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Gateway Course

ENG 1a  Introduction to Literary Studies
John Plotz, MWR 1-1:50

Courses Pre-1800

ENG 54a, Writing Women: Gender and Controversy in the Enlightenment
Tina Van Kley, MW 5-6:20

ENG 80b  The Tale
Mary Baine Campbell, MWR 12-12:50

ENG 133a  Advanced Shakespeare
Tom King, TR 5-6:20

ENG 173a  Spenser and Milton
William Flesch, TR 2-3:20

ENG/HIST 118b London from Restoration to Regency: People, Culture, City
Sue Lanser and Jane Kamensky, TF 9:30-10:50

Courses Post-1800

ENG 42a  The War that Changed Everything: WWI and Literature
Margaret Carkeet, MWR 9-9:50

ENG 58a Literature and Medicine
David Sherman, TR 2-3:20

ENG 58b Women and Madness
Dawn Skorczewski, TR 3:30-4:50

ENG 70b Science Fiction
Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, MWR 11-11:50

ENG 78b Modernism, Atheism, God
David Sherman, TF 11-12:20

ENG 125b Romanticism II: Byron, Shelley, and Keats
William Flesch, TF 11-12:20

ENG 135a Major British Novelists: Emily Bronte, Charles Dickens, and George Eliot
John Plotz, MWR 10-10:50

ENG 165b Victorian Poetry and Its Readers
Laura Quinney, TF 12:30-1:50


ENG 20a Bollywood: Popular Film, Genre, and Society
Ulka Anjaria, MWR 11-11:50

 ENG 50b  American Independent Film
Caren Irr, MWR 12-12:50

ENG 158b  Digital Humanities
John Unsworth, TF 9:30-10:50


ENG 101a  Studies in Popular Culture
Paul Morrison, MWR 10-10:50

Multicultural Literature / World Anglophone

ENG 107a  Women Writing Desire: Caribbean Fiction and Film
Faith Smith, MW 5-6:20

ENG 162a Totalitarian Fictions
Ulka Anjaria, MW 2-3:20


COML/ENG 140b  Children's Literature and Constructions of Childhood
Robin Miller, MW 3:30-4:50

Creative Writing Foundational Course

HUM 10a 
Laura Quinney, TR 3:30-4:50
(This course can also be taken as an elective by English Majors and Minors.)

Creative Writing Courses

ENG 49a  Scriptwriting for the Short Film
Marc Weinberg, T 6:30-9:20

ENG 109a  Directed Writing: Poetry 
Olga Broumas, W 2-4:50

ENG 109b  Directed Writing
: Short Fiction 
Stephen McCauley, T 2-4:50
ENG 119a  Directed Writing: Fiction 
Colin Channer, R 2-4:50

ENG 119b  Directed Writing: Poetry
Elizabeth Bradfield, M 2-4:50


ENG 233b  Early Modern Knowledges
Mary Baine Campbell, R 2-4:50

ENG 227b  American Encounters: Faulkner, Baldwin, Roth, Morrison
Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, M 2-4:50

ENG 254a Gender and the Genealogy of the Novel: 1680-1800
Sue Lanser, W 2-4:50