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Students must complete 12 courses from Table II.

NOTE: Every course will not be offered every semester. Students may opt for depth by selecting courses within thematic categories, or may opt for breadth by sampling broadly across those categories.

Students considering Graduate studies are strongly advised to meet regularly with the Program Director to plan their course of study to ensure sufficient breadth and depth requirements.

Media + Cultural Studies  

ENG 590 Studies in Word and Image
ENG 611 Film and Literature
ENG 703 Popular Literatures
ENG 705 Studies in Visual Cultures
ENG 706 Shakespeare and Performance
ENG 888 Televisual Texts and Contexts
ENG 921 Narrative in a Digital Age
ENG 941 Gender and Sex in Literature and Culture

Urban + Global Literatures

ENG 203 The Literature of Indigenous Peoples
ENG 223 Literatures of Exile and Migration
ENG 408 World Literatures
ENG 409 Urban Literatures
ENG 413 Colonial and Postcolonial Literatures
ENG 416 American Literatures
ENG 417 Special Topics in American Literatures
ENG 620 English Caribbean Literatures and Cultures
ENG 621 Women's Texts, Global Contexts
ENG 623 Film/Literature: Middle East, North Africa
ENG 640 Literatures of Asia and its Diasporas
ENG 701 Canadian Literatures
ENG 710 Special Topics in Canadian Literatures
ENG 942 Postcolonial Interventions

Literary Histories + Movements  

ENG 421 16C Literature and Culture
ENG 422 17C Literature and Culture
ENG 531 18C Literature and Culture
ENG 632 19C Literature and Culture
ENG 624 20C Literature and Culture
ENG 634 Romantic Explorations
ENG 635 Modernism

Rhetoric, Writing + Culture

ENG 200 Writing as a Cultural Act
ENG 520 The Language of Persuasion
ENG 529 Controversies in Public Discourse
ENG 720 Persuasion from Plato to Present
ENG 730 The Social Life of Books

Genre Studies

ENG 222 Fairy Tales and Fantasies
ENG 224 Children's Literature
ENG 402 Comics
ENG 517 Techniques and Topics in Creative Writing
ENG 530 Literary Non-Fiction
ENG 540 The Novel
ENG 550 Drama
ENG 560 Poetry and Poetics
ENG 570 Auto/Biography
ENG 580 The Gothic
ENG 707 Shakespeare and His World

Independent Study

ENG 904 Independent Research Paper
ENG 907 Independent Research Project