Gordon Grice portrait

Gordon Grice

Instructor of English
Office
JRC 314
Hours
(Fall 2016) T/R 5:00-5:30pm; also by appointment
Phone
(651) 962-5694

I’m the author of five books on wildlife and biology and have written on those subjects for magazines like The New Yorker and Harper’s. Animals often turn up in the texts I choose for my classes. I’ve also taught courses on classic monster stories, Shakespeare, and the art of nonfiction.

Fall 2016 Courses

Fall 2016 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 201 - W02 Thrilling Tales of Adventure - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 210
CRN: 42605 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gordon D. Grice This class will examine stories of men and women in quest of riches, relics, scientific discovery, or a new understanding of life. We'll read adventure tales in diverse genres--including fiction, poetry, and nonfiction--and along the way we'll consider what these stories have to say about clashing cultures and human need. Authors may include John Keats, Elizabeth Gaskell, Joseph Conrad, and H. Rider Haggard. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing. This course satisfies the Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Intensive requirement.

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ENGL 201 - W03 Thrilling Tales of Adventure - T - R - - - 1730 - 1915 OEC 210
CRN: 42606 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gordon D. Grice This class will examine stories of men and women in quest of riches, relics, scientific discovery, or a new understanding of life. We'll read adventure tales in diverse genres--including fiction, poetry, and nonfiction--and along the way we'll consider what these stories have to say about clashing cultures and human need. Authors may include John Keats, Elizabeth Gaskell, Joseph Conrad, and H. Rider Haggard. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing. This course satisfies the Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Intensive requirement.

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J-Term 2017 Courses

J-Term 2017 Courses
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Spring 2017 Courses

Spring 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 203 - W14 Kiss of Death: Murder/Homicide - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 210
CRN: 22269 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Gordon D. Grice Solve a murder, follow a killer to the gallows, and dig into the roots of rage. This course examines the rich and varied tradition of murder in fiction and nonfiction. Authors may include Elizabeth Gaskell, Joan Didion, and Lafcadio Hearn. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 15 pages of formal revised writing. This course satisfies the Writing Across the Curriculum Writing Intensive requirement.

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