Course Offerings Spring 2023

Spring 2023 Course offerings

Spring 2023 English Class Offered

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  • English 19: Introduction to Literary Analysis Prof. Sunayani Bhattacharya (T/Th 11:30-1:05 ) (Fulfills Artistic Analysis Core requirement) Fulfills Foundation English requirement.
    • Anyone interested in English studies, take this course. It’s the beginning of the journey.
  • English 25: Creative Writing - Multi-Genre Studies. Prof. Rachel Richardson (T/Th 3:00-4:35)  (Fulfills Artistic Analysis and Creative Practice Core requirements) Fulfills Art of Writing English Requirement.
    • An introduction to writing Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Playwriting.
  • English 26: Creative Writing Reading Series (Quarter Credit Course), Prof. Christopher Arnold (Select Wednesdays 7:30pm)
    • A quarter credit class where students attend talks given by published authors.

  • English 102: Creative Writing Poetry. Prof. Yona Harvey (T/Th 1:15-2:50) (Fulfills Artistic Analysis and Creative Practice Core requirements) Fulfills Art of Writing English Requirement.
    • Writing and revision of original poetry and the study of contemporary poetry.

  • English 106: Writing Adviser Training Beginning, Prof. Joseph Zeccardi (Quarter Credit Courese) (Tuesdays 9:45-11:20)
    • Quarter credit class for those interested in becoming Writing Center Advisers.

  • English 107: Writing Adviser Staff Workshop, Prof. Joseph Zeccardi (Quarter credit course) (To be arranged with professor).
    • Quarter credit class for those who work as Writing Center Advisers.

  • English 118: Behind Squid Game's Frontman. Prof. Yin Yuan (MWF 11:45-12:50) (Fulfills Global Perspectives and Artistic Analysis Core requirement) Fulfills Historical Survey English requirement.
    • How did the Korean War shape American imperialism and exceptionalism from 1945 to the present day popularity of Korean Pop Culture? Find out in this historical survey of modernist to contemporary Korean and Korean-American literature. 

  • English 122: Race, Crime, and the Law. Prof. Kathryn Koo (MWF 9:15-10:20) (Fulfills The Common Good, Artistic Analysis, and American Diversity Core requirements). Fulfills Theory and Methodology requirement.
    • Through legal and literary text trace the intersections of race, crime, and the law in the United States from slavery, to Jim Crow, to the criminal justice system of the present.

  • English 130: Single Author: Toni Morrison. Prof. Jeannine King (M/F 1:00-2:40) (Fulfills American Diversity and Artistic Analysis core requirements) Fulfills Authors and Genres requirement.
    • Dive into the work of Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Toni Morrison.

  • English 140: The Science Fiction Short Story. Prof. Robert Gorsch (MWF 10:30-11:35) (Fulfills Artistic Analysis core requirements). Fulfills the Authors and Genres requirement.
    • A study of the Science Fiction genre through an array of short stories.

  • English 183: Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama. Prof. Hilda Ma (T/Th 9:45-11:20) (Fulfills Artistic Analysis core requirement). Fulfills the Movements and Eras requirement.
    • This age of theater shaped a host of influential playwrights – Marlowe, Middleton, Dekker, Shakespeare, and Webster, to name a few. We will look at the thematic concerns of the Renaissance stage, and the society in which the plays were produced.

  • English 184: Contemporary Drama: Theatre for Social Change. Prof. Emily Klein (T/Th 11:30-1:05) (Fulfills The Common Good and Artistic Analysis core requirements). Fulfills the Movements and Eras requirement.
    • Take the pulse of the American theater scene over the past fifty years and see how it is a rehearsal for revolution.

  • English 196: Senior Capstone . Prof. Molly Metherd (M/W 3:00-4:35) (fulfills WID for the Core) Prerequisite English 29. Fulfills a Foundation English requirement.
    • Senior capstone focusing on U.S. Literature and Social Justice in the 20th and 21st Centuries.

  • English 198: Senior Honors Thesis (Independent Study)
    • Course for any student completing a senior thesis with the Honors Program.



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