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Department Of Literatures And Languages Open House

High School Goes to College at UW-Parkside

Do you love chatting about cultural trends, stories, and films? Do you have a passion for learning how to communicate with others as you express yourself creatively?

If so, try on college for a day with the Department of Literatures and Languages at UW-Parkside.

Our students enjoy small classes, a supportive community of peers, and individual attention from their professors as they master skills that make them ready for a wide variety of careers.

We’re waiting to welcome you! Visit one of our open classrooms on November 29 and 30 to see why taking our courses is a smart and exciting choice for your future.

Please contact lenard@uwp.edu to make a reservation!
Check in is in the RITA entrance lobby. Please check in, confirm your schedule, and get a name tag before you go to your first class. Campus map and directions.

WEDNESDAY

9 am 

ENGL 310  |  Creative Nonfiction Writing  |  MOLN 318
Writers gotta write! Memoir, humor, opinion pieces, blogs, journalism--you name it!

SPAN 203   Intermediate Spanish I MOLN 161

SPAN 307  |  Advanced Spanish Conversation MOLN 212

10 am
ENGL 326  |  Pre-Colombian Literature  |  MOLN 144
Learn about writings from the Americas before European colonization (Aztecs, Incas, Mayans)
 
SPAN 103 Introductory Spanish  GRNQ D123
 
LBST 100  |  Introduction to the Humanities and Arts Disciplines  |  MOLN 149
A sampler of English, Modern Languages, Communication AND Art, Theatre, and Music
 
FREN 103  |  Introductory French  |  CART/RITA 113
Vive la France! Learn about French language and culture--including food and fashion
 
11 am
LBST 100  |  Introduction to the Humanities and Arts Disciplines  |  MOLN 149
A sampler of English, Modern Languages, Communication AND Art, Theatre, and Music
 
FREN 103  |  Introductory French  |  CART/RITA 113
Vive la France! Learn about French language and culture--including food and fashion
 
ENGL 451  |  Studies in Literature and Culture: Climate Change  |   MOLN 144
An investigation of how the most pressing issue of our time is represented in literature and culture
 
SPAN 103  Introductory Spanish I    GRNQ D123
 

12 noon. Lunch and Lecture

Eat pizza and cookies for lunch while you are listening to a talk by celebrated, award-winning sci fi and fantasy author Ken Liu https://kenliu.name/ whose work provides the inspiration for our Star Wars Fan Fiction Contest (details below). Mr. Liu’s forthcoming book, The Legends of Luke Skywalker, is a collection of myths and tall tales about the legendary Jedi, Luke Skywalker.   CART 131
1 pm
Shot by shot: Appreciating Film with film scholar Dr. Jay McRoy  |  CART/RITA 131
 
2 pm
ENGL 101  |  Composition and Reading  |  MOLN 142
Get a taste of what will probably be your first college English course at UWP--freshman writing.
 
ENGL 167  |  Introduction to Literature  |  CART/RITA 117
This fun introductory course samples fiction, poetry, and drama from many authors and time periods
 

SPAN 321  |  Spanish American Literature to 1700  |  MOLN 140
Conquerors and Conquest: Learn about Spain and its colonies in the Americas

3:30 pm
ENGL 106  |  Introduction to Creative Writing  |  MOLN 114
Get in touch with your inner creative writer: poetry, fiction, and drama . . . oh my!
 
FREN 203/301  |  French Conversation and Composition  |  CART/RITA 113
Vive la France! An opportunity for more advanced interaction in French

THURSDAY

8 am
ENGL 320  |  Shakespeare  |  MOLN 112
Comedy and tragedy galore--and most of the greatest lines in the history of English literature. And all by one genius playwright!
 
9:30 am
ENGL 167  |  Introduction to Literature  |  CART/RITA 123
This fun introductory course samples fiction, poetry, and drama from many authors and time periods
 
ENGL 112  |  Women in Literature  |  MOLN 161
This introductory course focuses on women writers from around the world.
 
ENGL 204  Writing for Business and Industry  CART/RITA 117
Practice writing and communication in the working world by devsing and practicing an 'elevator pitch' in class.
 
ENGL 316  |  British Literature to 1500  |  MOLN 142
Heroes, monsters, knights and fair ladies, kings and queens, and an evolving English language.
 
Pizza and cookies will be available for a free lunch between 11 AM and 2 PM. Location TBA.
11 am
ENGL 266  |  Literary Analysis  |  MOLN 142
So, you thought you knew how to read? Learn about different theories of how to understand literature, and have your mind officially blown.
 
ENGL 204 Writing for Business and Industry  CART/RITA 117
Practice writing and communication in the working world by devising and practicing an 'elevator pitch' in class.
 
ENGL 344  |  Children’s Literature  |  CART/RITA 123
Believe it or not, the books you loved as a kid ARE actually read and discussed in college. Explore “kiddie lit”--seriously.
 
SPAN 435  |  Latina Writers in the US  |  MOLN 212
Latinas are making their literary voices heard! Learn about Hispanic women writers like Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez, and many others.
 
12:30 pm
ENGL 204  Writing for Business and Industry  CART/RITA 117
Practice writing and communication in the working world by devising and practicing an 'elevator pitch' in class.
 
ENGL 267  |  Literature of Diversity/Mexican American Narrative  |  MOLN 144
Explore the unique contribution of Mexican-American writers to American literature.
 
2 pm
ENGL 167  |  Introduction to Literature  |  CART/RITA 123
This fun introductory course samples fiction, poetry, and drama from many authors and time periods
 
3:30 pm
ENGL 347  |  Modern World Literature  |  MOLN 165
Explore modern writers from around the world: Asia, South America, Africa, the Pacific, and the Middle East
 
FREN 103  Introductory French   CART/RITA 113
Vive la France! Learn about French language and culture--including food and fashion
 
5:00 pm
RITA Mathis Gallery
 

Award Ceremony for Star Wars Fan Fiction contest winners

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