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ENGL101
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAW
Additional information: Students must complete this course with a minimum grade of C- in order to fulfill the General Education Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
An introductory course in expository writing.
Students with a TWSE score below 33 must take ENGL 101A in place of ENGL101. Students for whom English is a second language should consider taking ENGL101X in place of ENGL101.
ENGL101A
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAW
Additional information: Students must complete this course with a minimum grade of C- in order to fulfill the General Education Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
An introductory course in expository writing.
Students should take ENGL 101A rather than ENGL 101 if their TWSE score (a subscore of the SAT verbal) is 33 or below.
ENGL101H
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAW
Additional information: Students must complete this course with a minimum grade of C- in order to fulfill the General Education Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
An introductory course in expository writing.
For general honors students or students with a verbal SAT of 600 or better.
ENGL101S
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAW
Additional information: Students must complete this course with a minimum grade of C- in order to fulfill the General Education Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
An introductory course in expository writing.
This course is restricted to College Park Scholars.
ENGL101X
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSAW
Additional information: Students must complete this course with a minimum grade of C- in order to fulfill the General Education Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
An introductory course in expository writing.
Limited to students for whom English is a second language. The following are indications that a student should register for English 101X: 1) an iBT TOEFL score of 100 overall, with a writing section score of at least 24; 2) an IELTS score of 7.0 overall, with a writing score of at least 7.0; 3) satisfactory completion of UMEI 005: Advanced English as a Foreign Language.
ENGL120
Acting Human: Shakespeare and the Drama of Identity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, SCIS
Shakespeare's ideas of dramatic realism studied through close examination of literary and dramatic techniques. How Shakespeare generates the fiction of a living, thinking person in the space of five acts, and how readers participate in the making of that fiction. Some attention to Shakespeare on film and what the playwright can teach us about different media.
ENGL126
Why Fiction Matters
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP, SCIS
Consider how short stories, novellas, and novels are vital to understanding our world and ourselves. Read and analyze a diverse range of twentieth- and twenty-first-century fiction, and apply the techniques of form and craft to your own experiments in fiction writing. Use critical analysis and hands-on creative experimentation to explore how fiction helps us understand the past, engage in the present, and build a better future.
ENGL134
The Rites of Discovery: Science, Law, and Literature, 1492-1992
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP, SCIS
History of idea of "discovery" from sixteenth-century debate about European "rights of discovery" to 500th anniversary, in 1992, of Columbus' landfall in New World. Evolution of modern concept of discovery, both as part of history of science and in legal context of history of European colonialism and cultural encounter with Native peoples of Americas, Africa, and Asia. Exploration of primary and secondary sources relating to international law, science, and literature.
ENGL222
American Literature(s)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Explore American literary traditions in a variety of poetic and narrative forms and in diverse historical contexts, ranging from colonization to the Civil Rights Movement and beyond. Genres examined in this course might include lyric poems, travel narratives, gothic short fiction, slave narratives, and science fiction. Emphasis on developing skills of literary interpretation and critical writing, while attending to the place of race, class, gender, and sexuality in American literary culture. Authors may include Phillis Wheatley, Herman Melville, Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, Frederick Douglass, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, James Baldwin, and Toni Morrison, among others.
ENGL234
African-American Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Cross-listed with: AASP298L.
Credit only granted for: ENGL234 or AASP298L.
An exploration of the stories black authors tell about themselves, their communities, and the nation as informed by time and place, gender, sexuality, and class. African American perspective themes such as art, childhood, sexuality, marriage, alienation and mortality, as well as representations of slavery, Reconstruction, racial violence and the Nadir, legalized racism and segregation, black patriotism and black ex-patriots, the optimism of integration, and the prospects of a post-racial America.
Cross-listed with AASP298L. Credit will be granted for one of the following: AASP298L or ENGL234.
ENGL235
U.S. Latinx Literature and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Cross-listed with: AMST298Q.
Credit only granted for: ENGL235 or AMST298Q.
Examines the poetry, prose, and theater of Latinx communities in the United States from their origins in the Spanish colonization of North America to their ongoing development in the 21st century. Considers how authors use literary form to gain insight into human experience, including mortality, religious belief, gender and sexuality, war and peace, family, language use, scientific inquiry, cultural tradition, ecology, and labor. Also studies how Latinx literary traditions have shaped and been shaped by broader currents in American literature, as well as what connections exist between Latinx literature and social and artistic developments in other parts of the world, particularly Latin America and the Caribbean. Authors may include Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Eulalia Perez, Juan Nepomuceno Seguin, Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton, Jose Marti, Arthur A. Schomburg, Jesus Colon, Julia de Burgos, Cesar Chavez, Ariel Dorfman, Gloria Anzaldua, Junot Diaz, and Cristina Garcia.
ENGL243
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
An exploration of arguably the most complex, profound, and ubiquitous expression of human experience. Study through close reading of significant forms and conventions of Western poetic tradition. Poetry's roots in oral and folk traditions and connections to popular song forms.
ENGL244
The Play's the Thing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Exploration of drama through a consideration of plot, narrative flow, analytical flow, staging, performance, manuscript and printing history, text and textual change over time, and interpretation. Plays will be approached as public attempts to understand what it means to be alive.
ENGL245
Film Form and Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Cross-listed with: CINE245.
Credit only granted for: ENGL245, CINE245 or FILM245.
Formerly: FILM245.
Introduction to film as art form and how films create meaning. Basic film terminology; fundamental principles of film form, film narrative, and film history. Examination of film technique and style over past one hundred years. Social and economic functions of film within broader institutional, economic, and cultural contexts.
ENGL250
Reading Women Writing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Cross-listed with: WGSS255.
Credit only granted for: ENGL250, WMST255 or WGSS255.
Formerly: WMST255.
Explores literary and cultural expressions by women and their receptions within a range of historical periods and genres. Topics such as what does a woman need in order to write, what role does gender play in the production, consumption, and interpretation of texts, and to what extent do women comprise a distinct literary subculture. Interpretation of texts will be guided by feminist and gender theory, ways of reading that have emerged as important to literary studies over the last four decades.
ENGL251
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Explore "whodunnit" fiction from its nineteenth-century beginnings to the contemporary moment. Why are readers intrigued by the methodical discovery of the exact circumstances of a mysterious event? How does the figure of the eccentric, intelligent, often unofficial investigator take prominence? How does detective fiction emerge from and react to global imperialism, the modern metropolis, forensic science, and the modern legal system? How does the genre represent and respond to gender, class, and racial inequities? Texts may range from the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Arthur Conan Doyle, to the "Golden Age of Detective Fiction" in the 1920s and 30s by writers such as Agatha Christie, to late-twentieth century and contemporary novelists such as Chester Himes, P.D. James, and Mia P. Manansala, to film and television adaptations such as Enola Holmes, See How They Run, and Kenneth Branagh's Hercule Poirot films.
ENGL254
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Humanities, Health, and Medicine
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English Department.
Cross-listed with: ARHU230, HIST219N, WGSS230.
Credit only granted for: ARHU230 , ENGL289C, ENGL254, ARHU298A, HIST219N, or WGSS230.
An overview of the historical, cultural, ethical, and spiritual dimensions of medicine, human health, disease, and death from the points of view of various humanistic disciplines.
ENGL255
Literature of Science and Technology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Examines science and technology through the lens of British and American literature, primarily between 1800 and the present. Readings from early natural and experimental philosophers of the Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment. How literary works represent the ethics of science and technology; beneficial developments of science, and also heavy toll of industrialization. Writers studied may include Francis Bacon, Mary Shelley, Charles Darwin, H.G. Wells, Albert Einstein, Aldous Huxley, Richard Feynman, Philip K. Dick, Octavia Butler, Michael Frayn, and Tom Stoppard.
ENGL256
Fantasy Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
How fantasy employs alternate forms of representation, such as the fantastical, estranging, or impossible, which other genres would not allow. Through novels, short stories, graphic novels, and film, traces fantasy's roots in mythology and folklore, then explores how modern texts build upon or challenge these origins. Examination of literary strategies texts use to represent the world through speculative modes. How to distinguish fantasy from, and relate it to, other genres such as science fiction, horror, fairly tales, and magical realism. Fantasy's investment in world-building, history, tradition, and categories of identity such as race, class, and gender. How fantasy, as a genre, form, and world-view, is well-suited to our contemporary reality.
ENGL257
Children's Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Literature of the nineteenth through the twenty-first century concerned with, and written for, children and young adults. How such narratives speak to themes of changing social, religious, political, and personal identity. Through poetry, novels, graphic novels, and film, explores how children's tales encapsulate and reflect on human existence, while pushing boundaries of what constitutes "children's literature" and what exactly defines the "child." Considers questions of literary classification through investigation of political and religious issues, gender politics, animal rights, social justice, race, war, and what it means to "grow up."
ENGL262
Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Cross-listed with: JWST262, HEBR298B.
Credit only granted for: JWST262, HEBR298B, or ENGL262.
Origins of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), with attention to literary formations, archaeology, and social-political settings. Explorations of major questions, including who wrote the Bible, and when; relationships of the biblical tradition to the mythology and religious structures of ancient Israel's near eastern neighbors; and dynamics of politics, religious leadership, and law.
ENGL265
LGBTQ+ Literatures and Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Restriction: Must not have completed LGBT265.
Cross-listed with: LGBT265.
Credit only granted for: ENGL265 or LGBT265.
A study of literary and cultural expressions of queer and trans identities, positionalities, and analytics through an exploration of literature, art, and media. We will examine historical and political power relations by considering the intersections of sexuality and gender with race, class, nation, and disability. Topics include the social construction and regulation of sexuality and gender, performance and performativity, intersectionality, and the relationship between aesthetic forms and queer/ trans subjectivity. Our interpretations will be informed by queer and trans theories.
ENGL271
Writing Poems and Stories: An Introductory Workshop
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSSP
Introduction to theory and practice of writing fiction and poetry. Emphasis on critical reading of literary models. Exercises and workshop discussions with continual reference to modeling, drafting, and revising as necessary stages in a creative process.
ENGL272
Writing Fiction: A Beginning Workshop
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSSP
Introduction to theory and practice of writing fiction. Emphasis on critical reading of literary models. Exercises and workshop discussions with continual reference to modeling, drafting, and revising as necessary stages in a creative process.
ENGL273
Writing Poetry: A Beginning Workshop
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSSP
Introduction to theory and practice of writing poetry. Emphasis on critical reading of literary models. Exercises and workshop discussions with continual reference to modeling, drafting, and revising as necessary stages in a creative process.
ENGL275
Scriptwriting for Theater, Film, and Television
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
Cross-listed with: ARHU275.
Credit only granted for: ENGL275 or ARHU275.
Introduction to the theory and practice of scriptwriting with an opportunity to read, view, evaluate, write, and revise texts meant to be performed. Students will practice writing for the stage, film, and television and also examine selected scripts, performances, and film and television clips as models for their own creative work. Students will complete frequent writing exercises, participate in workshops, and learn to apply scholarship to the analysis and critique of scripts.
Cross-listed with ARHU275.
ENGL280
The English Language
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Introduction to the structure of English and its historical development, with a focus on techniques of linguistic analysis. Major topics include the sound systems of English and its patterns of word formation and sentence structure, and the ways these have changed over time and vary around the world.
ENGL282
How Rhetoric Works: Persuasive Power and Strategies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
Examines how persuasion functions and influences our lives and perception, focusing on a variety of contexts: business, politics, media, law, and entertainment. Students learn persuasive and argumentative principles to understand what rhetoric is, how it works, and what it does, and to apply the knowledge to produce effective communication appropriate for their purpose, audience, and context. A wide range of persuasive media, genres, and forms will be studied to help students sharpen how they interpret and practice persuasion.
ENGL289G
Special Topics in English; Machine Learning in Language and Art
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Cross-listed with ARHU299M and COMM298M. Credit only granted for ARHU299M, COMM298M, or ENGL289G.

How do language models like ChatGPT generate essays, poems, and stories? How do machine learning models learn to determine the author of a text, or identify the artist behind a painting? What makes language models like ChatGPT different from image generators like Stable Diffusion? And can language models be used to make music? We will teach you how to build models that read and write in natural languages, what makes those models different from applications of machine learning to visual art and music ,how to use Python for data analysis and statistics, how to visualize data, and how to apply mathematical and statistical knowledge to practical problems in the digital humanities. No background in coding or statistics is required, but students with some programming or statistics experience are also very welcome in the course.
ENGL290
Introduction to Digital Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
Introductory course in digital studies. Surveys contemporary humanities work in digital technologies, including the web and social media and their historical antecedents. Explores design and making as analytical tools alongside reading and writing. Situates digital media within power and politics and develops critical awareness of how media shape society and ethics. Interdisciplinary approaches to creativity, analysis, and technology. While the course will include hands-on practice, no prior experience of programming, designing, or making required other than a willingness to experiment and play.
ENGL291
Writing, Revising, Persuading
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
Prerequisite: Must have satisfied Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
Intermediate-level, writing-intensive course for students who have successfully satisfied the Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement but wish to hone skills in analyzing and producing rhetorically attuned, well-styled prose. Deeper study of rhetorical theory and its application to a wide variety of arguments and situations. Additional writing practice, techniques of revision, study of effect of stylistic choices. Topics may include argumentation theory, visual rhetoric, stylistic theory, and writing theory.
ENGL293
Writing in the Wireless World
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
Recommended: ENGL101.
A hands-on exploration of writing at the intersection of technology and rhetoric. Students will learn to read, analyze, and compose the kinds of multimodal documents--documents combining text, image, and sound--that constitute communication in our digital world.
ENGL294
Persuasion and Cleverness in Social Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
Prerequisite: Must have satisfied Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
Exploration of various persuasive media encountered in daily life through the lens of rhetorical and critical theories. Principles of rhetoric and analysis of how persuasion functions across media. Invention of effective multimedia works appropriate to purpose, audience, and context. Concepts from cultural studies used to develop critical awareness about power and ideology and how they influence the way people produce and understand messages. By integration of technology, rhetoric, and cultural studies, students become more critically-rhetorically informed thinkers, authors, and audiences of arguments and culture in the digital age. Writing intensive course. No prior multimedia experience is expected.
ENGL295
Introduction to Digital Storytelling and Poetics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU or DSSP
What is the thread weaving through an animated visualization of economic data in a popular newspaper, an indie text-based videogame, a saucy twitter bot spitting out haikus, and an interactive digital essay? Storytelling--using whatever is at hand to communicate with audiences in evocative and connected ways. Combining technical and textual analysis with their own experiments in digital composition, students will learn to use new media techniques for the interpretation, creation, and dissemination of both critical and imaginative writing. From branching narratives to hypertext media and video games, to more recent developments in machine-generated poetry, XR, and embodied and location-based narrative, the methods and materials in this introductory course link creative expression and analysis of texts to contemporary conversations about social difference, representation, interface, and computation.
ENGL296
Reading and Writing Disability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHU, DVUP
Locates and analyzes disability in various settings, modes, and texts. Investigates the material and cultural effects of the language, stories, and myths of disability. Explores the many definitions and frameworks of disability: as dynamic lived experiences, as a political identity, as a rich culture, as socially constructed barriers, and as an oppressed minority group. Examines how disability is portrayed, controlled, stereotyped, and celebrated across social, medical, political, cultural, and personal networks.
ENGL297
Research and Writing in the Workplace
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: ENGL101.
Introduction to the rhetorical principles and professional practices of professional writing, particularly the research, writing, communication, analytical, and technological skills needed for the Professional Writing minor. How culture and technology relate to the work of professional writing; design principles and rhetorical moves; digital tools, research skills, and writing strategies of professional writers. Develops skills needed to publish a writing portfolio that showcases students' professional writing competencies and projects their professional writer identities.
ENGL301
This is English: Fields and Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in English Language and Literature program; or must be in Secondary Educ: English Language Arts program.
"English" means a lot of things. Are you looking for literature, or linguistics? For writing--creative, critical, or professional? For theater, or debate? For film, or even videogames? This gateway course for the English major introduces you to all of these areas and more, as well as to our discipline's unique resources for studying and enjoying them. The English discipline includes three main interpretive fields: Literary and Cultural Studies; Language, Writing, and Rhetoric; and Media Studies. This course brings together the fundamental concepts and methods for reading, viewing, and researching practiced in these fields, launching you into English studies and and helping you to choose the major track that is right for you.
ENGL310
Medieval and Renaissance British Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Detailed study of selected major medieval and Renaissance works written in England. Cultural attitudes and historical contexts. May include Beowulf, Anglo-Saxon lyric, drama, sonnets; works of women writers, Chaucer, Spenser, Sidney. Some readings in Middle English.
ENGL311
British Literature from 1600 to 1800
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
The culture of seventeenth and eighteenth-century Britain seen through detailed study of selected major texts. Drama, poetry, political writings, and early novels by men and women. Authors may include Donne, Milton, Jonson, Behn, Swift, Pope, Montagu, and Wollstonecraft.
ENGL312
Romantic to Modern British Literature
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Detailed study of selected major texts from the 19th and 20th centuries. Transitions from Romanticism to Victorian age to Modernism. Historical, social, literary contexts. Issues such as rise of democracy; industrial revolution; the "woman question"; revolutions in literary form. Authors might include Wordsworth, Austen, Dickens, Arnold, T.S. Eliot, and Woolf.
ENGL318A
Special Topics in Digital and New Media Studies; Machines Reading, Machines Writing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENGL329L
Special Topics in Film Studies; The Disney Studio and the Animation Industry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with CINE319K. Credit granted for ENGL329L, CINE319K or FILM319K. Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, CINE245, SLLC283, or FILM283; or permission of instructor.

By examining films, tv shows, video games, and other media created using the brand names of two pivotal children's media figures - Walt Disney and Jim Henson - we will explore different ways that these media afterlives continue to shape the relationship between artist and audience - evenin the artist's absence.
ENGL329O
Special Topics in Film Studies; Orson Welles in Film, Theater, Radio, Television, and Beyond
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with CINE359Y. Credit granted for ENGL329O or CINE359Y. Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, CINE245, SLLC283, or FILM283: or permission of instructor.

Actor, director, radio innovator, theater maverick, magician, talk-show guest, ad-pitchman, and unlikely social media icon, Orson Welles has been an icon across mediums for nearly a century. Using the heights and depths of Welles' career as our lens - from Citizen Kane to cantankerous commercial outtakes - this course will trace larger histories of 20th and 21st century media, criticism and theory.
ENGL329P
Special Topics in Film Studies; The Films of Martin Scorsese
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with CINE359P. Credit granted for ENGL329P or CINE359P. Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, CINE245, SLLC283, or FILM283: or permission of instructor.
ENGL352
(Perm Req)
Intermediate Fiction Workshop
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of A- in ENGL271 or ENGL272; or permission of ARHU-English department.
A class in the making of fiction. Intensive discussion of students' own fiction. Readings include both fiction and essays about fiction by practicing writers. Writing short critical papers, responding to works of fiction, and the fiction of colleagues, in-class writing exercises, intensive reading, and thinking about literature, in equal parts, and attendance at readings.
ENGL353
(Perm Req)
Intermediate Poetry Workshop
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of A- in ENGL271 or ENGL273; or permission of ARHU-English department.
A class in the making of poetry. Intensive discussion of students' own poems. Readings in both poetry and essays about poetry by practicing poets. Writing short critical prose pieces, responding critically to colleagues' poems, in-class and outside writing exercises, memorization, and attendance at poetry readings.
ENGL368B
Special Topics in African American, African, and African Diaspora Literatures; Blues and African American Folksong
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENGL368F
Special Topics in African American, African, and African Diaspora Literatures; Angela Davis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with AASP398U, AMST328B, and WGSS379U. Credit only granted for AASP398U, AMST328B, ENGL368F, and WGSS379U.

This course explores the meaning and significance of Angela Davis work for thinking through issues of race, nation, class, gender, carceral culture, and transnational solidarity. Her life and work is set between theorizing histories of race, racism, class, and gender and political organizing and public intellectual work. We will examine all of these aspects by reading her work from its beginning and up through contemporary commentary on incarceration, Palestine, and related issues. The centerpiece of this course will be her study of African-American music in its Black feminist iteration, Blues Legacies and Black Feminism.
ENGL368N
Special Topics in African American, African, and African Diaspora Literatures; Race, Health and Narrative
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with AASP398N. Credit only granted with ENGL368N or AASP398N.
ENGL368O
Special Topics in African American, African, and African Diaspora Literatures; Black Existentialism
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with AASP340, PHIL338E, and PHPE308C. Credit only granted for ENGL368O, AASP340, PHIL338E, or PHPE308C.
ENGL373
(Perm Req)
Senior Honors Project
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENGL370.
Restriction: Must be in English Language and Literature program.
Research and writing of senior honors project. Strongly recommended for students planning graduate work.
ENGL375
J.R.R. Tolkien: Middle-earth and Beyond
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHU
An in-depth look at major themes and ideas spanning Tolkien's well-known and lesser-known works across a variety of genres and styles. We will study "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" in connection with Tolkien's back-story mythology expressed in "The Silmarillion." We will also consider film adaptations and other popular fantasy influenced by Tolkien. And we will explore lesser-known works such as "Farmer Giles of Ham," and Tolkien's essays on fairy stories and on "Beowulf.
ENGL381
(Perm Req)
MGA Legislative Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or ENGL101.
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.
Cross-listed with: HONR368A.
Credit only granted for: HONR368A or ENGL381.
Additional information: Application required. Contact english@umd.edu for more information.
Prepares students to intern for the Maryland General Assembly. Introduces standard legislative genres and assigns extended practice in researching legislative issues.
Cross-listed with HONR368A. Credit only granted for one of the following : ENGL381 or HONR368A. Admission to this course is by application only. Click here for more details.
ENGL383
Language in Its Social Contexts
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Exploration of the social and political aspects of language use, including interactional behavior, the structure of conversation, persuasive uses of language, social dialects, language use within speech communities, and language and identity. We will examine and compare analytical approaches to pragmatics and discourse analysis.
ENGL388D
(Perm Req)
Writing, Research, and Media Internships; Dickinson Electronic Archives
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: permission of department. Repeatable to 12 credits.
ENGL388E
(Perm Req)
Writing, Research, and Media Internships; BookLab Internship
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: permission of the department.
ENGL388P
(Perm Req)
English Careers Internship
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of ARHU-English department. Repeatable to 12 credits if content differs.
Additional information: Each enrolled credit equals 45 hours of on-site internship work.
Students receive credit for an internship of their choice that focuses at least half of its work on core English skills such as writing, editing, and research. Students secure their own internship placements. Course assignments include, for instance, an activity log, reflection papers, a supervisor evaluation, and a final portfolio of work.
Prerequisite: permission of department. Repeatable to 12 credits. Contact english@umd.edu.
ENGL388T
(Perm Req)
Writing, Research, and Media Internships; Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities Internships
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: permission of department. Repeatable to 12 credits.
ENGL388V
(Perm Req)
Undergraduate Teaching Assistants in English
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of the ARHU-English department. Repeatable to 12 credits.
Additional information: Students should consult with the UTA Coordinator to determine the number of enrollment credits.
A weekly teaching practicum and concurrent internship as an undergraduate teaching assistant in an English course. Students will explore the theories and best practices of teaching and learning in the various fields of the English discipline, particularly writing and literary studies. The emphasis is on creating inclusive classrooms and working with diverse learners and is grounded in theories of critical pedagogy. Students will apply principles of learning theory to develop and facilitate learner-centered lessons and discussions. They will also study composition pedagogy in preparation for responding to student writing in the course for which they are an assistant.
Prerequisite: permission of department. Repeatable to 12 credits. Contact Lyra Hilliard, lyrahill@umd.edu. Students taking ENGL388V for the first time should register for section 0101 or 0401 for 4 credits. When taking the course again in subsequent semesters, students should register for 2001 or 3001 for 3 credits.
ENGL388W
(Perm Req)
Writing Center Internship
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: Permission of the Writing Center (1205 Tawes Hall). Repeatable to 12 credits.
Cross-listed with: SPAN388W.
Credit only granted for: ENGL388W or SPAN388W.
Examines face-to-face and online writing center theory and practice through readings, exercises, and supervised tutoring. Students investigate the writing process and help other writers to negotiate it.
Students taking ENGL388W for the first time should register for section 0101 for 4 credits. When taking the course again in subsequent semesters, students should register for 2001.
ENGL390
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits; and junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: ENGL390 or ENGL393S.
Formerly: ENGL393S.
Specifically designed for students interested in further study in the physical and biological sciences. Exposes students to the conventions of scientific prose in the genres of research articles and proposals. Students also learn to accommodate scientific information to general audiences.
ENGL390H
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits; and junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: ENGL390 or ENGL393S.
Formerly: ENGL393S.
Specifically designed for students interested in further study in the physical and biological sciences. Exposes students to the conventions of scientific prose in the genres of research articles and proposals. Students also learn to accommodate scientific information to general audiences.
Restricted to students in the Honors College or departmental Honors programs.
ENGL391
Advanced Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
An advanced composition course which emphasizes constructing written arguments accommodated to real audiences.
ENGL391H
Advanced Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
An advanced composition course which emphasizes constructing written arguments accommodated to real audiences.
Restricted to students in the Honors College or departmental Honors programs.
ENGL392
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Conventions of legal writing and research. Students learn how to read and write about cases, statutes, or other legislation; how to apply legal principles to fact scenarios; and how to present a written analysis for readers in the legal profession. Assignments may include the law-school application essay, case briefs, legal memos, and client letters.
ENGL393
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Focuses on the writing of technical papers and reports.
ENGL393H
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Focuses on the writing of technical papers and reports.
Restricted to students in the Honors College or departmental Honors programs.
ENGL393Q
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Focuses on the writing of technical papers and reports.
ENGL393X
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Focuses on the writing of technical papers and reports.
Limited to students for whom English is a second language and who have a score below any of the following: SAT Verbal 400, TOEFL 575, CELT 250. Students who have received an "A" in ENGL 101 or its equivalent cannot register for ENGL 393X.
ENGL394
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Intensive practice in the forms of written communication common in the business world: letters, memos, short reports, and proposals. Focus on the principles of rhetoric and effective style.
ENGL395
Writing for Health Professions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Focus on accommodating health-related technical material and empirical studies to lay audiences, and helping writers to achieve stylistic flexibility and correctness.
ENGL398A
Writing for the Arts
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Examines the situations and genres in which working professionals (practitioners, advocates, administrators, and educators) write about art, culture, and artists. The course covers the complex process that writers need to learn, including how to accommodate information to specific audiences, how to use stylistic and visual devices to make information more accessible, and how to edit their own work as well as that of their peers. Assignments parallel the writing demands that students will face in the workplace, including analyzing and composing artist statements, an arts manifesto, art education guides, press releases about artists and their work, critical reviews of exhibits and performances, and proposals to funding agencies and foundations.
Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. Not open to students who have completed ENGL391A. Credit will be granted for only one of the following: ENGL398A or ENGL391A. Formerly ENGL391A. An advanced composition course which emphasizes writing about the arts.
ENGL398B
Writing for Social Entrepreneurship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Designed for students who want to develop the skills needed to start a successful social venture--a start-up business with a social mission or a new nonprofit program. The course centers on a major writing project such as a business plan, a website design plan, a fundraising proposal, or a concept paper for a new nonprofit organization. Students produce other communication projects that social entrepreneurs use to develop their businesses and nonprofits, such as presentations or pitches to prospective investors/donors, marketing materials, and a job announcement. Students will learn from local social entrepreneurs who share their experiences of using writing to succeed in the field.
Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. This course satisfies the professional writing requirement.
ENGL398C
Writing Case Studies and Investigative Reports
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Designed for students interested in becoming police investigators, educators, case workers, insurance adjusters, nurses, or program evaluators, or in entering branches of the social sciences that investigate cases and value reports based on accurate descriptions and compelling narratives. Such reports must be factual and yet useful to decision makers, unbiased and yet focused. Students study genres and language skills from careful summarizing to convincing storytelling.
Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. An advanced composition course which emphasizes writing cases and investigative reports.
ENGL398E
Writing About Economics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Examines the characteristic genres of writing in modern economics, including theoretical and empirically based journal articles, reports for government and commercial clients, and economic information presented to a variety of non-professional audiences, such as citizen-oriented and public policy organizations. Students learn how to analyze these documents rhetorically and how to communicate economic information using the content, arrangement, style, and visual graphics best suited to the purposes and standards of particular audiences. Core assignments include a genre-based journal and document analysis, presentations on economics-related topics for both economists and non-professional audiences, and a major research-based writing project for an audience outside of the classroom.
ENGL398L
Scholarly Writing in the Humanities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Examines scholarship in the humanities as a genre of professional writing and investigates the norms and procedures of advanced academic writing. Assignments parallel the writing demands that students will face in the academic workplace, including a graduate school application essay, a genre review, an annotated bibliography, a journal article, and an oral presentation of article subject matter.
Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. An advanced composition class focusing on the norms and procedures of advanced academic writing.
ENGL398N
Writing for Non-Profit Organizations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Examines professional writing and communication work in the non-profit sector. Students will analyze the audiences and document genres that they may encounter in real-world non-profit work and will learn how to compose many of these documents, from press releases and other public relations material to position papers, reports, and grant proposals. Students may also have the opportunity to add a service-learning component to the course by working with and for an area non-profit.
Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. Not open to students who have completed ENGL394N. Credit will be granted for only one of the following ENGL398N or ENGL394N. Formerly ENGL394N. A busniness writing class focusinog on writing about nonprofits.
ENGL398R
Writing Non-Fictional Narratives
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Approaches nonfiction narrative-a kind of writing influenced by fiction, magazine journalism, memoir, and personal essay--as a form of professional writing used in publishing and a range of careers involving proposal writing, work documentation, lobbying, social marketing, and political commentary, among others. Students learn to use many of the same tools as fiction writers, such as dialogue, vivid description, developing characters, nonlinear structure, and shifts in tense, time, and points of view. They also learn how to edit their own work as well as that of their peers, doing multiple revisions of the major assignments for a final portfolio. Major assignments include essays targeted to specific publications, query letters, audience analysis, and a publisher analysis.
Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. This course satisfies the professional writing requirement.
ENGL398V
Writing About the Environment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: FSPW
Prerequisite: Must have fulfilled the Academic Writing (FSAW) requirement.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Designed for those aspiring to work in a variety of fields that influence and are influenced by environmental science, including public policy, advocacy, science, and industry. Students learn to apply principles of technical writing to a range of scenarios and issues particular to the intersection of scientific knowledge and environmental policy. Writing audiences range from the public to decision-makers. The course emphasizes writing both within and across disciplines to enlist research for practical contexts.
Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. Not open to students who have completed ENGL393E. Credit will be granted for only one of the following ENGL398V or ENGL393E. Formerly ENGL393E.
ENGL402
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Works read in Middle English. Readings may include Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde, dream visions, lyrics.
ENGL404
Shakespeare: The Later Works
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Close study of selected plays from the second half of Shakespeare's career. Generic issues of later tragedies, later comedies, romances. Language, theme, dramatic technique, sources, and early modern English social-historical context.
ENGL412
Literature of the Seventeenth Century, 1600-1660
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Works from early Stuart through Interregnum period. Major literary genres in historical contexts. Writers such as Donne, Jonson, Mary Wroth, Bacon, Browne, and Marvell.
ENGL428Z
(Perm Req)
Seminar in Language and Literature; The Modern Prose Epic:Joyce, Woolf, Ellison
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Junior standing. For ENGL majors o nly. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Course intended primarily for students in English Honors Program. English majors with strong academic records may also apply. Permission from the Director of Honors required.
ENGL429
(Perm Req)
Independent Research in English
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ENGL301 and two English courses, excluding Fundamental Studies requirement.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL430
Literature of the Americas from First Contact to Revolution
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Examines the literature of the cultural encounters, colonialisms, empires, and independence movements in the early Americas from 1492 through the eighteenth century. Writers typically include Christopher Columbus, John Smith, Anne Bradstreet, Jonathan Edwards, William Byrd, Olaudah Equiano, Phillis Wheatley, and Benjamin Franklin.
ENGL438B
Selected Topics in Media Studies; Black Digitalities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with AASP478E. Credit only granted for ENGL438B or AASP478E.

In investigating a broad range of materials: essays, literature, film, VR, and video games, this class in digital study and practice explores the long history of Black Atlantic engagement with digital techniques and modalities. Over the course of the semester students will engage a variety of hands on experiences, creating or conceptualizing digital objects as entry points into learning how to read digital experiences from both cultural and computational perspectives. Writing assignments will especially focus on how play and interactivity impact narrative and representation. By combining close reading practice with digital treatments of canonical African American texts, this class will help students historicize important cross-fertilizations between Black expressive traditions and a range of contemporary media.
ENGL439D
Spotlight on Major Writers; Dickinson, Erotics, Poetics, Biopics: Some (Queer) Ways We Read Poetry
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department. Cross-listing with LGBT448Y and WGSS498Y. Credit only granted for ENGL439D, LGBT448Y, WGSS498Y, or WMST498Y.
ENGL459C
Selected Topics in LGBTQ+ Literatures and Media; Life Writings in Different Media
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Cross-listed with LGBT459D. Credit only granted for ENGL459C or LGBT459D.
ENGL462
Folksong and Ballad
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
A cross-section of American folk and popular songs in their cultural contexts; artists from Bill Monroe to Robert Johnson.
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department
ENGL466
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.
Development of Arthurian legend in English and continental literature from Middle Ages to twentieth century. All readings in modern English.
ENGL469O
(Perm Req)
The Craft of Literature: Creative Form and Theory; Ecopoetry during the Climate Crisis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature or creative writing; and have completed a 200-level creative writing workshop in ENGL or permission of ARHU-English Department. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.
ENGL479J
Selected Topics in Literature after 1800; Flash Fictions
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature or permission of ARHU-English department. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.
ENGL491
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Students must have satisfied the Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
Credit only granted for: ENGL489J, or ENGL491.
Formerly: ENGL489J.
Examines the social significance of the ways digital texts are composed and circulated. Explores why it matters how the web is written and who does the writing, understanding the Internet as rhetorical from its content and communities to the code, protocols, and policies that control digital distribution. Includes active experimentation with digital tools so students can expand their theoretical understanding through critical making.
ENGL493
Writing Genres as Social Action
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Recommended: Satisfactory completion of the professional writing requirement (FSPW).
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
A rhetorical genre studies approach to understanding the work that texts do in the world. Examines issues of identity, power, and medium as they relate to writing in various contexts. Students analyze the texts, context(s), and social significance of a public, professional, digital, and/or advanced academic genre and produce writing that meets, modifies, and subverts expectations.
ENGL494
Editing and Document Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENGL393 or ENGL391; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Principles of general editing for clarity, precision and correctness. Applications of the conventions of grammar, spelling, punctuation and usage, and organization for logic and accuracy. Working knowledge of the professional vocabulary of editing applied throughout the course.
ENGL495
(Perm Req)
Independent Study in Honors
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENGL373 and ENGL370.
Restriction: Must be in English Language and Literature program; and candidacy for honors in English.
Completion and presentation of the senior honors project.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL497
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: ENGL301; and an ENGL course at the 300-level or higher.
Restriction: Must have earned a minimum of 60 credits.
Examines how English majors put their academic knowledge and skills to work in professional workplaces after graduation. Students learn strategies to research careers, and they shadow a person in a career of interest for a day. Students learn to compose different professional genres to write and speak about and for professional development and advancement, including inquiry letters, technical descriptions, professional portfolios, and elevator pitches. Students will critically examine the learning they have done in their undergraduate coursework and compose a vision for bringing that learning to life in their future work.
Restriction: Must be in English Language and Literature program; or must be in Secondary Educ: English Language Arts program.
ENGL498
(Perm Req)
Advanced Fiction Workshop
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: ENGL352 or ENGL396; or permission of department.
ENGL499
(Perm Req)
Advanced Poetry Workshop
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: ENGL397 or ENGL353; or permission of department.
ENGL601
Introduction to Graduate Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An introduction to different elements of graduate work and an exploration of what it means to get a doctoral degree in English. Considers different career trajectories, in and outside of academia, as well as the future of higher education.
For majors only.
ENGL679
(Perm Req)
Professional and Career Mentoring for Master's Students
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL688
(Perm Req)
ENGL689
(Perm Req)
ENGL699
(Perm Req)
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL709A
(Perm Req)
Seminar in Transnational Literatures and Cultures; At the Limit: Violence, Resistance and the Ethics of Representation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENGL738C
(Perm Req)
Seminar in Nineteenth-Century Literature; Indigenous and Imperial Archives
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
ENGL749A
(Perm Req)
Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature; Alimentary Tracts: Stories, Being, and the Ways of Food
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
ENGL759E
(Perm Req)
Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts; Methods and Issues in Cinema and Media Studies
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Cross-listed with CMLT679B and CINE469M. Credit granted for ENGL759E, CMLT679B or CINE469M.

Offers an introduction to ways of reading, writing about, and teaching cinema and media. The focus of discussion will range from methods of close analysis and basic concepts of film form, technique, and style; through industrial/critical categories of genre and authorship (studios,stars, directors); through aspects of the cinema as a social institution, psycho-sexual apparatus and cultural practice; to the relationship between filmic texts and the historical horizon of production and reception; to the historical and contemporary questions arising from a comparative media approach.
ENGL759F
(Perm Req)
Seminar in Literature and the Other Arts; Computers Killed the Creative Writing Star
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
ENGL776
(Perm Req)
Seminar in Modern Rhetorical Theory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Restriction: Permission of ARHU-English department.
Additional information: May fulfill seminar requirements for MA in English with Concentration in Rhetoric and Composition.
Seminar in Modern Rhetorical Theory. Theories and trends in twentieth and twenty-first century rhetorical theory
ENGL798B
(Perm Req)
ENGL799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL809
(Perm Req)
ENGL878
(Perm Req)
Pedagogical Mentoring for Doctoral Students
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL879
(Perm Req)
Professional Mentoring for Doctoral Students
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL888
ENGL898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research; PRE-CANDIDACY RESEARCH
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENGL899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.