English Department Courses by Level

 bold = new course

Fall 2017 Courses

100-Level:  Close Reading and Frequent Writing in Small Sections

105.       Engaging Literature:  Close Reading  (Cobham-Sander)

111-01.  Having Arguments  (Barale)  [also SWAG 111-01]  [Writing Intensive]

111-02.  Having Arguments  (Lieber)  [also SWAG 111-02]  [Writing Intensive]

112.       Realism  (Lieber)  [also SWAG 106]  [Writing Intensive]

118.       Big Books  (Christoff)

125.       Representing Illness  (Bosman)

200-Level:  Foundation Courses in Literary, Film, and Cultural Studies, and in Creative Writing

221.      Writing Poetry I  (Hall)

222.      Playwriting I  (Keithley Syers)  [listed as THDA 270, also ENGL 222]

226.      Fiction Writing I  (Stinson)

228.      Narrating the Nation  (Kimani)

232.      Reading Drama  (Bosman)

238.      Shakespeare  (Grobe)  [before 1800]

240.      Reading Poetry  (Sofield)

250.      Reading the Novel  (Frank)

254-01. The Many Peoples of the United States  (O’Connell)

254-02. The Many Peoples of the United States  (O’Connell)

278.      Digital Africas  (Cobham-Sander)  [also BLST 212]

280.      Coming to Terms:  Cinema  (Guilford)  [also FAMS 210]

295.      Literature and Psychoanalysis  (Christoff)

300-Level:  Topics in Film and Cultural Studies, Individual Authors, Literary History, Criticism, Theory, and Advanced Creative Writing. 300-level courses have no prerequisites, and welcome both majors and non-majors from across the college.

320.     Literature as Translation  (Ciepiela)  [listed as EUST 303, also ENGL 320]

334.     Fictions and Fantasies of the Middle Ages  (Adams)  [before 1800]

341.     Great English Writers  (Pritchard)  [before 1800]

384.     Television and Experience  (Hastie)  [also FAMS 382]

400-Level:  Seminars for Junior and Senior Majors.  Independent Inquiry, Critical and Theoretical Issues, and Extensive Writing. These courses teach students the vital intellectual skills of how to frame a research question and conduct independent research. Majors might want to consider taking more than one of these challenging courses.

426.     Writing the Novella  (Frank)

435.     The Play of Ideas  (Grobe)

440.     Imitations  (Hall)

442.     Make It New  (Sofield)  [before 1800]

453.     The Value of Literature  (Sanborn)

455.     Race and Relationality  (Sanborn)  [also BLST 439]

458.     Indigenous American Epics  (Brooks)  [also AMST 358]  [before 1800]

462.     Film and Video Curation  (Guilford)  [also FAMS 462 and ARHA 462]

 

RELATED COURSES   Fall 2017:

FYSE 106.    Language Crossing and Living in Translation  (B. Sánchez-Eppler)

FYSE 112.    Things Matter  (Hastie)

FYSE 123.    Reading, Writing, and Teaching  (K. Sánchez-Eppler)

 

Spring 2018 Courses

100-Level:  Close Reading and Frequent Writing in Small Sections

104.     Engaging the Arts  (Grobe)

105.     Engaging Literature:  Close Reading  (Sanborn)

111.     Having Arguments  (Lieber)  [also SWAG 111]  [Writing Intensive]

112.     Realism  (Lieber)  [also SWAG 106]  [Writing Intensive]

120.     Reading, Writing, and Teaching  (B. Sánchez-Eppler)

180.     Film and Writing  (Guilford)  [also FAMS 110]

200-Level:  Foundation Courses in Literary, Film, and Cultural Studies, and in Creative Writing

221.     Writing Poetry I  (professor to be named)

222.     Playwriting I  (Congdon)  [listed as THDA 270, also ENGL 222]

223.      Sound, Movement, and Text:  Interactions and Collaborations  (Woodson and Meginsky)
                       [listed as THDA 255, also MUSI 255 and ENGL 223]

226.     Fiction Writing I  (Frank)

230.     Introduction to Performance Theory  (Grobe)

238.     Shakespeare  (Bosman)  [before 1800]

250.     Reading the Novel  (Sanborn)

272.     A Primer to Children’s Literature  (K. Sánchez-Eppler)

273.     When Corn Mother Meets King Corn:  Cultural Studies of the Amercas
            (Brooks and Vigil)  [listed as AMST 280, also ENGL 273] [before 1800]

277.     Videogames and the Boundaries of Narrative  (Parham)  [also FAMS 333]

284.     Coming to Terms:  Media  (Rangan)  [also FAMS 216]

300-Level:  Topics in Film and Cultural Studies, Individual Authors, Literary History, Criticism, Theory, and Advanced Creative Writing. 300-level courses have no prerequisites, and welcome both majors and non-majors from across the college.

308.     Expatriate Poets  (Hall)

311.     Lives on the Page  (Christoff and Frank)

321.      Tones in Black and White  (Kimani)

322.     Playwriting Studio  (Congdon)  [listed as THDA 370, also ENGL 322]

326.     Fiction Writing II  (Kimani)

337.     Thinking Law with Shakespeare  (Sitze)
            [listed as LJST 317, also ENGL 337]  [before 1800]

346.     The Victorian Novel  (Christoff)

348.     Modern British Literature, 1900-1950  (Pritchard)

356.     Democracy and Education  (O’Connell)

383.     Intimate Film Cultures  (Guilford)  [also FAMS 360]

400-Level:  Seminars for Junior and Senior Majors.  Independent Inquiry, Critical and Theoretical Issues, and Extensive Writing. These courses teach students the vital intellectual skills of how to frame a research question and conduct independent research. Majors might want to consider taking more than one of these challenging courses.

414.     Handbooks of (Digital) Humanism  (Henrichs)  [before 1800]

415.     The Unprinted Page:  Working with Manuscripts  (K. Sánchez-Eppler)  [also AMST 365]

459.     The Spiral of Time in Native American Novels  (Brooks)

478.    “Having a Voice”:  Theories of Voice and Documentary  (Rangan)  [also FAMS 478]

491.     The Creole Imagination (Cobham-Sander)  [also BLST 461]

496.     Literary and Critical Theory  (Bosman)