|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.
Literature and Emotion
- Course Number: ENGL 171
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- Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 171LE
- Quarter: Summer A 2022
What are emotions? This course provides students with an opportunity to engage in detailed interdisciplinary study of significant developments in the history of “emotion.” Examining literary texts from the early modern period up to the twenty-first century, we will be addressing the concept of emotion as presented in a variety of forms and genres, alongside key findings in cognitive neuroscience and psychology. Together, these materials refute the traditional opposition between emotion and rationality and reveal the extent to which emotion is an inextricable part of everyday cognition. Assignments for this course are designed to increase interdisciplinary literacy and develop skills of practical criticism.