ENG 560: Seminar in Literature & Culture
Summer 2010 semester
Syllabus in pdf format
YouTube videos of literature professors
- Amy Hugerford's class American Novel Since 1945 at Yale University. Introduction to course
- Paul Fry's course Introduction to Theory of Literature at Yale. Jacques Lacan in Theory.
- Paul Fry's course Introduction to Theory of Literature. Introduction to Theory
- Salman Rushdie on Teaching the Novel as a writer-in-residence at Emory University
For an undergraduate student's perspective on a Day in the Life of an English student in Wales, check out this introductory YouTube video. It's about figuring out how to be an English major.
William Chase's essay "The Decline of the English Department: How It Happened and What Could Be Done to Reverse It" in The American Scholar Autumn 2009.
Gopnik's piece has caused many writers and teachers to blog and write about it. Margaret Simon in "Writing with William" from The Quarterly 27:1 (2005) wrote about teaching students to write and quotes from the Metrozoid article
Additional resources on good teaching
Teaching Tips Index from Honolulu Community College. A plethora of material and links