERMAN, S
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  006)


ENGL 291  Introduction to Writing Creative Essays                 3 credits
          (AH)                                              
An introduction to the practical and artistic uses of voice in essays. Students may choose to do research assignments in various rhetorical formats of expository, narrative, descriptive, and expressive writing. Prerequisite: ENGL 100 or equivalent course. For more information contact bsimon1046@aol.com.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[7503] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             SIMON, B
            TuTh.......6:00pm- 9:10pm (SS  110)


ENGL 301  Analysis of Literary Language                           3 credits
An introduction to the study of literary texts for English majors and prospective English majors. Focus is on the nature and special qualities of literary language in order to provide the student with the critical skills required for intensive literary study. Particular attention will be given to techniques of close reading and critical analysis. Prerequisite: Completion of 200-level literature course with a grade of "C" or better. For more information contact donovan@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0123] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             DONOVAN, J
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (FA  440)


ENGL 308  American Literature: 1870-1970                          3 credits
An examination of selected texts by major American authors from the post-Civil War period through the 1960's. Prerequisite: Completion of 200-level literature course with a grade of "C" or better. For more information see blackboard.umbc.edu/ or contact cfitzpat@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0124] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             FITZPATRICK, C
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  015)


ENGL 322  Women and the Media: Myths, Images, and                 3 credits
          Voices (AH)                                       

          Grade Method: REG/P-F/AUD
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.  THIS IS A
          CROSS-LISTED  COURSE.  SEE  WMST  322  FOR
          COURSE DESCRIPTION.
[0125] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             KELBER-KAYE, J
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  530)


ENGL 391  Advanced Exposition and Argumentation                   3 credits
Shows students how to locate, gather and arrange information to produce sophisticated arguments. Contains readings drawn from various disciplines. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 100 with a grade of "C" or better and sophomore standing or higher. For more information contact rochsner@umbc.edu. NOTE: This course will meet in ACIV 014.
          Grade  Method: REG NOTE:  THIS COURSE WILL
          MEET IN ACIV 014.
[0126] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             OCHSNER, R
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm


ENGL 393  Technical Writing                                       3 credits
Designed to teach students with diverse backgrounds and interests how to communicate technical information effectively. With the course’s emphases on critical thinking, synthesis and analysis, students learn how to inform and persuade in technical writing style and document design. These documents are applicable to a number of disciplines and to the workplace, and they demonstrate how text and visuals work together to reach various audiences with specific needs. Students also work to develop oral communication, technological and visual literacy and collaborative skills. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 100 or ENGL 391 with a grade of "C" or better and junior standing. For more information for section 6060 see www.wam.umd.edu/~timberla or contact timberla@umbc.edu. For section 6061 contact szlyk@umbc.edu. For section 6062 contact bemary@umbc.edu. For section 7060 see http://umbc7.umbc.edu/~lharris/sucoursemats.htm or contact lharris@umbc.edu. For section 7061 contact hickerne@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0127] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             TIMBERLAKE, J
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  015)
[0128] 6061 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             SZLYK, M
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV145)
[0129] 6062 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             BELFRAGE, M
            MW.........6:00pm- 9:10pm (FA  006)
[0130] 7060 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             HARRIS, L
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (FA  001)
[7644] 7061 Meets 07/07/2003 - 08/15/2003             HICKERNELL, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm


ENGL 400  Special Projects in English                           1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


ENGL 401  Methods of Interpretation                               3 credits
A course on theory and practice of interpretation. It examines contemporary interpretation theories and the ways in which they may be applied to literature. Introduces students to a variety of approaches to interpretation and helps them to locate the values and methods underlying various interpretive practices, including their own. Other media, including film, are considered. Prerequisite: ENGL 301 with a grade of "C" or better and senior standing. Interested non-English majors who do not meet the prerequisites should contact the instructor. For more information contact kbaldwin@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
[0131] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             BALDWIN, K
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  440)


ENGL 417  Seminar in Literature and Other Arts                    3 credits
          Mediated Movies                                   
In Understanding Media, Marshall McLuhan asserts that "the 'content' of any medium is always another medium." Mediated Movies explores the complex ways in which contemporary film contests, incorporates, appropriates, or "repurposes" other media -- literary texts, newspapers, television, graphic novels, radio, the Internet, and others -- with overt or covert competition among media often becoming a significant thematic concern. Movies critiqued will include Fahrenheit 451, Looking for Richard, All the President's Men, Nurse Betty, Bamboozled, The Thin Blue Line, 15 Minutes, and Ghost Dog. Prerequisite: ENGL 301 with a grade of "C" or better and senior standing and permission of the instructor. Interested non-English majors who do not meet the prerequisites should contact the instructor. For more information contact kbaldwin@umbc.edu.
(PermReq) Grade Method: REG
[0132] 6060 Meets 05/27/2003 - 07/03/2003             BALDWIN, K
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (FA  440)


ENGL 495  Internship                                            1-4 credits

(PermReq) Grade   Method:   REG/P-F/AUD   Individual
          Instruction  course: contact department or
          instructor to obtain section number.


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