Courses

ENGL 220 American Short Story

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts surrounding a focused topic of particular interest to the introductory study of literature. A variety of genres (poetry, prose, and drama, as relevant) will be included. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 1, 2020 M. Almeder

ENGL 240 British Literature

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose, and drama) across periods in the British tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Spring 2020 K. McGraw M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ENGL 250 American Literature

Critical reading and literary analysis of major texts and genres (poetry, prose, and drama) across periods in the American tradition. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Stewart M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2020 M. Kuchar T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ENGL 256 The Art and History of Film

Critical study of selected films drawn from a variety of periods and national cinemas. The course will focus on the elements of film and how directors use these elements to achieve their effects and make their meanings. Works will be placed within the history of cinema, allowing attention to how the elements of film art have developed over time. Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Take ENGL-256L

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 S. Mallavarapu T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 256L The Art & History of Film Lab

Critical study of selected films drawn from a variety of periods and national cinemas. The course will focus on the elements of film and how directors use these elements to achieve their effects and make their meanings. Works will be placed within the history of cinema, allowing attention to how the elements of film art have developed over time. Lecture: 3hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Pre-requisites/Comments Take ENGL-256

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 S. Mallavarapu Th 4:30PM-7:30PM

ENGL 290 Res Meth & Critical Perspectiv

An introduction to the methods of literary study that engages major debates and issues in the discipline, approaches to the elements and conventions of genre, and a sampling of literary perspectives and their critical applications. Students will learn to integrate their arguments with critical sources, bringing the critics' approaches to bear in the interpretation and appreciation of literary texts. This course will help student develop the skills necessary to produce a well-researched, scholarly essay. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments 1 200 LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 D. Whiteside T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM

ENGL 301 Sp Top: Russian Literature

Concentrated study of a special topic. L ecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-240 or ENGL-250 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 M. Kuchar M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ENGL 305 Women Writers

A study of literature by women from Sappho to the 20th century, including all genres of writing. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-240 OR ENGL-250 1 200 LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 K. Hoffman M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2020 C. Lockett M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENGL 317H Medieval Literature

1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 V. Staff M/W 11:30AM-1:00PM

ENGL 323 The English Language

A critical and historical study of the forms and usages in English speech and writing. (Recommended for those planning to teach English.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-240 OR ENGL-250 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 D. Whiteside T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ENGL 330 Chaucer

Reading and analysis of The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-240 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 D. Whiteside T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ENGL 332 Shakespeare

Analysis of selected plays with oral interpretation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Film Laboratory: 2-3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-240 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 K. Hoffman M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ENGL 332L Shakespeare Lab

Analysis of selected plays with oral interpretation. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk.; Film Laboratory: 2-3 hrs/wk.

Pre-requisites/Comments Take ENGL-332

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 K. Hoffman T 4:30PM-7:30PM

ENGL 356 Studies in Film

Critical study of selected films. The course may focus upon a particular theme, genre, or set of filmmakers. Films will be placed in relation to social and historical movements and to current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-256 Take ENGL-356L

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 W. Larson-Harris T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 356L Studies in Film Lab

Critical study of selected films. The course may focus upon a particular theme, genre, or set of filmmakers. Films will be placed in relation to social and historical movements and to current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk; Laboratory: 3hrs/wk.

Pre-requisites/Comments Take ENGL-356

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2020 W. Larson-Harris M 5:45PM-8:45PM

ENGL 390 Studies in Literary Criticism

A study of central texts in the history and theory of literary criticism from the Greeks to the present. The course will focus on the ends and means of crtical discussion and writing, the nature of critical theory, and the methods and languages of critical discourse. (1) Lecture: 3hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-240 OR ENGL-250 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

ENGL 406 Independent Study

Guided in-depth study of a topic in lit erature, language, or critical theory, o r film leading to a substantial paper, s eries of essays, or creative project. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL-240 OR ENGL-250 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 W. Larson-Harris
Fall 2019 V. Stewart
Fall 2019 L. Garrison

ENGL 411 Sr Sem: Texts and the World

"Texts and the World" is an intensive study of world literature, examining historical setting and cultural interrelationships. The reading list will be determined by the instructor. (Required of English majors in the fall semester of their senior year). Students must have completed a total of 25 units before enrolling in ENGL 411. Students wishing to complete their degree program early must meet the following criteria in order to enrol in ENGL 411: (1) have completed at least 20 units, and (2) have an overall GPA of at least 3.25 and a major GPA of at least 3.5. Students who do not meet the stipulated criteria may submit an appeal to the Department Seminar Subcommittee. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 M. Kuchar M 2:20PM-5:20PM

ENGL 416 English Internship

Experience in a field of applied writin g through programs such as the Washingto n Semester, public relations, government communications or policy, or various as pects of the media. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments ENGL- 240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2019 J. Rosti
Spring 2020 J. Rosti