Carl Good

Faculty

Carl Good was born and raised in Mexico City, and received his Ph.D. in Hispanic literature from the University of California, Irvine. He has been a member of the Spanish department faculties of Emory University and Indiana University. His publications include numerous articles and edited collections on Hispanic American poetry and Mexican literature. He is co-editor of the academic journal Discourse, and currently resides in Chicago, where he works as a translator.

 

Courses

Course List: 

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SPAN 3407 - Writing to Persuade      

This course focuses on the development of skills for the writing of comments, perspectives, and critiques through a variety of grammatical and rhetorical tools needed for effective persuasion. Students will work on several types of writing, and analyze texts from both formal and informal sources: letters, applications, film reviews, blogs, etc. dealing with current issues in politics and culture. At the end of the course, students will have a chance to analyze indirect forms of persuasion in literary materials. (1 unit)

Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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SPAN 3409 - Academic Writing      

This course is designed for those students who wish to develop their writing skills at a more advanced level. It is intended to give the students the practice they need to be able to write effectively in a formal, academic setting. We will focus on some basic research techniques and activities that provide students with strategies to formulate their thesis, to choose an appropriate organization to develop their thesis, and to introduce and conclude their essay in an interesting and appropriate manner. Writing assignments will include, among others, literary and film analysis, and other cultural research topics.

Required Text:
1.- Potowski, Kim. Conversaciones escritas: lectura y redacción en contexto (1st ed)Wiley, 2010. ISBN 978-0470633991

2.- Potowski, Kim. Conversaciones escritas Activities Manual /Workbook. (1st ed)
Wiley, 2011. ISBN 978-0470905920

3.- Blackwell, Frieda & Paul Larson. Guía Básica de la crítica literaria y el trabajo de investigación. Thomson Heinle, 2006.

Summer 2012

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SPAN 6505 - Adv Academic Writing      

Advanced Academic Writing

The course aims at developing students’ academic writing skills through the understanding of key concepts of discourse analysis such as reference, cohesion, and coherence. A variety of text types will be analyzed in class. Rhetoric devices such as argumentation, hypothesis, and exposition will be presented and practiced through writing tasks, with group work integrated into the course. Special attention will be given to the articulation of class activities with the requirements of other courses at the same level. (1 unit).

Required text: Electronic material provided at Middlebury. Language & Stylistics

Summer 2012, Summer 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools

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6-week Program
Audrey LaRock, Coordinator
P: 802.443.5539
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7-week Program
Holly Stark, Coordinator
P: 802.443.5538
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