200 Level Courses in English

359:201 Principles of Literary Study

 B1 05/28-7/5  03001  Online Asynchronous IANNINI   B2 5/28-7/5 05418  Online Asynchronous BRONSTEIN  B4 5/28-7/5  05413  Online Asynchronous CARGES  H2  7/8-8/14  03002  Online Asynchronous  SANDERS  H3 7/8-8/14  05414  Online Asynchronous  DYE  H4  7/8-8/14  05415  Online Asynchronous  OBEROI H5 7/8-8/14 05416 Online Asynchronous ZINER This course provides an introduction to principal methods and materials in contemporary literary studies. In order to suggest some of the range of the field, ordinarily it includes...

Creative Writing

351:209 Intro to Multimedia Composition

H1   7/8-8/14     03942  MW 1:00-4:40 PM   ONLINE   CHAMBERS   In this course, students explore media literacy through the analysis and creation of myriad forms of digital media. The focus of this course is twofold: to develop critical thinking skills around narrative within a digital context and to create ‘original' multimedia projects, dissolving the divide between fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essay, journalism, and personal narrative. We investigate if it’s possible to be ‘original’ in 2023 and whether or not...

351:211 Introduction to Creative Writing

B6   5/28-7/5     01057    MW 6:00-10:00PM   ONLINE   REHILL H1   7/8-8/14     05406   ASYNCHRONOUS ONLINE   POWELL

Film

354:312 Cinema and the Arts

B6  5/28-7/75   01001     W 6:00-10:25 PM   ONLINE   AND ASYNCHRONOUS       NIGRIN    This remote learning lecture-discussion focuses on the relationship between cinema and aesthetic movements in the arts. Films to be screened include Blood of a Poet, The Man Who Fell To Earth, 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Draughtsman’s Contract, The Red Shoes, Mulholland Drive, and others. Warning: some films may contain nudity, sexual situations, violence, profanity, substance abuse, and disturbing images.

Literatures of the Global South

358:383 Readings in Colonial and Postcolonial Literature

B61   5/28-7/5     04239     ONLINE  ASYNCHRONOUS    TSUDAMA Communities, Global Empires: The 19th Century The notion of cosmopolitanism has had a long history, originating with the ancient Greeks—it was Diogenes the Cynic who is said to have first declared himself “kosmopolitês,” or “a citizen of the world”—and taken up by later thinkers, ranging from Christian theologians of the likes of Paul the Apostle, Saint Augustine, and Erasmus of Rotterdam, Enlightenment philosophers such as Anacharsis Cloots and...

Medieval

358:306 Chaucer

B1   5/28-7/5   05994    ONLINE ASYNCHRONOUS    SCANLON Geoffrey Chaucer was the first poet who wrote in English to be read continuously from his own time to the present, and, with the possible exception of William Shakespeare, the single most influential poet in the entire English-speaking tradition. This course will focus on his greatest work, the Canterbury Tales. We will explore this collection both for its significance within its own culture and for its continuing significance for ours. We will...

Renaissance

358:320 Renaissance Literature and Culture

B6   5/28-7/5  04236    ONLINE  ASYNCHRONOUS      SELMER Hearing Voices in Shakespeare This class will offer an introduction to the works of William Shakespeare, organized around a central question: whose voices matter in Shakespeare's plays? Drawing on fresh perspectives from the disciplines of critical voice and sound studies, we will consider the vital questions of identity, agency, performance, and play which persistently animate Shakespearean drama. We will read and watch performances of Hamlet, A...

Theories and Methods

359:336 Feminist Literary Studies: Literary Theorizations of Girlhood

H1  7/8-8/14        05417           ONLINE  ASYNCHRONOUS      IORIO    This course will explore the many ways in which writers have sought to define, interrogate, celebrate, reject, or otherwise encounter conceptions of girlhood. We will ask how social and cultural forces have shaped ideas about girlhood from the nineteenth century through today: how have historical formations of race, class, sexuality, and nationality help construct what it means to be a girl? And conversely, we will ask how girlhood itself has been...

Twentieth Century

358:363 Twentieth Century Literature and Culture

B1   5/28-7/5    05412   ONLINE ASYNCHRONOUS    Postmodernism The transformation of modern life precipitated by the end of WWII forced artists and critics to ask the following questions: What role can art have in a society where it has become more and more indistinguishable from a commodity? What happens to our notion of politics when the very concept of “history” has come under question? Is it possible any longer for people to believe in a coherent notion of “the self”? These seemingly disparate...
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