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Upper Level Course Sequence  

Below is a projection of courses in literature, creative writing, and communications that the English Department will be offering over the next two years. There may well be changes in this list, but it should help students to plan ahead.

List of English Courses: Two-Year Projection
Spring 2017-Fall 2018
Updated: February 2, 2017 

Fall 2017

260 Introduction to English Studies (TBA)
304 Spenser and Milton (Sweitzer) A
308 Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama (Ware) B
310 Arthurian Literature, 500-1800 CE (Grinnell) A
318 Early American Popular Novels (Voeller) C
323 Southern Literature (Trakas) C
324 American Ethnic Literature (Neighbors) C
326 Contemporary American Fiction (Trakas) C
331 The Early English Novel (Chalmers) B
338 Early Women Writers (Grinnell) D
414 Later English Novel (Hitchmough) B
335 The European Picaresque Novel (Ware) D
339 Race, Gender, and Empire (Rostan) D
344 Teaching of Adolescent Literature (Wilson) E
347 Visual Rhetoric (Blouke) E
350 Digital Media Theory (Hall) E
371 Short Story Workshop (Singleton) F
373 Poetry Workshop (Whitfill) F
377 Digital Filmmaking (Sexeny) F

Spring 2018
260 Introduction to English Studies (TBA)
302 Chaucer (Grinnell) A
305 Shakespeare's Comedies and Histories (Sweitzer) A
311 The English Romantic Period (Hall) B
411 Restoration and the 18th Century Drama (Ware) B
322 American Literature after the Civil War (Voeller) C
327 Contemporary American Poetry: Formalism (Whitfill) C
330 The Black Arts Movement (Neighbors) C
335 The Picaresque Novel (Ware) D
337 European Masterpieces II (Hitchmough) D
340 African Literature (Rostan) D
341 Literary Theory (Chalmers) E
371 Short Story Workshop (Singleton) F
378 Novella Workshop (Trakas) F
387 Business and Professional Writing (Wilson) F
445 Sexuality in Film (Sexeny) E
474 Writing in Digital Environments (Blouke) F
477 Advanced Digital Filmmaking (Sexeny) F

Fall 2018

307 English Renaissance Poetry (Sweitzer) A
310 Arthurian Literature (Grinnell) A
412 Restoration and 18th Century Prose and Poetry (Chalmers) B
415 The Modern Novel (Wilson) B
324 Ethnic American Literature (Neighbors) C
326 Contemporary American Fiction (Trakas) C
340 African Literature (Rostan) D
435 Global Digital Cultures (Hall) D
342 English Grammar and Usage (Ware) E
345 Gender Theory and Literature (Hitchmough) E
371 Short Story Workshop (Singleton) F
373 Poetry Workshop (Whitfill) F

Spring 2019

301 Medieval British Literature (Grinnell) A
306 Shakespeare's Tragedies and Romances (Sweitzer) A
312 The Victorian Period (Hitchmough) B
316 Contemporary British Literature (Chalmers) B
330 Black Arts Movement (Neighbors) C
433 Modern Drama (Wilson) D
436 Literature and Human Rights (Rostan) D
343 History of the English Language (Ware) E
447 Digital Literature (Hall) E
471 Advanced Short Story Workshop (Singleton) F
473 Advanced Poetry Workshop (Whitfill) F