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Gateway Course

ENG 1a  Introduction to Literary Studies
Laura Quinney, MWR 10-10:50

Courses Pre-1800

ENG 33a  Shakespeare
William Flesch,  MWR 12-12:50

ENG 144b The Body as Text
Tom King, TF 11-12:20

ENG 148b Me, Myself, and I: The Theme of Self-Conflict
Laura Quinney, MWR 1-1:50

Courses Post-1800

ENG 6a  American Literature in the Age of Lincoln
John Burt, MWR 9-9:50

ENG 18b Writing the Holocaust
Dawn Skorczewski, MW 2-3:20

ENG 28a  Nature Writing
Caren Irr, MW 2-3:20

ENG 34a A Haunted America: American Dreamers as Wanderers, Visionaries, Isolates
Michaele Whelan, MW 5-6:20

ENG 87b Queer Readings: Beyond Stonewall
Tom King, TR 2-3:20

ENG 88b Contemporary British Literature
David Sherman, TF 11-12:20

ENG 187a  American Fiction since 1945
Caren Irr, MWR 11-11:50


ENG 147a  Film Noir
Paul Morrison, MWR 1-1:50

Literary Theory

ENG 111b  Postcolonial Theory
Ulka Anjaria, TR 5-6:20

Multicultural Literature / World Anglophone

ENG 57b  Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Philip Roth, Toni Morrison
Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, TF 12:30-1:50


ANTH/ENG Cases and Clues: Reading Novels and Ethnographies
Elizabeth Ferry & John Plotz, TF 9:30-10:50

Creative Writing Foundational Course

ENG 10b  Poetry: A Basic Course
John Burt, MWR 12-12:50
(This course can also be taken as an elective by English Majors and Minors.)

Creative Writing Courses

ENG 79a Directed Writing: Beginning Screenplay
Marc Weinberg, M 6:30-9:20

ENG 79b Writing Workshop: From Memory to Craft
Colin Channer, T 2-4:50

ENG 109a Directed Writing: Poetry
Elizabeth Bradfield, R 2-4:50

ENG 109b Directed Writing: Short Fiction
Colin Channer, W 5-7:50

ENG 119a Directed Writing: Fiction
Stephen McCauley, T 9-11:50

ENG 119b Directed Writing: Poetry
Olga Broumas, W 2-4:50


ENG 200a  Methods of Literary Studies
David Sherman, R 2-4:50

ENG 218b The Modern Novel: Public, Private, and Social
John Plotz, W 2-4:50

ENG 267a  Imagining Freedom in the Caribbean
Faith Smith, M 2-4:50

Graduate Consortium Courses