Old English Major (1995-2015)

2666

Brundan, Katherine

This course focuses on fictional constructions of nation in British novels of the nineteenth century. In an era embracing massive... (read more)

16572

Wonham, Henry

This advanced seminar will expose students to some of the major fiction of two of the twentieth-century’s most influential American... (read more)

22222

Frank, David

This course is designed to provide students with the equipment they need to understand the theory and practice of public speaking as a... (read more)

22223

Brown, Kirby

Though signifying idealized notions of love in popular parlance, romance is about more than the transcendent power and emotional magic... (read more)

22228

Alaimo, Stacy

Do we read literature differently when we read for the environment? How are environmental issues connected to colonialism, gender,... (read more)

22230

Rust, Stephen

This course explores the fundamentals of film and media aesthetics, including narrative, mise-en-scène, cinematography, editing, and... (read more)

22231

This course explores the fundamentals of film and media aesthetics, including narrative, mise-en-scène, cinematography, editing, and... (read more)

22241

This course introduces students to critical thinking about the aesthetic, historical and economic factors influencing film, media, and... (read more)

22243

Myers, Kate

ENG 399 Writing Associates Development is a variable-credit, hybrid, companion course designed to support tutors in ENG 404 ... (read more)

25959

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional, and technical writing; weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication.

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25960

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional, and technical writing; weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication.

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25961

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business... (read more)

26303

Wojcik, Daniel

An introduction to contemporary folklore studies, with emphasis on the meanings of stories, rituals, festivals, body art, subcultures,... (read more)

26306

Wojcik, Daniel

Examines the research questions and theoretical models used by folklorists and other scholars in the study of vernacular religion and... (read more)

26543

Clark, Stephanie

Fantasy and Violence will examine the role of violence in literature of the fantastic with special attention to the problems violence... (read more)

26544

Dawson, Brent

This course is an introduction to the genre of comedy. It surveys examples of comedy across a long historical range—from classical... (read more)

26546

Fickle, Tara

This course introduces students to some of the major works, authors, and themes of Asian American literature, a diverse body of writing... (read more)

26547

The prolific White Earth Ojibwe writer Gerald Vizenor conceptualizes the cultural work of Indigenous literatures as “survivance,”... (read more)

26548

Kelp-Stebbins, Kate

This course provides an introduction to the analysis of comics and graphic narratives in terms of their poetics, genres, forms, history... (read more)

26549

This course is designed to introduce students to some important theories and practices of literary and cultural criticism. My goals for... (read more)

26556

Whalan, Mark

This course presents a survey of American novels in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It will cover a variety of styles and... (read more)

26557

Quigley, Mark

“Things Fall Apart”: Revolution, Reaction and Renewal in Early Twentieth Century Culture (1895-1945)... (read more)

26563

Laskaya, C. Anne

ENG 427 invites students to engage selections from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. Texts will include the more familiar comedic... (read more)

26564

Clark, Stephanie

OEII reviews and builds on the grammatical foundations learned in OEI and adds to students’ knowledge of early English literature and... (read more)

26566

Whalan, Mark

This course provides a survey of American literature since 1900 with a focus on American literature in the world. We consider what... (read more)

26568

Dawson, Brent

This interdisciplinary course looks at how ideas of nature and the natural world shape early modern understandings of the Americas.... (read more)

26578

Crosswhite, James

Rhetoric has been characterized as a power to lead the soul, the universal form of communication, the art of persuasion, the way we... (read more)

26664

Kaufman, Heidi

What happens when digital tools and literature meet? What can the “digital turn” in literary studies help us to understand about... (read more)

26971

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business... (read more)

26988

Upton, Corbett

What makes a poem modern or a poet a modernist? The history of modern poetry, like that of any literary period, is a ... (read more)