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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    May 29, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

INST 1502 - Situated Selves - Writing Intensive

Hours: 3
Foregrounding the studies of literature and writing, exploring identity in a rich range of local and global contexts. Topics may center on interpersonal identities, engaging the intricacies of love, family, or friendship. Or they may examine social categories of identity - gender, sexuality, race, class, ethnicity, age, nation, and more - or investigate cultural constructions of difference. Or they may examine political identities, studying identity in national and transnational frameworks. Subtopics may include “Identity and Intimacy,” “Criminal Identities,” “The Stranger,” “Disaster Narratives,” “Identity and Human Rights,” “Our Monsters, Our Selves,” or “Reading and Writing the Road.” Reading novels, plays, memoirs, essays, poems, or short stories. Expository writing skills are nutured, as well as reflective, persuasive, imaginative, or autobiographical writing skills, including at least two thesis essays.
Prerequisites: Not open to students with credit for INST 1501 or 1503.