English and Reading

We all write our own histories.


Greg Wahl

New Course for Fall: Intro. to Global Humanities

Montgomery College English-Reading Department Distance Learning IconNEW COURSE for Fall 2016

Introduction to Global Humanities

  • 3 credit hour course
  • Fall 2016

It’s a great general elective!

  • Germantown
    • CRN: 24947
    • Tuesday/Thursday 12:30 – 1:55 p.m.
    • Sept. 6 through Dec. 18, 2016
    • Taught by Prof. Joan Naake
  • Takoma Park 
    • CRN: 24991
    • Building: SN 105
    • TR 11:00 AM – 12:25 PM
    • Sept. 6 through Dec. 18, 2016
    • Taught by Professor Gregory Wahl

Assessment Levels:

  • ENGL 101/101A, READ 120

The course is offered by the Global Humanities Institute.


Summer 1: Introduction to Literature

ENGL 190, Introduction to Literature
Professor Greg Wahl
Summer I 2016, CRN 41906
TR 8:00-11:45 TP/SS

Read and respond to fun and interesting stories, poems, and plays from around the world.

A customer walks into a diner and orders eggs and toast. Suddenly and without a word, the sole employee of the diner, Javier, is taken away by the authorities. No one else in the diner notices. The customer is left watching his eggs continue to cook on the grill. What happens next? (Larry Fondation, “Deportation at Breakfast”)

A chef is being held as a political prisoner. He escapes from his shackles, and a college professor is captured and held in his place, in a case of mistaken identity. The chef finds the professor’s briefcase, which contains all the professor’s personal information about his life and job. What would you do? (Rebecca Makai, “The Briefcase”)

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All Campuses: Get Global Now with GHUM101!

Global-Humanities-Institute-BannerIncrease your global knowledge! Begin your global training by taking Introduction to Global Humanities in Spring, 2016, now offered on all campuses.

Available on all three campuses:

This course focuses on contemporary issues about fairness, equality, and community around the world from the perspective of the humanities: history, language and literature, art, philosophy, religion. The course will feature films, events, and guest speakers on global humanities, from global perspectives that include popular culture. [Pre-requisite: ENGL101 assessment level or by instructor’s permission.]

This is a late-start course, beginning one week after normal start date.

Choose your campus!

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