Course Materials: Previous Semesters

Fall 2011

Syllabus

Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology: English 302N11, N12 and N15

Short Talk Schedules

Short Talks for English 302N11, N12, and N15

Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N11, N12, and N15

Student Models

For Short Talk For Model Proposals Essay #1 Student Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Student Film Reviews

Professional Online Materials: Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology

Preview

English courses

Spring 2012

English 302H09 (MW, 9:00 to 10:15 am, East Building 121)

Summer 2012

English 302N (Session C, MWF 7:00-10:05 pm)

Book and film lists

Spring 2011

Syllabus

Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
English 302N13 (Mon, 4:30-7:10 pm, West Building 1007)

Advanced Composition on the Humanities:
English 302H25 (Mon, 7:20-10:00 pm, Robinson B103)

Short Talk Schedules

Short Talks for English 302N13: Advanced Composition in the Natural Sciences and Technology

Short Talks for English 302H25: Advanced Composition on the Humanities

Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N13 and 302H25

For English 302H25 only

Student Models

For Short Talk Essay #1: Writing about Art Essay #2: Writing about Music In class essays (for midterm and final): Writing about Literature In class essays: Writing about Books and Film Adaptations of Books Essay #3: Memory and Self: In Search of Lost Time

Online Materials

For English 302N13 Only

Student Models

For Short Talk For Model Proposals Essay #1 Student Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Student Film Reviews

Professional Online Materials: Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology

  • Internet Movie Database information for Chimps: So Like Us, Wit, The Constant Gardener, The Doctor

    Preview

    English courses

    Fall 2011

    English 302N11 (T/R: 09:00 am-10:15 am East Bldg 134); English 302N12 (T/R 10:30 am-11:45 am, Kruge 210); English 302N15 (T/R 12:00 pm-01:15 pm Kruge 205)

  • Book and Film lists

    Fall 2010

    Syllabuses

    Reading and Writing about Texts: Exploring the Gothic:
    English 201.26 and 28 (Fri, 7:30-10:10 am, 4:30-710 pm, East Building 121)

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302N16 (Friday, 10:30 am to 1:15 pm, Robinson A109)

    Short Talk Schedules

    Short Talks for English 201.26 and 28: Exploring the Gothic

    Short Talks for English 302N16: Advanced Composition in the Natural Sciences and Technology

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For English 201.26 and 28

    The Format Students Must Follow to Write Essay-Journal Entries

    Student Models for English 201.26 and 28

    Online Materials for English 201.26 and 28:

    For English 302N15

    For Use in Class

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302BN2

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Proposals Essay #1 Student Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Student Film Reviews

    Professional Online Materials: Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology

  • Internet Movie Database information for Chimps: So Like Us, The Doctor,Wit

    Preview

    Spring 2011

    English 302N13 (Mon, 4:30-7:10 pm, West 1007)
    English 302H25 (Mon, 7:20-10:00 pm, Robinson B103)

    Book and Film Lists

    Spring 2010

    Syllabus and Short Talk and Film Schedule

    Syllabus Advanced Composition in Natural Science and Tech, English 302N12 and 302N13:
    English 302N12, 302N13 (Tues/Wed, 7:20-10:00, Krug Hall 204, Thompson 117)

    Short Talks and Films for English 302N12 and 30213

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302BN2

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Proposals Essay #1 Student Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Student Film Reviews

    Professional Online Materials: Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology

  • Internet Movie Database information for Chimps: So Like Us, The Doctor,Wit

    Preview

    English courses

    Fall 2010

    English 201.26 and 201.28 (Fri, 7:30-10:10 am; 4:30-7:10 pm, botth East Building 121)
    English 302N16 (Fri, 10:30 am-1:15 pm, Robinson A109)

    Book and Film Lists

    Fall 2009

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition (Humanities):
    English 302H05 (Mon/Wed, 1:30-2:45 pm, Robinson A125)
    English 302H07 (Mon/Wed, 3:00-4:15 pm, Robinson A245)

    Short Talk Schedules

    Short Talks for English 302H05 and 302H07

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302H05 and H07

    Student Models

    For Short Talk Essay #1: Writing about Art Essay #2: Writing about Music In class essays (for midterm and final): Writing about Literature In class essays: Writing about Film Adaptations of Books Essay #3: Memory and Self: In Search of Lost Time

    Online Materials

    Preview

    English courses

    Fall 2009

    English 302H05 (Mon/Wed, 1:30-2:45 am, Robinson A125)
    English 302H07 (Mon/Wed, 3:00-4:15 am, Robinson A245)

    Spring 2010

    English 302N12 (Tues., 7:30-10:00 pm), 302N13 (Wed, 7:30- 10:00 pm)

    Book and Film Lists

    Spring 2009

    Syllabuses

    Reading and Writing about Texts: Gothics, Realism and Other Worlds:
    English 201.73 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10, Robinson A210)

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302N15 (Tues, 7:20-10:00, Enterprize 174)

    Short Talk Schedules

    Short Talks for English 201.73: Reading and Writing About Texts

    Short Talks for English 302N15: Advanced Composition in the Natural Sciences and Technology

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For English 201.73

    The Format Students Must Follow to Write Essays

    Student Models for English 201.73

    Further Online Materials for English 201.73: Gothics, Realism, and Other Worlds

    For English 302N15

    For Use in Class

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302BN2

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Proposals Essay #1 Student Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Student Film Reviews

    Professional Online Materials: Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology

  • Internet Movie Database information for Longitude, The Constant Gardener,Wit

    Preview

    Fall 2009

    English 302H05 (Mon/Wed, 1:30-2:45 am, Robinson A125)
    English 302H07 (Mon/Wed, 3:00-4:15 am, Robinson A245)

    Book and Film Lists

    Fall 2008

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition (Humanities):
    English 302H06 (Tues/Thurs, 7:30-8:45 am, Fine Arts Building B112)
    English 302H07 (Tues/Thurs, 9:00-10:15 am, Robinson A109)

    Short Talk Schedules

    Short Talks for English 302H06 and 302H07

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302BN2

    Student Models

    For Short Talk Essay #1: Writing about Art Essay #2: Writing about Music In class essays (for midterm and final): Writing about Literature In class essays: Writing about Film Adaptations of Books Essay #3: Memory and Self: In Search of Lost Time

    Online Materials

    Preview

    English courses

    Spring 2009

    Engl302 N15 (Nat. Sci. & Tech), Tues (7:20-10:00 pm, Enterprize 174)
    Engl201.73 (Texts and Contexts), Thurs (4:30-7:10, Robinson A210)

    Book and Film Lists.

    Summer 2008

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302BN2 (Tues/Thurs, 4:30 - 7:10 am, Robinson A205)

    Short Talk Schedules

    Short Talks for English 302BN2

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For Use in Class

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302BN2

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Proposals Essay #1 Student Book Reviews Essay #2 Student Film Reviews

    Professional Online Materials

    Preview

    English courses

    Fall 2008

    English 302H06 (Tues/Thurs, 7:30-08:45 am, Fine Arts Building B, B112) 320H07 (Tues/Thurs, 9:00-10:15 am, Robinson A109)

    Book and Film Lists.

    Spring 2008

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302N04 (Mon/Wed, 9:00 - 10:15 am, Robinson B124)

    Short Talk Schedules

    Short Talks for English 302N04

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For Use in Class

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N04

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Proposals Essay #1 Student Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Student Film Reviews

    Professional Online Materials

    Fall 2007

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302N07 (Tues/Thurs, 10:30-11:45 am, Thompson 107; 302N10 (Tues/Thurs, 3:00-4:15 pm, East Building 134) 302N14 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm, Enterprize 175)

    Short Talk Schedules

    Short Talks for English 302N07 and N10
    Short Talks for English 302N14

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For Use in Class

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N07, N10, N14

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Proposals Essay #1 Student Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Student Film Reviews

    Professional Online Materials

    Preview

    English courses

    Summer 2008

    English 302N, B session (Tues/Thurs, 4:30-7:10)

    Book and Film Lists.



    Summer 2007

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302BN1: Tues/Thurs, 4:30 - 7:10 pm, Robinson Hall A210; English 302:BN2: Tues/Thurs, 7:20 - 10:00 pm, Robinson Hall A210)

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for English 302BN1 and 302BN2

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For Use in Class

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302BN1 and 302BN2

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Proposal Essay #1 Book Reviews (Essay Models for coming Fall 2007) Essay #2 Film Reviews

    Professional Online Materials

    Preview

    Advanced Composition Natural Sciences and Technology

    Fall 2007

    English 302N07 (Tues/Thurs, 10:45-11:30 am), 302BN10 (Tues/Thurs, 3:00-4:15 pm), 302N14 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm).

    Book and Film Lists.

    Spring 2007

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302N15 (Mon, 7:20-10:10 pm, Robinson A206); English 302N17 (Mon, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson B124); English 30218 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm, Enterprise 275)

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for English 302N15, N17, N18

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For Use in Class

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N13, N15, N02

    Four Professional Essays

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Plan Essay #1 Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Film Reviews

    Further Online Materials

    Preview

    Advanced Composition Natural Sciences and Technology

    Summer 2007

    Session B: English 302BN1 (Tues/Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson A210), 302BN2 (Tues/Thurs, 7:20-10:00 pm, Robinson A210)

    Fall 2007

    English 302N07 (Tues/Thurs, 10:45-11:30 am), 302BN10 (Tues/Thurs, 3:00-4:15 pm), 302N14 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm).

    Book and Film Lists.

    Fall 2006

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302N13 (Tues, 7:20-10:10 pm, Krug Hall 253); English 302N15 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm, Thompson 108) ; English 302N02 (Thurs, 7?20-10:00 pm, East Building 134)

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for English 302N13, N15, N02

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For Use in Class

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N13, N15, N02

    Four Professional Essays

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Plan Essay #1 Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 Film Reviews

    Further Online Materials

    Preview

    Advanced Composition Natural Sciences and Technology

    Spring 2007

    English 302N15 (M, 7:20-10:00 pm, no room set) 302N17 (W, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson B102) N18 (R, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson B124)

    Summer 2007

    Session B: 302N (Tues/Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm), 302N (Tues/Thurs, 7:20-10:00 pm) [no section number assigned as yet]

    Book and Film Lists.

    Summer 2006

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302:BN1 (Tues/Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson B103); English 302.BN2(Tues/Thurs, 7:20-10:00 pm, Robinson B103)

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for English 302BN1 & 302BN2

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For English 302BN1 and 302BN2: Advanced Composition in Natural Sciences and Technology

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N13

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Plan Essay #1 Book Reviews Essay #2 For Comparisons of Novel and Films: Film Reviews

    Further Online Materials

    Preview

    Advanced Composition Natural Sciences and Technology

    Fall 2006

    English 302N13, N15, N02 (T, 7:20-10:00 pm; R, 4:30-7:10 & 7:20-10:00 pm)

    Book and Film List.

    Spring 2006

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302:N11 (Tues/Thurs, 10:30-11:45 pm, Robinson A123); English 302.N12 (Tues/Thurs, 12:00-1:15 pm, Robinson B103); English 302.N13 (Tues/Thurs, 1:30-2:45 pm, Robinson B103)

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for 302N11; 302N12; 302N13

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For English 302N11, N12, N13: Advanced Composition in Natural Sciences and Technology

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N13

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Plan Essay #1 Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3 For Comparisons of Novel and Films: Film Reviews

    Further Online Materials

    Preview

    Advanced Composition Natural Sciences and Technology

    Summer 2006

    English 302NBN1 & BN2 (T/R, 4:20-7:10 pm; T/R, 7:20-10:00 pm)

    Fall 2006

    English 302N13, N15, N02 (T, 7:20-10:00 pm; R, 4:30-7:10 & 7:20-10:00 pm)

    Book and Film Lists.

    Fall 2005

    Syllabus

    Reading & Writing About Texts:
    Eng 201:026 (Tues, 4:30-7:10, Robinson A125)

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302:N08 (Tues/Thurs, 1:30-2:45 pm, Robinson A109); English 302.N09 (Tues/Thurs, 3:00-4:15 pm, Robinson A245

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for 201.026
    Short Talks for 302N08; 302N09

    Bibliography and Notes Formats for All Students

    For English 201.026: Reading and Writing About Texts

    The Format Students Must Follow to Write Essays

    Student Models (for 201.026)

    Further Online and Reserve Materials for 201.026

    For English 302N08 and N09: Advanced Composition in Natural Sciences and Technology

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N13

    Student Models

    For Short Talk For Model Plan Essay #1 Book Reviews Essay #2 Essay #3

    Further Online Materials

    Summer 2005

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302:BN3 (Tues/Thurs, 4:30 - 7:10 pm, Robinson Hall A107)
    English 302.BN2 (Tues/Thurs, 7:20 - 10:00 pm, Robinson Hall A109)

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for 302BN3/BN2

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302BN2 and BN3

    Bibliography and Notes Formats

    Student Models

    Further Online Materials

    Preview

    Fall 2005

    Advanced Composition: Natural Sciences and Technology, English 302N08 and 302N09
    (Tues/Thurs, 1:30-2:45 pm, Robinson A249; 3:00-4:15 pm, Robinson A243)
    Reading & Writing About Texts: A Primary Course on Literature, English 201:026
    (Tues, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson A125)

    Book and Film Lists.

    Spring 2005

    Syllabi

    Advanced Composition on the Humanities:
    Eng 302:H14 (Tues/Thurs, 9:00-10:15 am, Robinson A246)

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302N09 (Tues/Thurs, 10:30-11:45 pm, Thompson 112),
    English 302N10 (Tues/Thurs, 12-1:15 pm, Robinson B124)

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for 302H14
    Short Talks for 302N09/10

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302H14, N09 and N10

    Bibliography and Notes Formats

    For English 302H14: Advanced Composition on the Humanities

    Student Models for 302H14

  • For Essays:

    Further Online and Reserve Materials for 302H14

    For English 302N09 and N10: Advanced Composition in Natural Sciences and Technology

    Student Models for 302N09 and N10

    Further Online Materials for 302N09/N10

  • Preview

    Summer 2005

    Advanced Composition: Natural Sciences and Technology, Session B: Eng 302BN3 and 302BN2
    (Tues/Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson A107; 7:20-10:00 pm, Robinson A109)

    Fall 2005

    Advanced Composition: Natural Sciences and Technology, English 302N08 and 302N09
    (Tues/Thurs, 1:30-2:45 pm, Robinson A249; 3:00-4:15 pm, Robinson A243)

    Book and Film Lists.



    Fall 2004

    Syllabi

    Reading & Writing About Texts:
    Eng 201:033/035 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10, 7:20-10pm, Enterprize 279/Robinson A210)

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology:
    English 302N13: Mon, 7:20-10:100 pm, Robinson A101

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for 201.033/035
    Short Talks for 302N13

    For English 201.033/035: Reading and Writing About Texts

    The Format Students Must Follow to Write Essays

    Student Models (for 201.033/035)

    For English 302N13: Advanced Composition in Natural Sciences and Technology

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N13

    Student Models for 302N13

    Further Online Materials for 302N13

    Preview

    Spring 2005

    Advanced Composition in the Humanities: Eng 302:H14
    (Tues/Thurs, 9- 10:15am, Robinson A246)
    Advanced Composition: Natural Sciences and Technology: Eng 302N09/10
    (Tues/Thurs, 10:30-11:45 am, 12-1:15 pm, Thompson 112; Robinson B124)

    Two Book and Film Lists.

    Summer 2005

    Advanced Composition: Natural Sciences and Technology, Session B: Eng 301BN1 and 301BN2
    (Tues/Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm, 7:20-10:00 pm)

    (I've not yet decided on all books or films, but see the above list for 302N09/10 for the some specifics and kinds of books.)


    Summer 2004

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology: English 302BN2: Tues/Thurs, 7:20-10:100 pm

    Now Located Permanently in Robinson A101!

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks

    Learning to Write an Abstract

    Student Models

    Further Online Materials


    Fall 2004

    Preview

    Reading & Writing About Texts: Eng 201:033/035
    (Thurs, 4:30-7:10, 7:20-10pm, Enterprize 279/Robinson A210);
    Advanced Composition: Natural Sciences and Technology: Eng 302N13
    (Mon, 7:20-10:00 pm, Robinson A101)

    Two Book and Film Lists.


    Spring 2004

    Syllabus

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology: English 302N12: Monday, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson B204
    English 302N13: 7:20-10:100 pm, Enterprise Hall 275

    Short Talk Schedule

    Short Talks for 302N12 and N13

    Learning to Write an Abstract

    Student Models

    Further Online Materials

    Summer 2004

    Preview

    Adv Comp: Natural Sciences/Technology: Eng 302:BN2 (Tues/Thurs, 7:20-10:00 pm).

    Book and Film List.

    Fall 2004

    Reading & Writing About Texts: Eng 201:033/034 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10, 7:20-10pm)

    Book and Film List.


    Fall 2003

    Syllabuses

    Advanced Composition on the Natural Sciences and Applied Technology: English 302N15: Thursday, 4:30 - 7:10 pm, Enterprise Hall 275

    Advanced Composition on the Humanities: English 302H20 and 302H21: Friday, 10:30 am - 1:15 pm, Robinson B102; Saturday, 9:00 am - 1:45 pm, Robinson A246

    Short Talk Schedules:

  • Short Talks for 302N15
  • Short Talks for 302H20 and H21

    Learning to Write an Abstract for 302N15, 302H20, 302H21

    Student Models for 302N15

    Student Models for 302H20 and H21

    Further Online Materials for 302N15

    Further Online and Reserve Materials for 302H20 and H21

  • Spring 2004

    Preview

    Advanced Comp: Natural Sciences & Technology: English 302:N12 and N13 (Monday, 4:30-710, 7:20-10:00pm).

    Book and Film List.


    Summer 2003: Advanced Writing on the Natural Sciences and Technology

    • English 302BN1: Tues/Thurs, 4:30 - 7:10 pm, Robinson B222
    • English 302BN2: Tues/Thurs, 7:20 - 10:00 pm, Enterprise 279

    The Syllabus

    Essential Materials

    Further Online Materials

    Films:

    • Ralph Leighton's The Last Journey of a Genius. A BBC/NOVA film, 54 minutes, January 1989. This is a film portrait biography of Richard Feynman.
    • Christopher Sykes's The Pleasure of Finding Things Out. A BBC/WGBH MCPS 1999 film, 45 minutes. This is a film of a long interview with Feynman on science.
    • Peter Jones and David R. Axelrod's Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude. A 1998 NOVA film, 60 minutes. Narrated by Richard Dreyfuss, with Patrick Malahide as John Harrison.
    • Wit, HBO film, made for TV, from a screenplay by Emma Thompson and Mike Nichols, adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Margaret Edson. Directed by Mike Nichols, starring Emma Thompson as Vivan Bearing, Christopher Lloyd as Dr. Kelekian, Eileen Atkins as E.M. Ashford, Audra McDonald as Susie Monahan, Jonathan M. Woodward as Jason Posner, Harold Pinter as Vivian's Father, and Rebecca Laurie as Vivian aged 5. A professor is diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. 98 minutes.

    Fall 2003

    Preview

    Advanced Comp: Humanities: 302:H20 (Fri, 10:30am-1:15pm) and 302.H21 (Sat, 9:00am-1:4 pm); Advanced Comp: Natural Sciences & Technology: English 302:N15 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10pm).

    Two Book and Film Lists.


    Spring 2003: Advanced Writing on the Natural Sciences and Technology

    • English 302N13: Wednesday, 7:20-10:00 pm, Krug Hall 253
    • English 302N14: Thursday, 4:30-7:10 pm, Robinson Hall A247

    The Syllabus

    Essential Materials

    Two Short Bibliographies and Further Online Materials

    Films:

    • Ralph Leighton's The Last Journey of a Genius. A BBC/NOVA film, 54 minutes, January 1989. This is a film portrait biography of Richard Feynman.
    • Christopher Sykes's The Pleasure of Finding Things Out. A BBC/WGBH MCPS 1999 film, 45 minutes. This is a film of a long interview with Feynman on science. This is available at The Tuva Trader Page.
    • Peter Jones and David R. Axelrod's Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude. A 1998 NOVA film, 60 minutes. Narrated by Richard Dreyfuss, with Patrick Malahide as John Harrison.
    • David Attenborough's Life on Earth: A Natural History. The 13 separate episodes and an abridgement of these into two tapes running 3 hours and 45 minutes. A 1987 Warner Home Video.
    • Frederick Wiseman's Near Death, written, directed, produced by Frederick Wiseman. Boston, 1989. This is a six-hour film which tells a group of interweaved stories about patients who come into intensive care in modern American hospitals. We will see Parts One and Two. The film provides further context for our investigation of the science and technologies of medicine.

    Summer 2003: Session B

    Preview

    Advanced Composition in Natural Sciences and Technology, English 302BN1 (Tues/Thurs, 4:30PM; 7:10PM ) and 302BN2 (Tues/Thurs; 7:20PM 10:00PM)

    A Book and Film List.


    Fall 2002

    Syllabuses for

    Western Literary Masterworks: English 203.002, The Matters of Troy and Arthur and the Renaissance as it affected Women: Monday, 7:20 - 10:00 pm, East Hall 121

    Reading and Writing About Texts: English 201.016 and 019, A Primary Course on How to Read and to Write About Literature 016: Mon/Wed, 10:30 - 11:45 am, Robinson Hall B202; 019: Mon/Wed, 12:00 - 1:15 pm, Robinson Hall B124

    Essential Materials

    A Schedule of Short Talks for English 203.002: Western Literary Masterworks
    A Schedule of Short Talks for English 201.016 and 019: A Primary Course in How to Read and Write about Literature
    For all three classes (English 203.002, 201.016 and 019): Model Student Talk by Diana Mullen on Chrétien de Troyes's Erec and Enide

    The Essay with Guidelines

    For all three classes (English 203.002, 201.016 and 019), Western Literary Masterworks and Reading Texts: The Essay with Guidelines

    Student Models of Essays with Guidelines

    Of particular interest to 203.002, Western Literary Masterworks:

    Of particular Interest to 201.016 and 019, Reading and Writing About Texts:

    Available Online Texts for English 203.002, Western Literary Masterworks

    Spring 2003

    Preview

    Advanced Composition in Natural Sciences and Technology, English 302N13 (Wed, 7:20-10:00 PM) and 302.N14 (Thurs, 4:30-7:10 PM)

    A Book and Film List.


    Summer 2002

    Syllabuses for Advanced Writing on the Natural Sciences and Technology

    Syllabus for Session B: English 302:BN2 Tues/Thurs, 7:20 - 10:00 pm, Robinson A205
    Syllabus for Session C: English 302:CN2: MTWR, 11:45 AM -- 1:50 PM Robinson A206

    Essential Materials

    A Schedule of Short Talks for Session B
    A Schedule of Short Talks for Session C

    Student Models

    Models for Essay #1
    Book Review of Two Books by Feynman
    Model 1 for Abstract, Annotated Bibliography & Research Essay for #2
    Model 2 for Abstract, Annotated Bibliography, & Research Essay for #2
    Older Model Reseach Essay for #2

    Learning to Write an Abstract

    Instructions
    Practice I
    Practice II

    Bibliographies for our two major science writers:

    A Feynman Bibliography
    A Professional Review of Some Biographies of Feynman: Dr Dobbs, "Four Feynman Books," "Programmer's Bookshelf", from Electronic Review of Books
    Bibliography for Science and Technologies of Medicine

    Spring 2002

    Syllabus for Western Literary Masterworks

    English 203.003, Thursday, 7:20 - 10:00 pm. Robinson A248
    English 203.002, Monday, 7:20 - 10:00 pm. Robinson A125
    Troy, Arthur, and the Stage-Play World

    Essential Materials

    A Schedule of Short Talks
    An Essay with Guidelines: the Journal-Essay

    Student Models

    A Journal Essay on Three Anonymous Anglo-Saxon Poems
    A Journal Essay on Thomas Middleton's Jacobean play, Women Beware Women
    A Journal Essay on 'Chrétien de Troyes's Erec and Enide and The Knight of the Cart (Lancelot)
    A Journal Essay on 'Chrétien de Troyes's Erec and Enide, The Knight of the Cart (Lancelot) and Marion Zimmer Bradley's The Mists of Avalon

    Model Student Talk by Diana Mullen on Chrétien de Troyes's Erec and Enide

    Model Student Outline by Pamela Melendez for a Journal-Essay on Alcestis, Hippolytus, Medea

    Model Student Outline by Karen Berkon for a Journal-Essay on Alcestis, Trojan Women, and Iphigenia at Aulis

    Online Texts for Course

    Texts Online


    Fall 2001

    Syllabus for Western Literary Masterworks

    English 203.002, Thursday, 7:20-10:00 pm. Robinson A249
    An Exploration of Traditional Communal Myths (the Matter of Troy, the Matter of Arthur) and the Emergence of Individualism

    Essential Materials

    A Schedule of Short Talks
    An Essay with Guidelines: the Journal-Essay

    Student Models

    A Journal Essay on Three Anonymous Anglo-Saxon Poems
    A Journal Essay on Thomas Middleton's Jacobean play, Women Beware Women
    A Journal Essay on 'Chrétien de Troyes's Erec and Enide and The Knight of the Cart (Lancelot)
    A Journal Essay comparing Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to Valerie Martin's Mary Reilly

    Model Student Talk by Diana Mullen on Chrétien de Troyes's Erec and Enide

    Model Student Outline by Pamela Melendez for a Journal-Essay on Alcestis, Hippolytus, Medea

    Model Student Outline by Karen Berkon for a Journal-Essay on Alcestis, Trojan Women, and Iphigenia at Aulis

    Available Online Texts


    Summer 2001

    Syllabus for Gothics and Ghosts, Romance and the Supernatural

    English 202.B01, Tues/Thurs, 4:30 to 7:10 pm. Krug Hall 7
    Gothics and Ghosts, Romance and the Supernatural

    Essential Materials

    A Schedule of Short Talks
    An Essay With Guidelines the Journal Essays

    Student Models

    A Journal essay comparing the treatment of passion in Ann Radcliffe's Romance of the Forest with Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility

    A Journal essay on the relationship between Robert Louis Stevenons's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde with Valerie Martin's Mary Reilly

    A Journal essay on illusions and ghosts in Three Ghost Stories

    A Journal Essay on the use of gothic landscape and romance in Anthony Trollope's Anglo-Irish novel, An Eye for an Eye

    Model Student Talk by Diana Mullen on Chrétien de Troye's Erec and Enide

    Available Online Texts

    E. F. Benson's "The Room in the Tower"
    M. E. Braddon's "The Shadow in the Corner"
    F. Marion Crawford's "For the Blood is the Life"
    F. Marion Crawford's "The Upper Berth"
    Mary W. Wilkins Freeman's "The Lost Ghost"
    Cast List, Summary and Reviews of the 1989 BBC film adaptation of Susan Hill's Woman in Black
    W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw"
    M. R. James's "An Episode of Cathedral History"
    M. R. James's "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad"
    Sheridan Le Fanu's "Carmilla"
    Walter Scott's "The Tapestried Chamber"
    Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
    Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
    Robert Louis Stevenson's "A Chapter of Dreams"
    R. L. Stevenson's "A Gossip on Romance"
    Bram Stoker's Dracula
    Bram Stoker's "The Judge's House"

    On Reserve at Johnson Center

    One copy of Ann Radcliffe's Romance of the Forest
    Two copies of Daphne DuMaurier's Rebecca
    One copy of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
    One copy of Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
    One copy of Alan Ryan's Penguin Book of Vampire Stories.

    All of the above may be taken out for a week.


    Spring 2001

    Syllabus for Western Literary Masterworks

    English 203.001, Tues/Thurs, 3:00-4:15 pm. East Building 201
    English 203.002, Thurs, 4:30-7:10 pm. Robinson B 118
    Traditional Communal Myth versus An Individual's Work

    Essential Materials

    A Schedule of Short Talks
    An Essay with Guidelines: the Journal-Essay

    Student Models

    A Journal Essay on Three Anonymous Anglo-Saxon Poems
    A Journal Essay on Thomas Middleton's Jacobean play, Women Beware Women
    A Journal Essay on Anthony Trollope's Anglo-Irish novel, An Eye for an Eye
    A Journal Essay comparing Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to Valerie Martin's Mary Reilly

    Model Student Talk by Diana Mullen on Chrétien de Troyes's Erec and Enide

    Model Student Outline by Pamela Melendez for a Journal-Essay on Alcestis, Hippolytus, Medea


    Fall 2000:

    Syllabus

    Advanced Writing: On the Natural Sciences
    English 302.N07: Monday, 4:30 to 7:10 pm, Krug Hall 242
    English 302.N08: Monday, 7:20 to 10:00 pm, Enterprise Hall 275

    Other Essential Materials

    A Schedule of Short Talks

    Student Models

    Model for Essay #1
    Models for Essay #2
    Book Review of Two Books by Feynman
    Book Review of Voyage of the Beagle and The Darwin Reader
    Book Review of The Limits of Medicine
    Model Research Essay I
    Model Research Essay II

    Learning to Write an Abstract

    Instructions
    Practice I
    Practice II

    Bibliographies for our two major science writers:

    A Feynman Bibliography
    A Darwin Bibliography

    Web pages for our two major science writers:

    For Richard Feynman:

    http://www.feynmanonline.com (a large website)

    Having to do with NASA and for Appendix F:

    http://science.ksc.nasa.gov/shuttle/missions/51-l/docs/rogers-commission/table-of-contents.html

    Friends of TUVA page (Online TUVA Trader: you can buy videocassettes of the lectures, a whole series of autobiographical tapes, some of the material that was broadcast on BBC, books by and books on:

    http://www.tuvatrader.com

    For Darwin:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/
    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/origin/index.html

    On just Voyage of the Beagle:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/voyage

    For Galapagos islands:

    http://www.salwen.com/galapgos.html

    Summer 2000:

    Syllabus

    Gothics and Ghosts, Realism and Romance
    English 202.B01: Tuesday/Thursday, 7:20 to 10:00 pm, Krug Hall 205

    Other Essential Materials

    A Schedule of Short Talks
    Directed Journal Entries, or, how to write an essay with guidelines

    Student Model

    A Directed Journal

    Spring 2000:

    Syllabus

    Advanced Writing: On the Natural Sciences
    English 302 N09: Tuesday/Thursday, 12:00 - 1:15 pm, Robinson A246
    English 302 N10: Tuesday/Thursday, 1:30 - 2:45 pm, Enterprise Hall 279

    Other Essential Materials

    Student Models

    Model for Essay #1
    Models for Essay #2
    Book Review of Two Books by Feynman
    Model Research Essay I
    Model Research Essay II

    Learning to Write an Abstract

    Instructions
    Practice I
    Practice II

    Bibliographies for our two major science writers:

    A Feynman Bibliography
    A Darwin Bibliography

    Web pages for our two major science writers:

    For Richard Feynman:

    http://www.mindspring.com/~madpickl/feyn.htm (a large website)

    Having to do with NASA and for Appendix F:

    http://www.astro.nwu.edu/lentz/space/feynman-report.html

    Friends of TUVA page (Online TUVA Trader: you can buy videocassettes of the lectures, a whole series of autobiographical tapes, some of the material that was broadcast on BBC, books by and books on:

    http://www.patriot.net/users/eslone/tuva.htm

    For Darwin:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/
    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/origin/index.html

    On just Voyage of the Beagle:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/voyage

    For Galapagos islands:

    http://www.salwen.com/galapgos.html

    Fall 1999:

    Syllabus

    Texts and Contexts: The Emergence of the Gothic From the Realistic and Romantic
    English 202.019, Fridays 1:30 - 4:10 pm, Robinson A205

    Other Essential Materials

    Directed Journal Entries, or, how to write an essay with guidelines

    Summer 1999:

    Syllabus

    Texts and Contexts
    English 202.801, TR 7:20 -10:00PM, Krug Hall 253

    Other Essential Materials

    Directed Journal Entries, or, how to write an essay with guidelines

    Spring 1999:

    Syllabus

    Advanced Writing: On the Natural Sciences
    English 302.N06, TR 12:00-1:15PM, Krug Hall 19

    Other Essential Materials

    Student Models

    Model for Essay #1
    Models for Essay #2
    Model Research Essay I
    Model Research Essay II

    Bibliographies for our two major science writers:

    A Feynman Bibliography
    A Darwin Bibliography

    Web pages for our two major science writers:

    For Richard Feynman:

    http://www.mindspring.com/~madpickl/feyn.htm (a large website)

    Having to do with NASA and for Appendix F:

    http://www.astro.nwu.edu/lentz/space/feynman-report.html

    Friends of TUVA page (Online TUVA Trader: you can buy videocassettes of the lectures, a whole series of autobiographical tapes, some of the material that was broadcast on BBC, books by and books on:

    http://www.patriot.net/users/eslone/tuva.htm

    For Darwin:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/
    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/origin/index.html

    On just Voyage of the Beagle:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/voyage

    For Galapagos islands:

    http://www.salwen.com/galapgos.html

    Fall 1998

    Syllabus

    Advanced Writing: On the Natural Sciences
    English 302.N12, TR 12:00-1:15PM, East Building 134

    Other Essential Materials

    Student Models

    Model for Essay #1
    Model for Essay #2

    Bibliographies for our two major science writers:

    A Feynman Bibliography
    A Darwin Bibliography

    Web pages for our two major science writers:

    For Richard Feynman:

    http://www.mindspring.com/~madpickl/feyn.htm (a large website)

    Having to do with NASA and for Appendix F:

    http://www.astro.nwu.edu/lentz/space/feynman-report.html

    Friends of TUVA page (Online TUVA Trader: you can buy videocassettes of the lectures, a whole series of autobiographical tapes, some of the material that was broadcast on BBC, books by and books on:

    http://www.patriot.net/users/eslone/tuva.htm

    For Darwin:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/
    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/origin/index.html

    On just Voyage of the Beagle:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/voyage

    For Galapagos islands:

    http://www.salwen.com/galapgos.html


    Spring 1998:

    Syllabi

    Survey of English Literature, Second Half
    English 252.001, MWF 10:30-11:20AM, Robinson A248;
    English 252.002, MWF 12:30-1:20PM, Robinson A249
    Readings for 25 February through 3 April

    Advanced Writing: On the Social Sciences
    English 302.S01, MWF 9:30-10:20AM, Robinson A248

    Other Essential Materials

    Directed Journal Entries, or, how to write an essay with guidelines
    Some Suggestions for Books for In Search of Lost Time
    A Bibliography on Children's Literature
    Brief Bibliography: Backgrounds to English Literature
    Notes on Life and Works of Bobbie Ann Mason


    Fall 1997:

    Syllabi

    Advanced Writing: On the Natural Sciences

    English 302 N01: MWF, 9:30-10:20AM, Enterprise 279,

    English 302 N02: MWF, 10:30-11:20AM, Enterprise 279

    Advanced Writing: On the Humanities

    English 302 H06: MWF, 12:30-1:20PM, Robinson B120,


    English 302: Advanced Writing in the Humanities:

    Notes on Travel Writing
    Student Model for Essay #1: Writing on Art

    Bibliographies

    Some Suggestions for Books for In Search of Lost Time
    A Bibliography on Children's Literature

    English 302: Advanced Writing in the Natural Sciences:

    Bibliographies for our two major science writers:

    A Feynman Bibliography
    A Darwin Bibliography

    Web pages for our two major science writers:

    For Richard Feynman:

    http://www.mindspring.com/~madpickl/feyn.htm (a large website)

    Having to do with NASA and for Appendix F:

    http://www.astro.nwu.edu/lentz/space/feynman-report.html

    Friends of TUVA page (Online TUVA Trader: you can buy videocassettes of the lectures, a whole series of autobiographical tapes, some of the material that was broadcast on BBC, books by and books on:

    http://www.patriot.net/users/eslone/tuva.htm

    For Darwin:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/
    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/origin/index.html

    On just Voyage of the Beagle:

    http://www.literature.org/Works/Charles-Darwin/voyage

    For Galapagos islands:

    http://www.salwen.com/galapgos.html

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