ENGL - English

ENGL402 Chaucer (3 Credits)

Works read in Middle English. Readings may include Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde, dream visions, lyrics.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL403 Shakespeare: The Early Works (3 Credits)

Close study of selected works from the first half of Shakespeare's career. Generic issues of early histories, comedies, tragedies. Language, theme, dramatic technique, sources, and early modern English social-historical context.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL404 Shakespeare: The Later Works (3 Credits)

Close study of selected plays from the second half of Shakespeare's career. Generic issues of later tragedies, later comedies, romances. Language, theme, dramatic technique, sources, and early modern English social-historical context.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL407 Non-dramatic Literature of the Sixteenth Century (3 Credits)

Poetic and prose genres--utopia, epic, narrative, lyric, sonnet, oration, epistle, sermon, apologia--in context of the literary and intellectual life of the sixteenth century. Writers such as More, Wyatt, Surrey, Sidney, and Spenser.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL408 Literature by Women Before 1800 (3 Credits)

Selected writings by women in the medieval and early modern era.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs. Also offered as: WMST408.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL408 or WMST408.

ENGL409 Study Abroad Special Topics IV (1-6 Credits)

Special topics course taken as part of an approved study abroad program.

Repeatable to: 15 credits if content differs.

ENGL410 Edmund Spenser (3 Credits)

Selected works of Edmund Spenser in their literary, social, and historical contexts. Special attention to The Faerie Queene; also sonnets and lyric poetry.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL412 Literature of the Seventeenth Century, 1600-1660 (3 Credits)

Works from early Stuart through Interregnum period. Major literary genres in historical contexts. Writers such as Donne, Jonson, Mary Wroth, Bacon, Browne, and Marvell.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL414 Milton (3 Credits)

Poetry and major prose in their social, political, and literary-historical contexts. Special attention to Paradise Lost. Other works may include Samson Agonistes and shorter poems.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL415 Literature of the Seventeenth Century, 1660-1700 (3 Credits)

English poetry, drama, fiction, and non-fiction written from the Restoration of Charles II to 1700. Attention to increasing literacy and publication and greater involvement by women in literary production. Authors include Milton, Dryden, Congreve, and Behn.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL416 Literature of the Eighteenth Century, 1700-1750 (3 Credits)

British literary traditions, including the poetry of Pope, the prose of Swift, the correspondence of Montagu, the drama of Gay, and early novels by Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL417 Literature of the Eighteenth Century, 1750-1800 (3 Credits)

British poetry, drama, fiction, and nonfiction, emphasizing innovative forms and attitudes in genres such as the gothic novel and political writings, as well as more traditional works. Authors include Johnson, Burney, Sterne, Burke, and Wollstonecraft.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL418 Major British Writers before 1800 (3 Credits)

Two writers studied intensively each semester.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL419 Major British Writers after 1800 (3 Credits)

Two writers studied intensively each semester.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL420 English Romantic Literature (3 Credits)

British poetry, drama, fiction, and criticism c.1790 to c.1830, a period of dramatic social change and revolution in literature, philosophy, the arts, industry, and politics. Authors include Austen, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Keats, Byron, Percy, and Mary Shelley.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL422 English Victorian Literature (3 Credits)

A survey of English literature of the Victorian period. Writers may include Arnold, Browning, Tennyson, Dickens, George Eliot, Carlyle, Ruskin, Newman, and Wilde.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL425 Modern British Literature (3 Credits)

Major Modernist writers in English prose and poetry since 1900. Such writers as Eliot, Larkin, Forster, Burgess, Durrell, Henry Green, Golding, Auden, Malcolm Lowry, Joyce, and Yeats.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL428 Seminar in Language and Literature (3 Credits)

Topics will vary each semester. The course will provide a seminar experience in material or methodologies not otherwise available to the major.

Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and must be in the English Honors program or gain permission from the department.

Repeatable to: 12 credits if content differs.

ENGL429 Independent Research in English (1-6 Credits)

An advanced independent research project for qualified students, supervised by an English faculty member, on a topic not ordinarily covered in available courses.

Prerequisite: ENGL301; and two English courses (excluding fundamental studies requirement); and permission of ARHU-English department.

Restriction: Sophomore standing or higher.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL430 American Literature, Beginning to 1810, the Colonial and Federal Periods (3 Credits)

Puritanism, the Enlightenment, early Romanticism. Writers such as Bradstreet, Franklin, Brown.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL431 American Literature: 1810 to 1865, the American Renaissance (3 Credits)

Nationalism, Sentimentalism, Transcendentalism. Writers such as Douglass, Stowe, Melville.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL432 American Literature: 1865 to 1914, Realism and Naturalism (3 Credits)

Reconstruction, Realism, Naturalism. Representative writers such as Dickinson, James, Dreiser.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL433 American Literature: 1914 to the Present, the Modern Period (3 Credits)

Modernism, Postmodernism. Writers such as Stevens, Stein, Ellison.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL435 American Poetry: Beginning to the Present (3 Credits)

Selections of American poetry, from Bradstreet to contemporary free verse. Authors such as Whitman, Dickinson, Bishop, Hughes, Rich, and Frost.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL437 Contemporary American Literature (3 Credits)

Prose, poetry, drama of living American writers. Current cultural and social issues.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL438 Major American Writers before 1865 (3 Credits)

Two writers studied intensively each semester.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL439 Major American Writers after 1865 (3 Credits)

Two writers studied intensively each semester.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL440 The Novel in America to 1914 (3 Credits)

Survey of the American novel to World War I. Cultural and philosophical contexts; technical developments in the genre. Authors such as Melville, Wells Brown, James, Sedgwick, Chopin.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL441 The Novel in America Since 1914 (3 Credits)

Survey of the American novel since World War I. Cultural and philosophical contexts, technical developments in the genre. Authors such as Hemingway, Cather, Faulkner, Anne Tyler, Morrison.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL444 Feminist Critical Theory (3 Credits)

Issues in contemporary feminist thought that have particular relevance to textual studies, such as theories of language, literature, culture, interpretation, and identity.

Prerequisite: WMST200, WMST250, or ENGL250. Also offered as: WMST444.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL444 or WMST444.

ENGL445 Modern British and American Poetry (3 Credits)

The formation of Modernism in British and American poetry before 1930. Such poets as Yeats, Pound, H.D., Eliot, Langston Hughes, Moore, Stevens, and Williams.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL446 Post-Modern British and American Poetry (3 Credits)

British and American poets from the 1930s to the present. Such poets as Auden, Williams, Plath, Brooks, Lowell, Wolcott, Ted Hughes, Bishop, Larkin, Jarrell, and Berryman.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL448 Literature by Women of Color (3 Credits)

Literature by women of color in the United States, Britain, and in colonial and post-colonial countries.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs. Also offered as: WMST448.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL448 or WMST448.

ENGL449 Selected Topics in U.S. Latina/o Literature (3 Credits)

Study of selected works by U.S. Latina/o writers.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL449 or ENGL479F.

ENGL450 Renaissance Drama I (3 Credits)

Drama of the sixteenth century, from Sir Thomas More's circle through Lyly, Greene, Marlowe, and their successors. Interludes, school drama, comedy and tragedy, professional theater. Influences of humanism, Protestantism, politics, and cultural change.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL451 Renaissance Drama II (3 Credits)

Drama in early decades of the seventeenth century. Playwrights include Jonson, Middleton, Marston, Webster, Beaumont and Fletcher. Tragedy, city comedy, tragicomedy, satire, masque. Pre-Civil War theatrical, political, and religious contexts.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL452 English Drama From 1660 to 1800 (3 Credits)

Restoration and eighteenth-century drama, with special attention to theater history, cultural influences, concepts of tragedy, comedy, farce, parody, and burlesque, as well as dramatic and verbal wit.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL453 Literary Theory (3 Credits)

An in-depth study of literary and critical theory.

Prerequisite: Two courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL454 Modern Drama (3 Credits)

The roots of European Modernism and its manifestation in the drama of the twentieth century. Such playwrights as Beckett, Churchill, Stoppard, Wilde, Chekhov, Ibsen, Brecht, O'Neill, Sartre, Anouilh, Williams, and Shaw.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL455 The Eighteenth-Century English Novel (3 Credits)

The origins and development of the British novel, from the late seventeenth century until the beginning of the nineteenth. Questions about what novels were, who wrote them, and who read them. Authors such as Behn, Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, Smollett, Burney, Radcliffe, and Austen.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL456 The Nineteenth-Century English Novel (3 Credits)

Surveys major novels of the period. Attention to narrative form and realism; representations of gender and class; social contexts for reading, writing and publishing. Authors such as Austen, Bronte, Dickens, George Eliot, Trollope.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL457 The Modern Novel (3 Credits)

Modernism in the novel of the twentieth century. Such writers as Joyce, Lawrence, Murdoch, James, Forster, Faulkner, Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Ellison, Welty, Nabokov and Malamud.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL458 Literature by Women after 1800 (3 Credits)

Selected writings by women after 1800.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs. Also offered as: WMST458.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL458 or WMST458.

ENGL459 Selected Topics in Sexuality and Literature (3 Credits)

Detailed study of sexuality as an aspect of literary and cultural expression.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL462 Folksong and Ballad (3 Credits)

A cross-section of American folk and popular songs in their cultural contexts; artists from Bill Monroe to Robert Johnson.

ENGL465 Theories of Sexuality and Literature (3 Credits)

An in-depth study of the ways in which sexuality and sexual difference create or confound the conditions of meaning in the production of literary texts. Attention to psychoanalysis, history of sexuality, feminist theory, and other accounts of sexual identity.

Prerequisite: Two lower-level English courses, at least one in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department. Also offered as: LGBT465.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL465 or LGBT465.

ENGL466 Arthurian Legend (3 Credits)

Development of Arthurian legend in English and continental literature from Middle Ages to twentieth century. All readings in modern English.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL467 Computer and Text (3 Credits)

Examines electronic literature and other aspects of digital textuality. Topics may include interactive fiction, hypertext, image and sound works, literary games and simulations. Emphasis on critical and theoretical approaches rather than design or programming.

Prerequisite: One English course in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL468 Selected Topics in Film Studies (3-9 Credits)

Advanced studies in various periods and genres of film.

Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, FILM283, or SLLC283; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Recommended: ENGL329, CMLT280, and ENGL245.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL468, ENGL479E-Spr 2008, ENGL479F-Spr 2009, ENGL479G-Fall 2008, or ENGL479M-Fall 2009/Fall 2010.

ENGL469 The Craft of Literature: Creative Form and Theory (3 Credits)

Examines various forms of poetry and/or fiction, emphasizing the practice of making literary art and the aesthetic and theoretical approaches that define it. Students will practice the elements of literary craft, producing and experimenting with a wide range of forms and conventions in poetry and/or fiction. They will also produce critical work that articulates and contextualizes theoretical approaches to the making of literary art.

Prerequisite: 2 ENGL courses in literature or creative writing; or permission of the ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL470 African-American Literature: The Beginning to 1910 (3 Credits)

Beginnings of African-American literature including origins of literary expression in folk tales, songs, and spirituals; slave narratives; pamphlets, essays and oratory; and the emergence of poetry and fiction. Emphasis is on interaction between literary forms and the salient political issues of the day.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL471 African-American Literature: 1910-1945 (3 Credits)

Emergence of modernism in African-American writing including debates over the definition of unique African-American aesthetics, with emphasis on conditions surrounding the production of African-American literatures.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL472 African-American Literature: 1945 to Present (3 Credits)

Transformation of African-American literatures into modern and postmodern forms. Influenced by World War II and the Civil Rights and Black Power movements, this literature is characterized by conscious attempts to reconnect literary and folk forms, the emergence of women writers, and highly experimental fiction.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL475 Postmodern Literature (3 Credits)

The origins and ongoing development of postmodern literature. Aspects of the "postmodern condition," such as the collapse of identity, the erasure of cultural and aesthetic boundaries, and the dissolution of life into textuality. The novel and other genres and media.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL478 Selected Topics in English and American Literature before 1800 (1-3 Credits)

ENGL479 Selected Topics in English and American Literature after 1800 (3 Credits)

ENGL482 History of the English Language (3 Credits)

Origin and development of the English language.

Prerequisite: ENGL280 or LING200; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL483 American English (3 Credits)

Origins and development of the various dialects of English spoken in the United States.

Prerequisite: LING200 or ENGL280; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL484 Advanced English Grammar (3 Credits)

Advanced study of grammatical description.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL484 or LING402.

ENGL486 Introduction to Old English (3 Credits)

Grammar, syntax, and phonology of Old English. Works read in the original language. Poetry may include "Battle of Maldon," "Dream of the Rood," "Wanderer," "Seafarer," riddles; prose of Bede, Wulfstan, Aelfric, and other writers of Anglo-Saxon period in England.

Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL487 Foundations of Rhetoric (3 Credits)

Principles and approaches to the theory, criticism, and historical understanding of rhetorical discourse.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL487 or COMM401.

ENGL488 Topics in Advanced Writing (3 Credits)

Different genres of technical and professional writing including proposal writing, computer documentation, technical report writing, instruction manuals, etc. Students will analyze models of a genre, produce their own versions, test, edit and revise them.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL489 Special Topics in Language and Rhetoric (3 Credits)

Special topics in language and rhetoric, such as discourse analysis, semantics, or cognitive linguistics; comparative rhetoric and rhetorical theory, digital rhetorics, women's and minority rhetorics, or the history of rhetoric.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL492 Web Authoring (3 Credits)

Workshop-based approach to web authoring from a rhetorical perspective, attending to issues of audience, purpose, medium, and context in design and development of web texts. How designers create meaning in web texts by structuring information, addressing messages, and composing arguments as a process of practical problem solving.

Prerequisite: Students must have satisfied Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.

Credit Only Granted for: ENGL488A or ENGL492.

Formerly: ENGL488A.

ENGL493 Advanced Writing Theory and Practice (3 Credits)

Traditional and contemporary approaches to rhetoric and writing theory for advanced writing students who wish to develop their abilities to analyze and produce written texts in professional, public, digital, and/or advanced academic contexts.

Recommended: Satisfactory completion of professional writing requirement.

Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.

ENGL494 Editing and Document Design (3 Credits)

Principles of general editing for clarity, precision and correctness. Applications of the conventions of grammar, spelling, punctuation and usage, and organization for logic and accuracy. Working knowledge of the professional vocabulary of editing applied throughout the course.

Prerequisite: ENGL393 or ENGL391; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.

ENGL495 Independent Study in Honors (1-3 Credits)

Completion and presentation of the senior honors project.

Prerequisite: ENGL373 and ENGL370.

Restriction: Must be in English Language and Literature program; and candidacy for honors in English.

ENGL497 English at Work (3 Credits)

Examines how English majors put their academic knowledge and skills to work in professional workplaces after graduation. Students learn strategies to research careers, and they shadow a person in a career of interest for a day. Students learn to compose different professional genres to write and speak about and for professional development and advancement, including inquiry letters, technical descriptions, professional portfolios, and elevator pitches. Students will critically examine the learning they have done in their undergraduate coursework and compose a vision for bringing that learning to life in their future work.

Prerequisite: ENGL301; and an ENGL course at the 300-level or higher.

Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.

ENGL498 Advanced Fiction Workshop (3 Credits)

An advanced class in the making of fiction. Intensive discussion of students' own fiction. Readings include both fiction and essays about fiction by practicing writers. Writing short critical papers, responding to works of fiction, and to colleagues' fiction, in-class writing exercises, intensive reading, and thinking about literature, in equal parts, and attendance at readings.

Prerequisite: ENGL352; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

Formerly: ENGL496.

ENGL499 Advanced Poetry Workshop (3 Credits)

An advanced class in the making of poetry. Intensive discussion of students' own poems. Readings include both poetry and essays about poetry by practicing poets. Writing short critical prose pieces, responding critically to colleagues' poems, in-class and outside writing exercises, and attendance at poetry readings.

Prerequisite: ENGL353; or permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits.

Formerly: ENGL497.

ENGL601 Literary Research and Critical Contexts (3 Credits)

ENGL602 Critical Theory and Literary Criticism (3 Credits)

An introduction to critical theory and literary criticism, with an overview of major movements (including formalism, structuralism and poststructuralism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, and feminism). Designed to help graduate students assess the various ways of approaching and writing about literature.

ENGL604 Old English (3 Credits)

Grammar, syntax, phonology and prosody of Old English. Designed to give graduate students a working knowledge of Old English and to introduce them to the major Old English texts in the original.

ENGL607 Readings in the History of Rhetorical Theory to 1900 (3 Credits)

Earlier theories of effective written discourse surveyed historically and as influenced by ethical, technical, and social change.

ENGL609 Technologies of Writing (3 Credits)

ENGL 609 - Technologies of Writing: Readings in the technologies of writing systems, print, and new media.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

Additional Information: May fulfill a requirement for the MA in English with a Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition.

ENGL611 Approaches to College Composition (3 Credits)

A seminar emphasizing rhetorical and linguistic foundations for the handling of a course in freshman composition.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Additional Information: Required for graduate assistants (optional to other graduate students).

ENGL612 Approaches to Professional and Technical Writing (3 Credits)

A pedagogical approach to professional and technical writing, its history and methodolgy.

ENGL618 Writing for Professionals (3 Credits)

Writing proposals, reports, manuals, policy statements, correspondence, etc. for typical government and business settings. Principles of rhetorical and linguistic analysis and techniques for managing the review process in large organizations.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL619 Readings in Linguistics (3 Credits)

A survey of theoretical and applied linguistics.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL620 Readings in Medieval English Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL621 Readings in Renaissance English Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL622 Readings in Seventeenth-Century English Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL623 Readings in Eighteenth-Century English Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL624 Readings in English Romantic Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL625 Readings in English Victorian Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL626 Readings in American Literature before 1865 (3 Credits)

ENGL627 Readings in American Literature, 1865-1914 (3 Credits)

ENGL628 Readings in African American Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL629 Readings in Folklore, Folklife, and Myth (3 Credits)

Readings pertaining to various genres of folklore and myth such as oral narrative, epic poetry, ballad, folksong, belief, custom and material culture, with special attention given to the history of the study of folklore including fieldwork, interpretation and the political application of these materials. Explores issues of ethnicity, geography, religion, race, gender, and class, as well as the ongoing relations between orality, literacy, print, and other media.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 6.0 credits if content differs.

ENGL630 Readings in 20th Century English Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL631 Readings in 20th Century American Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL638 Readings in Film as Text and Cultural Form (3 Credits)

An inquiry into theoretical approaches to the cinematic text that include studies of form, culture, reception, ideological formations, historical contextualizations, and the problematics of representation.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

ENGL648 Contemporary American Literature (3 Credits)

A survey of American literature in the 21st Century.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits.

ENGL649 Readings in Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy (3 Credits)

Readings in Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy. Special Topics in the theory and research of rhetoric, composition, and literacy

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

Additional Information: May fulfill requirement for MA in English with a Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition.

ENGL658 Readings in Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the Americas (3 Credits)

Highlights the cultural diversity of American literatures from various periods, including Latino/a, Native American, Asian American, and African American literatures within and beyond the United States.

Restriction: Permission of English Department.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL659 Readings in Postcolonial Literatures and Theory (3 Credits)

Readings in post-colonial, diasporic, and trans-national theory and literature.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

ENGL668 Readings in Modern Literary Theory (3-6 Credits)

ENGL679 Professional and Career Mentoring for Master's Students (1-3 Credits)

Augments advising currently provided by the English Department Graduate Studies Office. Individual professional and career mentoring for MA and MFA students from a faculty member.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

ENGL688 Poetry Workshop (3 Credits)

Poetry workshop.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL689 Fiction Workshop (3 Credits)

Fiction workshop.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL699 Independent Study (1-3 Credits)

ENGL701 Paradigms of Theory (3 Credits)

Exploration of the works of four or five major critical thinkers who underwrite the study of theory in the academy today, with special attention to the diversity within critical theory.

ENGL702 Cultures of Theory (3 Credits)

An exploration of the socio-historic, material, and cultural contexts of various theoretical practices and traditions.

ENGL708 Seminar in Rhetoric (3 Credits)

Topics in rhetoric: history of rhetorical theory, modern rhetorical theory, rhetorical interpretation, composition theory, rhetoric of social groups.

Repeatable to: 9 credits if content differs.

ENGL718 Seminar in Medieval Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL719 Seminar in Renaissance Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL728 Seminar in Seventeenth-Century Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL729 Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL738 Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL739 Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL748 Seminar in American Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL749 Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL758 Literary Criticism and Theory (3 Credits)

ENGL759 Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts (3 Credits)

ENGL768 Studies in Genre (3 Credits)

ENGL775 Seminar in Composition Theory (3 Credits)

Readings and research in recent theories of effective writing.

ENGL776 Seminar in Modern Rhetorical Theory (3 Credits)

Seminar in Modern Rhetorical Theory. Theories and trends in twentieth and twenty-first century rhetorical theory

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Additional Information: May fulfill seminar requirements for MA in English with Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition.

ENGL778 Seminar in Folklore and Myth (3 Credits)

ENGL779 Seminar in Language Study (3 Credits)

Seminar in linguistic aspects of literature and composition.

ENGL788 Studies in Poetic Form (3 Credits)

ENGL789 Form and Theory in Fiction (3 Credits)

A variety of prose modes (mediations, psychological studies, reportage myths, collage, magic realism, satire, etc.). Some of the writers to be read include Kafka, Cather, Barth, Kundera, and Barthelme.

Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-English department.

ENGL798 Critical Theory Colloquium (1 Credit)

An intensive advanced exploration of current problems and issues in critical theory.

Prerequisite: A course in critical theory.

Repeatable to: 10 credits if content differs. Also offered as: CMLT798.

ENGL799 Master's Thesis Research (1-6 Credits)

ENGL809 Academic Publishing Worksop (1-2 Credits)

A workshop for the preparation of articles of other critical writing for publication in academic journals or other professional venues.

Restriction: Must be in a major within ARHU-English department; and permission of instructor.

Repeatable to: 8 credits if content differs.

Additional Information: Preference will be given to doctoral students beyond coursework.

ENGL819 Seminar in Themes and Types in English Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL828 Seminar in Themes and Types in American Literature (3 Credits)

ENGL829 Seminar in Postcolonial Literatures (3 Credits)

Postcolonial, transnational, and diasporic literatures in the Anglophone world.

Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.

Repeatable to: 6 credits if content differs.

ENGL878 Pedagogical Mentoring for Doctoral Students (1-3 Credits)

Pedagogical mentoring by roster faculty members for graduate students teaching 200-level literature courses.

Repeatable to: 12 credits if content differs.

ENGL879 Professional Mentoring for Doctoral Students (1-3 Credits)

Augments advising currently provided by the English Department Graduate Studies Office. Individual professional and career mentoring for PhD students from a faculty member.

Repeatable to: 12 credits if content differs.

ENGL888 Practicum in English Studies (1 Credit)

ENGL898 Pre-Candidacy Research (1-8 Credits)

Pedagogical mentoring by roster faculty members for graduate students teaching 200-level literature courses.

Repeatable to: 12 credits if content differs.

ENGL899 Doctoral Dissertation Research (1-8 Credits)