Courses

Spring 2021 - ENG 5540 Cultural Studies: Posthumanism
Oct 25, 2020

Posthumanism has (at least) two distinct meanings. Posthumanism, which is about humanism and why it would be such a good idea to get beyond it, and po...

Spring 2021 - Advanced Course Offerings
Oct 25, 2020

ENG 3712: LITERATURE AND MASS VIOLENCE, Belinda L Walzer, MW 2:00 pm- 3:15 pm (synchronous, 100% online)ENG 4110: DOCUMENT DESIGN, TBA, TR 11:00 ...

Spring 2021: ENG 4880/81 Literature of the Victorian Period: The 1860s and the Victorian “World”
Oct 25, 2020

 This seminar will explore British literature and culture of the 1860s. This is the decade Great Expectations, Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland,...

Spring 2021: ENG/JHP 3712: Literature and Mass Violence
Oct 23, 2020

From the middle passage to WWII to contemporary state violence and displacement, this course will examine literatures emerging out of and responding t...

Joshua Reynolds, Self Portrait, ca. 1747-49

Spring 2021 - ENG 4860/4861: Writing to the Moment – Self and Society in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Oct 19, 2020

In spring 2021, we will read a wide variety of first-person texts including: Defoe’s A Journal of a Plague Year Richardson’s Pamela ...

Spring 2021: ENG 4810/5710: Advanced Folklore
Oct 19, 2020

Advanced Folklore is an in-depth study, which includes fieldwork, of one or more folklore genres and their application in literature and in the contex...

Spring 2021: ENG 5790: 20th-Century American Literature
Oct 18, 2020

American writers have been comparing themselves and their compatriots with Europeans for as long as they have struggled to define what an American is....

Spring 2021: ENG 4172/3 - Advanced Film Studies: The Superhero Movie
Oct 18, 2020

This upcoming spring semester, explore the fantastical world of superheroes and the various themes that encompass it. Some of the contradictory themes...

Flyer for ENG 4795: Contemporary American Literature 1960-present (4796: Capstone)

Spring 2021: ENG 4795 - Postmodern Experimental Poetry
Oct 18, 2020

Join me for an exploration of experimental traditions in poetry in the past 60 years and discover the myriad ways in which poets have challenged the l...

Spring 2021: ENG 4509–410. Junior/Senior Honors Seminar.
Oct 13, 2020

During the last 200 years, fiction writers and futurologists have speculated about the effects of scientific innovation, the future of humanity, and h...