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Last approved: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:57:35 GMT

Last edit: Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:49:58 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
English (ENGL)
American Memoir
American Memoir
Fall 2017
Course Type
Discussion Group
Default Grading Method
Letter Grade


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Contemporary American memoir as a literary construct; the history of the genre, its relationship to other literary models, and recent developments.
Learning Outcomes:
The learning objectives of this course are that students will:
1. Identify theoretical methods, including textuality, intersectionality, and interiority
2. Recognize and utilize literary technique, including narrative drive, voice, style, diction, characterization, and persona.
3. Demonstrate effective research and analysis of specific writers and their work.

Course Attribute
GWSB-Humanities Elective
CCAS - GCR: Humanities
CCAS-GPAC: Oral Communication
ESIA-Humanities Courses
SPHHS-Humanities Courses
SEAS - Humanities Electives
This course has been approved for the GPAC oral communication requirement.
candaceg (Tue, 14 Feb 2017 16:10:10 GMT): Rollback: please send gpac checklist and syllabus to
candaceg (Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:23:10 GMT): Rollback: please use mental health statement, instead of ucc statement. syllabus attached for further guidance.
candaceg (Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:19:40 GMT): Rollback: See attached for GPAC Feedback. Please make changes and resubmit. Thanks!
candaceg (Tue, 04 Apr 2017 20:03:23 GMT): This course was approved by the GPAC committee for CAH and CCOM
echacko (Wed, 05 Apr 2017 11:18:03 GMT): Approved for GPAC Humanities and Oral Communication
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