Courses

ENGL 220 The Otherworldly in Cont Fic.

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
Spring 2021 M. Almeder T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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 2020 D. Whiteside M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Spring 2021 V. Staff 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 2020 M. Kuchar M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2021 V. Staff M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

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 2020 W. Larson-Harris T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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 2020 W. Larson-Harris

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 2021 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENGL 308 Author Studies: Thomas Malory

Concentrated study of a single author or the comparative study of two or three authors. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 D. Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 312 St. in the Cross-Cultural Imag

An in-depth examination of the acts of reading and writing across cultural boundaries. Topics of focus will vary and will be selected from among the following fields of cross-cultural literary inquiry: Ethnic American literatures, postcolonial literatures, and comparative literature. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 S. Mallavarapu T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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, HNRS-110 or HNRS-120 or permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 M. Kuchar M/W/F 2:20PM-3:50PM

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 2020 T. Carter

ENGL 335 Studies in Renaissance Lit.

Critical study of selected works from the Renaissance period. 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 1 200-LEVEL ENGL COURSE ENGL-240

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2021 D. Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 339 St. in 19th C American Lit.

Critical study of selected works from 19th-century American literature. Course may focus on 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 current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 M. Almeder T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

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 2020 S. Mallavarapu
Fall 2020 S. Mallavarapu
Fall 2020 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 2020 M. Kuchar M 2:20PM-5:30PM

ENGL 496 Honors Project

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2020 W. Larson-Harris