Class 1 (English 197 – Fall 2022)

Class Business

  • Course enrollment & wait list (access restricted to instructors)
  • Course Instructors: Alan Liu
  • Student self-introductions

Plan for today’s class:  Introduction to course

Course Materials

Main course website:

  • Schedule page:
  • Overview page:
  • [Or navigate to course site from English dept. website]
  • Password needed for “Class Notes” pages  (like the one you are seeing now)

Gauchospace site:


Introduction to the Course

Context and Idea of the Course


Readings are on course Schedule page

  • Readings (all readings are online)
    • Course bibliography (cumulative & for each class)
    • Readings for next class


Assignments are on course Schedule page

  • TBD
  • Course Policies