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 offered in the past four years.
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SPAN3407 - 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
SPAN6505 - 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 2013, Summer 2014 Language Schools, Summer 2015 Language Schools, Summer 2016 Language Schools