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Winter 2006




ENGL 190  The World of Language I (AH or C)                       3 credits
Language is a distinctive characteristic of the human species. This course examines the structure of both written and spoken forms of language across cultures, comparing them with animal communication and human gestural systems. We explore language's neurological basis, theories of origin, and first- and second- language learning. Note: MLL 190 is required for the MLL major. Also listed as HUM 190, LING 190 and MLL 190. Highly recommended: MLL 191. For more information contact westphal@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H or C. GDR:Meets H.
[0019] 9101 TuWF.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (ACIV150)       WESTPHAL, G


ENGL 241  Currents in British Literature (AH)                     3 credits
          Shakespeare and Film                              
With the advent of film production in the 20th century, Shakespeare's work found another venue for staging. What happens to a Shakespeare play when it is filmed? Can works intended for the stage convert to successful entities in another genre? This course examines the metamorphosis from play to screen, and asks students to examine the issues around such conversion and adaptation. Possible plays for reading and watching include Henry V, Twelfth Night, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night's Dream. For more information contact rfarabau@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: REG
          GFR/GER:Meets A/H. GDR:Meets H.
[0020] 9101 MWTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (ITE 229)       FARABAUGH, R


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.


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