ENGL 1158

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Topics and reading lists vary from section to section, but all will engage in some way with an aspect of American culture. Some sections may deal with fiction, poetry, film, or drama, and many include a mix of literary genres. Students will practice close, attentive, and imaginative reading and writing. Consult the John. S. Knight Writing Seminar Program brochure for current year offerings, instructors and section descriptions: http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute/fws/fws.htm.

When Offered Fall, spring.

Satisfies Requirement First-Year Writing Seminar.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Drawing the Line: Writing, Image or Music?

  • 17700ENGL 1158  SEM 101

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Low Modernism in America: The Lost Movement

  • 17701ENGL 1158  SEM 102

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Drawing the Line: Writing, Image or Music?

  • 17702ENGL 1158  SEM 103

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Writing, Memory, Survival: Toni Morrison

  • 17703ENGL 1158  SEM 104

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The American Labor Movement

  • 17704ENGL 1158  SEM 105

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Realists, Mystics, and Mystic Realists

  • 17706ENGL 1158  SEM 107

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Realists, Mystics, and Mystic Realists

  • 17707ENGL 1158  SEM 108

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: In the House: Black Artists Configuring Home

  • 17708ENGL 1158  SEM 109

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Black Plays & Performance

  • 17709ENGL 1158  SEM 110

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.

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Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Heirs of Columbus

  • 18228ENGL 1158  SEM 111

  • For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://www.arts.cornell.edu/knight_institute.