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309 - Literary Forms

Writing Intensive (WI): 
General Education: 
Class Description: 
This course focuses on one literary form (some options include the short story, drama, poetry, autobiographical literature, or the novel) and uses that genre to provide material for critical commentary and cultural understanding. Criticism and theory appropriate to the genre will be discussed as a way to understand the form, its social functions, and its cultural and political significance. The course can be repeated twice for a total of 9 credit hours, as long as the topics are different.

Job Posting: Language Science

The Department of English invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning in January 2018, with specialization in computational linguistics. Possible areas include:

  • Deep learning for natural language understanding
  • Speech and speech technology
  • Multimodal and linguistic sensors
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Linguistic narrative analytics

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Review of applications will begin on November 25, 2017.

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