Professor Sean Scanlan’s Profile

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Professor Sean Scanlan
Title
Associate Professor of English
Department
English
Office Location
Namm 511
Academic interests

American culture and literature, world literature, digital humanities

Work Phone
718-260-5123
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My Courses

ENG1101 English Composition I (O218) | Fall 2020

ENG1101 English Composition I (O218) | Fall 2020

An online course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques including the use of the library. Using readings ranging from the NYC experience to how modern technology is molding society, we will be using experiential writing methods to improve our writing skills and foster personal projects.

ENG 2400 Films from Literature, Fall 2020

ENG 2400 Films from Literature, Fall 2020

ENG 2400 is a course that allows students to examine the relationship between films and their literary sources. Through online classroom discussion and out-of-class assignments, students will analyze classic and contemporary literary texts and their cinematic versions. Students will examine the relationship between film and literature, with specific focus on the techniques used in fiction, drama, and film and central concepts such as identity, the quest, and homesickness. Students will focus on the similarities and differences of literary works adapted into films.

ENG3407 Gothic Literature and Culture, Fall 2020

ENG3407 Gothic Literature and Culture, Fall 2020

Gothic Literature and Visual Culture

ENG 2001 Introduction to Fiction, Fall 2020

ENG 2001 Introduction to Fiction, Fall 2020

In this course, we will study fiction across genres, eras, and locales. We will examine broad themes such as moving, marriage, home, and the individual.

English 1101 (D427) Comp 1, fall 2017

English 1101 (D427) Comp 1, fall 2017

This is a course in effective essay writing and basic research techniques, including the use of the library. College-level readings are assigned for classroom discussion and essay writing. In addition, we will utilize a new digital platform called OpenLab, which will help us to engage with each other’s writing and with the world outside of the classroom.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

Office of the Provost

City Tech’s Source for Academic Affairs Information

First Year Writing @ City Tech

First Year Writing @ City Tech

FYW@City Tech is a program and a digital forum for sharing curricular and pedagogical resources related to teaching and learning about writing at City Tech. The First Year Writing Program @ City Tech (FYW@City Tech) offers professional and curricular support for faculty teaching First Year Writing Courses (ENG1101 and ENG1121) at the college. As a repository of materials related to best practices in teaching writing, the FYW@City Tech Web site is a place where FYW instructors and faculty across the college can learn more about teaching writing and archive their unique disciplinary resources related to teaching writing at a college of technology.

Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab

Open Pedagogy on the OpenLab

The purpose of this project is to create a forum to ask questions, generate discussion, and share teaching materials, resources, and ideas about teaching and learning on the OpenLab. Avatar image: “The open door” by hehaden.

Literature at City Tech

Literature at City Tech

This is a site to showcase all things literature here at City Tech: the literature courses the English Department offers each semester, the various events that happen (e.g., Literature Roundtable, Literary Arts Festival, Science Fiction Symposium), and the publications we offer (e.g., ‘City Tech Writer).

Literary Arts Festival

Literary Arts Festival

Each year, the English Department at New York City College of Technology organizes the Literary Arts Festival. This event highlights the work of students, staff, and faculty, as well as accomplished writers outside of the City Tech community. There is also a writing competition that awards prizes to students in a variety of writing categories, as well as to faculty and staff in their own category.

My Clubs

Student Government Association

Student Government Association

The Student Government Association is the representative body for students. We are responsible for recommending student activity fee allocations, shaping policies affecting student life, coordinating extracurricular events and chartering new organizations. Feel free to contact SGA President, Lucas Almonte, with any questions, suggestions or concerns. He can be reached at SGAPresident@CityTech.Cuny.Edu If you wish to start a club on campus contact SGA Vice President, Sylwester Dombroski, at SGAVP@CityTech.Cuny.Edu