Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

FWIS 151 - MODERN CASTAWAYS

Long Title: MODERN CASTAWAYS: ISOLATION, ALIENATION, SURVIVAL
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
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: This course challenges us to think about isolation, alienation, and survival in a global age. What happens to those left behind, those cast out, and those seemingly misplaced? Topics such as colonialism, immigration, feminist history, and the anthropocene guide our discussion of the moral and political dimensions of "castaways."
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/