ENGH 202: Texts and Contexts

ENGH 202-A05: Oil Culture
(Summer 2023)


Section Information for Summer 2023

ENGH 202 - A05: Oil Culture

This course investigates the complex, imaginative relationship between oil –an essential, yet mostly invisible, commodity—and American and Global culture. Using films, novels, nonfiction, and documentaries from the US, Nigeria, and South America this course will explore oil’s cultural presence and narrative forms in order to understand the many ways it is imbricated in our existence.

ENGH 202-A05 is a distance education section.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Studies literary texts within the framework of culture. Examines texts within such categories as history, gender, sexuality, religion, race, class, and nation. Notes: Builds on reading and writing skills taught in ENGH 101. May be repeated within the degree.
Mason Core: Literature
Specialized Designation: Topic Varies
Recommended Prerequisite: 3 credits of 100-level English.
Schedule Type: Lecture, Recitation
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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