Reading/Writing/Teaching

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

English

Course Number: 
120
Institution: 
Amherst College

Students, as part of the work of the course, each week will tutor or lead discussions among a small group of students at Holyoke High School. The readings for the course will be essays, poems, autobiographies, and stories in which education and teaching figure centrally. Among these will be materials that focus directly on Holyoke and on one or another of the ethnic groups which have shaped its history. Students will write weekly and variously: critical essays, journal entries, ethnographies, etc. Readings for the course will include works by Sylvia Ashton-Warner, James Baldwin, Judith Ortiz Cofer, John Dewey, Jonathan Kozol, Herbert Kohl, Sarah Lightfoot, John Stuart Mill, Abraham Rodriguez, Esmeralda Santiago, and Patricia Williams. Two class meetings per week plus an additional workshop hour and a weekly morning teaching assistantship to be scheduled in Holyoke.

Limited to 20 students. Fall semester:  Professor Cobham-Sander.  Spring semester:  Visiting Lecturer B. Sánchez-Eppler.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
N
Schedule #: 
ENGL-120-01-1213S

Course Sections

Reading/Writing/Teaching
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0

Benigno Sanchez-Eppler

brsanchezepp@amherst.edu

MW 08:30AM-09:50AM

CONV 308