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ENGL 547 R - Seminar Earlier American Lit

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary. Prerequisite: One college course devoted entirely to an aspect of American studies or consent of instructor.

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Environmental Humanities and the Long U.S. 19th Century - Description: This course surveys foundational and emerging research in the environmental humanities, with a special focus on how the field speaks to and emerges from the literature and cultural history of the United States in the long nineteenth century. As a class, we will explore topics including energy, infrastructure, extinction, settler colonialism, resource systems, extraction, climate change, and oceans. Students will learn and practice different genres of academic writing, including abstracts, conference papers, journal articles, and essays for wider public audiences.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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