Ruth Garcia’s Profile

Faculty
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Ruth Garcia
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).

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My Courses

HUS and ENG FYLC, FA2021

HUS and ENG FYLC, FA2021

This is the First Year Learning Community bringing together HUS 1101 and ENG 1101 in Fall 2021. HUS 1101, Introduction to Human Services: ENG 1101, English Composition 1, is a course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques, including use of the library. College-level readings are assigned for class-wide discussion and as a basis for writing projects. Avatar: Fluid Painting 79 Acrylic On Canvas (2013; Mark Chadwick, artist)

ENG1101 O195 Fa2021

ENG1101 O195 Fa2021

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

ENG1101-O190, FA2021

ENG1101-O190, FA2021

A course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques, including use of the library. College-level readings are assigned for classroom discussion and essay writing. “Books Everywhere–Books Background” avatar shared with a public domain license.

ENG 1101CO MODEL COURSE

ENG 1101CO MODEL COURSE

This is a model course for ENG 1101CO.

ENG2160 Intro to Women’s Studies, F2016

ENG2160 Intro to Women’s Studies, F2016

This course focuses on literature, scholarly writing, and films that examine specifically the role(s) of girls and women, both nationally and internationally, and determines whether women themselves or others (external forces, individuals, or social systems) construct definitions of womanhood. The course utilizes texts, by both men and women, and addresses such themes as womanism, stereotypes, feminism, violence, politics, intimate/familial relationships, sex, sexuality, sexual orientation, and prescribed and evolving gender roles as they relate to girls and women.

My Projects

FYLC – First Year Learning Communities

FYLC – First Year Learning Communities

Welcome to the First Year Learning Communities Open Lab project page. If you are interested in joining the Reflective Writing Project or just learning more about events, resources and information related to the FYLCs at City Tech please request membership!

First-Year Writing Professional Development

First-Year Writing Professional Development

This project is for faculty participating in professional development for the First-Year Writing program at City Tech.

Core Books at CUNY

Core Books at CUNY

Reading texts from Columbia University’s Core Curriculum in our First Year Writing courses

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

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The Open Road

The Open Road

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