Courses

English 2180: Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels

English 2180: Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels
Mar 15, 2021

English 2180: Introduction to Comics and Graphic Novels will be taught by Dr. Craig Fischer during the Fall 2021 semester. It will meet Mondays, Wedne...

Spring 2021 - ENG 4850 Not Shakespeare: Adventures in Early Modern Popular Theater
Nov 2, 2020

Shakespeare so looms over the literature of the Early Modern period that we tend to forget that he did not write in a vacuum. He was greatly influence...

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...