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Ruth Garcia
Display Name
Ruth Garcia
Pronouns
She/her
Title
Associate Professor
Department
English
Office Location
N503
Academic interests

Eighteenth-Century British Literature, with a focus on the novel Women's Writing Historical/Cultural Studies of Servants and Service Motherhood Studies

Bio

Ruth G. Garcia is an Associate Professor of English at New York City College of Technology of the City University of New York. She earned her Ph.D. in English from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Her scholarship focuses on the representation of servants and service in eighteenth-century novels, especially those written by women. Her work has been published in Her Own Worst Enemy: The Eternal Internal Gender Wars of Our Sisters, The Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789, The Literary Encyclopedia, and The Journal of Mother Studies. Dr. Garcia is also a co-editor of Lead, Follow, or Move Out of the Way: Global Perspectives in Literature and Film (4th edition).

My Courses

ENG 1121 Spring 2024

ENG 1121 Spring 2024

ENG 1121 is an advanced course in expository essay writing that includes a required library paper. This course further develops research and documentation skills (MLA style). Demanding literary and expository readings are assigned for classroom discussion and as a basis for essay writing. Course avatar and header image from “Rainbow Bear Mural, 3rd Street, Whitefish, MT” by Warren LeMay via Flickr using the license CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED.

ENG1121 D500, Sp2024

ENG1121 D500, Sp2024

ENG 1121 is an advanced course in expository essay writing that includes a required library paper. This course further develops research and documentation skills (MLA style). Demanding literary and expository readings are assigned for classroom discussion and as a basis for essay writing. Image: from “UNEXPECTED – 158” by r2hox via Flickr using the license CC BY-SA 2.0 DEED

ENG1101O103FA2020

ENG1101O103FA2020

This is a course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques, including use of the library. College-level readings are assigned as the basis for classroom discussion and for essay writing.

CT101 Section LC03 Fall 2023 Prof. DeCoux

CT101 Section LC03 Fall 2023 Prof. DeCoux

This workshop focuses on helping new students transition to college life, and specifically to City Tech. The workshop will enhance the new student experience with additional information, activities, and various opportunities to connect with faculty, staff, and current City Tech students. In addition to learning how to access a variety of college services and resources, students will develop personalized plans for their college career.

ENG1101-LC33, Fa2023

ENG1101-LC33, Fa2023

This is a course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques including use of the library. Demanding readings are assigned for classroom discussion and as a basis for essay writing. Image Credit: “Hope” by Cédric Bonhomme via Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0 https://www.flickr.com/photos/cedricbonhomme/51383150383/sizes/l/

My Projects

Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing Across the Curriculum

WAC encourages courses throughout the college to incorporate formal and informal writing into the course practices and requirements. Avatar retrieved from Bridgeline Digital, Creative Commons License

The Open Road

The Open Road

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Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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Gender & Sexuality Studies Minor

Gender & Sexuality Studies Minor

Gender & Sexuality Studies is an interdisciplinary Minor that explores issues of gender and sexuality from various perspectives. It currently includes courses in English, Human Services, Social Science, and African American Studies, and will continue to grow to include even more disciplines. Students can take courses that focus on humanity, sexuality and sexual orientation, studies in gender identity/roles, representations of genders in literature and film, among other course themes. All courses are open-ended; as such, the course syllabi and themes may vary from year to year. Many Gender & Sexuality Studies courses at City Tech are Pathways certified and can satisfy Writing Intensive and Interdisciplinary Baccalaureate Degree requirements for graduation.

Literature Curriculum Committee of the Department of English

Literature Curriculum Committee of the Department of English

This site aims to share information about assignments, course design, and the activities of the Literature Curriculum Committee.

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