English Department Courses by Level

black bold = new course

Fall 2015 Courses

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

105-01. Engaging Literature:  Close Reading  (Berek)

105-02. Engaging Literature:  Close Reading  (Sanborn)

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]

117.      Arthurian Literature  (Nelson)  [also EUST 117]  [before 1800]

120.      Reading, Writing, and Teaching  (Carrere)

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

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

218.      Making Literary Histories II  (Worsley)  [before 1800]

221.      Writing Poetry I  (Sofield)

226-01. Fiction Writing I  (Frank)

226-02. Fiction Writing I  (Gaige)

232.      Reading Drama  (Bosman)

240.      Reading Poetry  (Sofield)

242.      Long Poems  (Hall)

257.      Postcolonial Archipelagos  (Huang)

274.      Native American Literature:  Decolonizing Intellectual Traditions  (Brooks) [also AMST 274]

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

279.      Global Women’s Literature  (Shandilya)  [listed as SWAG 279, also ENGL 279 and
             BLST 202]

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. 

318.      Childhood in African and Caribbean Literature  (Cobham-Sander)  [also BLST 362]

338.      Shakespeare  (Grobe)  [before 1800]

343.      British Romantic Poetry:  Nature and the Imagination  (Worsley)

350.      American Origins  (Brooks and O’Connell)  [also AMST 350]  [before 1800]

358.      Readings in English and American Fiction, 1950-2010  (Pritchard)

369.      American Extravaganzas  (Sanborn)

376.      Experimental Narrative Cinema in a Global Context  (Hillman)  [listed as FAMS 350,
              also ENGL 376  ]

377.      The Documentary Impulse  (Rangan)  [also FAMS 383]

381.      Cinema and Everyday Life  (Hastie)  [also FAMS 351]

382.      American Avant-Garde Cinema  (Guilford)  [also FAMS 381 and ARHA 382]

388.      Screenwriting  (Johnson)  [also FAMS 240]

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.

412.      Medieval Manuscripts  (Nelson)  [also EUST 412]  [before 1800]

431.      Transnational Shakespeares  (Bosman)  [before 1800]

456.      Ghosts in Shells?  Virtuality and Embodiment from Passing to the Posthuman (Parham)
             [also BLST 441 and FAMS 451]

457.      Exploring Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man  (Ferguson)  [listed as BLST 432, also ENGL 457]

477.      The Confession:  Theory and Practice  (Rangan)  [also FAMS 455]

496.      Literary and Critical Theory  (Christoff)


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