Fall 2021 English Courses

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  • ENC 4260: Documents & Visual Design

    Design is an essential but often overlooked feature of professional communication. Designers use tools such as page grids, white space, data visualizations, color and typography to convey messages and reach audiences. Students will study theories of how people perceive design and will do hands-on document design for real audiences.

    Professor Luke Thominet
    Mondays, 2:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

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  • ENC 4373: Alternative Writing and Rhetorics

    The class will study how writers have pushed the boundaries of academic expression by working within and across multiple languages, modes, genres and media. Students will focus on specific types of boundary-busting academic writing. 

    Professor Vanessa Sohan
    Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

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  • ENC 4930: Sports, Rhetoric, & Society

    This course will offer students a unique opportunity to explore issues related to sports while developing skills in writing and rhetoric. Historically, sports have been tied to issues of race, gender, class, diversity, community and language. It fulfills Professional and Public Writing Certificate Requirements.

    Professor Darrel Elmore
    Fully online

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  • ENL 4210: Victorian Medievalism

    This course will explore Victorian literature and art in parallel with the medieval texts it sought to emulate. Victorian medievalism encompasses the pervasive reproduction and reinvention of medieval literature, themes and ideals in the 19th century. It fulfills the Early and Late Literature requirement.

    Professor Amy Huseby
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

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  • ENL 4273: James Joyce and His Contemporaries

    This course offers a systematic study of the development of James Joyce’s aesthetic and artistic sensibilities based on examinations of his major writings. It contextualizes Joyce’s canon in relation to the works of contemporary writers in the Modernist movement. Fulfills requirements for LIT program and Exile Studies Certificate.

    Professor Professor Gillespie
    Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:40 p.m.

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  • ENL 4303: Jane Austen and the Brontës in Adaptation

    This course will engage with major novels by Jane Austen, Emily Bronte and Charlotte Brontë, as well as reimaginings, continuations, inspired by texts and adaptations in text and film from the twentieth century to pursue these very questions. This fulfills Early Literature, Film Studies and elective requirements. 

    Professor Amy Huseby
    Thursdays, 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

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  • ENL 4503: 20th-Century British Women’s Fiction

    The course offers a study of the work of 20th-Century British women novelists, continuing the studies initiated in ENL 3261 19th-Century British Women Novelists. It emphasizes the artistic and aesthetic concerns of female writers, the impact of social context on their works and examines how feminist literary theory points to a variety of interpretive approaches. 

    Professor Michael Gillespie
    Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:40 p.m.

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  • LIT 4188: Postcolonial Ecocriticism

    This course introduces students to the field of postcolonial ecocriticism through the study of literature and scholarship concerned with the relationship between the environment, colonial histories and cultural identity..

    Professor Micahel Grafals
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

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  • LIT 5487: Postcolonial Literature in the Americas

    Students will consider how literary works explore key topics in postcolonial studies such as the nation, ethnic and racial identities, historical memory, gender and sexuality, and socio-political power. They'll engage with an array of theoretical and cultural discourses over the course of the semester.

    Professor Anne Castro
    Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:40 p.m.

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