English Undergrad Courses

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  • ENG 101: Expository Writing
    • Course Description: Every semester. Intensive writing course that trains students in expository writing through a number of variable topics. Satisfies first-year English writing requirement.
    • Topics Include: topics for discussion vary, can include postcolonial content
    • Frequently Taught By: graduate students

 

  • ENG 181: Writing About Literature
    • Course Description: Every semester. Intensive writing course that trains students in techniques of writing and literary analysis through writing about literature. Readings and format vary in different sections. Satisfies first-year English writing requirement.
    • Topics Include: topics for discussion vary, can include postcolonial content
    • Frequently Taught By: graduate students

 

  • ENG 190, Freshman Seminar
    • Course Description: Every semester. Freshmen only. Through readings on variable topics, frequent writing assignments, and in-class discussions, the seminar emphasizes reasoned discourse and intellectual community. Does not satisfy first-year writing requirement.
    • Topics Include: Reading American from the Margins, Around the World Through Literature
    • Frequently Taught By: Deepika Bahri

 

  • ENG 205: Poetry
    • Course Description: Studies in poetry and poetic forms. Readings may vary in individual sections, but all sections emphasize critical reading and writing about poetic art. Required for English majors.
    • Topics Include: Postcolonial poetry
    • Frequently Taught By: Nathan Suhr-Systma

 

  • ENG 345: Postcolonial Literature, World Literature
    • Course Description: New literatures in English by writers from former British colonies
    • Frequently Taught By: Deepika Bahri

 

  • ENG 348: Contemporary Literature, Multicultural Britain
    • Course Description: Selected works from various genres by writers from the 1950s to the present.
    • Frequently Taught By: Nathan Suhr-Sytsma

 

  • ENG 389: Special Topics
    • Literary topics vary. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.
    • Topics Include: Caribbean Literature, Transnationalism in Asian American Literature, Forms of Justice: Global Modernity and Inequality, Literatures of Disaster in the Americas, Postcolonial Arts and Literature of Africa, The Figure of the Child in Multi-Ethnic American Literature and Activism, Techno-Orientalism, Asian Pacific Literature
    • Frequently Taught By: Valerie Loichot, Munia Bhaumik, Tze Yin Teo, Nathan Suhr-Sytsma, Mandy Suhr-Sytsma, Erin Suzuki

 

  • ENG 489: Special Topics Advanced Study
    • Course Description: Intensive study of specific literary topics, e.g., questions of form or history, or concentrations on one or more authors or literary movements. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.
    • Topics Include: Ghosts of the Plantation
    • Frequently Taught By: Valerie Loichot

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