Courses

ENGL 220 Sp Top Cont Amer Short Stories

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 2, 2019 M. Almeder

ENGL 220 Sp Top: American Horror Films

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 2, 2019 Z. Ingle 1:30PM-3:40PM

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 2019 D. Whiteside M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

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
Summer Early 2019 J. Rosti M/T/W/Th/F 8:30AM-10:40AM
Spring 2019 V. Stewart M/W/F 2:20PM-3:20PM

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 260 World Literature

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

Offerings

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

ENGL 315 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 interception and appreciation of literary texts. This course will help students develop the skills necessary to produce a well-researched, scholarly essay. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments One 200-level ENGL literature course.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ENGL 320 Basic Linguistics

The scientific study and description of language according to the principles of modern linguistics. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 A. Clifton M/W/F 1:10PM-2:10PM

ENGL 321 Advanced Grammar and Style

A study of the structure of contemporary English grammar. Also explores question s of style and usage. Students analyze a nd diagram sentences and apply principle s of grammar and style to their own and others writing. Designed for English ma jors and for those preparing to teach la nguage and communication skills. Lecture : 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments INQ-110, INQ-120, HNRS-105, or HNRS-110 or HNRS-120 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 M. Kuchar T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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 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 333 Lit of Tudor & Stuart England

A study of the literature and culture of Tudor and Stuart England through lectures and seminars, offered off-campus at Oxford University and only in conjunction with History 233. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 3, 2019 M. Miller

ENGL 334 Studies in Medieval Literature

Critical study of the literature and culture of Medieval England. The course will focus on a variety of medieval texts from both the Old and Middle English periods. The course may focus on a particular theme, genre, or set of authors. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

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

ENGL 351 Studies in 20C Fict./Poetry

Critical study of selected works from the 20th century. The course may focus on a particular theme, genre, or set of authors, or form a focused survey of the period. Works will be placed in relationship to the literary, social, and historical movements of the era and to the current critical issues surrounding it. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 M. Almeder M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ENGL 360 Studies in World Literature

A brief history of the concept of world literature and an overview of current debates about the meaning and significance of world literature today. We will analyze texts outside the british and American canon, focusing at the instructor's discretion on a specific theme, author, time period, genre, or national literature. We will pay attention to the importance of location and social and historical context when it comes to understanding and appreciating literature from different parts of the world. (1) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 M. Kuchar T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

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
Summer Term 1, 2019 W. Larson-Harris
Spring 2019 K. Hoffman
Spring 2019 K. McGraw
Spring 2019 S. Mallavarapu
Spring 2019 Z. Ingle
Spring 2019 W. Larson-Harris

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
Summer Term 3, 2019 J. Rosti
Summer Term 3, 2019 J. Rosti
Spring 2019 J. Rosti

ENGL 497 Honors Project

A program of independent study culminat ing in a paper, artistic creation, or pe rformance. 1/2 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments See catalog

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2019 V. Stewart