Suzanne Donsky

Instructor of English
Office
JRC 314
Hours
(Fall 2017) Likely M/W 8:00-9:00am; making an appointment is recommended
Phone
(651) 962-5694

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 203 - W51 Immigrant Literature (ESL) M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 OSS 122
CRN: 42471 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Suzanne L. Donsky This course will focus on literature about the American immigrant experience. Readings will include materials on historical and contemporary reasons for immigration, adapting to the U.S., and U.S. responses to immigrants. Some themes of the texts we'll be reading include losing and gaining traditions, culture, and language as well as family and generational conflicts. Some possible texts/readings will include short stories, novels, poetry, memoirs, and nonfiction prose and may include titles such as GREEN CARD YOUTH VOICES, THE MIDDLE OF EVERYWHERE (Pipher), BREAD GIVERS (Yezierska), LOST IN TRANSLATION (Hoffman), and THE LATEHOMECOMER (Yang). 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. This course is open only to English as a Second Language (ESL) students with permission of the instructor.

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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
ENGL 121 - W51 Crit Thinking:Lit/Wrting (ESL) M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 JRC 481
CRN: 21097 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Suzanne L. Donsky 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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