Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2022

     

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FWIS 120 002 (CRN: 23743)

FICTION AND EMPATHY

Long Title: FICTION AND EMPATHY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Nixon, Burke
Meeting: 3:00PM - 3:50PM MWF (10-JAN-2022 - 22-APR-2022) 
Part of Term: 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:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 16
Section Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 23-JUL-2024 10:33AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
29-APR-2022  
9:00AM - 12:00PM F
 
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/