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ENGL 5529: Studies in Special Topics - Teaching English (Spring 2020)

Studies special topics that focus on a theme, genre, or theoretical issue not limited to a specific period or national tradition. Topics vary each semester. Taught by Dr. Mary Klages . Equivalent - Duplicate Degree Credit Not Granted: IAWP 6100 Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 9.00 total credit hours. Requisites:...

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ENGL 5459: Introduction to the Profession (Spring 2020)

What does it mean to undertake graduate studies in English in 2019? The objective of this seminar, which has both conceptual and applied components, is to give each student the opportunity to consider how their intellectual pursuits and professional plans fit into to the broader issues at the heart of...

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ENGL 5169: Multicultural/Postcolonial Studies - LatinX Undocumentality (Spring 2020)

This course has two goals—to introduce you to Mexican and LatinX cultural forms and theory, mostly literary, from the 18th to the 21st century. The second is to explore theories of documentality, necropolitics and spectrality, in order to explore how Mexicans have engaged and been constituted by discourses of what...

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ENGL 5059: British Literature and Culture After 1800 (Spring 2020)

Introduces graduate level study of Romantic, Victorian, Modern and Postmodern writing. Emphasizes a wide range of genres, forms, historical background and secondary criticism. Cultivates research skills necessary for advanced graduate study. Topics will vary. Repeatable: Repeatable for up to 6.00 total credit hours. Allows multiple enrollment in term. Requisites: Restricted...

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ENGL 5029: British Literature and Culture Before 1800 - Lyric and Legal Personhood in the English Renaissance (Spring 2020)

John Milton is among the most important and gifted poets to have written in the English language. His poetry (and prose) are centrally occupied with questions about the nature of personhood and about the claims, obligations towards, and risks associated with collective life. Milton’s efforts to understand what it means...

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ENGL 5023: Intermediate Old English II - Beowulf

Beowulf is much stranger, sadder, and more timely than you think. Experience the poem in its original language, using the skills built in Introduction to Old English (Engl 4003/5003)! Students will produce daily translations, and seminar-style class discussions will involve both linguistic and literary aspects of this enigmatic poem. Reading...

ENGL 5529: Studies in Special Topics (Fall 2019)

ENGL 5529-001 Media History: Print Lab, Thora Brylowe ENGL 5529-002 Literature and Culture of WWI, Jeremy Green

ENGL 5169: Multicultural/Postcolonial Studies (Fall 2019)

ENGL 5169-001 Native American and Indigenous Film , Penny Kelsey This seminar examines contemporary, emergent Native North American film and visualities in relationship to cultures and identities, knowledge and epistemic production, time and indigenous futurisms. Cultural narratives and tribal knowledges (i.e., “oral traditions”) have played and continue to perform key...

ENGL 5059: British Literature and Culture After 1800 (Fall 2019)

ENGL 5059-001 The Later Romantics, Jill Heydt-Stevenson This graduate course will explore a central phenomenon during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries: the relationship between literature and the fine arts. In their writings, William Blake, Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, Maria Edgeworth, John Keats, Lord Byron, Thomas Love Peacock, Felicia...

ENGL 5029: British Literature and Culture Before 1800 (Fall 2019)

ENGL 5029-001 Medieval Genres, Katie Little The Middle Ages has long been synonymous with "quiet hierarchies," Christian dogmatism, and primitive thinking. And yet, it was also (or instead) a time of great literary invention and experimentation: the beginning of a literature in English, the emergence of new genres, and challenges...

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