Sacred Hoop Garden Ashland NE

 

411/811  Plains Literature  (changing soon to Literature of Place)

Students should acquire a substantial overview of contemporary Great Plains literatures in the United States and Canada with particular focus on the contemporary novel and on Native writers.

432/832  Nature in 19th-Century American Literature

452A/852  A  Writing of Literary Non-Fiction

Engl 4/875 – Rhetoric – "Place Conscious Writing"

This course will explore the emerging place-conscious movement in writing and education. We'll be interested in how grounding our work as writers and teachers in local experience, resources, issues, and problems, can guide us to a fuller understanding of active living in our region and nation, and how developing a strong regional understanding can help us shape active citizenship in any place on earth. The work of the course will thus be twofold: our own production, as writers and teachers, of understanding about our local place; our discussion of and reaction to some of the contemporary leading voices in place-conscious educationThis course will explore the emerging place-conscious movement in writing and education. We'll be interested in how grounding our work as writers and teachers in local experience, resources, issues, and problems, can guide us to a fuller understanding of active living in our region and nation, and how developing a strong regional understanding can help us shape active citizenship in any place on earth. The work of the course will thus be twofold: our own production, as writers and teachers, of understanding about our local place; our discussion of and reaction to some of the contemporary leading voices in place-conscious education.

498/898  Place-Conscious Literary Studies: American West Australian Outback

English 911 - Seminar In Plains Literature
Section 101, course #12181, 0600-0845p, T, Kaye, F

This is an intellectual history of the Great Plains. We will read historical, critical, and fictional/poetic works that discuss the Great Plains over approximately the last 400 years, concentrating on the last 150. Most classes will focus on the comparison of one "critical" and one "creative" work.

933  Seminar in Ecocriticism and Environmental Literature
Plus some sections of a number of other courses, including: 150, 151, and 253.  New courses are in development.

Great Plains Graduate Program Overview