Our English majors explore with their professors the broad and evolving sweep of English and American literature, honing their critical thinking skills as they go.

Current Course Offerings

Fall 2013

  • ENGL 150: Intro to Literary Studies: XX/XY Gender Matters (Crowley) TTH 11-12:50, 1-2:50
  • ENGL 150: Intro to Literary Studies: Monsters (MacDiarmid) MTTHF 9-9:50
  • ENGL 150: Intro to Literary Studies: Human Experience (John Neary) MW 3-4:50
  • ENGL 150: Intro to Literary Studies: Money Worries (Scheler) MWTH 3-4:10
  • ENGL 203: Science Fiction and Fantasy (Pennington) MWF 1:40-2:50
  • ENGL 225: Survey of English Literature 1 (Risden) MWF 12:20-1:30
  • AMER/ENGL 235: Survey of U.S. Literature 1 (Crowley) TWTH 8-8:50, 9-9:50, 11-12:50
  • AMER/ENGL 261: Intro to American Studies (Egan-Ryan) MWF 11-12:10
  • ENGL 290: The English Language (Risden) MW 6-7:50
  • ENGL 305: Literary Theory and Writing (Pennington) MWF 11-12:10
  • ENGL 307: Fiction Workshop (MacDiarmid) TTH 1-2:50, 3-4:50
  • AMER/ENGL 329: Literature of Service (Egan-Ryan) MWF 12:10-1:30
  • ENGL 339: Shakespeare’s Drama (Risden) MW 3-4:50
  • ENGL 356: Postcolonial Literature (MacDiarmid) MTTHF 10-10:50
  • ENGL 489: Advanced Seminar in Literary Studies: Ulysses (Neary) TTH 11-12:50, 1-2:50
  • HUMA 240: Great American Novel (Pennington) MWF 12:20-1:30
  • HUMA/ WMGS 110: Intro to Women’s and Gender Studies (Crowley) TTH 1-2:50, 3-4:50

Proposed Spring 2014 Classes

This list is tentative and does not include time sequences.

  • ENGL 150: Introduction to Literary Studies: Various thematic sections (Risden, Pennington, Neary, Scheler, Crowley)
  • ENGL 221: American Short Story (MacDiarmid)
  • ENGL 226: Survey of British Literature II (Neary)
  • ENGL 228: Continental Novel (Neary)
  • ENGL 289: Classic and Contemporary Fairy Tales (Pennington)
  • ENGL 305: Literary Theory and Writing (Scheler)
  • ENGL 308: Poetry Workshop (MacDiarmid)
  • ENGL 325: Chaucer (Risden)
  • ENGL 310: Contemporary Ethnic Fiction (Crowley)
  • ENGL 389: Renaissance Lyric (Scheler)
  • ENGL 425: Advanced Seminar in Creative Writing and Contemporary Literature (MacDiarmid)
  • ENGL 489: Aesthetics of Lit and Film (Risden)
  • HUMA 240: Classic American Novels (Pennington)
  • ENGL/WMGS 311: Women and Literature (Crowley)
J-Term 2014
  • ENGL 304: Creative Nonfiction Workshop (MacDiarmid)