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New Encounters Syllabus Approved for 2015-16

Lane Barton

May 7, 2015

A new Encounters syllabus has been approved for the 2015-16 academic year, with Encounters faculty voting in favor of the new curriculum by an approximate 2-1 ratio during a meeting on April 21. The syllabus, which will remove five texts and add four new works, was created by the Encounters Curriculum...

ASWC Content Warning Resolution passed

Lane Barton

April 30, 2015

During their April 12 Senate meeting, ASWC passed a resolution calling for content or trigger warnings in the future Encounters syllabus. The resolution, which will require faculty approval in order to be implemented, was created in the hopes of preparing students for engagement in particularly difficult...

Theatre, Encounters Partner to Bring Texts to Life

Theatre, Encounters Partner to Bring Texts to Life

Lachlan Johnson

March 13, 2014

Performances of William Shakespeare's "Hamlet" were held March 5-9 in Harper Joy Theatre as part of the collaboration between the theatre department and the Encounters faculty. This is the second year HJT has incorporated a performance of one of the texts in the Encounters syllabus, following last year's successful production of Shakespeare's "...

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