Selves and Others

Full Title: 
Language and Culture: Selves and Others
Instructor: 
Brent James
Day/Time Taught: 
TR 3:30-4:45 pm
Term: 
Fall
Year: 
2012
Prefix: 
UCO
Course Number: 
1200
Section-1: 
162

This course is a study of select topics related to world languages and the cultures where they are spoken through various media, including literary and non-literary texts, music, film, plastic and performing arts, and guest speakers from various disciplines across campus. A deliberate effort will be made to design course materials in ways that are at once broad (reflecting historical, geographic, linguistic, and cultural spectra) and profound (allowing students to focus on areas of personal/academic interest to them). Also, the course will treat world languages and cultures in a non-linear (“unit-based” or “compartmentalized”) fashion in order to avoid conceiving of them as insular or unrelated entities and to demonstrate ways in which languages and cultures interconnect in the human experience as a whole.

 
NOTE: Enrollment is restricted to residents of the Language and Culture Residential Learning Community.

 

Contact FYS

The First Year Seminar is part of the General Education Program located in Anne Belk Hall, Room 250.

Phone: 828-262-2028

Our mailing address:
First Year Seminar
ASU Box 32065
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608

Director of First Year Seminar:
Dr. Martha McCaughey
mccaugheym@appstate.edu

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