May 19, 2024  
2015-2016 Archived Catalog 
2015-2016 Archived Catalog

ENGL-236 War Stories: Americas Conflict in Iraq

Credits 3 / 3 Contact Hours
Prerequisites: Successful completion of ENGL-101  with a grade of 2.0 or higher. Placement into RDNG-030  (ACSR-030) or completion of RDNG-016  is required.
This course explores representations of war and conflict through fiction poetry memoir and journalistic accounts written by Americans and Iraqis both soldiers and civilians. The course examines how various genres and voices shape our understanding of events and explores questions about the kinds of truth found in what we call fiction and non-fiction. Students will engage in detailed literary analysis as well as study of historical and cultural contexts.