English 102/202: Boston Culture & Authors
This CLA First! first-year course emphasizes the study of Boston culture, history, and literature, featuring exciting field trips into Boston. We focus on generating analytical and creative approaches to studying--and experiencing--urban spaces, using (awesome!) Boston as our laboratory. Here are photos from a few of our recent trips!
Swan boat ride and picnic in the Boston Public Gardens:
Beacon Hill literary tour, standing across from Sylvia Plath's home:
Visiting the Echelman Aerial Sculpture on the Rose Kennedy Greenway:
Visiting Chinatown after reading The Woman Warrior:
Downtown Boston tour after studying Nathaniel Hawthorne:
Doing archival research at the Healey Library Archives: