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English Courses

ENGL 111W - Literary Classics in English (3)

Examines literary “classics”, variously defined, apprehending them both on their own terms and within larger critical conversations. May incorporate the comparative study of work in related artistic fields and engage relevant media trends. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 101W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 112W - Literature Now (3)

Introduces students to contemporary works of literature in English and/or contemporary approaches to interpreting literature. May focus on one or multiple genres. Includes attention to writing skills. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 113W - Literature and Performance (3)

Introduces students to plays and performance works created and adapted for the stage, and/or the performative dimensions of other literary forms. May be organized historically, generically or thematically. The course may also explore the links between literary and performance theory. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 103W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 114W - Language and Purpose (3)

Introduces students to the relationships between writing and purpose, between the features of texts and their meaning and effects. May focus on one or more literary or non-literary genres, including (but not limited to) essays, oratory, autobiography, poetry, and journalism. Includes attention to writing skills. Students with credit for ENGL 104W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 115W - Literature and Culture (3)

An Introduction to the study of literature within the wider cultural field, with a focus on contemporary issues across genres and media. Students with credit for ENGL 105W may not take this course for further credit. Writing/Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 121 - STT-From Plague to Covid: Literatures of Pandemic (3)

Team-taught course exploring how English literature engages with, reflects, and interrogates pandemic disease, starting with the "Black Death" in the fourteenth-century and moving through contemporary literary responses to pandemic crises. Will introduce students to the literature of disease and contagion across time periods, literary genres, and cultural traditions.

ENGL 199W - Writing to Persuade (3)

An introduction to reading and writing from a rhetorical perspective. The course treats reading and writing as activities that take place in particular circumstances and situations, in contrast to the traditional emphasis on decontextualized, formal features of texts. It prepares students for reading and writing challenges they are likely to encounter within and beyond the classroom. Prerequisite: 12 units. Students with credit for ENGL 199 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

ENGL 202 - The Environmental Imagination (3)

Explores how literature and language imagine the natural world and engage with environmental and ecological crisis. Topics may include ecocriticism: eco-poetics; approaches to the natural world; local, imperial, and Indigenous ecologies. May be further organized by historical period or genre. Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 204 - Reading Sexuality and Gender (3)

Considers how sexuality and gender are articulated, understood, explored, and negotiated through literature and language. May be further organized by historical period, genre, or critical approach. Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 209 - Race, Borders, Empire (3)

Examines how literature and language work to reflect, perform, complicate, and critique constructions of race, ethnicity, and national and diasporic identities and spaces. May draw from post-colonial approaches, critical race theory, and Indigenous and decolonizing methodologies. May be further organized by historical period, genre, or critical approach. Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 210 - Reading and Writing Identities (3)

Considers how identity - construed psychologically, culturally, or socially - is performed and interrogated through literature and language. May be further organized by historical period, genre, or critical approach. Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 211 - The Place of the Past (3)

Examines literature and language within specific social, cultural, geographical, and textual environments to explore the mutually informing relationship between history and text. May be further organized by historical period, genre, or critical approach. Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 213 - Reading Across Media (3)

Explores texts in relation to their different material forms, including oral, manuscript, print, film, and digital media. May be further organized by methodology (e.g. book history, textual scholarship, media studies, adaptation studies, digital humanities), historical period, or genre. Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 214 - History and Principles of Rhetoric (3)

Introduction to the history and principles of rhetoric, and their application to the creation and analysis of written, visual, and other forms of persuasion. Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course.

ENGL 216 - History and Principles of Literary Criticism (3)

The study of selected works in the history of literary criticism, up to and including modern and contemporary movements in criticism. Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course.

ENGL 234 - Metrics and Prosody (3)

A study of different historical methods of measuring poetry in English, with practice in scanning and analyzing poems using different methods of quantitative analysis (e.g. Syllabic, rhythmic, alliterative). Prerequisite: 12 units or one 100 division English course. Students with credit for ENGL 212 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

ENGL 272 - Creative Reading (3)

An introduction to the art of reading for creative writers, focusing on the linguistic, literary, and conceptual tools writers use to manipulate language to create different experiences for those encountering it, and exposing new writers to innovative literature. Prerequisite: ENGL 111W, 112W, 113W, 114W, or 115W; or WL 105W; or PUB 101. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 300 - Old English (4)

The study of the basics of the Old English language and the reading of several texts of relative simplicity. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 304 - The Medieval World (4)

Study of the foundational literatures of the pre-modern era, with particular attention to their rich multilingualism and their cultural and geographic diversity. May be organized around specific literary figures, themes, or topics. Texts may be studied in the original language (including Middle English) or in translation. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 310 - Early Modern Words and Worlds (4)

Study of poetry, prose, and multimedia from the Early Modern period (c. 1500 – 1700). Topics may include Renaissance humanism, responses to the Reformation, the rise of print culture, period-specific shapes of gender, individual author studies, and other key topics. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 312 - Shakespeare and the Stage: 1570-1642 (4)

Study of the dramatic works of William Shakespeare and other early modern English authors. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 320 - The Long Eighteenth Century and the Romantic Era (4)

The study of literature and culture between c. 1660 and 1830, Texts may be drawn from a variety of media, forms, and genres, and may address issues of gender, race, class, national identity, and more. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 330 - The Long Nineteenth Century (4)

Study of literature and culture during the long nineteenth century (c. 1780 – 1920). Selected content may include a variety of forms and genres and may consider different cultural and geographical contexts within local, national, colonial, imperial, global, transnational, and /or planetary frameworks. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 341 - Modern and Contemporary British Literature (4)

Study of 20th- and 21st-century British literature, with particular attention to cultural and historical forces and to the interrelation between literary technique and social reality. May be organized around specific literary figures, literary or social movements, genre, or theme, as well as cultural and geographical context. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 345 - American Literatures (4)

Study of selected works of American literature. May survey a particular era or topic, may draw on transnational or hemispheric perspectives, and may be organized by any number of critical approaches including race, Indigeneity, sexuality, gender, historicism, class, or ecocriticism. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 355 - Canadian Literatures (4)

Study of selected works of Canadian literature, including Indigenous, diasporic, and settler texts. May draw from a variety of methods, critical debates, regions, and historical periods. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 360 - Popular Writing by Indigenous Authors (4)

Examines works of popular fiction by Indigenous authors, and their use of specific genres (e.g. the mystery novel, vampire thriller, sci fi, comic book). This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses. Students who have taken FNST 322 under this topic, or FNST 360 may not take this course for further credit.

ENGL 361 - Diaspora Literatures in English (4)

Study of primarily 20th- and 21st-century literatures and cultures by diasporic or racialized authors, oftentimes highlighting longstanding legacies of migration, racialization, social justice, and aesthetic innovation. Focus may include Asian, Black, Caribbean, or South Asian literatures and expressive arts. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses. Students in the Global Asia Program Minor may enroll with permission of the instructor.

ENGL 362 - Transnational Literatures in English (4)

Study of primarily 20th- and 21st-century literatures and cultures in a comparative transnational framework. Focus may be hemispheric American literatures, the literatures of ‘the global south’, historical colonial and/or contemporary postcolonial/decolonial literatures, global environmental literature, and contemporary avant garde poetry and poetics. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 363 - Studies in Media Cultures (4)

Study of the relation of literature and media (manuscript, print, visual, aural, digital, and/or oral) within their cultural and/or performative contexts. May be further organized by methodology (e.g. book history, textual scholarship, media studies, adaptation studies, digital humanities), historical period, or genre. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 364 - Literary Criticism: History, Theory, and Practice (4)

The study and application of select literary theories. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses. Recommended: ENGL 216.

ENGL 371 - Writing: Theory and Practice (4)

Students will engage in theoretically informed practice of writing in various non-academic genres. Emphasis will be placed on the kinds of writing that students are likely to use after graduation. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses. Recommended: One of English 199, 199W, or 214. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught, though students who obtained credit for English 371 prior to Summer 2015 may not take this couse for further credit.

ENGL 372 - Creative Writing I: Poetry (4)

A seminar-workshop in the theory and practice of creative writing with specific emphasis on poetry. Prerequisite: 30 units; or two 200 division English courses; or formal declaration in the creative writing minor and ENGL 272.

ENGL 374 - Creative Writing II: Fiction (4)

A seminar-workshop in the theory and practice of creative writing with specific emphasis on prose fiction. Prerequisite: 30 units; or two 200 division English courses; or formal declaration in the creative writing minor and ENGL 272.

ENGL 375 - Studies in Rhetoric (4)

Advanced study in the theory and/or history of rhetoric. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses. Recommended: One of English 199, 199W, or 214. The course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught, though students who obtained credit for English 375 prior to Summer 2015 may not take this course for further credit.

ENGL 376 - Special Studies (4)

The course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 377 - Field School I (4)

Studies in the history, art, and letters of the field school country as they inform the study of literature in English. Course may be organized by theme, critical approach, historical period, or individual author, and will be supplemented with related field trips. Field school courses may be repeated for credit if held in a different location. Prerequisite: 36 units, including two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses; or permission of the field school director. Corequisite: ENGL 378. Students who participated in the English Department Field School in Italy prior to Fall 2009 may not take this course for further credit.

ENGL 378 - Field School II (4)

Studies in the history, art, and letters of the field school country as they inform the study of literature in English. Course may be organized by theme, critical approach, historical period, or individual author, and will be supplemented with related field trips. Field school courses may be repeated for credit if held in a different location. Prerequisite: 36 units, including two 100 division English courses, and two 200 division English courses; or permission of the field school director. Corequisite: ENGL 377. Students who participated in the English Department Field School in Italy prior to Fall 2008 may not take this course for further credit.

ENGL 383 - Studies in Popular Literature and Culture (4)

A study of popular literature and its cultural contexts. May be defined by genre, author, period, or critical approach. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught, though students who obtained credit for ENGL 363 prior to Summer 2015 may not take this course for further credit. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 385 - Across Time, Across Space (4)

Explores influential works of literature with a particular emphasis on how they exist across temporal and/or spatial divides, how they alternately bridge and reinforce differences of time, culture, and place. May be repeated for credit once if different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses.

ENGL 387 - Studies in Children's Literature (4)

The study of selected works of children's literature from different periods and places. The works will be considered in relation to literary theory, and may be organized by different critical issues or approaches. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses. Students with credit for ENGL 367 may not take this course for further credit.

ENGL 398 - Major Authors for Non-Majors (4)

In-depth study of the literature of a major anglophone author of wide influence. Course is not intended for English majors, minors, extended minors, joint majors, or honours. May be repeated for credit once if different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 30 units or two 200 division English courses. English majors, minors, extended minors, joint majors, and honours may take this course with permission of the instructor. This course may be counted towards general degree requirements, but not for credit towards an English major, minor, extended minor, joint major or honours. Breadth-Humanities.

ENGL 400W - Seminar in Advanced Old English (4)

Advanced seminar in Old English language and literature. Prerequisite: ENGL 300. Students with credit for ENGL 400 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

ENGL 411W - Seminar in Literature and Race (4)

Advanced seminar on selected literary works as they intersect with and are shaped by issues of race. May be organized by theme, critical approach, historical period, or individual author. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 413W - Seminar in Literature and Environment (4)

Advanced seminar on selected literary works as they intersect with and are shaped by environmental and ecological issues. May be organized by theme, critical approach, historical period, or individual author. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 414W - Seminar in Literature and History (4)

Advanced seminar on selected literary works as they intersect with and are shaped by their historical, social, and cultural environments. May be organized by theme, critical approach, historical period, or individual author. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 415W - Seminar in Media, Culture and Performance (4)

Advanced seminar in the relation of literature and media (manuscript, print, visual, aural, electronic, and/or oral) within their cultural and/or performative contexts. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 417W - Seminar in Gender, Sexuality and Literature (4)

Advanced seminar on selected literary works as they intersect with and are shaped by issues of gender and/or sexuality. May be organized by theme, critical approach, historical period, or individual author. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 418W - Seminar in Critical Theory (4)

Advanced seminar in literary, critical, and/or cultural theory. Prerequisite: ENGL 364. Reserved for English honours, major, joint major and minor students. May be repeated if a different topic is taught, though students who obtained credit for English 465W prior to Summer 2015 may not take this course for further credit. Students with credit for ENGL 465 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

ENGL 431W - Seminar in Indigenous Literatures (4)

Advanced seminar on selected works by Indigenous writers. May be organized by author, genre, or critical approach. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Strongly recommended: At least one Indigenous Studies course. Writing.

ENGL 432W - Seminar in Canadian Literature (4)

Advanced seminar in Canadian literature. May be organized by author, genre, or critical approach. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 433W - Seminar in British Literatures (4)

Advanced seminar in British literature. May be organized by author, genre, period, or critical approach. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 437W - Seminar in American Literatures (4)

Advanced seminar in American literature. May be organized by author, genre, period, or critical approach. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 439W - Seminar in World Literatures in English (4)

Advanced seminar in literary works in English, mainly from regions other than Canada, Britain and the United States. The course may focus on one or several literatures or individual authors, and will be organized according to specific critical methodologies. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 443W - Seminar in Literatures of Diaspora and Migration (4)

Advanced seminar in the literatures of diaspora and migration. May be organized by author, genre, period, or critical approach. Course focuses on writing in English. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 470W - Seminar in the English Language (4)

Advanced seminar in linguistic, pragmatic, historical and social theories of the English language. Prerequisite: 45 units including at least one upper division English course, or permission of instructor. Reserved for English honours, major, joint major and minor students. The course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught, though students who obtained credit for English 470W prior to Summer 2015 may not take this course for further credit. Students with credit for ENGL 470 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

ENGL 472W - Seminar in Advanced Creative Writing (4)

An advanced seminar-workshop in the theory and practice of poetry or fiction. Genre varies from term to term. Prerequisite: ENGL 372 or 374. Students with credit for ENGL 472 prior to fall 2015 may not complete this course for further credit. Otherwise, course may be repeated for credit when the genre varies. Writing.

ENGL 474W - Seminar in North American Poetry and Poetics (4)

Advanced seminar on selected works of North American poets and/or poetry theorists. May be organized by author, genre, or critical approach. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 475W - Seminar in Rhetoric (4)

Advanced seminar in a particular topic, approach, or author in the field of rhetoric and writing. The course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units. Strongly recommended: ENGL 214 or 375. Reserved for English honours, major, joint major and minor students. Students with credit for ENGL 475 may not take this course for further credit. Students who obtained credit for ENGL 475W prior to Summer 2015 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

ENGL 490 - Directed Studies A (4)

Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, two 200 division English courses and two 300 division English courses. Reserved for English honours, major, joint major and minor students. Admission is by permission of the instructor and the Department. Students with credit for ENGL 441 may not take this course for further credit.

ENGL 491 - Directed Studies B (2)

Prerequisite: Two 100 division English courses, two 200 division English courses and two 300 division English courses. Reserved for English honours, major, joint major and minor students. Admission is by permission of the instructor and the Department. Students with credit for ENGL 442 may not take this course for further credit.

ENGL 493W - Seminar in Special Topics (4)

Advanced seminar. May be organized by author, genre, period, critical approach, or other criteria. This course may be repeated for credit if a different topic is taught. Prerequisite: 45 units or two 300 division English courses. Writing.

ENGL 494 - Honours Research and Methods Seminar (4)

Introduces students enrolled in the English honours program to the basic methodological issues and procedures that define the field, and provides them with the opportunity to work with a faculty supervisor in researching a specific topic for their honours graduating essay. Prerequisite: Permission of the department, plus normally a minimum of 90 units, including credit or standing in two 100 division English courses, two 200 division English courses, and four 300 or 400 division English courses, one of which must be ENGL 364.

ENGL 496 - Honours Graduating Essay (4)

Prerequisite: Lower division requirements for the English major. Open only to students who have been accepted into the English honours program, and who have completed ENGL 494.

ENGL 810 - Studies in Theory I (4)

Provides a detailed and contextual overview of critical debates in twentieth-century literary and cultural theory. The critical lineage explored will vary according to theoretical focus.

ENGL 811 - Studies in Theory II (4)

Explores specific critical issues, approaches, or movements in literary and cultural theory. The course will vary according to theoretical and historical focus.

ENGL 820 - Studies in Print Culture Theory (4)

Introduces the history of print culture along with a variety of theoretical approaches. Students enrolled in the Print Culture program are required to take this course.

ENGL 821 - Studies in Manuscript, Print and Media Culture (4)

Explores critical issues, approaches, or movements in manuscript, print, and media culture. The course will vary according to geographical and historical focus and theoretical approach.

ENGL 829 - Studies in Shakespeare (4)

Examines selected works of Shakespeare, organized by critical issues or theoretical approaches.

ENGL 830 - Studies in Medieval Literature (4)

Examines selected medieval works in a variety of genres from Britain and Europe, organized by critical issues or theoretical approaches. May include works in a variety of media and study texts in the original language or in translation.

ENGL 831 - Studies in Early Modern Literature (4)

Examines selected works of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries organized by critical issues or theoretical approaches. May include some writing from outside Britain.

ENGL 832 - Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature (4)

Examines selected eighteenth-century works in a variety of genres organized by cultural movements, critical issues, or theoretical approaches. May include works in a variety of media and from diverse geopolitical regions.

ENGL 833 - Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature (4)

Examines selected nineteenth-century works in a variety of genres organized by cultural movements, critical issues, or theoretical approaches. May include works in a variety of media and from diverse geopolitical regions.

ENGL 834 - Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature (4)

Examines selected twentieth-century works in a variety of genres, organized by cultural movements, critical issues, or theoretical approaches. May include works in various media and explore Canadian, British, American and other literatures.

ENGL 835 - Studies in Contemporary Literature (4)

Examines selected contemporary literary works in a variety of genres, organized by cultural movements, critical issues, or theoretical approaches. May include works in various media and explore Canadian, British, American and other literatures.

ENGL 840 - Studies in American Literature (4)

Examines selected works of American literature in a variety of genres, organized by cultural movements, critical issues, theoretical approaches, or historical periods. May include works in various media, and explore relations between American and other national or regional literatures.

ENGL 841 - Studies in Canadian Literature (4)

Examines selected works of Canadian literature in a variety of genres, organized by cultural movements, critical issues, theoretical approaches, or historical periods. May include works in various media, and explore relations among Canadian, Quebec, American, British, World literatures.

ENGL 843 - Studies in Colonial, National, and Diasporic Literatures (4)

Examines selected colonial, national, and diasporic literatures in a variety of genres, organized by cultural movements, critical issues, or theoretical approaches. May include works in various media. The historical and geographical focus of the course will vary.

ENGL 844 - Studies in Aboriginal Literature (4)

Examines selected Aboriginal writings in a variety of forms and contexts, organized by cultural movements, critical issues, or theoretical approaches. May include works in various media, and explore relations between Aboriginal and relevant national literatures. The historical and regional focus of the course will vary.

ENGL 850 - Studies in Globalization, Literature, and Culture (4)

Examines the debates and interconnections among globalization, literature, and culture. May explore other media in relation to globalization. The course will vary according to theoretical and historical focus.

ENGL 851 - Studies in Popular Literature and Culture (4)

Investigates interconnections between literature and popular culture through a variety of texts. The course will vary according to theoretical and critical approach, selection of media, and geographical and historical focus.

ENGL 852 - Studies in Gender, Sexuality, and Literature (4)

Investigates intersections among gender, sexuality, and literature in a variety of writings and cultural contexts. The course will vary according to theoretical and critical approach, selection of media, and geographical and historical focus.

ENGL 853 - Studies in Postcolonial Literature (4)

Examines postcolonial theories and literatures in a variety of genres. The course will vary according to critical approach, selection of media, and geographical and historical focus.

ENGL 854 - Studies in Poetics (4)

Examines theories of poetic production and issues related to the history and distribution of poetry through literary communities. May emphasize active practice alongside theories of poetic production, and may also draw upon the resources of the SFU Library's Contemporary Literature Collection. The historical and geographical focus of the course will vary.

ENGL 860 - Studies in Writing and Rhetoric (4)

Focuses on the study and application of rhetorical theories. May include theories and topics in writing and composition.

ENGL 870 - Topics in Language and Literature (4)

Specific topics will vary from offering to offering.

ENGL 875 - Directed Studies (4)

ENGL 880 - Pro-seminar I (4)

A professional seminar that provides students with a grounding in pedagogy and introduces professional aspects of English studies. Course will be graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

ENGL 881 - Pro-seminar II (4)

A professional seminar that provides students with a grounding in pedagogy and introduces professional aspects of English studies. Course will be graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory.

ENGL 882 - MA Project (4)

The MA Project is a research project that may take a number of forms: it may be a research paper of publishable quality, a digital project, an archival project, a research creation project, or another similar critical research project. The precise scope of each proposed MA Project will be determined by the student in consultation with two faculty readers and must be approved by the Graduate Program Committee.

ENGL 891 - MA Paper/Project (4)

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.

ENGL 892 - PhD Field Exam One (4)

ENGL 893 - PhD Field Exam Two (4)

ENGL 894 - PhD Thesis Prospectus (4)

The Thesis Prospectus helps to guide the student toward defining a significant thesis topic. The student will draft a thesis prospectus, describing the project and its relation to current scholarship, succinctly stating the theoretical approach and methodology, and outlining the thesis chapters. At the thesis prospectus meeting, the prospectus, along with a timeline for completion, will be discussed with the student, his/her committee, and the Graduate Chair. Prerequisite: ENGL 892 and ENGL 893.

ENGL 899 - PhD Thesis (6)

Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.