ENGLISH 124 - Academic Writing and Literature
Fall 2020, Section 024 - Representations of Prison Systems
Instruction Mode: Section 024 is  Online (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

There are 2.3 million people incarcerated in United States prisons and jails, and even more are entangled with the system through probation and parole. You might have a friend or family member inside, but even iif prison feels like a far-away construct to you, chances are that you’ve encountered a depiction of a prison in some form of media within the last month, if not the last week. While representations are not the same thing as reality, this course will consider the ways in which the prison system manifests in texts from the 19th century to today. We’ll think about the connection these representations have to the public’s understanding of how the criminal justice system works. We’ll explore a range of literature, including poetry, songs, novels, and plays, primarily from the US and the UK, supplemented with scholarly texts. Writers include Oscar Wilde, James Baldwin, Jesmyn Ward, Angela Davis and Brett Story. In addition to participation in class discussion and activities, this course will require you to write a close reading analysis, a comparative essay, a research-based essay, and a cumulative reflection.

Intended Audience:

This course welcomes online only students

Class Format:

Instruction. Mode: As a DC (Distance due to COVID) course, all aspects of this course will be fully compatible with remote online learning.

Learning Mode: All class instruction will be a mix of synchronous and asynchronous

Course testing: remote asynchronous

Schedule

ENGLISH 124 - Academic Writing and Literature
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MWF 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Note: Students (enrolled and waitlisted) must attend BOTH the first AND second days of class or they will be dropped immediately for non-attendance.
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MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Students (enrolled and waitlisted) must attend BOTH the first AND second days of class or they will be dropped immediately for non-attendance.
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Note: Students (enrolled and waitlisted) must attend BOTH the first AND second days of class or they will be dropped immediately for non-attendance.
004 (REC)
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