Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Humanities and Social Sciences

School

Communication & Arts School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

1.5L, 1.5T

Restricted

Course offering will be cancelled unless a minimum of 20 students enrol.

Assessment methods

Tutorial Participation; Close-Reading Quizzes x 5; In-class Writing Exercise; Essay; Creative Writing Response; Research Essay.

Course coordinator

Dr Judith Seaboyer

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course introduces students to examples of the best contemporary writing in English, from a range of cultures. It complements the focus on classic literature in ENGL1800. Genres include the novel, the graphic novel, and poetry and authors studied are Simon Armitage, Haruki Murakami, Lionel Shriver, JM Coetzee, and Alison Bechdel. In addition to providing a grounding in contemporary literature, this focuses on critical reading and writing skills.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 St Lucia Internal Course Profile