People marching for clean air.

ENGL 1230-001, 002: Environmental Literature

This course introduces students to the tradition of American environmental literature dating from Transcendentalism through realist and experimental contemporary literary texts.

A scary looking forrest on a moonlit night.

ENGL 1220-001, 002: From Gothic to Horror

Ghosts and monsters fill the pages of popular books and appear on our TV and movie screens. This course surveys the literary history of such creations and asks what we can learn from them. We will begin by exploring the origins of the Gothic genre.