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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Spring 2010

E 314V • Mexican American Lit & Cul-W

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
34090 TTh
8:00 AM-9:30 AM
PAR 204
Hinojosasmith

Course Description

Because this is a substantial writing course, the student is expected to write and rewrite. Additional help: The Undergraduate Writing Center. Grammatical points, vocabulary, the composition, and construction of papers, are essential and will be discussed and demonstrated throughout the course of the semester. Added to which, in-class and out-of-class writings are also mandatory. (Dictionaries may be used in class.) No less than eight (8) papers. Words from 500-700, or more if the student needs to use them. Recitation is also part of the course work.

Grading Policy

Papers 80% Pop quizzes 20% Attendance is required and monitored

Texts

The Circuit (Francisco Jiménez) Barrio Boy (Ernesto Galarza) Dear Rafe (Rolando Hinojosa) The Road to Tamazunchale (Ron Arias) A Manual of Style (Diane Hacker) The literature covers the beginning of Mexican American literature to the eighties. Most literary genders are included in the reading.

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