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Learning a new language enables you to have a broader understanding of that culture. Becoming multilingual, you have the advantage of seeing the world from different vantage points.
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This class will consider how literature's most popular form portrayed conditions of the period including race, gender, sexuality, and the rise of capitalism.  The texts will be placed against the social-historical background, the rise of the middle-class reader, and contemporary responses to these narratives.   The Great Novels include: Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe (1719) Jane Austen, Masfield Park (1814) Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre (1847) Thomas Hardy, Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891) Joseph Conrad, The Heart of Darkness (1899) D. H. Lawrence, Sons and Lovers (1913) Class discussions will focus on the meaning of the novel, structure, narrative voice, point of view, character development, themes and images, moral tension and what makes these novels critically accepted as "great."  

182SLTW2524A

Start date: 10/05/17

End date: 12/14/17

Fee: $119.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  221



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This class is designed for students who have completed Spanish is Fun! and are ready to learn to initiate, sustain and conclude conversations. The course will focus on comprehending spoken or written language and presenting on a variety of familiar topics, using familiar vocabulary and  grammatical structures within the context of:  Communication, Culture, Connections and Comparisons.   In addition, students will learn communication in Spanish using interpretive, interpersonal and presentational modes.  Knowledge and understanding of other cultures within the Spanish speaking world will be studied as well as connections with other disciplines and information acquistion.  Comparisons to develop  insight into the nature of language and culture will also be explored.  

183SLAN3302A

Start date: 01/22/18

End date: 03/26/18

Fee: $159.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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Are you traveling to a Spanish speaking country soon? If yes, you will love taking this course. It is designed to enhance your travel vacation experince to Spanish speaking countries by learning Spanish most common phrases, vocabulary, and pronunciation. You will feel more confident while having fun!

182SLAN3306A

Start date: 10/05/17

End date: 12/14/17

Fee: $159.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  203



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If you've been afraid to take a writing course because you think it will be a bunch of stodgy folks who sit around in the quiet with their pens scribbling furiously, then THIS IS THE CLASS FOR YOU because it's NONE of those things! Beth Hermes facilitates a class that is creative, inspiring and downright FUN. Beth brings a generous spirit and love of story that are contagious. Her class includes instruction, writing prompts and class sharing. Whether you're writing fiction, non-fiction, poetry or prose, prepare to be motivated!

181SLTW2519B

Start date: 09/27/17

End date: 11/15/17

Fee: $119.00

8 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  103



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Often the best way to understand and improve is to study the expert around us.  Just as great artists study great art, we can study great writers.  We can be told how something works or we can experience it.  Rather than focus on our own writing process, we will spend this course peeling back the layers of an actual bestseller.  Does a bestselling author use a 3-ACT Structure? Can we identify the nine plot points? How are subplots created and concluded? Where and why does the author use story versus plot? How does an author actually use backstory, showing tone and voice to portray his passion and themes? How are the protagonist and antagonist developed and put into battle? How does the author use scene and sequel to create the pace? Can we watch the author's creative process from beginning to end? Do novels actually follow a form(ula)? Let's delve deep into a recent bestseller and find out. In this class you not only learn all of the elements of a novel, you will see them in action.  If you want to write, this course will help you see why form(ula) works.  If you already write, this course will add to your arsenal of understanding.  If you are a reader, you will be more engaged in everything you read. 

183SLTW2590A

Start date: 01/22/18

End date: 03/26/18

Fee: $169.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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French? Mais oui! We invite you to embrace a new language of adventure, fine dining, fabulous fashion, and friendship around the world! This course is designed to introduce students to the French language and francophone cultures. No prior knowledge of French is required.  Through a fun, interactive, and communicative approach, you will be placed in real life situations allowing an acquisition of basic language skills. All four language skills will be presented with a strong emphasis on listening comprehension and oral communication. Various cultural topics will expand one's awareness of French culture around the world. By the end of the course, students will be able to express basic ideas related to various social situations in the past, present and future tenses. 

182SLAN3401A

Start date: 10/06/17

End date: 12/15/17

Fee: $159.00

10 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  203



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From Gothic terror to twisted humor, these Southern ladies turn the idea of the Southern Belle upside down.  In this course, we will study the short studies of four of the greatest female American writers of the 20th century- Flannery O'Connor and Carson McCullers from Georgia, Eudora Welty from Mississippi, and Katherine Anne Porter from Texas. While all four share a common cultural heritage, each is remarkably different in style and themes.  Join us as we read and discuss some of the greatest works of these wonderful southern female writers.  

183SLTW2525A

Start date: 01/29/18

End date: 02/19/18

Fee: $89.00

4 sessions.

Location : KSU Center Location : 
  KSU Center.

Room :  Not Assigned



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