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Spring 2017 Course Titles

In each First-Year Writing courses at UConn, students work on lines of inquiry or respond to guiding questions that serve as a shared space for writing throughout the term. Below, we’ve published the titles of courses that are currently available, and we will continue to update this list.

Course Hours/Days/Location Instructor First Name Instructor Last Name Course Title
1003-001 12:20pm – 1:35pm / MoWe Oliver Hiob
1003-002 4:15pm-5:30pm/MoWe Amy Nocton
1003-003 10:10am-11:25am/MoWe Cynthia DeRoma
1003-004 9:00am-10:15am/TuTh Stephanie Barefield
1003-005 10:30am-11:45am/TuTh Justine Cozell How We Think about Illness, Metaphor, and Stigma
1003-006 11:00am-12:15pm/TuTh Stephanie Barefield
1003-007 12:00pm-1:15pm/TuTh Justine Cozell How We Think about Illness, Metaphor, and Stigma
1004-001 2:00pm-3:45pm/TuTh Michael Bartch American Dystopia: Imagining Catastrophe
1004-002 9:05am-10:50am/MoWe Stephanie Fischer
1004-003 12:20pm-2:05pm/MoWe Kenneth Dula Bioethics and Human Duality
1004-004 1:25pm-3:10pm/MoWe Nicholas Brown
1004-005 3:35pm-5:20pm/MoWe Nicholas Brown
1004-006 10:00am-11:45am/TuTh Steven Mollmann
1004-007 2:30pm-4:15pm/MoWe Oliver Hiob
1004-008 5:00pm-6:45pm/MoWe Oliver Hiob
1004-009 8:00am-9:45am/TTh Deroma Cynthia
1010-001 10:10am-11:55am/MoWe Mollie Kervick Negotiating Identity through Text and Images
1010-002 9:05am-10:50am/MoWe Micah Goodrich Cruelty, Pain, and Upsetting Things
1010-003 5:30pm-7:15pm/MoWe Kelly Cecchini
1010-004 8:00am-9:45am/TuTh Gretchen Geer
1010-005 3:30pm-5:15pm/TuTh Roxanne Gentry Comedy in Modern America
1010-006 9:00am-10:45am/TuTh Graham O’Toole
1010-007 9:00am-10:45am/TuTh Laura Godfrey Making Meaning through Memes
1010-008 6:00pm-7:45pm/MoWe Alex Dawson Digitally (Dis)Engaged: URL Selves, IRL Consequences
1010-009 10:10am-11:55am/MoWe Kaylee Mootz Post-Apocalyptic World: Anxiety, Anarchy, and Activism (and Zombies)
1010-010 5:00pm-6:45pm/TuTh Jose Nebres The Rhetoric of Empathy – Empathy, Narrative, and Academic Writing
1010-011 9:05am-10:50am/MoWe Samadrita Kuiti Borderlands, Contact Zones, Commons: Writing (about) Difference
1010-012 10:10am-11:55am/MoWe Gregory Madden
1010-013 11:15am-1:00pm/MoWe Katie Nunnery
1010-014 2:00pm-3:45pm/TuTh Kathryn Warrender Composing with Visual Rhetoric
1010-015 5:00pm-6:454pmk/MoWe Daniel Pfeiffer Secrets, Shame, & Scandal
1010-016 1:25pm-3:10pm/MoWe Krysta Wagner To Hell and Back Again: A Writer’s Journey
1010-017 3:30pm-5:15pm/TuTh Mariel Smith Cultural Products: Bodies, Identities, and the Media
1010-018 11:00am-12:45pm/TuTh Ashley Gangi Money Matters
1010-019 4:00pm-5:45pm/TuTh Kari Daly The Search for Meaningful Work and the Definition of Success
1010-020 2:00pm-3:45pm/TuTh Matthew Gallagher
1010-021 8:00am-9:45am/MoWe Ken Dula Bioethics and Human Duality
1010-022 2:30pm-4:15pm/MoWe Erin Lynn Negotiating Identity Through Language
1010-023 1:25pm-3:10pm/MoWe Melissa Rohrer Heroes, Villains, and Vigilantes
1010-024 3:35pm-5:20pm/MoWe Reme Bohlin Negotiating Identity through Language
1010-025 1:25pm-3:10pm/MoWe Shannon Mooney (Mis)representations of American Suburbs
1010-026 12:20pm-2:05pm/MoWe Nicole Lawrence
1010-027 11:15am-1:00pm/MoWe Katelyn Jaynes Environmental Sustainability and Community
1010-028 3:35pm-5:20pm/MoWe Gabriel Morrison More than Words: Multimodal Composition
1010-029 12:20pm-2:05pm/MoWe Tina Huey Composing Identities
1010-030 9:05am-10:50am/MoWe Tina Huey Composing Identities
1010-031 12:00pm-1:45pm/TuTh Alaina Kaus Stories of Movement and Migration
1010-032 2:30pm-4:15pm/MoWe Matthew Simpson burning out, burning bright, and the meaning of work
1010-033 5:00pm-6:45pm/TuTh Amy Fehr
1010-034 11:15am-1:00pm/MoWe Patrick Butler
1010-035 2:30pm-4:15pm/MoWe Alysa Auriemma Pop Culture and Fan Engagement
1010-036 10:00am-11:45am/TuTh Katie Ormsby Exploring Representation in Hollywood Films
1010-037 5:00pm-6:45pm/MoWe Anna Ziering Negotiating Identity Through Language
1010-038 5:00pm-6:45pm/TuTh Brooke Morrill
1011-001 12:00pm-1:45pm/TuTh Bronwyn DiPeri
1011-002 4:00pm-5:45pm/TuTh Emily Tucker Understanding Melodrama
1011-003 12:20pm-2:05pm/MoWe Christina Solomon
1011-004 9:05am-10:50am/MoWe William Biel
1011-005 5:00pm-6:45pm/TuTh Jarred Wiehe First-Year Writing’s a Drag: The Cultural Politics of Drag
1011-006 4:40pm-6:25pm/MoWe Jill Deans
1011-007 11:15am-1:00pm/MoWe Kerry Carnahan First Year Writing:  Purple Rain
1011-008 5:00pm-6:45pm/MoWe Amanda Lister Writing About Monsters and Beauties, Heroes and Villains in Literature
1011-009 9:05am-10:50am/MoWe Alysa Auriemma Pop Culture and Fan Engagement
1011-010 10:10am-11:55am/MoWe Jacob Couturiaux
1011-011 11:15am-1:00pm/MoWe Mary Breann Leake
1011-012 12:20pm-2:05pm/MoWe Alyssa Amaral The Apocalyptic World: Anxiety, Anarchy, Activism, and Zombies
1011-013 10:10am-11:55am/MoWe Patrick Russell Popular Culture, Nationalism, and Imagined Communities
1011-014 3:30pm-5:15pm/TuTh Margaret Helming
1011-015 1:25pm-3:10pm/MoWe Meghan Burns Rewriting the American Dream: The Great Gatsby and Its Legacies
1011-016 2:30pm-4:15pm/MoWe Laurena Tsudama Adapting the Classics and Rewriting the Discourse
1011-017 3:35pm-5:20pm/MoWe Karli Grazman Going West: Exploring Culture and Identity in Historical and Mythic American West
1011-018 12:20pm-2:05pm/MoWe Ruby Perlmutter Technology, the Future, and Capitalism
1011-019 1:25pm-3:10pm/MoWe Laura Wright American Dystopia: Imagining Catastrophe
1011-020 2:30pm-4:15pm/MoWe Jill Deans
1011-021 9:00am-10:45am/TuTh Emma Capron Sherlock Holmes: The Eternal Detective
1011-022 10:00am-11:45am/TuTh Sarah Berry What is creativity?
1011-023 10:00am-11:45am/TuTh Michael Bartch American Dystopia: Imagining Catastrophe
1011-024 11:00am-12:45pm/TuTh Kate Gross The Culture of Food
1011-025 10:00am-11:45am/TuTh Brandon Benevento Writing “Work” & The Representation of Task
1011-026 2:00pm-3:45pm/TuTh Rebecca Rowe Little Red Writing Hood: Composition in/through Fairy Tales
1011-027 5:00pm-6:45pm/MoWe Elizabeth Simison Human Agency: How Much Control Do We Really Have Over Our Education and Ourselves?