Lucas Pingel

Instructor of English
Office
JRC 325
Hours
(Fall 2014) F 9:30-10:30am; also by appointment
Phone
(651) 962-5626

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 121 - 02 Critical Thinking: Lit/Writing M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 OEC 210
CRN: 41309 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Lucas B. Pingel Students will read and write about literary texts critically and closely. The course emphasizes recursive reading and writing processes that encourage students to discover, explain, question and clarify ideas. To this end, students will study a variety of genres as well as terms and concepts helpful to close analysis of those genres. They will practice various forms of writing for specific audiences and purposes. Students will reflect on and develop critical awareness of their own strengths and weaknesses as readers and writers. The writing load for this course is a minimum of 12 pages of formal revised writing.

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J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 201 - 02 Jazz Music & American Poetry M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 OEC 210
CRN: 22503 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Lucas B. Pingel This course will explore the influence of jazz music and culture in poetry, both as a source of content and as an informant of craft. We will study the relationship of improvisation and collaboration in contemporary poetry, and whether these values have shaped a distinctly "American" brand of poetry. The reading list will include such authors as Langston Hughes, Sonia Sanchez, Bob Kaufman, Frank O'Hara, and Jayne Cortez. Additionally, there will be a significant music listening portion. The writing load will consist of 15 pages of formal revised writing, and will include a close poetry explication and an independently designed research project.

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