Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2015

     

FWIS 116 001 (CRN: 13619)

AMERICAN JOURNEYS

Long Title: AMERICAN JOURNEYS
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Hall, Randal L.
Meeting: 2:00PM - 4:59PM T HNZ 202 (24-AUG-2015 - 4-DEC-2015) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
 
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 12
Enrollment data as of: 27-JAN-2022 5:16PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: The narratives of travelers in the US are a window into history. Drawing on authors like Crevecoeur, Tocqueville, Trollope, and Kerouac, the class will discuss and write about themes such as Indian life and territorial expansion, democracy, slavery, civil war, western settlement, and 20th-cent. social movements. This course is eligible for credit toward the major in History.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/