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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENGL 2232 - Reading and Writing in Diverse Literary Cultures - Writing Intensive

Hours: 3
Through topical, thematic, written investigations of distinct communities, cultures, or subcultures (e.g. Appalachian Literature & Writing, Native American Literature & Writing, Asian American Literature & Writing, etc.), exploring the ways identity both shapes and has been shaped by the literary arts. Discussions will situate literature in regional, national, transnational, colonial, postcolonial, diasporic, or global contexts; investigate its power as a catalyst for selfdiscovery, communal survival, and social justice; and explore the transformative power of creative expression. While developing close reading, analytical, and research skills, engaging with knowledge that encourages deeper understanding and appreciation of the role of the arts across a diversity of human cultures and contexts, including how the arts engage questions of human meaning and purpose. Writing assignments are designed to sharpen drafting, critiquing, and revision skills while writing autobiographically, reflectively, critically, or creatively.
Notes: Cross-listed with INST 2616. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 credits.