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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 

 
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
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
326 Contemporary American Fiction (Trakas) C
426 Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (Voeller) C
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
TBA American Detective Fiction (Neighbors) C
335 Picaresque Narratives (Ware) D
433 Modern Drama (Wilson) D
436 Literature and Human Rights (Rostan) D
447 Digital Literature (Hall) E
471 Advanced Short Story Workshop (Singleton) F
473 Advanced Poetry Workshop (Whitfill) F
475 Writing with Sound (Blouke) F

Fall 2019

304 Spenser, Milton, and the Renaissance Epic (Sweitzer) A
318 Early American Popular Novels (Voeller) C
323 Southern Literature (Trakas) C
324 Ethnic American Literature (Neighbors) C
331 Early English Novel (Chalmers) B
336 European Masterpieces (Grinnell) D
343 History and Varieties of English (Ware) E
344 Adolescent Literature (Wilson) E
350 Digital Media Theory (Hall) E
372 Fiction Workshop (Singleton) F
379 Screenwriting Workshop (Sexeny) F
414 The Later English Novel (Hitchmough) B
437 Selected Topics in World Literature (Rostan) D

Spring 2020

302 Chaucer (Grinnell) A
305 Shakespeare's Histories and Comedies (Sweitzer) A
311 The English Romantic Period (Hall) B
321 American Literature before the Civil War (Voeller) C
327 Contemporary American Poetry (Whitfill) C
330 Black Arts Movement (Neighbors) C
337 European Masterpieces II (Hitchmough) D
339 Race, Gender, Empire (Rostan) D
341 Literary Theory (Chalmers) E
378 Novella Workshop
387 Business and Professional Writing (Wilson) F
411 Restoration and 18th Century Drama (Ware) B
445 Sexuality in Film (Sexeny) E
474 Writing in Digital Environments (Blouke) F