Syllabi - Materializing Translingualism


The following four syllabi are from different courses that engage with language difference, critique of English-only norms, and translingual orientation in various ways. Because it’s also a computer-integrated classroom course, you’ll see that there’s a lot of TED talks used as course readings. Click on the icons to the right to download and view these documents.

ENGL 110 by Ahmad is the second part of a stretch course for students
who are underrepresented ethnic minority, economically disadvantaged
and first generation college students.

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ENGL 131 by TJ Walker is the most common first-year composition course at the UW.
This course helps students engage with the notion of how language mediates
the world around us.

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ENGL 121 here is a service learning and computer-integrated
course specifically designed for multilingual students.The course
theme is language, literacy, and identity which helps students engage
with how the relations around language, identity, and power shape
the making and reception of literacy practices. Since service learning
is treated as a text in this course, you’ll see that course texts are reduced
to even out.

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ENGL 382 is an advanced composition course that engages how

composition and citizenship are bound up with one another. The

course frames citizen as a critical reader and ethical author.

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