Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

FWIS 126 001 (CRN: 24632)

THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

Long Title: THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Messmer, David K.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR RZR 106 (8-JAN-2018 - 20-APR-2018) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 13
Enrollment data as of: 18-OCT-2021 11:57AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
26-APR-2018  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R TBA TBA
 
Description: This course will interrogate the five most recent winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature. We will see what patterns we notice in the Swedish Academy's selections while paying attention to both aesthetic merit and the roles that social justice and cultural diversity might play in the awards process. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for FWIS 126 if student has credit for PHYS 143.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/