39B Themes - Fall 17

Instructor Theme/Text
Aijian, Philip Theme: Rhetoric of Conspiracy Theory 
Title: "The United States of Paranoia" by Jesse Walker
Batres, Edward Theme: Fairy Tales
Text: The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions)
Baumgartner, Jacob Theme: Internet Infamy
Text 1: The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell
Text 2: They Say, I Say
Bliss, Jackson Theme: Escaping from Systems of Oppression
Text: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Boyles, Mason Theme: Internet Infamy/ Viral Failures of Rhetoric
Text: The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell
Brauer, Emily  
Carter, Austin Theme: American Gothic
Text:The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Carter, David  
Chieng, Chieh Theme: Science Fiction
Text: Bloodchild and Other Stories, by Octavia Butler
Clarke, Meriwether Theme: Freedom and Slavery
Text:The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Colmenares, Carlos Theme: American Gothic
Text:The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Cosgrove, Thomas Theme: Science Fiction
Text: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang/ "SF: A Genre for Inquiry"
Damm, Katherine Theme: Fairy Tales
Text: The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions)
Davies, Elizabeth Class Provided Texts
Dorfman, Kaily Theme: American Gothic
Text:The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Dow, Hannah Theme: Travel Writing
Text: Travel Writing by Carl Thompson
Dressel, Samantha Theme: Science Fiction
Text: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang
Dubey, Jaya  
Ducharme, Rose Theme: American Gothic
Text:The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Dupree, Alex  
Fitzsimmons, Maureen  
Flack, Kimberlee Theme: Rhetoric of Unnatural Creatures
Text: Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaiman
Foust, Andrew  
Heim, Jacob Theme: Science Fiction
Text: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang
Karlsson, Stefan Theme: Fairy Tales
Text: The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions)
Kim, Sue Heun Theme: Fairy Tales
Text: The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions)
Lamme, David  
Lee, Jasmine Theme: YA Fiction: Youth, Rhetoric and History (Tie in with E12 combo course)
Text: Refugee by ALan Gratz
Macdonald, Dylan Theme: Science Fiction
Text: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang
Mathews, Elizabeth Theme: American Gothic
Text:The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Mazloumi, Babak Theme: Science Fiction
Text: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang
Mccabe, Taylor Theme: YA (Tie in with E12 combo course)
Text: The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes
Mixon, Amanda Theme: Freedom and Slavery
Text 1: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Text 2: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) by Harriet A. Jacobs
Nieman, John Theme: The Political and the Personal
Text 1: Animal Farm by George Orwell
Text 2: Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
Ninomiya, Philip Theme: Freedom and Slavery
Text 1: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Pallares, Rebecca Theme: Science Fiction
Text: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang
Parnegg, Miles Theme: Travel Writing
Text: Travel Writing by Carl Thompson
 
Ramirez, Loretta Theme: Travel Writing
Text: Travel Writing by Carl Thompson
Ryther, Sarah Theme: Rhetoric of Unnatural Creatures
Text: Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaiman
Sefic, Dillon Theme: American Gothic
Text: The Haunting of Hill House, Shirley Jackson
Settell, Jon-David  
Shipley, Andrew Text: Double Indemnity by James M. Cain
 
Simmons, Michael Class Provided Texts
Styza, Aaron Theme: Internet Infamy/ Rhetorical failures of viral texts
Text: The Disaster Artist by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell
Sung, Tae Theme: The Rhetoric of Carpe Diem
Text: This is Water by David Foster Wallace
Swift, Lauren Theme: Fairy Tales
Text: The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions)
Trivedi, Pragya Theme: American Gothic
Text:The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Tsufim, Franziska Theme: Dystopian YA fiction (Tie in with E12 combo course)
Text: The Giver (Lois Lowry)
Vaziri, Parisa Theme: Rhetoric of Unnatural Creatures
Text: Unnatural Creatures by Neil Gaiman
 
Ward, Henry Theme: Science Fiction
Text: Stories of Your Life by Ted Chiang
Way, Jackie Theme: Fairy Tales
Text: The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions)
Wild, Brandon Theme: Rhetoric of Freedom and Slavery
Text: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Yan, Alexandra Theme: Travel Writing
Text: Travel Writing by Carl Thompson
Yan, Justine Theme: Travel Writing
Text: Travel Writing by Carl Thompson
 
Zhuang, Jie Theme: Horror
Text: Turn of the Screw by Henry James