ENGL 2140 Environmental Literature (3 cr)

Prereq: Eligible for ENGC 1101 and READ 1106

Students will study North American literature in environmental and socio-cultural context through an examination of multiple genres, including fiction, poetry, essays, and film. The course will include U.S., Canadian, and/or Mexican writers from the colonial times through the present century. Topics explored by the writers may include climate, rural life, small town and urban development, agriculture, and resource management, especially as they impact people. Course work will include discussion and written assignments.

Fall MnTC Goals: 6 & 10