The Department of English at Lakehead University invites applications to teach any or all of the the following courses at its Orillia campus in the Winter 2022:
ENGL 1116 WAO/WDF: Native and Newcomer Literatures in Canada: Contact Zones (Tuesday/Thursday 1-2:30; hybrid delivery — in-person and Zoom)
An introduction to First Nations and settler literature in Canada, focusing on the ways in which the writing of these groups helps to define, negotiate, and critique the relationships between all Canadian treaty people. Texts from a variety of genres, such as fiction, travel and exploration narrative, life writing, poetry, songs, drama and film, will be studied in their historical, political, and cultural context.
ENGL 1015 WAO: Introduction to Academic Writing – On Campus (Monday/Wednesday 10:00-11:30am)
An introduction to university-level standards of composition, revision, editing, research, and documentation. A review of English grammar (word and sentence level) and rhetorical forms (paragraph level and beyond), and a study of the methods and conventions of academic argumentation and research, with an emphasis on finding and evaluating sources, formulating research questions, developing arguments, and composing various types of analyses including academic essays.
ENGL 1016 WAO: Introduction to Professional Writing – On Campus (Monday/Wednesday 8:30-10:00am)
An introduction to professional-level standards of composition, revision, editing, research and documentation. A review of English grammar (word and sentence level), rhetorical forms (paragraph level and beyond), and a study of writing in a variety of professional contexts with an emphasis on assessing rhetorical situations and crafting messages to inform and persuade diverse audiences in a variety of forms and formats.
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