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English Literature (ENG)
118 Prince Lucien Campbell, 541-346-3911
English
College of Arts & Sciences
Course Data
  ENG 313   Teen/Child Literature 4.00 cr.
Books for young readers, their social implications and historical context, from the 19th century to the present. This is a service learning course, which explores the interplay between the classroom experience and the co-requisite internship volunteering with youth at K-12 schools and nonprofit agencies.
Grading Options: Graded for Majors; Optional for all other students
Instructor: Saxon RE-mailHomepage Office:   245 Susan Campbell Hall
Not Open to: Freshman
See CRN for CommentsPrereqs/Comments: Prereq: sophomore standing.
 
  CRN Avail Max Time Day Location Instructor Notes
  27698 0 40 1400-1520 mw 307 VOL Saxon R !
Academic Deadlines
Deadline     Last day to:
January 6:   Process a complete drop (100% refund, no W recorded)
January 12:   Drop this course (100% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 12:   Process a complete drop (90% refund, no W recorded; after this date, W's are recorded)
January 13:   Add this course
January 13:   Process a complete withdrawal (90% refund, W recorded)
January 13:   Withdraw from this course (100% refund, W recorded)
January 16:   Last day to change to or from audit
January 20:   Process a complete withdrawal (75% refund, W recorded)
January 20:   Withdraw from this course (75% refund, W recorded)
January 27:   Process a complete withdrawal (50% refund, W recorded)
January 27:   Withdraw from this course (50% refund, W recorded)
February 3:   Process a complete withdrawal (25% refund, W recorded)
February 3:   Withdraw from this course (25% refund, W recorded)
February 24:   Withdraw from this course (0% refund, W recorded)
February 24:   Change grading option for this course
Caution You can't drop your last class using the "Add/Drop" menu in DuckWeb. Go to the “Completely Withdraw from Term/University” link to begin the complete withdrawal process. If you need assistance with a complete drop or a complete withdrawal, please contact the Office of Academic Advising, 101 Oregon Hall, 541-346-3211 (8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday). If you are attempting to completely withdraw after business hours, and have difficulty, please contact the Office of Academic Advising the next business day.

Expanded Course Description
What is a young person, what do they do, and what are the best ways to raise and educate them? How do different societies and cultural models answer this question differently? This course explores a wide variety of young adult and children’s literature, from recent bestsellers to ancient fairy tales. We’ll experience comics, science fiction, picture books, folktales, young adult novels, and the voices and ASL poetry of real people. The class focuses on three kinds of interplay: The interplay between the books we read and your internship experiences working with actual teens and children; the interplay between fantasy and realism; and the interplay between the visual and the verbal arts. We also focus on many aspects of social identity, including gender, ability, class, and race. This course counts for the English major and Comics Studies minor. This course is part of the UO Literacy Initiative, a service learning program of the UO English Department. In Literacy Initiative courses, students do volunteer work in the community and compare their community experiences to their reading and classroom learning.
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