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Nolan, Sarah Instructor

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Research

research overview

  • My research explores the role of the natural and built environment in literature, primarily contemporary American poetry. I have published work on ecopoetics, exploring how environments are expressed in contemporary poetry, prison writing, and international poetry.

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  • ecopoetics, ecocriticism, environmental literature

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • WRTG 1100 - Extended First-Year Writing and Rhetoric
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Extended version of WRTG 1150 that carries an additional hour of credit and is intended for students desiring more preparation and practice in college writing. Meets the same goals as WRTG 1150. Features one extra hour of small group work out of class. Focuses on critical analysis, argument, inquiry and information literacy. Taught as a writing workshop, the course places a premium on invention, drafting and thoughtful revision. For placement criteria, see the arts and sciences advising office. May be repeated up to 8 total credit hours.
  • WRTG 1150 - First-Year Writing and Rhetoric
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Rhetorically informed introduction to college writing. Focuses on critical analysis, argument, inquiry and information literacy. Taught as a writing workshop, the course places a premium on invention, drafting and thoughtful revision. For placement criteria, see the arts and sciences advising office. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • WRTG 3020 - Topics in Writing
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Through sustained inquiry into a selected topic or issue, students will practice advanced forms of academic writing. Emphasizes analysis, criticism and argument. Taught as a writing workshop, places a premium on substantive, thoughtful revision. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours. Department enforced prerequisite: WRTG 1150 or equivalent (completion of lower-division writing requirement).
  • WRTG 3030 - Writing on Science and Society
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2019 / Spring 2020 / Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Through selected reading and writing assignments, students consider ethical and social ramifications of science policy and practice. Focuses on critical thinking, analytical writing, and oral presentation. Taught as a writing workshop, the course addresses communication with professional and non-technical audiences. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.

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