Graduate Course Offerings

Topics vary with instructor

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Medieval Literature

  • 7200: Introduction to Old English
  • 7210: Medieval Literature
  • 8200: Studies in Old English Literature
  • 8210: Studies in Middle English Literature

Renaissance and Seventeenth Century

  • 7220: Renaissance and 17th-Century English Literature
  • 8220: Studies in Renaissance British Literature
  • 8230: Studies in 17th-Century British Literature

Restoration and Eighteenth Century

  • 7240: Restoration and 18th-Century English Literature
  • 8240: Studies in 18th-Century British Literature

Pre-1800 American Literature

  • 7300: Early American Literature
  • 8300: Studies in Early American Literature

Nineteenth Century

  • 7250: 19th-Century English Literature
  • 7310: 19th-Century American Literature
  • 8250: Studies in 19th-Century British Literature
  • 8310: Studies in 19th-Century American Literature

Twentieth Century

  • 7140: Modern Literature
  • 7260: 20th-Century British Literature
  • 7320: 20th-Century American Literature
  • 8260: Studies in 20th-Century British Literature
  • 8320: Studies in 20th-Century American Literature

Approaches to Literature

  • 7004: Topics
  • 7110: Genres
  • 7120: Ethnic Literature
  • 7150: World Literature
  • 7155: Comparative Approaches to Literature
  • 7160: Major Authors
  • 7180: Major Women Authors
  • 7181: Themes in Literature by Women
  • 7950: Internship in Publishing
  • 8001: Topics
  • 8090: Masters Research
  • 8095: Problems
  • 8110: Forms
  • 9090: Doctorate Research

Creative Writing

  • 7040: Topics in Writing
  • 7510: C.W.: Advanced Fiction
  • 7560: Advanced Playwriting: Problems
  • 7520: C.W.: Advanced Nonfiction Prose
  • 7530: C.W.: Advanced Poetry
  • 8510: Advanced Writing of Fiction
  • 8520: Advanced Writing of Nonfiction Prose
  • 8530: Advanced Writing of Poetry

Language and Linguistics

  • 7200: Introduction to Old English
  • 7600: Structure of American English
  • 7610: History of the English Language
  • 7620: Regional and Social Dialects of American English
  • 7630: Phonology
  • 7640: Syntax
  • 7650: Principles of Teaching English as a Second Language
  • 8600: Studies in the English Language

Rhetoric and Composition

  • 7050: Historical Survey of Rhetoric
  • 8010: Theory and Practice of College Composition
  • 8040: Studies in Rhetoric and Composition

Critical Theory

  • 7060: Studies in Critical Theory
  • 7070: History of Criticism
  • 8050: Contemporary Critical Approaches
  • 8060: Studies in Criticism and Theory
  • 8070: History of Criticism and Theory

Folklore and Oral Tradition

  • 7700: Special Themes in Folklore
  • 7710: Themes in Africana Folklore
  • 7770: Oral Tradition
  • 7780: Women's Folklore and Feminist Theory

African Diaspora Studies

  • 7400: Topics or Genres in Anglophone Africana Literature
  • 7410: Major Anglophone Africana Writers
  • 7420: Africana Womanism
  • 7480: Major Anglophone African Women Writers
  • 8400: Studies in Anglophone Africana Literature
  • 8410: Africana Theory and Literature Criticism