Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

FWIS 158 - HUMANITARIAN NARRATIVES

Long Title: THE NEED TO HELP: HUMANITARIAN NARRATIVES ACROSS LITERARY GENRES
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: Through exploring the writings of novelists, journalists, anthropologists, historians, philanthropists, humanitarian workers, and NGO workers, this course begins with the question: What does it mean to intervene in the life of another? It will critically examine historical and contemporary examples of humanitarian narratives and intervention across geographies and eras.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu