English Department

Fall 2017 Course Highlights

F(Read)om: Beware of the Banned Book!

Read controversial books that have been banned for sexuality, language, politics, and subverting the moral order. Register using WebAdvisor.

  • English 106: Reading Banned Books, 071930
  • Instructor: T. Virgil
  • Fully Online
  • CSU/UC transferable

About the English Department

The English Department at Ohlone College offers classes in reading, writing, critical thinking, and literature to students at the transfer and developmental levels.

Painting of a balding man with a short beard and a mustache. William Shakespeare.

English Department faculty are skilled and knowledgeable teachers of reading, writing, and literature. They write, research, present at conferences, and publish. They support and encourage their students and enjoy teaching.

The English Learning Center supports students in their English classes, and any student at the college needing assistance with reading and writing assignments. The Center offers individualized programs, conference time with English faculty, and peer tutoring.

Jane Austen, black and white photo of young woman. Book cover: Jane Austen.

English classes at all levels are often linked with other classes to create a learning community. Students in a learning community experience the same classes and enjoy the support of faculty and their fellow students. Learning Communities at Ohlone College.

Woman leaning on colorful pillows.Red book cover, gold lettering, black and white drawing of an old man in a tall hat and scarf.Book covers: (left) Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth by Alice Walker and (right) A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.


Language, Communication, and Academic Success Division.

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