Category: Literary Studies

ENGL 67700 Moderinism & Disability

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 67700-001-19067 Moderinism & Disability, R 04:30 PM-07:20 PM, Professor Linett

ENGL 67300 Seminar In Postcolonial Studies

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 67300-001-19378 Seminar In Postcolonial Studies, MWF 02:30 PM-03:20 PM, Professor Hughes • In 1993 Paul Gilroy published his ground-breaking study, The Black Atlantic, which explored the situation of Black communities both in the New World and West African. Culture in West Africa was itself hybridized as a result of colonialism, and in the modern […]

ENGL 64800 Seminar In Victorian Literature

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 64800-001 19151 Seminar In Victorian Literature, TR 12:00 PM-01:15 PM, Professor Felluga • A detailed study of the works of one or more figures of English literature from 1832 to 1880: their relation to the literary movements and historical and cultural backgrounds of the age.

ENGL 60100 Teaching Literature At The College Level

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 60100-001-19805 Teaching Literature At The College Level, W 04:30 PM-07:20 PM, Professor Powell • Focuses on the practical and theoretical issues related to teaching literature at the college level. Topics include course design, literary canons and text selection, teaching and learning styles, close reading, writing about literature, assessment, and professional ethics. Prerequisite: ENGL 50100 […]

ENGL 59700 Contemporary Black Feminist Literature

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 59700-001-19375 Contemporary Black Feminist Literature, TR 10:30 AM-11:45 AM, Professor Freeman Marshall • An intense examination of recent literary works by black women along with various critical theories constructed about black women’s literature, beginning with the premise that black feminism is a “sign to be interrogated, a locus of contradictions.”

ENGL 55400 American Literary Culture 1820-1860

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 55400-001-19799 American Literary Culture 1820-1860, M 06:30 PM-09:20 PM, Professor Schneider • This course emphasizes cultural definition and production in early nineteenth-century literary culture. The approach is intertextual, moving back and forth between emerging cultural and literary productions as well as between one author and another.  Since our focus is the period from 1820 […]

ENGL 54300 Shakespeare In Critical Perspective

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 54300-001-19414 Shakespeare In Critical Perspective, TR 01:30 PM-02:45 PM, Professor White

ENGL 43900 Disability In Fiction & Memoir

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 43900-001-16932 Disability In Fiction & Memoir, TR 01:30 PM-02:45 PM, Professor Linett

ENGL 41200 Twenty-First Century Fiction

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 41200-001-17039 Twenty-First Century Fiction, TR 10:30 AM-11:45 AM, Professor Duvall

ENGL 41100 Mark Twain and America

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 41100-001-19062 Mark Twain and America, MWF 04:30 PM-05:20 PM, Professor Lamb

ENGL 39300 Introduction to Environmental and Sustainability Studies

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 39300-001-17092 Introduction to Environmental and Sustainability Studies, TR 09:00 AM-10:15 AM, Professor Marzec • This course is the lynchpin of the undergraduate Certificate in Environmental and Sustainability Studies. It is designed from the ground up to be an interdisciplinary course, and to match the transdisciplinary spirit of the CESS program. CESS 300 explores three […]

ENGL 38900 Literature For Children

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 38900-001-19400 Literature For Children, MWF 01:30 PM-02:20 PM, Professor Pacheco

ENGL 38200 The American Novel

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 38200-001-16797 The American Novel, MWF 12:30 PM-01:20 PM, Professor Flory • While “novel” is used as an umbrella term for book-length fiction in general, it is necessary, when discussing American literature, also to use the term more specifically, to apply to works of realism as distinct from fiction in the romance tradition. Many of […]

ENGL 37300 Science Fiction And Fantasy

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 37300-001-17038 Science Fiction And Fantasy, TR 10:30 AM-11:45 AM, Professor Marzec

ENGL 36700 Mystery and Detective Fiction

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 36700-001-19405 Mystery and Detective Fiction, TR 03:00 PM-04:15 PM, Professor Sagar

ENGL 36600 Postcolonial Literatures

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 36600-001-15639 Postcolonial Literatures, TR 10:30 AM-11:45 AM, Professor Lopez • A study of Third World Literature, film, and theory that emerged during and after Western rule.

ENGL 36000 Gender And Literature

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 36000-001-65355 Gender And Literature, MWF 10:30 AM-11:20 AM, Professor David • An introduction to feminist approaches to the study of literature, including poetry, drama, fiction, and/or autobiography. Examines how gender intersects with race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and class in shaping authorship, reading, and representation.

ENGL 35800 Black Drama

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 35800-001-19146 Black Drama, MWF 10:30 AM-11:20 AM, Renae Shackelford • A critical analysis and discussion of selected representative works by African American dramatists – from William Wells Brown to the moderns.

ENGL 35400 Asian American Literature

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 35400-001-16987 Asian American Literature, TR 12:00 PM-01:15 PM, Professor Sagar • Study of Asian American Literature covering issues such as immigration, identity, class, and gender.

ENGL 35100 Survey Of American Literature From 1865 To The Post-World War II Period

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 35100-001-53573 Survey Of American Literature From 1865 To The Post-World War II Period, MWF 10:30 AM-11:20 AM, Professor Flory • Readings by authors Emily Dickinson, Mark Twain, Henry James, Stephen Crane, Sarah Orne Jewett, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jack London, Zora Neale Hurston, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. DuBois, William Faulkner, Robert […]

ENGL 30100 Ways Of Reading

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 30100-001-18900 Ways Of Reading, MWF 12:30 PM-01:20 PM, Professor Schneider • The title is “Ways of Reading”, but this course is designed to do even more than that: if you’re willing to work and not whine (I have zero tolerance for slacking and whining) I’ll teach you how to read, think, speak, and write […]

ENGL 27900 The American Short Story In Print And Film

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 27900-001-16781 The American Short Story In Print And Film, TR 10:30 AM-11:45 AM, Professor Morris • Analysis of American short stories of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, their filmed versions, their printed scenarios, and critical writings about the tales and their adaptations.

ENGL 26700 World Literature: From 1700 A.D. To The Present

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 26700-002-17335 World Literature: From 1700 A.D. To The Present, TR 03:00 PM-04:15 PM, Professor Ross

ENGL 26400 The Bible As Literature

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 26400-001-15048 The Bible As Literature, MWF 03:30 PM-04:20 PM, Professor Goodhart

ENGL 25700 Literature Of Black America

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 25700-002-18893 Literature Of Black America, MWF 12:30 PM-01:20 PM, Professor Saunders • A survey of literature written by black American authors. Close attention is paid to the history of black literature and to the historical context in which it was written. We will also discuss literary theories such as the color complex, elective affinity-vs-shared […]

ENGL 25000 Great American Books

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 25000-001-18885 Great American Books, MWF 02:30 PM-03:20 PM, TBD • Selected works, such as The Scarlett Letter, Moby Dick, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Walden, Huckleberry Finn, Absalom, Absalom!, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Native Son, and Beloved, closely read and discussed as to their literary qualities and their cultural significance. • 25000-002-21114 Great American Books, […]

ENGL 24000 Survey of British Literature: From the Beginnings Through the Neoclassical Period

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 24000-001-18881 Survey of British Literature: From the Beginnings Through the Neoclassical Period, TR 09:00 AM-10:15 AM, Professor White • This course introduces students to a representative selection of English poetry, prose, and drama from the Middle Ages through early modern period, focusing on Chaucer, Julian of Norwich, the morality play, Marlowe, Donne and Shakespeare. […]

ENGL 23800 Introduction To Fiction

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 23800-002-43382 Introduction To Fiction, MWF 11:30 AM-12:20 PM, Professor Friedman • Reading of narrative fiction, from short stories and novellas to (a limited number of) novels. Emphasis will be on deepening our enjoyment of literature through deepening our understanding of it. Class will be run mainly by discussion. Requirements include one or two short […]

ENGL 23400 Ecological Literature

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 23400-001-16733 Ecological Literature, MWF 02:30 PM-03:20 PM, Professor Knoeller

ENGL 23000 Great Narrative Works

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 23000-001-18859 Great Narrative Works, MWF 01:30 PM-02:20 PM, Professor Friedman • Reading and discussion of great narratives from Homer’s Odyssey to the present, considering works from a variety of cultures and time periods in order to develop an understanding of their ideas, structures, styles, and cultural values.

ENGL 21700 Myth & Legend I: Monsters

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017


• 21700-001-13178 Myth & Legend I: Monsters, TR 12:00 PM-01:15 PM, Professor Powell

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