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Registrar's listing spring 2017

Interested in fall 2016 courses?

To declare the English major, please visit Laura Quinney, Undergraduate Advising Head, during her office hours. Scheduling an appointment is not necessary.
Fall 2016: M 1-2, W 3:30-5, Rabb 131

Spring 2017 Courses

Use the drop down menu to select the category for which you would like to see courses. More classes to be added soon. 

Courses Pre-1800

ENG 73b, Haunted Scripts and Tales from the Crypts
Emily Fine, MWR 10-10:50

ENG 118b, Teaching Shakespeare Up Close and Personal
William Flesch & Marjorie Margolis, M 6:30-9:20
*Does not count towards course work for English MA, jt MA, or Ph.D.

ENG 128a, Alternative Worlds: Modern Utopian Texts
Mary Baine Campbell, TF 12:30-1:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

ENG 134b,  Subjectivity
Laura Quinney, MWTh 11-11:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

Courses Post-1800

ENG 67b,  Modern Poetry
Paul Morrison, MW 2-3:20

ENG 75b, The Victorian Novel
John Plotz, TTh 2-3:20

ENG 117b, Faulkner
John Burt, MWTh 1-1:50

ENG 125b, Romanticism II: Byron, Shelley, and Keats
William Flesch, TF 11-12:20
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

ENG 140a, American War Novels of the 20th Century
John Burt, MW 3:30-4:50
*This course will fulfill the 12+ page paper requirement of the new major.

ENG 170b, Contemporary Theatre & Performance: Between Rights and the Post-Human
Tom King, MWTh 12-12:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

Film/Media

ENG 20a, Bollywood
Ulka Anjaria, MWTh 11-11:50

ENG 177a,  Hitchcock's Movies
Paul Morrison, MWTh 12-12:50
Screening: M 6:30-8:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

Theory

ENG 11a, Close Reading: Theory and Practice
Laura Quinney, MW 2-3:20

AAAS/ENG 141a, Critical Race Theory
Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, TTh 3:30-4:50

Multicultural Literature / World Anglophone

ENG 20a, Bollywood
Ulka Anjaria, MWTh 11-11:50

ENG 127b, Migrating Bodies, Migrating Texts
Faith Smith, MW 3:30-4:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

AAAS/ENG 141a, Critical Race Theory
Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman, TTh 3:30-4:50

Core Course for English (for major declared before fall 2016)

ENG 1a,  Introduction to Literary Studies
Dawn Skorczewski, TF 12:30-1:50

Electives

Any English course can fulfill this requirement.

ENG 1a,  Introduction to Literary Studies
Dawn Skorczewski, TF 12:30-1:50
*An elective course for students who declare the major as of fall 2016.

HUM 10a, The Western Canon
William Flesch, TTh 2-3:20

Creative Writing Courses

Creative Writing Close Reading Course (for major declared as of fall 2016)

ENG 11a, Close Reading: Theory and Practice
Laura Quinney, MW 2-3:20

Core Course for Creative Writing (for major declared before fall 2016)

ENG 1a,  Introduction to Literary Studies
Dawn Skorczewski, TF 12:30-1:50

ENG 11a, Close Reading: Theory and Practice
Laura Quinney, MW 2-3:20

Foundational Course for Creative Writing (for major declared before fall 2016)

HUM 10a, The Western Canon
William Flesch, TTh 2-3:20
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ENG 109a,  Directed Writing
: Poetry
Rebecca Morgan Frank, M 2-4:50

ENG 109b,  Directed Writing
: Short Fiction 
Stephen McCauley, MW 5-6:20
                                        
ENG 119a,  Directed Writing: Fiction 
Michelle Hoover, Th 2-4:50

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

ENG 129a, Directed Writing: Creative Nonfiction
Dawn Skorczewski, TTh 5:00-6:20

ENG 139b,  Intermediate Screenwriting
Marc Weinberg, T 6:30-9:20

ENG 149b, Mash-ups & Shatterings: Writing & Mutating Poetic Forms
Rebecca Morgan Frank, T 2-4:50

12+ Page Paper (English Major)

ENG 125b, Romanticism II: Byron, Shelley, and Keats
William Flesch, TF 11-12:20
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

ENG 128a, Alternative Worlds: Modern Utopian Texts
Mary Baine Campbell, TF 12:30-1:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

ENG 127b, Migrating Bodies, Migrating Texts
Faith Smith, MW 3:30-4:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

ENG 134b,  Subjectivity
Laura Quinney, MWTh 11-11:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

ENG 140a, American War Novels of the 20th Century
John Burt, MW 3:30-4:50
*This course will fulfill the 12+ page paper requirement of the new major.

ENG 170b, Contemporary Theatre & Performance: Between Rights and the Post-Human
Tom King, MWTh 12-12:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.

ENG 177a,  Hitchcock's Movies
Paul Morrison, MWTh 12-12:50
Screening: M 6:30-8:50
*Students will have the option of writing a 12+ page paper in this course to fulfill that requirement of the new major.