Courses

ENGL 220 Sp Top: Whitman and Civil War

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 R. Schultz M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENGL 220 Sp Top: Art of Short Story

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 D. Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 220 Sp Top: Ecosystem of Narrativ

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 M. Almeder T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ENGL 220 Sp Top: Contemporary Kid Lit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2015 M. Hill M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ENGL 220 Sp Top: Ecosystems of Narrat

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 M. Almeder M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ENGL 220 Special Topics

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2016 M. Almeder T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM

ENGL 240 British Literature

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 D. Whiteside M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Spring 2014 D. Whiteside T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Fall 2015 W. Larson-Harris T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM
Spring 2015 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM
Spring 2016 K. Hoffman M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENGL 250 American Literature

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 V. Stewart M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Summer Term 1, 2014 J. Rosti 8:30AM-10:40AM
Spring 2014 M. Heller M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Fall 2015 M. Hill M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Summer Term 1, 2015 J. Rosti 8:30AM-10:40AM
Spring 2015 M. Heller M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM
Spring 2016 M. Heller T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 S. Mallavarapu T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Fall 2015 G. Khoo 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.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 S. Mallavarapu W 5:45PM-8:45PM
Fall 2015 G. Khoo W 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 lit erature. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 S. Mallavarapu T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2016 M. Almeder M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ENGL 301 Sp St: Russian Literature

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

Pre-requisites/Comments RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 M. Kuchar T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM

ENGL 301 Spec St: Race in Short Fiction

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

Pre-requisites/Comments RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 2, 2014 V. Stewart 1:30PM-3:40PM

ENGL 301 Sp Top: Renaissance Women Writ

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

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2016 K. Hoffman T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 304 Appalachian Literature

An in-depth survey of the rich body of l iterature from the Appalachian region of the United States. The course places th e literature in both a cultural and hist orical context. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 A. Turpin M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ENGL 305 Women Writers

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

Pre-requisites/Comments RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 K. McGraw M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

ENGL 308 Author Studies

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

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2016 R. Schultz M/W/F 10:50AM-11:50AM

ENGL 312 St. in the Cross-Cultural Imag

An in-depth examination of the acts of reading and writing across cultural boun daries. Topics of focus will vary and wi ll be selected from among the following fields of cross-cultural literary inquir y: Ethnic American literatures, postcolo nial literatures, and comparative litera ture. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2015 M. Kuchar T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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 arguements 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 RHET-125, and one additional 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 K. McGraw T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2015 K. McGraw T/Th 1:10PM-2:40PM
Spring 2015 K. McGraw
Spring 2016 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM

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 2014 J. Ogier M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Spring 2016 J. Ogier 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 HNRS-105, INQ-110, INQ-120 or permission

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 M. Kuchar M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM
Fall 2014 M. Kuchar
Fall 2015 M. Kuchar M/W 2:20PM-3:50PM

ENGL 322 Composition Theory & Practice

Both an advanced composition course and an introduction to theories of writing and methods of teaching writing, to incl ude perspectives on composing processes, social contexts and purpose for writing , theories of teaching, and successful c lassroom approaches to creating, respond ing to, and evaluating composition assig nments. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 P. Hanstedt T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ENGL 323 The English Language

A critical and historical study of the f orms and usages in English speech and wr iting. (Recommended for those planning t o teach English.) Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2015 T. Carter
Spring 2015 T. Carter M/W/F 12:00PM-1:00PM
Spring 2015 T. Carter

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 RHET-125, ENGL-240 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course or by permission.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 D. Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Fall 2015 D. Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 332L Shakespeare Lab

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 D. Whiteside T 4:30PM-7:30PM
Fall 2015 D. Whiteside T 4:30PM-7:00PM

ENGL 333 Lit of Tudor & Stuart England

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

Pre-requisites/Comments RHET-125, ENGL-240 and other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Summer Term 3, 2014 V. Staff
Summer Term 3, 2015 M. Miller

ENGL 334 Studies in Medieval Literature

Critical study of the literature and cu lture of Medieval England. The course wi ll focus on a variety of medieval texts from both the Old and Middle English per iods. The course may focus on a particul ar theme, genre, or set of authors. Lect ure: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments RHET-125, ENGL-240 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ENGL 335 Studies in Renaissance Lit.

Critical study of selected works from t he Renaissance period. The course may fo cus on a particular theme, genre, or set of authors, or form a focused survey of the period. Works will be placed in rel ationship to the literary, social, and h istorical movements of the era and to th e current critical issues surrounding it . Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 D. Whiteside T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM

ENGL 339 St. in 19th C American Lit.

Critical study of selected works from 1 9th-century American literature. Course may focus on particular theme, genre, or set of authors, or form a focused surve y of the period. Works will be placed in relationship to the literary, social, a nd historical movements of the era and t o current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hr s/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2015 M. Heller T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

ENGL 352 St. in Contemporary Fiction

Critical study of selected works of con temporary fiction or poetry. The course may focus on a particular theme, genre, or set of authors. Works will be placed in relationship to the literary, social, and historical movements and to current critical issues. Lecture: 3 hrs/wk. 1 Unit

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2015 M. Almeder T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM

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

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 R. Schultz T/Th 2:50PM-4:20PM
Spring 2016 W. Larson-Harris T/Th 10:10AM-11:40AM

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.

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 R. Schultz M 5:45PM-8:45PM
Spring 2016 W. Larson-Harris

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 RHET-125, ENGL- 240 or 250 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 S. Mallavarapu T/Th 4:30PM-6:00PM

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 RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 W. Larson-Harris M/W/F 9:40AM-10:40AM

ENGL 405 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. 1/2 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments RHET-125, ENGL-240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 K. McGraw

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 RHET-125, ENGL- 240 or 250 and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 M. Kuchar
Fall 2014 G. Khoo
Fall 2014 S. Mallavarapu
Spring 2014 W. Larson-Harris
Spring 2014 S. Mallavarapu
Fall 2015 T. Carter
Summer Term 3, 2015 M. Miller
Spring 2015 V. Stewart
Spring 2015 M. Kuchar
Spring 2015 W. Larson-Harris
Spring 2015 T. Carter
Spring 2015 W. Larson-Harris
Spring 2015 M. Almeder

ENGL 411 Seminar

An intensive study of work from English, American, and world literature, examining both their historical settings and their interrelationships (Required of Literary Studies majors in the 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 enroll 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. No credit given for one term. NOTE: Final grade fo year given on a cumulative basis. (1,1) 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Senior standing or permission; ENGL-411 is a prerequisite for ENGL-412

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 V. Stewart M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Fall 2014 K. McGraw M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Fall 2015 K. Hoffman M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM

ENGL 412 Seminar

An intensive study of work from English, American, and world literature, examining both their historical settings and their interrelationships (Required of Literary Studies majors in the 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 enroll 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. No credit given for one term. NOTE: Final grade for year given on a cumulative basis. (1,1) 1 Unit

Pre-requisites/Comments Senior standing or permission; ENGL-411 is a prerequisite for ENGL-412

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Spring 2014 V. Stewart M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Spring 2014 K. Hoffman M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Spring 2015 V. Stewart M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Spring 2015 K. McGraw M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM
Spring 2016 K. Hoffman M/W 2:20PM-5:30PM

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 RHET-125, ENGL- 240 or 250, and one other 200-level ENGL literature course

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 J. Rosti
Spring 2014 J. Rosti
Fall 2015 J. Rosti

ENGL 496 Honors Project

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

Pre-requisites/Comments See catalog

Offerings

Semester Instructor Time
Fall 2014 M. Kuchar
Spring 2014 S. Mallavarapu
Summer Term 3, 2015 V. Stewart
Spring 2015 W. Larson-Harris
Spring 2015 M. Kuchar