|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.
Story and the Brain
- Course Number: ENGL 170SB
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- Advisory Enrollment Information:
May be repeated for credit providing letter designations are different.
- Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 170AA-ZZ
- Quarter: Summer B 2022
An interdisciplinary course about the power of storytelling. The aim is to provide students with an understanding of how storytelling shapes our minds and how our brains shape the stories we tell. The course explores topics such as empathy, emotion, mindreading, memory, and imagination and how they relate to narrative. We will read foundational works from the cognitive sciences alongside literature and television from the 20th and 21st centuries by Lynda Barry, William Faulkner, Thomas King, Tracy K. Smith, and others. Designed to introduce students to think across disciplinary fields of literary studies, philosophy of mind, and cognitive science.