Future Shock: Contemporary Literature

The ground-breaking “dystopian” novels of the 20th Century, such as Orwell’s 1984, Huxley’s Brave New World and Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange, have produced an extraordinary

Central Questions

When Hamlet asks, “To be, or not to be? That is the question,” he utters what has become, unfortunately, a cliche. In the context of

Mystery Madness and Lies

This course will examine the importance of narrators to fiction. We will consider the function of the narrator as fundamental to how a reader interprets

Slavery’s Literary Legacy

This course will examine both the historical and contemporary impact of telling the storyof slavery in America. From first person narrative and science fiction to

Off the Shelf – A Tutorial

The tutorial approach, initially developed by the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, relies upon a very old tradition of learning based upon self-directed reading and