ENGL 3040: Introduction to Literary Studies
KOCELA M/W 11AM or NORTON T/R 2:30
FOLK 3100: Folklore and Literature
Not just for English majors, this course approaches literature as a word-based art form, both oral and written. Featured are narrative forms of oral literature—folktales, legends, myths, and ballads—and a methodology for identifying and analyzing uses of folklore in novels, short fiction, nonfiction prose, poetry, and drama.
BURRISON T/R 11AM
ENGL 3300: Old English
CHRISTIE T/R 5:30
ENGL 3400: Courtiers, Clergy, and Poets
A savvy female monarch, a burgeoning global empire, and the introduction of printed books: this course examines one of the greatest and most formative periods in English literary history. We focus on writing from three principal venues: the church, the court, and the stage. Read works by such authors as Elizabeth I, Thomas More, Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Christopher Marlowe, and William Shakespeare.
VOSS M/W 3:30
ENGL 3410: Seduction, Revolution, and the Birth of Science
DOBRANSKI T/R 12:45
ENGL 3695: LGBTQ Literature
RICHTARIK T/R 2:15
ENGL 3810: American Romantics
NOBLE M/W 2PM
ENGL 3830: American Modernisms
Work and Play in 20th-C American Literature, focusing on writing by Langston Hughes, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Zora Neale Hurston, Mourning Dove, John Dos Passos, and Raymond Chandler. Topics will include New York after hours, women’s work, writing in the Great Depression, and the rise of Hollywood and Western entertainments.
GOODMAN T/R 2:15
ENGL 3850: American Poetry
Political, social, personal, and historical activism as explored in stories told in American poetry from Anne Bradstreet and Phillis Wheatley, Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson to Langston Hughes’ The Weary Blues, T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, Anne Sexton’s Transformations, and Natasha Trethewey’s Thrall.
MCHANEY M/W 3:30
ENGL 3885: Contemporary Literature
COLLINS MON 12:30
ENGL 3915: Literature of the Early South
CASION T/R 12:45
ENGL 3940: Postcolonial Literature
SCHATTEMAN T/R 11AM
ENGL 3945: Literature and Global Conflict
KOCELA M/W 9:30
ENGL 3950: African American Literature
HEATH T/R 5:30
ENGL 3960: African American Literature by Women
WEST T/R 3:45
ENGL 3990: Women’s Literature After 1800
SCHATTEMAN T/R 9:30
ENGL 4101: Edward Albee
Edward Albee. Explore the issues, public and private, that so influenced Albee’s vision, from his first great success, The Zoo Story (1959), to his last play, Me. Myself, & I (2008). This special seminar will be a comprehensive account not only of the plays (The Zoo Story, The American Dream, and, among others, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) and the artist who wrote them, but of the theatrical, social, and political context in which they were written.
ROUDANE M/W 12:30
ENGL 4130: Shakespeare, Earlier Works
VOSS M/W 2PM
ENGL 4150: Milton
DOBRANSKI T/R 11AM
ENGL 4300: Senior Seminar
This course encourages real-world understanding and application of theoretical approaches (psychoanalytical, historicist, materialist, gender/race, etc.), and thus affords us as a class the opportunity to explore the transferability of the English major’s skill set from an academic to a non-academic setting. For English majors only.
RICHARDSON T/R 9:30