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ENG 371/372: Creative Writing: Nonfiction

Self-examination, reflection, and observation are essential to the craft of writing. The sharing of the self allows stories to impact others. The work that students produce in this course is based on personal experience. This course immerses students in the written and spoken word, develops their writing skills, and produces a variety of work that […]

ENG 361/362: Creative Writing: Fiction

Self-examination, reflection, and observation are essential to the craft of writing. The sharing of the self allows stories to impact others. The work that students produce in this course is grounded in imagination, as students learn to craft fiction. Utilizing workshop and writing group techniques, students work to develop their writing skills, and produce a […]

ENG 350-IB/THE 310-IB: Literature & Performance SL

THIS IS A ONE-YEAR IB COURSE. PLACEMENT PREFERENCE IS GIVEN TO FULL IB DIPLOMA STUDENTS, STARTING WITH 12TH-GRADE STUDENTS. This course invites students to explore perceptions of reality and ways in which literary art forms uplift the mind. Students express emotion, create beauty, and build community by exploring the creative process and through transforming texts. […]

THE 310-IB/ENG 350-IB: Literature & Performance SL

THIS IS A ONE-YEAR IB COURSE. PLACEMENT PREFERENCE IS GIVEN TO FULL IB DIPLOMA STUDENTS, STARTING WITH 12TH-GRADE STUDENTS. This course invites students to explore perceptions of reality and ways in which literary art forms uplift the mind. Students express emotion, create beauty, and build community by exploring the creative process and through transforming texts. […]

ENG 500: College English

College-level reading and writing require flexibility, open-mindedness, discernment, and a willingness to learn along the way. This course is designed around those principles, and encourages students to discover new ways of finding and making meaning. Students plan, draft, and complete written compositions in response to readings and oral discourse. Students are expected to read critically, […]

ENG 400-IB: Language & Literature HL1/HL2

PLACEMENT IN THIS COURSE REQUIRES APPROVAL BY THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR/IB COORDINATOR. The study of literature enables an exploration of one of the more enduring fields of human creativity, and provides opportunities for encouraging independent, original, critical, and clear thinking. It also promotes respect for the imagination and a perceptive approach to the understanding and interpretation […]

ENG 340-IB: Literature SL

The study of literature enables an exploration of one of the more enduring fields of human creativity, and provides opportunities for encouraging independent, original, critical, and clear thinking. It also promotes respect for the imagination and a perceptive approach to the understanding and interpretation of literary works. Students appreciate the artistry of literature and develop […]

ENG 330-IB: Language & Literature SL1/SL2

In this course, students study language in its many forms and the cultural contexts that produce and consume it. They examine the impact that evolving cultures have on the uses of language as a means of communication within and among those cultures. Students study nonfiction texts, including essays, speeches, journalism, and advertising, as well as […]

ENG 310: Revolutionary Literature

In this course, students discover the power that words can have to inspire and provoke change. This course challenges students to see the relationship between art and revolution, between words and action, and between literary movements and social ones. Students read a wide range of works in this course from around the world, spanning eras […]

ENG 300: Contemporary Literature

The story of the late 20th and 21st centuries is a story of increasing global connectivity with increasing social isolation, of social uprisings for inclusive freedom with the rise of authoritarianism, repressive theocracy, and international terrorism, and of massive technological progress with seemingly insurmountable climate and health crises. This course explores this story. Through the […]

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