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*Indicates courses that have been approved to fulfill General Education literature requirements.

 

ENGL 4000 English Literature of the 17th Century Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. English 3001 strongly recommended.
Description:
Study of the poetry of John Donne and the Metaphysical poets, Ben Jonson and the Cavalier poets, John Milton, and selected prose of the period.

 

ENGL 4001 Shakespeare: The Early Plays Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
Prerequisites: One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. Excellent command of English is required. English 3001-3002 strongly recommended.
Description: Study of representative comedies, tragedies and histories from Shakespeare's early period, and study of his development as a dramatist in the first half of his career.

 

ENGL 4002 Shakespeare: The Later Plays Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. Excellent command of English is required. English 3001-3002 strongly recommended.
Description: Study of representative tragedies, comedies, and romances from the later period and study of his development as dramatist in the second half of his career.

 

ENGL 4005 Literature, Orality and Performance* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
Theory, techniques, and intensive practice in the oral interpretation and performance of literary texts. Selection, analysis, and delivery of texts in individual and group readings. Theoretical materials on oral culture and performance are also discussed.

 

ENGL 4006 Group Discussion Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: At least one course in Speech Communication in Humanities English or permission of the professor.
Description: Study and training in group dynamics and leadership.
Syllabi from:    

 

ENGL 4007 Argumentation and Debate Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: At least one course in Speech Communication in Humanities English.
Description:
Theory and procedures of argumentation and debate. Practice in argumentative and persuasive discourse. Emphasis on the development of critical thinking.

 

ENGL 4009 The Renaissance in England* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
Sixteenth-century poetry, prose, drama (excluding Shakespeare), selected to illustrate the cultural and intellectual impact of the Renaissance in England.
Syllabi from: Prof. F. Bothwell PDF document

 

ENGL 4015 The Eighteenth-Century British Novel Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency . A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description:
The development of the British novel from its beginnings to Jane Austen. Readings from the major writers including Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Sterne and Austen.

 

ENGL 4016 The Nineteenth-Century British Novel Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency . A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description:
The development of the British novel in the nineteenth century, with readings from the major writers including the Brontës, Dickens, Elliot, and Hardy.

 

ENGL 4017 The Romantic Movement Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency . A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description:
Study of the major trends and aspects of the Romantic movement in Britain and of individual writers. Emphasis on the major poets: Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats and Shelley.

 

ENGL 4019 Satire* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
The study of satire, its history, conventions, strategies and the genres in which it appears from the middle ages to the present.
Syllabi from: Prof. F. Bothwell PDF document

 

ENGL 4029 Themes in Literature and Film Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Can serve as General Education literature requirement
Description:
A specialized topics course reflecting formal trends and critical issues in the study of literature and film. Topics vary per semester. The course may be taken up to three times with different themes.
Syllabi from: Prof. F. Bothwell PDF document

 

ENGL 4035 British Drama from the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A study of the development of British drama from the Middle Ages to the end of the eighteenth century, excluding Shakespeare.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. Olsen PDF document

 

ENGL 4037 Introduction to Literary Theory Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency. A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description: Introduction to literary theory. Discussion of theoretical terms, schools of thought, and approaches, along with their socio-historical contexts. It provides the tools to write critically employing strategies learned from critical texts.

 

ENGL 4038 Queer Sexualities in Film Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency . A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description:
An examination of filmic representations of queer sexual practices and identities.

 

ENGL 4039 Shakespeare on Film* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A study of films based on Shakespeare’s plays, and the ways in which film has been used to popularize, reinterpret and transform the Shakespearean text. The course will consider the history of Shakespeare on film from the earliest silent movies, to the attempts in the early talkies to bring the bard to film audiences, to the renewal of Shakespeare through the efforts of such directors as Olivier, Zeffirelli, Branagh in more recent times and the transformation of Shakespearean texts through extensive reworking by directors like Kurosawa . The symbiotic relationship of Shakespeare and film.

 

ENGL 4046 Globalization and World Literature* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:

 

Syllabi from: Prof. D. Kuwabong

 

ENGL 4048 The Arthurian Legend in Literature and Popular Culture* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A study of the origins of the legend of King Arthur in medieval Wales, England, Ireland and France, tracing the legend's development, transmission, and transformation up to the 20 th century in literary texts, films, animation and comics. Discussions explore the power of myth and legend, as well as analyze the processes of historical change, cultural exchange, adaptation, and appropriation. To best analyze the uses of the legend in different historical and cultural contexts, the approach is interdisciplinary, intercultural, and multi-media.
Syllabi from: Prof. F. Bothwell PDF document

 

 

ENGL 4049 Special Topics in Caribbean Literature and Culture* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A specialized topics course on Caribbean society and literary expression, featuring analysis of literature and other areas such as film, history, music, politics, performance, religion, or popular culture. Topics vary per semester. Course can be taken up to three times when different themes are covered.

 

ENGL 4055 Film and/as Literature* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A study of the close relationship between film and literature. Examination of literary texts followed by viewing of screen versions and discussion of technique, differences between mediums, changes in the filmic interpretation and effectiveness. Writers who are influenced by film or write screenplays will be included.

 

ENGL 4056 Special Topics in American Literature* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites: None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:
A specialized topic course reflecting current trends and issues in the study of American literature and culture. Topics vary per semester.
Syllabi from: Prof. D. Accaria PDF document
Syllabi from: Prof. C. Olsen PDF document

 

 

ENGL 4057 Communication and Sexualities Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency.
Description:
This course is an introduction of lectures and discussion related to the study of communication and sexualities. The course is designed to develop students’ abilities to think critically and analyze issues of sexualities and/in communication processes. More specifically, it examines how sexual identities are created, shaped, produced, reproduced, maintained, changed, contested, and challenged through social interaction and discursive practices.

 

 

ENGL 4058 Bilingual Performance Seminar Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. At least 4-6 credits of practical theatre or consent of the professors. "Practical theatre" is defined as any course devoted to production elements of the theatre. University, conservatory, or professional experience would be considered.
Description:
The course is designed to introduce students to the process of creating an original production from a script. The script chosen will be in either English or Spanish and will be translated into the other language. Students will participate as actors, stage designers, set builders, costume designers, dramaturgs, and publicity representatives. The course will culminate in an original production of the play in its original language and in its new translation.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. Olsen PDF document

 

ENGL 4065 Literature, Masculinities & Caribbean Cultural Development* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None. Course approved for General Education literature requirement.
Description:  

 

ENGL 4069 US/Latino/a Drama* Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None
Description:
This course explores Latino Drama with an emphasis on plays and theatre traditions in the United States since 1950, particularly related to Puerto Ricans, Cubans, and Chicano communities, among others.
Syllabi from: Prof. C. Olsen PDF document

 

ENGL 4076 Special Topics in Communication Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
None
Description:
A specialized topic course reflecting trends and issues in the study of human communicaiton. Topics vary per semester.

 

 

ENGL 4095 The Victorian Period Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency . A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description:
Study of of various aspects of the Victorian period as reflected in its literature.

 

 

ENGL 4096 Twentieth-Century Poetry Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency . A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description: The chief poets writing in English from 1914 to the present.

 

ENGL 4097 Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature Go back to the top of the page

 

Credit hours: 3
Prerequisites:
One of the following: English 3103-3104, or English 3011-3012, or level 5 on English Department Placement Test, or advanced placement in English. High level of fluency . A second year of English literature courses strongly recommended.
Description:
Study of the literature (excluding the novel) of the long eighteenth-century (1660-1800) with emphasis on major trends and the major writers including Dryden, Swift, Pope and Johnson.

 
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