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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...

Meet Our Student Representatives
Oct 28, 2020

Cayleigh BrownMy name is Cayleigh Brown and I'm from Charlotte, North Carolina. I’m a sophomore majoring in English with a concentration in Creative...

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 ...

Meet Our Adjunct Faculty
Oct 19, 2020

Emily AumanProf. Auman is a true Mountaineer, having received her Bachelors and Masters in English from App State. In addition to teaching, she a...

Kevin Young: Not Your Traditional English Professor
Oct 19, 2020

As my conversation with Dr. Young developed, I could see his brilliance shine through. Usually, when one thinks about an English professor they think ...

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...