|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
Language and Culture
- Course Number: ENGL 133SO
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- Advisory Enrollment Information:
May be repeated for credit providing letter designations are different.
- Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 133AA-ZZ
- Quarter: Winter 2019
This course investigates some of the most important novels, short stories, and memoirs from what many consider to be the most dynamic and original literary movement to come out of the United States. Ranging from the 19th-century to 20th-century modernism, situated at the crucial juncture where oral traditions meet the written word, “Southern Literature: Language and Culture” focuses on the many “Souths” that narrate cultural forms of value and justice. It crosses lines demarcating race, gender, religion, and sexuality to look anew at histories of cultural formation in relation to political struggle, as well as language battles (at the origins of rap music), documentary film, food culture, and family rituals. Faulkner is revealed as part of a literary pantheon comprised largely of women and writers of color, including Chesnutt, Chopin, Hurston, Wright, Crews, Toomer, Faulkner, Porter, McCullers, O’Connor, Welty, and Walker.