Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2018

     

FWIS 156 001 (CRN: 25105)

EXTREME SPORTS

Long Title: EXTREME SPORTS: PUSHING THE LIMITS OF THE HUMAN
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Chappell, Lindsey N.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 2:15PM TR HUM 118 (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: 15
Enrollment data as of: 18-OCT-2021 12:17PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
27-APR-2018  
9:00AM - 12:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: This FWIS explores humanity’s fascination with pushing our bodies beyond their limits. We’ll specifically explore how Western culture depicts high-risk athletic endeavors – like mountaineering and ultrarunning – and the individuals who perform the, historically and in the present, by examining concepts for articulating limitlessness: transcendence, endurance, freedom, and the sublime.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/