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Fall 2022 Courses

All Courses: Listed by Catalog Number

140.001 | White | Poetry and Attention
140.002 | Mitchell | Detroit State of Mind: Literary Representations of the Motor City
140.003 | Portnoy | Rhetoric and Rights: What Else Did the 19th Amendment Do? (R&E)
150.001 | Farrar | Art of the Story
201.001 | Valella | The Hustle: American Fictions of Con Artistry and Upward Mobility
216.001 | Orr | Intro to Disability Studies
232.001 | Nichols | Race and Visual Culture
235.001 | Ensor | One Year in Autobiography
240.001 | Jordan | Intro to Poetry
242.001 | Makman + Miller | Where’s the Science in Science Fiction?
267.001 | Brater | Text and Performance
282.001 | Lyons | Native American Literature
290.001 | Fitzgerald | The Youth Revolutions of 1968: Remaking the Self
290.002 | Gere | The Pursuit of Happiness
290.005 | Brandolino | Contemporary Horror
292.001 | Chamberlin | The Art of Flash Fiction (2 credit mini course - first half term)
292.002 | Chamberlin | The Art of Flash Fiction (1 credit mini course - second half term)
292.003 | Whittier Ferguson | Poetry by the Book (2 credit mini course - first half term)
292.004 | Whittier Ferguson | Poetry by the Book (1 credit mini course - second half term)
292.005 | Trevor | King Lear and the 1623 Folio (2 credit mini course - first half term)
292.006 | Trevor | Hamlet and the 1623 Folio (1 credit mini course - second half term)
298.001 | Crane | The Art of Literature
298.002 | Nichols | Introduction to Literary Studies
298.003 | Wall | Introduction to Literary Studies
298.004 | Benjamin | Home, Place, and Belonging
305.001 | Aull | Exploring the English Language
307.001 | Sweeney | Threads: What Does Clothing Have to Do with Race, Culture, Politics, and the Environment? (ID)
308.001 | Toon | History of the English Language (P16)
313.001 | Blair | The Novel and Virtual Realities (AL)
313.002 | Larson | Evil and the American Imagination (AL)
313.004 | Lyons | The Catholic Novel
315.001 | Sanok | Women and Writing in Premodern England (P16, ID)
315.002 | Gold | Feminist Activism (ID)
317.001 | Brandolino | Death and Dying in the Middle Ages (P16)
317.002 | J. Miller | Visual Fictions: Photography and 20th/21st-Century Literature (AL, ID)
317.003 | Mitchell | Get Rich or Die Tryin’ (AL)
317.005 | Fitzgerald | The Theatre of US Women’s Liberation (AL, ID)
317.006 | Orr | The Pursuit of Happiness (P19, AL)
319.001 | Portnoy | What Difference Can a Story Make? (ID, R&E)
319.002 | Anderson | Can Literature Promote Social Justice? (ID)
319.003 | Lahiri | Reading vs. Racism (ID, R&E)
320.001 | Knuth | Literature, the Environment, & the Art of the Journal (P19, AL)
323.001 | Habash | Creative Writing: Fiction
323.002 | Byers | Creative Writing: Fiction
323.003 | Townsend | Creative Writing: Fiction
324.001 | Ward | Creative Writing: Poetry
344.002 | Beer | Great Lakes Writers Corps pt. II
345.001 | Harp | The New Essay
345.001 | Pinto | The New Essay
346.001 | Brater | Modern Drama in Transition, Ibsen to Beckett
351.001 | Hawes | Literature, 1660-1830: Writings of the Enlightenment (P18)
360.001 | Crane | The Advent of the Modern Novel and How It Works (AL)
362.001 | J. Miller | US Modernism in Word and Image (AL, ID)
364.001 | Byers | The Contemporary Novel
367.001 | Schoenfeldt | Shakespeare’s Poems and Plays (P16)
381.001 | Mendoza | Asian American Literature
383.001 | Levinson | Jewish Culture in America: 1945 to the Present (AL, ID)
387.001 | Valella | Latinx Literature of the United States (AL, ID)
390.001 | Hartley | The Theory Mess
398.002 | Zemgulys | The Case of Ishiguro; Or, Write What You Know While Learning with Writing
403.001 | Nichols | The Life of the Mind: Classical Rhetoric and Education (P16)
407.001 | Porter | Stories of Place (AL)
407.002 | Nair | Food and Culture (ID)
407.003 | Traub | Renaissance Sex (P16, ID)
409.001 | Toon | Old English (P16)
423.001 | Buntin | Advanced Fiction Writing
423.002 | Lynch | Advanced Fiction Writing
423.003 | TBA | Advanced Fiction Writing
424.001 | Walker | Advanced Poetry Writing
440.001 | White | Modernist Poetries in the U.S. (AL, P)
450.001 | Trevor | Seventeenth-Century Poetry (P16, P)
460.001 | Strout | Studies in the Novel (P19)
464.001 | Whittier-Ferguson | Virginia Woolf: Life and Writing
465.001 | Sanok | Canterbury Tales: Telling Tales, Medieval and Modern (P16, P)
471.001 | Larson | From Romance to Realism: Nineteenth-Century American Key Texts (P19, AL)

Pre-1642 (Pre16) - Pre-1830 (Pre18) - Pre-1900 (Pre19) - American Literature (AL)

Identity & Difference (I/D) - Poetry (P) - Race and Ethnicity (R&E)

*Please note: Multiply listed courses can satisfy up to two major requirements of your choosing. Courses cannot satisfy more than two major requirements. 

Course Requirement Lists

*Please note: Multiply listed courses can satisfy up to two requirements of your choosing. Courses cannot satisfy more than two requirements.

Pre-1642

English 308.001: History of the English Language
Instructor: Toon, Thomas

English 315.001: Women and Literature
Women and Writing in Premodern England
Instructor: Sanok, Catherine
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Identity/Difference.

English 317.001: Literature and Culture
Death and Dying in the Middle Ages
Instructor: Brandolino, Gina

English 367.001: Shakespeare's Principal Plays
Shakepeare's Poems and Plays
Instructor: Schoenfeldt, Michael

English 403.001: Topics in Language and Rhetorical Studies
The Life of the Mind: Classical Rhetoric and Education
Instructor: Nichols, Dana

English 407.003: Topics in English Language and Literature
Renaissance Sex
Instructor: Traub, Valerie
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Identity/Difference.

English 409.001: Old English
Instructor: Toon, Tom

English 450.001: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature
Seventeenth-Century Poetry
Instructor: Trevor, Douglas
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Poetry.

English 465.001: Chaucer: The Caterbury Tales
Canterbury Tales: Telling Tales, Medieval and Modern
Instructor: Sanok, Catherine
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Poetry.

Pre-1830

English 351.001: Literature in English, 1660-1830
Writings of the Enlightenment
Instructor: Hawes, Clement 

Pre-1900

English 317.006: Literature and Culture
The Pursuit of Happiness
Instructor: Orr, Ittai
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

English 320.001: Literature and the Environment
Literature, the Environment, & the Art of the Journal
Instructor: Knuth, Aric
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

English 460.001: Studies in the Novel
Instructor: Strout, Lauren

English 471.001: 19th Century American Literature
From Romance to Realism: Nineteenth-Century American Key Texts
Instructor: Larson, Kerry
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

American Literature

English 313.001: Topics in Literary Studies
The Novel and Virtual Realities
Instructor: Blair, Sara

English 313.002: Topics in Literary Studies
Evil and the American Literary Imagination
Instructor: Larson, Kerry

English 317.002: Literature and Culture
Visual Fictions: Photography and 20th/21st-Century Literature
Instructor: Miller, Joshua
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Identity/Difference.

English 317.003: Literature and Culture
Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Instructor: Mitchell, Justin

English 317.005: Literature and Culture
The Theatre of US Women's Liberation
Instructor: Fitzgerald, Jason
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Identity/Difference.

English 317.006: Literature and Culture
The Pursuit of Happiness
Instructor: Orr, Ittai
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Pre-1900.

English 320.001: Literature and the Environment
Literature, the Environment, & the Art of the Journal
Instructor: Knuth, Aric
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Pre-1900.

English 360.001: The Rise of the Novel
The Advent of the Modern Novel and How It Works
Instructor: Crane, Gregg

English 362.001: The American Novel
US Modernism in Word and Image
Instructor: Miller, Joshua
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Identity/Difference.

English 383: Jewish Literature
Jewish Culture in America: 1945 to the Present
Instructor: Levinson, Julian
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Identity/Difference.

English 387.001: Latino/Latina Literature of the United States
Latinx Literature of the United States
Instructor: Valella, Daniel
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Identity/Difference.

English 407.001: Topics in English Language and Literature
Stories of Place
Instructor: Porter, David

English 440: Modern Poetry
Modernist Poetries in the U.S.
Instructor: White, Gillian
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

Identity/Difference

English 307.001: Threads: What Does Clothing Have to Do with Race, Culture, Politics, and the Environment?
Instructor: Sweeney, Meg

English 315.001: Women and Literature
Women and Writing in Medieval and Early Modern England
Instructor: Sanok, Catherine
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Pre-1642.

English 315.002: Women and Literature
Feminist Activism
Instructor: Gold, David

English 317.002: Literature and Culture
Visual Fictions: Photography and 20/21 Century Literature
Instructor: Miller, Joshua
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

English 317.005: Literature and Culture
The Theatre of Women's Liberation
Instructor: Fitzgerald, Jason
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

English 319.001: Literature and Social Change
What Difference Can a Story Make?
Instructor: Portnoy, Alisse

English 319.002: Literature and Social Change
Can Literature Promote Social Justice?
Instructor: Anderson, Sigrid

English 319.003: Literature and Social Change
Introduction to Literary Theory: Reading Versus Racism
Instructor: Lahiri, Madhumita

English 362.001: The American Novel
U.S. Modernism in Words & Images
Instructor: Miller, Joshua
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

English 383: Jewish Literature
Jewish Culture in America: 1945 to the Present
Instructor: Levinson, Julian
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

English 387.001: Latina/Latino Literature of the U.S.
Latinx Literature of the United States
Instructor: Valella, Daniel
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

English 407.002: Topics in English Language and Literature
Food and Culture
Instructor: Nair, Supriya

English 407.003: Topics in English Language and Literature
Renaissance Sex
Instructor: Traub, Valerie
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Pre-1642.

Poetry

English 440: Modern Poetry
Modernist Poetries in the U.S.
Instructor: White, Gillian
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): American Literature.

English 450.001: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature
Seventeenth-Century Poetry
Instructor: Trevor, Douglas
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Pre-1642.

English 465.001: Chaucer: The Caterbury Tales
Canterbury Tales: Telling Tales, Medieval and Modern
Instructor: Sanok, Catherine
This course also satisfies the following requirement(s): Pre-1642.