This course spans the centuries and the Western Hemisphere. It includes the pre-Columbian Mayan Indian authors of Popol Vuh and the world-renowned contemporary practitioners of magic realism. The course includes authors from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. Close attention will be paid to the historical and cultural context of the works. Readings, lectures, and course work will be in English. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course. Class Notes: This course is offered online through Online Learning at Harold Washington College. Students enrolled in online courses must be verified residents of Illinois prior to the first day of the semester or risk being dropped from their online courses. You can access your online course by logging into Blackboard at http://ccc.blackboard.com using your ccc username and password. Classes will be available in Blackboard the first day of the semester It is strongly recommended that students attend an Online Learning new student orientation at www.ccc.edu/onlinelearning. Students can purchase all course material through the CCC online bookstore at www.ccc.textbookx.com. Should you have further questions or concerns, please visit this site: http://www.ccc.edu/services/Pages/CDL-FAQ.aspx. Enrollment Requirements: Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson. Requirement Designation: Class meets Human Diversity requirements.
Spring 2019, Fall 2018, Spring 2018, Fall 2017