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Requirement Course Tags


Courses for English Major Requirements

The English major has the following requirement categories. (Note: These categories and course tags apply to the new version of the English major.)

  • Close Reading and Literary Form
  • Literature and Culture Before 1700
  • Literature and Culture 1700-1900
  • Literature and Culture of the 20th and 21st Centuries
  • Theories and Methods
  • Diverse Perspectives I
  • Diverse Perspectives II

More information about the requirement categories can be found on the Major in English page.

Below is a list of courses satisfying the various requirement categories by semester.

CLOSE READING AND LITERARY FORM

ENG 205: Poetry -- Bosch

ENG 205: Poetry -- Brownley

ENG 205: Poetry -- Higgins

ENG 205: Poetry -- Kelleher

ENG 205: Poetry -- N. Suhr-Sytsma

 

LIT/CULTURE BEFORE 1700

ENG 255W: British Literature Before 1660 -- Morey

ENG 290: Script to Print to Pixels -- Jim Morey

ENG 485W: Topics in Applied Research: Animals, Gender, and Early Modern Drama – Cahill

 

LIT/CULTURE 1700-1900

ENG 261: Survey of African American Lit before 1900 -- Babb

ENG 290W: Survey of Latinx Literature: First Contact to 1898 -- Guidotti-Hernandez

ENG 332W: Victorian Literature - Davenport 

ENG 385W: Methods of Literary Resaerch: Moby-Dick and of One Blood -- Reiss

ENG 386: Literature and Science – Otis

ENG 482RW: Seminar in Fiction: Fiction and Reality -- Kelleher

ENG 489W: Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women --  Nickerson

 

LIT/CULTURE 20TH & 21ST CENTURIES

ENG 210W: Major Authors: Octavia Butler – R. Lee

ENG 211W: Lit. & the Arts: Disrespectable Black Women Artists – A. Mayfield

ENG 212W: Readings in Pop Lit/Culture: Imagining Asian America -- Kanesaka

ENG 212W-2: Readings in Pop Lit/Culture: Debauchery in the Twentieth Century --Griggs

ENG 213W: Fictions of Human Desire: Queer Reading – Tennant

ENG 214W: Global Literature in English: "Home" and the Caribbean Diaspora --Currents

ENG 340W: Modern English Literature -- Rosinberg

ENG 342W: Modern Irish Literature -- Higgins 

ENG 348W: Contemporary Literature: “Literary” Genre Fiction--Murray

ENG 356W: Gender and Sexuality in Native American Literature -- M. Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 357W: Southern Literature -- Ladd

ENG 359: Studies in African American Lit, 1900-present: Af-Am Lit and Pop Culture -- Babb

ENG 359: Studies in African American Lit, 1900-present: Passing Miscegenation Hybridity – M. Gordon

ENG 388W: Topics in Lit & Environment: Contemporary Ecofiction -- Sitter

ENG 389W: Asian American Women Writers -- Kanesaka

ENG 389W: The Neuro Novel -- Johnston

ENG 480W: Contemporary American Poetry – Kalaidjian

ENG 482RW: Seminar in Fiction: Youth & Experience in the Modern British Novel -- Rosinberg

ENG 489W: William Faulkner -- Ladd

 

THEORIES AND METHODS

ENG 290: Script to Print to Pixels – Morey

ENG 348W: Contemporary Literature: “Literary” Genre Fiction--Murray

ENG 368: Lit & Cultural Studies: Staging the Political -- Goodstein  

ENG 384W: Criticism -- Bahri

ENG 385W: Methods of Literary Research: Moby-Dick and of One Blood -- Reiss

ENG 485W: Topics in Applied Research: Animals, Gender, and Early Modern Drama -- Cahill

 

DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES I

ENG 210W: Major Authors: Octavia Butler – R. Lee

ENG 211W: Lit. & the Arts: Disrespectable Black Women Artists – A. Mayfield

ENG 212W: Readings in Pop Lit/Culture: Imagining Asian America -- Kanesaka

ENG 214W: Global Literature in English: "Home" and the Caribbean Diaspora --Currents

ENG 261: Survey of African American Lit before 1900 -- Babb

ENG 290W: Survey of Latinx Literature: First Contact to 1898 -- Guidotti-Hernandez

ENG 356W: Gender and Sexuality in Native American Literature – M. Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 359: Studies in African American Lit, 1900-present: Passing Miscegenation Hybridity – M. Gordon

ENG 359: Studies in African American Lit, 1900-present: Af-Am Lit and Pop Culture -- Babb

ENG 385W: Moby-Dick and of One Blood -- Reiss

ENG 389W: Asian American Women Writers -- Kanesaka

ENG 389W: The Chinese in America -- Nickerson

ENG 480W: Contemporary American Poetry -- Kalaidjian

 

DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES II

ENG 210W: Major Authors: Octavia Butler – R. Lee

ENG 211W: Lit. & the Arts: Disrespectable Black Women Artists – A. Mayfield

ENG 212W: Readings in Pop Lit/Culture (Imagining Asian America) -- Kanesaka

ENG 290W: Survey of Latinx Literature: First Contact to 1898 -- Guidotti-Hernandez

ENG 356W: Gender and Sexuality in Native American Literature -- M. Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 388W: Topics in Lit & Environment: Contemporary Ecofiction -- Sitter

ENG 389W: Asian American Women Writers -- Kanesaka

ENG 389W: The Chinese in America -- Nickerson

ENG 485W Topics in Applied Research: Animals, Gender, and Early Modern Drama -- Cahill

CLOSE READING AND LITERARY FORM

ENG 205: Poetry - Brownley

ENG 205: Poetry - Kalaidjian

ENG 205: Poetry - Rosinberg 

ENG 205: Poetry - Rosinberg

 

Literature and Culture Before 1700

ENG 311RW:  Shakespeare Krumm

ENG 311RW: Shakespeare Cavanagh

ENG315W Ren Lit 1603-60 Knecht

 

Literature and Culture 1700-1900

ENG 210W: Major Authors: Dickens – Davenport

ENG 256W: British Literature since 1660 -Zhang

ENG 290W: Topics in Literary History: Black Women’s Life-Writing–Lawrence

ENG 321W: Later 18th Century Lit—Brownley

ENG 330W: Romanticism -White

ENG 489W: Special Topics: Adv Study: Hardy, Stevenson, Toomer--Bosch

 

Literature and Culture of the 20th and 21st Centuries

ENG 206W: Narrative – Nickerson

ENG210W Major Authors: Erdrich– M Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 214W: Global Lit in English–Sharma

ENG 256W: British Literature since 1660 -Zhang

ENG 262: Survey of Af-Am Lit Since 1900–Gordon

ENG 290W: Topics in Literary History: Marvelous Terror–Boyd

ENG 290W: Topics in Literary History: Black Women’s Life-Writing–Lawrence

ENG 290W Topics in Literary History: Louise Erdrich- M. Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 345W  Topics in Post-Colonial Literature –Bahri

ENG 355W: 20th Century American Novel-- Ladd

ENG 359W - Af Am Lit Since 1900- Wright

ENG 368W - Lit and Cultural Studies: Cute Studies– Kanesaka

ENG 370W: Intro to Digital Humanities - Sinykin

ENG 385W: Irish Literature and the Archive - Higgins

ENG 388W: Topics in Lit & Environment: Ecopoetry in the Anthropocene - Sitter

ENG 388W: Topics in Lit & Environment: Planetary Futures - N. Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 388W: Topics in Lit & Environment: Climate Fiction–Murray

ENG 389: Special Topics: Lit. New African Diaspora Lit- Mwersigirie

ENG 389W Special Topics: 20th Century American Poetry –Bosch

ENG 389W Special Topics: Lit & We Need Diverse Books–M. Suhr-Systma

ENG389W: Special Topics: US Interventions in Caribbean–Currents

ENG 389W –Special Topics: Lit of the American Jazz Age– Ladd

ENG 482RW: Seminar in Fiction: Modernity and the Countryside – Rosinberg

ENG 485W: Topics in Applied Research: Contemporary Publishing - Sinykin

ENG 489W: Special Topics Adv Study: Hardy, Stevenson, Toomer--Bosch

ENG 489W -Special Topics Advanced Study: Transpacific Femininities– Kanesaka

ENG489: Special Topics Advanced Study: True Crime – Nickerson

 

Theories and Methods  

ENG 290W: Topics in Literary History: Marvelous Terror–Boyd

ENG 368W - Lit and Cultural Studies: Cute Studies– Kanesaka

ENG 370W: Intro to Digital Humanities - Sinykin

ENG 385W: Irish Literature and the Archive - Higgins

ENG389W: Special Topics: US Interventions in Caribbean–Currents

ENG 389W: Special Topics Lit: Literary Theory-Marder

ENG 389W: Special Topics Lit: Methods of Lit. Interpretation- Quiroga

ENG 485W: Topics in Applied Research: Contemporary Publishing - Sinykin

ENG 489W: Special Topics Advanced Study: Literature at the Limits of Language-White

ENG 489W -Special Topics Advanced Study: Transpacific Femininities– Kanesaka

 

Diverse Perspectives I

ENG210W Major Authors: Erdrich– M Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 214W: Global Lit in English–Sharma

ENG 262: Survey of Af-Am Lit Since 1900–Gordon

ENG 290: Topics in Literary History: African Womens Writing- Mwersigirie

ENG 290W: Topics in Literary History: Marvelous Terror–Boyd

ENG 290W: Topics in Literary History: Black Women’s Life-Writing–Lawrence

ENG 345W  Topics in Post-Colonial Literature –Bahri

ENG 359W - Af Am Lit Since 1900 Wright

ENG 368W - Lit and Cultural Studies: Cute Studies– Kanesaka

ENG 389: Special Topics Lit: New African Diaspora Lit- Mwersigirie

ENG 389W Special Topics: Lit & We Need Diverse Books–M. Suhr-Systma

ENG389W: Special Topics: US Interventions in Caribbean–Currents

ENG 489W -Special Topics Advanced Study: Transpacific Femininities– Kanesaka

 

Diverse Perspectives II 

ENG 210W Major Authors: Erdrich– M Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 262: Survey of Af-Am Lit Since 1900–Gordon

ENG 290: Topics in Literary History: African Women's Writing-Mwersigirie

ENG 290W: Topics in Literary History: Black Women’s Life-Writing–Lawrence

ENG 345W  Topics in Post-Colonial Literature –Bahri

ENG 359W - Af Am Lit Since 1900- Wright

ENG 368W - Lit and Cultural Studies: Cute Studies– Kanesaka

ENG 388W:  Topics in Lit & Environment: Murray 

ENG 388W: Topics in Lit & Environment: Ecopoetry in the Anthropocene - Sitter 

ENG 388W: Topics in Lit & Environment: Planetary Futures - N. Suhr-Sytsma

ENG 389: Special Topics: Lit. New African Diaspora Lit- Mwersigirie

ENG 389W: Special Topics Lit: Lit of the American Jazz Age-Ladd

ENG 389W Special Topics: Lit & We Need Diverse Books–M. Suhr-Systma

ENG389W: Special Topics: US Interventions in Caribbean–Currents

ENG482RW: Seminar in Fiction: Modernity and the Countryside – Rosinberg  

ENG 489W -Special Topics Advanced Study: Transpacific Femininities– Kanesaka


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