Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff

Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Global Literature 2, Spring 2016

Course Description:

A course that draws on literary texts from around the world, with a focus on their universal value that transcends time, geography, social systems, and spiritual backgrounds.

Required Texts:

-UNESCO, Memory of the World: General Guidelines to Safeguard Document Heritage (Revised Edition, 2002)
-UNESCO, Protecting and Promoting Global Recorded Knowledge
-Popol Vuh: The Scared Book of Maya (translated by Allen J. Christenson)
-Abolqasem Ferdowsi’s Shanameh: The Persian Book of Kings (translated by Dick Davis)
-Wu Cheng’en’s The Monkey King's Amazing Adventure: A Journey to the West in Search of Enlightenment (translated by Daniel Kane)
-Wole Soyinka’s Death and the King’s Horseman
-Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s “The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World”

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Narrative Literature, Spring 2016

Course Description:

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

-Mary Prince’s History of Mary Prince
-Khaled Hosseini’s And the Mountain Echoed
-Patricia McCormick’s Sold
-Octavia Butler’s Blood Child
-Sir Hugh Clifford’s “Flight of the Jungle Folks”

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Communication 2, Spring 2016

Course Description:

A continuation of Communications 1 with additional emphasis on research writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002, ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

-Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers, ed. Rules for Writers. Bedford, St. Martin: Boston, 2012.
-Roen, Duane, Gregory R. Glau and Barry M. Maid, eds. The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing For College, Writing for Life. New York: McGraw Hill, 2013.
-Cline, Raymond H. and Elizabeth R. Cobb. Research Writing Simplified: A Documentation Guide. New Jersey: Pearson, 2015.

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Global Literature 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

An introductory course that draws on diverse literary texts which include oral, written, visual and digital forms, from around the world; examines the definition of “global literature”; explores forces and trends that have shaped and influenced its characteristics and production; discusses recurring issues and themes such as migration, trans-nationality, and globalization; and analyzes its significance and impact upon the global community.

Required Texts:

1. Geraldine Brooks’ People of the Book
2. The Epic of Gilgamesh
3. Ramayana
4. Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s One Hundred Years of Solitude
5. Nam Le’s The Boat

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, American Literary Traditions, Fall 2015

Course Description:

An introductory course that draws on fiction, nonfiction, and poetry to trace characteristic features and consistent concerns that shaped the development of a distinctly American literature. Begins with the religious/economic argument of the first-generation European migration, moves through the literature of the politically charged Colonial era, and closes in the mid-19th century and the initial expressions of a national literature.

Required Texts:

-The Norton Anthology of American Literature. Volume A and B
-Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham

Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Composition 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

In this course, students study and practice the essentials of essay writing, with an emphasis on producing clear, correct prose.

Required Texts:

-Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers, eds. Rules for Writers. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin, 2010.
-Roen, Duane, Gregory R. Glau and Barry M. Maid, eds. The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing For College, Writing for Life. New York: McGraw Hill, 2013.
-McLean, Norman. A River Runs Through It. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2009

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Communication 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

This course is designed for students in engineering technology, but it may be elected by any student who wants to enhance skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Required Texts:

-Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers, eds. Rules for Writers. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin, 2010.
-Roen, Duane, Gregory R. Glau and Barry M. Maid, eds. The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing For College, Writing for Life. New York: McGraw Hill, 2013.
-McLean, Norman. A River Runs Through It. Chicago: University of Chicago, 2009

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Communication 2, Spring 2015

Course Description:

A continuation of Communications 1 with additional emphasis on research writing. Prerequisite: ENGCMP 0002, ENGCMP 0003 or ENGCMP 0005.

Required Texts:

-Hacker, Diana and Nancy Sommers, ed. Rules for Writers. Bedford, St. Martin: Boston, 2012.
-Roen, Duane, Gregory R. Glau and Barry M. Maid, eds. The McGraw-Hill Guide: Writing for College, Writing for Life. New York: McGraw Hill, 2013.

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Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Narrative Literature, Spring 2015

Course Description:

Traces the course of narrative literature from the epic through the novel, with an emphasis on the search for form.

Required Texts:

-Yasunari Kawabata’s Thousand Cranes
-Knut Hamsun’s Growth of the Soil
-Donia Bijan’s Maman’s Homesick Pie
-Laura Esquival’s Like Water for Chocolate

Tuangtip Klinbubpa-Neff, Global Literature 1, Spring 2015

Course Description:

An introductory course that draws on diverse literary texts which include oral, written, visual and digital forms, from around the world; examines the definition of “global literature”; explores forces and trends that have shaped and influenced its characteristics and production; discusses recurring issues and themes such as migration, trans-nationality, and globalization; and analyzes its significance and impact upon the global community.

Required Texts:

-Geraldine Brooks’ People of the Book
-Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior
-Khaled Hosseini’s A Thousand Splendid Suns
-Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things
-Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

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