Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2016

     

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FWIS 141 001 (CRN: 25377)

WHEN RELIGION, CULTURE COLLIDE

Long Title: WHEN RELIGION AND CULTURE COLLIDE WITH THE WEST
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Schneider Vlachos, Rachel
Meeting: 2:00PM - 2:50PM MWF (11-JAN-2016 - 22-APR-2016) 
Part of Term: 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: 9
Enrollment data as of: 26-MAY-2024 9:41AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
30-APR-2016  
2:00PM - 5:00PM S
 
Description: What happens when religious beliefs and values fundamentally alter, or call into question, dominant Western cultural norms? Conversely, what happens when dominant Western cultural norms fundamentally challenge deeply held religious beliefs? This writing-intensive course will explore these questions using examples drawn from Europe, the United States, and Africa.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/