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English 243/001: Science Fiction and Fantasy/Speculative Fiction (September 2019)

Science Fiction and Fantasy/Speculative Fiction – Term 1 MWF 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Gisèle M. Baxter Canvas login The Posthuman Prometheus: Frankenstein’s Legacy in the Artificial Humans of Speculative Fiction “Have you ever retired a human by mistake?” – Rachael … Continue reading

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English 110/034 Approaches to Literature (January 2020)

Approaches to Literature – Term 2 (034: TTh 2:00-3:30 p.m.) – Gisèle M. Baxter Canvas login Literary Monsters and Monstrous Literature Rey: “You are a monster.” Kylo Ren: “Yes, I am.” – Star Wars: The Last Jedi “Deformed, unfinished, sent before … Continue reading

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English 100/016: Reading and Writing About Literature (January 2020)

Reading and Writing About Literature – Term 2 TTh 12:30-2:00 p.m. – Gisèle M. Baxter Canvas login Haunted Houses “What is a ghost? A tragedy condemned to repeat itself time and again? An instant of pain, perhaps. Something dead which still seems … Continue reading

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English 301/001: Technical Writing (January 2020)

Technical Writing – Term 2 TTh 9:30-11:00 a.m. – Gisèle M. Baxter Canvas login Now with added grammar! While 301 is not a course in remedial grammar, this section will provide both online Canvas-based writing resources and a two-week series of classroom-time workshops, designed to … Continue reading

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English 243/951: Science Fiction and Fantasy (Summer 2019)

UBC Summer 2019 Term 2 (July-August); MW 6-9 p.m. Buchanan D316 Dr. Gisèle M. Baxter Canvas login | My website The Posthuman Prometheus: Frankenstein’s Legacy in the Artificial Humans of Speculative Fiction “Have you ever retired a human by mistake?” – Rachael … Continue reading

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English 301/001: Technical Writing (January 2019)

Technical Writing – Term 2 TTh 9:30-11:00 a.m. – Gisèle M. Baxter Don’t let the name fool you: this is not a course in remedial grammar! Technical Writing examines principles and practices of communication in various professional contexts (mostly online). You … Continue reading

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English 468B/002: Children’s Literature (September 2018)

Children’s Literature – Term 1 MWF 12:00-12:50 p.m. – Dr. Gisèle M. Baxter Canvas login | My website Something in the Shadows is Watching “You are always in danger in the forest, where no people are.” Angela Carter, “The Company of Wolves” … Continue reading

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English 110/MA4: Approaches to Literature (Summer 2018)

Approaches to Literature Term 1 Summer 2018 (May-June) TTh 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM  Literary Monsters and Monstrous Literature Rey: “You are a monster.” Kylo Ren: “Yes, I am.” – Star Wars: The Last Jedi “Deformed, unfinished, sent before my … Continue reading

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English 100/017: Reading and Writing About Literature (January 2018)

ENGL 100/017:  Strange Creatures – Gisèle M. Baxter Term 2 TTh 2:00-3:30 p.m.  “Have you ever retired a human by mistake?” – Rachael to Deckard, Blade Runner From V for Vendetta to The Hunger Games to The Walking Dead, the near-future … Continue reading

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English 362/001: Studies in a 19th-Century Genre (September 2017)

ENGL 362-001: Ghosts are Real (So are Vampires): 19th-Century Gothic Horror – Gisèle M. Baxter Term 1 MWF 10:00 a.m. “I know that ghosts have wandered on the earth.” – Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights Whether we take Edith Cushing, Abraham … Continue reading

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