English and Reading

We all write our own histories.


Effie Siegel

Spring’18: Intro. to Literature

Explore the human experience through fiction, poetry, and drama.

Join ENGL 190:

  • Intro. to Literature
  • T/R 12:30 – 1:45 p.m.
  • CRN: 31078
  • Rockville campus

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Fall 2016: “Imagining Peace”

Do you wish you lived in a more peaceful and just world?

How might we imagine and work to create a more peaceful and just world?

How can literary works contribute to our understanding of peace and social justice?

Imagining Peace (PHIL 101 and ENGL102) is a learning community that integrates two courses, Introduction to Philosophy along with Critical Reading, Writing and Research to provide an interdisciplinary approach to studying global non-violent solutions to conflict through literature, philosophy, research, and practice.

This learning community explores various conceptions of non-violence—ones that will enhance our goal beyond merely seeking to obtain the absence of violence, but which can also serve as a powerful tool for imagining and constructing a more just and peaceful world. We invite our students to share in this work.

  • Developed and taught by Professors Tülin Levitas and Effie Siegel
  • FALL 2016
  • ENGL102  #24508 MW 12:30 – 1:45
  • PHIL 102 #24669 MW 2:00 – 3:15
  • Take them together!

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Beacon Conference Papers Due March 14


Dear colleagues,

This is a timely reminder that the deadline for student paper submissions to the Beacon Conference is next Friday, Mar. 14 by 11:59 p.m.

The email after the jump includes the necessary information.

The conference is a wonderful opportunity for your students’ research papers to be acknowledged and recognized by established faculty from other community colleges in the Mid Atlantic region.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Best regards,

Effie Siegel, Professor
College-wide Beacon Conference Coordinator

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