Spring 2011

Having Arguments

Listed in: English, as ENGL-01

Faculty

Benson Lieber (Section 02)

Description

Using a variety of texts–novels, essays, short stories–this course will work to develop the reading and writing of difficult prose, paying particular attention to the kinds of evidence and authority, logic and structure that produce strong  arguments.  The authors we study may include Peter Singer, Aravind Adiga, Willa Cather, Toni Morrison, George Orwell, Charles Johnson, James Baldwin, Alice Munro, William Carlos Williams.  This is an intensive writing course.  Frequent short papers will be assigned.

Fall semester:  Preference given to first-year students and sophomores.  Limited to 12 students.  Dean Lieber.  Spring semester:  Preference given to first-year students.  Dean Lieber.

If Overenrolled: Students admitted in consultation with the Dean of Students' office and/or their academic adviser. Preference given to sophomores.

Keywords

Writing Intensive

Offerings

2020-21: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 20122020-21: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 20112020-21: Offered in Fall 2020
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 20202020-21: Offered in Spring 2021
Other years: Offered in Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 20192020-21: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2014, Fall 20162020-21: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 20132020-21: Not offered
2020-21: Offered in Fall 2020
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2014, Spring 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2019, Fall 20202020-21: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010