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English 110 Approaches to Literature (January 2021)

Approaches to Literature – Term 2 TTh 2 p.m. Dr. Gisèle M. Baxter Canvas Login | My Website NOTE: This course will be Web-oriented: it will be fully online and delivered through Canvas. This status differs from that of courses … Continue reading

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English 110/MA1 Approaches to Literature (Summer 2020)

UBC Summer 2020 Term 1 (May-June) NOTE: Like all Summer 2020 courses at UBC, this course will be Web-oriented: it will be fully online and delivered through Canvas. This status differs from that of online/distance education courses offered through CTLT. … 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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English 468A/99C: Children’s Literature (January 2018)

ENGL 468A/99C: You Are Now Entering the Wider World: Children’s/YA Literature – Gisèle M. Baxter Children’s Literature Term 2 This section of ENGL 468 is offered online. “You are always in danger in the forest, where no people are” – … Continue reading

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English 301/001: Technical Writing (January 2018)

ENGL 301-001: Technical Writing – Gisèle M. Baxter Technical Writing Term 2 TTh 9:30 This course examines the principles of written, oral, and visual communication (including online) in various professional activities. You will spend much of term producing a formal … Continue reading

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ENGL 301/002: Technical Writing (September 2016)

English 301/002: Technical Writing UBC 2016/17 Term 1: TTh 9:00-10:45 a.m. Buch B208 Instructor: Dr. Gisèle M. Baxter Email: Gisele.Baxter@ubc.ca (put “English 301” in the subject line) URL: http://faculty.arts.ubc.ca/gmbaxter Office: Buchanan Tower 413; tel. 604 822-9455 Office Hours: by appointment … Continue reading

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Why the Undead Walk Among Us: An Exploration of Zombies in Literature and Popular Culture (Student Directed Seminar)

Here is an abridged version of Kate Reilly’s description of this Student Directed Seminar, which I am sponsoring at UBC in Term 2 of the 2015-16 academic year. If you have any questions, please email Kate directly at kate_reilly@live.ca ASTU … Continue reading

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ENGL 110/021 (Approaches to Literature) January 2016

Approaches to Literature (3 credits) Instructor: Dr. Gisèle M. Baxter This Section: Literary Monsters and Monstrous Literature “Deformed, unfinished, sent before my time into this breathing world” – Richard III 1.i What is a monster? We know them from myths … Continue reading

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ENGL 468A/99A (Children’s Literature) September 2015

Children’s Literature (online; 3 credits) Instructor: Dr. Gisèle M. Baxter Danger and Discovery “You are always in danger in the forest, where no people are.” – Angela Carter, “The Company of Wolves” Danger and discovery stalk children’s literature in many … Continue reading

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