Timeroom: Spring 2020

Displaying 61 - 70 of 137 Results for: Level = All Undergraduate; Attributes = All Discovery Courses,Inquiry (Discovery)
Durham   Liberal Arts > English

ENGL 405 (02) - Introduction to Linguistics

Introduction to Linguistics

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 52834
Overview of the study of language: universal properties of human language, Chomsky's innateness of hypothesis, language acquisition in children, dialects and language variation, language change. Includes introduction to modern grammar (phonology, syntax, semantics) and to scientific linguistic methodology. (Also offered as LING 405.)
Section Comments: ENGL 405.02 also listed as LING 405.02
Equivalent(s): ENGL 405H, ENGL 505, ENGL 505H, LING 405, LING 405H, LING 505, LING 505H
Attributes: Social Science (Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Sean Madigan
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am HS 107
Durham   Liberal Arts > English

ENGL 419 (01) - Writing About Literature

Writing about Literature

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 51188
Critical analysis of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and a variety of other art forms, such as film and media. Developing fundamental research, writing, and critical skills. Frequent short papers. This course is a prerequisite with a minimum grade of C for those intending to declare one of the four majors offered in the English Department. Writing intensive.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H, ENGL 519, ENGL 519H, ENGL 529, ENGL 529H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Lisa MacFarlane
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 MW 11:10am - 12:30pm HS 126
Durham   Liberal Arts > English

ENGL 419 (02) - Writing About Literature

Writing about Literature

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 51189
Critical analysis of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and a variety of other art forms, such as film and media. Developing fundamental research, writing, and critical skills. Frequent short papers. This course is a prerequisite with a minimum grade of C for those intending to declare one of the four majors offered in the English Department. Writing intensive.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H, ENGL 519, ENGL 519H, ENGL 529, ENGL 529H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Monica Chiu
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 MWF 9:10am - 10:00am HS 202
Additional Course Details: 

This course has three main goals. The first is to engage you in the joy of reading major literary genres: fiction, poetry, and drama; in addition, this particular section includes a close examination of graphic narrative (a long-form comics). The second goal includes understanding the conventions that writers use to create their work, analyzing those who adhere to those conventions and those who deviate from them. Third, you will practice essay writing using key terms in literary studies. Together, we will create a community of educated readers who will understand the connections among literature, history, culture, and politics, and acquire fundamental skills for life-long learning and literary enjoyment.

English 419 is the required gateway course for all majors in the English department.  A grade of C or better is required for credit towards the  major.

It also fulfills the following Discovery Program attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry Course.

Durham   Liberal Arts > English

ENGL 419 (03) - Writing About Literature

Writing about Literature

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 51190
Critical analysis of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and a variety of other art forms, such as film and media. Developing fundamental research, writing, and critical skills. Frequent short papers. This course is a prerequisite with a minimum grade of C for those intending to declare one of the four majors offered in the English Department. Writing intensive.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H, ENGL 519, ENGL 519H, ENGL 529, ENGL 529H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Monica Chiu
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 MWF 10:10am - 11:00am HS 202
Durham   Liberal Arts > English

ENGL 419 (04) - Writing About Literature

Writing about Literature

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 52812
Critical analysis of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and a variety of other art forms, such as film and media. Developing fundamental research, writing, and critical skills. Frequent short papers. This course is a prerequisite with a minimum grade of C for those intending to declare one of the four majors offered in the English Department. Writing intensive.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H, ENGL 519, ENGL 519H, ENGL 529, ENGL 529H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Sandhya Shetty
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 MW 3:40pm - 5:00pm HS 202
Durham   Liberal Arts > English

ENGL 419 (05) - Writing About Literature

Writing about Literature

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56730
Critical analysis of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and a variety of other art forms, such as film and media. Developing fundamental research, writing, and critical skills. Frequent short papers. This course is a prerequisite with a minimum grade of C for those intending to declare one of the four majors offered in the English Department. Writing intensive.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H, ENGL 519, ENGL 519H, ENGL 529, ENGL 529H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: STAFF
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 TR 5:10pm - 6:30pm HS 201

ENGL 419 (M1) - Writing About Literature

Writing about Literature

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - UNHM Credit (15 weeks) (01/21/2020 - 05/11/2020)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 54055
Critical analysis of fiction, poetry, drama, nonfiction, and a variety of other art forms, such as film and media. Developing fundamental research, writing, and critical skills. Frequent short papers. This course is a prerequisite with a minimum grade of C for those intending to declare one of the four majors offered in the English Department. Writing intensive.
Section Comments: Stranger Things
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H, ENGL 519, ENGL 519H, ENGL 529, ENGL 529H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Susan Walsh
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/5/2020 T 1:01pm - 3:50pm PANDRA P531
Additional Course Details: 

This course will focus on mythic journeys and strange transformations in settings that range from the historical to the otherworldly to the sci-fi futurist.  Texts include classics like Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Stoker’s vampire thriller, Dracula, as well as contemporary U.S. writing about the legacies that haunt us still, for instance Suzan-Lori Parks’s Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) and Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing, recipient of the 2017 National Book Award.  A variety of shorter texts will be provided by the instructor.

English 419 a requirement for the B. A. in Literary Arts & Studies and the B. A. in English Teaching.

Durham   Liberal Arts > English

ENGL 560 (R01) - Introduction to Latinx Literature and Culture

Intro to Latinx Lit & Culture

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 56536
This course introduces students to the field of Latinx literature and culture in order to develop the ability to speak and think critically about race relations in the USA. Course readings will be drawn from texts produced primarily in English by individuals of Latin American descent. Readings may include immigration and borderlands discourse, art, music, television and film, histories of Latinx subjects in America, and the intersectionality of race with gender, sexual orientation, economic class and religion. Writing intensive.
Section Comments: In Spring 2020 this course satisfies the race requirement for English majors.
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Charli Valdez
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 MWF 11:10am - 12:00pm HS 202
Additional Course Details: 

In Spring 2020 this course satisfies the Race requirement for English majors. 

In Spring 2020 this course fulfills a post-1800 literature requirement for English majors. 

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 444A (H01) - Philosophy of Earth Science

Hon/Philosphy of Earth Science

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56467
Course provides an introduction to the discipline of Philosophy of Science, but from an Earth Science perspective. Considers various philosophical perspectives on the nature of science and scientific progress, drawing from works by thinkers such as Aristotle, Popper, Kuhn and Lakatos. Particular attention is given to the following questions: What is scientific knowledge? Is the acquisition of scientific knowledge a rational process? And, what makes some scientific discoveries "revolutionary"? These questions are considered using examples from the history of scientific progress in the Earth Sciences, focusing on groundbreaking discoveries such as the age of the earth, the evolution of organisms as observed in the fossil record, sea-floor spreading, and modern-day global warming.
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Inquiry (Discovery), Honors course, Environment,Tech&Society(Disc)
Instructors: Rosemarie Came
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 TR 9:40am - 11:00am JAMS 216
Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences

ESCI 501 (01) - Introduction to Oceanography

Introduction to Oceanography

Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2020 - Full Term (01/21/2020 - 05/04/2020)
Class Size:   19  
CRN: 50116
Special Fees: $35.00
Introduces students to the four oceanographic disciplines: the geology of the ocean basins, including the creation of oceans and continents. The physics of the seas, including the origin of the ocean currents and their effect on the Earth's climate. The chemistry of the ocean waters, including how the distribution of elements reflects circulation and biology. The life in the ocean, including animals, plants and microbes, and humanity's influence on them. Special fee. Lab.
Attributes: Physical Science(Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery), Discovery Lab Course
Instructors: Rosemarie Came
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 TR 8:10am - 9:30am JAMS G46
1/21/2020 5/4/2020 M 1:10pm - 3:30pm JAMS 244