|Language Arts Division|
|ENGL 5||GAY & LESBIAN LITERATURE||Summer 2014|
|4 hours lecture.||4 Units|
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 48 (Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
|Lecture Hours: 4||Lab Hours:||Lecture/Lab:|
|Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Course Status: Active||Grading: Letter Grade with P/NP option|
|Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
|Degree or Certificate Requirement: AA Degree, Foothill GE|
|GE Status: Humanities|
|Articulation Office Information -|
|Transferability: Both||Validation: 07/08;1/27/11;11/16/13|
|Cross Listed as:|
|Related ID:||ENGL 5H|
|1. Description -|
|Introduction to the history and development of gay and lesbian literature as a continuous theme in the development of mainstream literary traditions and, more recently, as a separate and distinct literary genre. Readings selected to represent a variety of historical periods and contrasting societal attitudes toward same-sex relationships, ranging from ancient Greek and Roman texts to contemporary American poetry, fiction, drama, and non-fiction prose. Emphasis on the emergence of contemporary gay/lesbian literatures and identities in the United States in the twentieth century within the broader context of on-going class, race, gender, religious, political, and aesthetic debates.|
|Advisory: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement as determined by score on the English placement test OR through an equivalent placement process OR completion of ESLL 25 & ESLL 249; not open to students with credit in ENGL 5H.|
|2. Course Objectives -|
|The student will be able to: |
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment -|
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) -|
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation -|
|7. Representative Text(s) -|
|When choosing texts for this course, the instructor may wish to choose from a range of genres: history, literary criticism, poetry, novels, autobiography, short story, drama. The following are examples of texts which may be appropriate to this course: |
Drake, Robert. The Gay Canon. New York: Anchor, 1998.
Faderman, Lillian. Chloe Plus Olivia: Lesbian Literature from the Seventeenth Century to the Present. New York: Penguin, 1995.
Fone, Bryne R. S. The Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001.
When taught via Foothill Global Access, supplemental lectures, handouts, tests, and assignments delivered via email.
|8. Disciplines -|
|9. Method of Instruction -|
|Reading literary texts in the gay and lesbian literary canon, lectures on the texts and their historical and social contexts, class discussion regarding those issues and texts, small group projects and presentations, analytical writing projects. |
When taught via Foothill Global Access, feedback on tests and assignments delivered via email; class discussion may be delivered by web devices, e.g. chat rooms, listserves, newsgroups.
|10. Lab Content -|
|Not applicable. |
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments -|
|13. Need/Justification -|
|This is a support course for the AA and ADT in English and satisfies the Foothill GE requirement for Area I, Humanities. |
|Last updated:||2015-03-16 12:07:38|