Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

FWIS 120 001 (CRN: 23487)

FICTION AND EMPATHY

Long Title: FICTION AND EMPATHY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Nixon, Burke T.
Meeting: 1:00PM - 1:50PM MWF GRW 220 (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 15
Enrollment data as of: 4-AUG-2020 3:41PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
6-MAY-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM W TBA TBA
 
Description: This writing-intensive course explores the possible link between reading literary fiction and empathizing with others. We'll read short stories, novel excerpts, and literary criticism in an effort to scrutinize and more deeply understand the specific elements of fiction that might provoke empathy.
 
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/