Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ENGL 299 - HISTORY AND MEANING

Long Title: ENGLISH LITERATURE AND THE PUBLIC HUMANITIES
Department: English
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: In this course, students learn to apply critical humanistic methods to issues of public importance, especially in the Houston area. Participants study necessary applications of humanistic inquiry to civic life and contribute to this work themselves. Topics vary each semester. Past topics have included: Surreal Houston; Curating Heritage; (Dis)locating Art. Consult the Humanities Research Center or the English Department for more information. Cross-list: HURC 299. Repeatable for Credit.