Students study literary works and authors who are not usually included in the traditional canon because of factors, including race, ethnic background, gender and age.
This course examines rebellion in literature and music (i.e. rock-n-roll, blues, gospel, alternative, rap, and hip-hop), which advances the principles of justice regarding the individual as related to the community and the divine.
Over the years, Film and Literature has focused on themes, such as horror, love, crime and madness. Recent classes have discussed film noir through film, print and graphic novels. Students apply their reading, writing and research abilities to the visual image and often discover results that are creative and profound.
Students use literature to learn techniques and methods of teaching reading to children in pre-school through young adulthood.
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