ENGLISH 140 - First-Year Seminar on English Language and Literature
Fall 2021, Section 001 - Rhetoric and Rights: What Else Did the 19th Amendment Do?
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Details

Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
RE, HU
Other:
FYSem
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Enrollment restricted to first-year students, including those with sophomore standing.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

Many people spoke for – and against – woman’s right to vote in the United States. These speeches are terrific opportunities to understand how activists argue for an absolutely fundamental civil right. They also show us how even progressive activists sometimes rely on conservative ideas in their paths to social change. Let’s look together at the slippery boundaries between binaries such as inclusion and exclusion, progressive and conservative, and also seemingly self-evident identities like “woman,” “white,” “healthy,” and “middle-class.” Sure, these speeches led to the 19th Amendment. What else did these speeches do, and undo? We’ll connect to contemporary U.S. politics, and lots more in our every-day-worlds.

Course Requirements:

This course is a gameful course, which means students can select from a menu of assignments, try different activities, and collect points as they move through the semester. Some options include writing traditional essays, designing and completing multimedia projects, presenting posters, attending and reflecting on relevant campus events, leading and/or recording discussions, and introducing additional materials into our course.

Intended Audience:

No background knowledge is required for this introductory course. Any first-year student is welcome.

Schedule

ENGLISH 140 - First-Year Seminar on English Language and Literature
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
 In Person
30116
Closed
0
4Y1
6Enrollment Management
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MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
004 (SEM)
 In Person
24844
Open
4
4Y1
6Enrollment Management
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
005 (SEM)
 In Person
25230
Closed
0
4Y1
6Enrollment Management
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
006 (SEM)
 In Person
28059
Closed
0
3Enrollment Management
3Y1
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM

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