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1 Proposal: number 138

138. ENGL 253: American Literature Survey I

Contact:Sian Silyn Roberts
Authors:Thomas Frosch
Sian Silyn Roberts
Abstract:This course surveys American literature from colonial beginnings to the Civil
War by examining a range of writing by women and men from various cultural,
ethnic, and political traditions. Students read a broad selection of works Р
which may include spiritual autobiographies, travel narratives, slave
narratives, poetry, short stories, sermons, political tracts, novels, and
essays Р to engage in important contemporary debates over slavery,
colonialism, changing definitions of race, the emergence of nationalism, and
the nature of citizenship.

Submissions and Approvals

Course Date Requirement Action By Whom Notes
ENGL 253 2009-11-18 RL Submitted Dept
ENGL 253 2009-11-18 US Submitted Dept
ENGL 253 2010-02-03 RL Approved GEAC
ENGL 253 2010-02-03 US Approved GEAC
ENGL 253 2010-04-08 RL Approved UCC
ENGL 253 2010-04-08 US Approved UCC
ENGL 253 2010-05-06 RL Approved Senate
ENGL 253 2010-05-06 US Approved Senate