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Special Topics

Undergraduate English Courses: Special Topics and Single Author


Summer and Fall 2021

Summer II:

ENG 3316.751 Film Studies (50215) Group D, Forms, Language, Writing; Group A, British Literature

Topic: Jane Austen

MTWRF 12:00-1:40 ONLINE Mr. Chad Hammett

Fall:

ENG 3308.001 Advanced Topics in Film (12557) Group B, American Literature

Topic: The 80s on Film

TR 3:30-4:50 Dr. Kate McClancy

ENG 3311.001 Practices in Writing and Rhetoric (10300) Group D, Forms, Language, Writing

Topic: Life Stories

TR 3:30-4:50 Dr. Eric Leake

ENG 3311.002 Practices in Writing and Rhetoric (13457) Group D, Forms, Language, Writing

Topic: Mexican Food

TR 11:00-12:20 Dr. Jaime Mejía

ENG 3311.003 Practices in Writing and Rhetoric (16619) Group D, Forms, Language, Writing

Topic: Arguing for Nature

THURS 6:30-9:20 Ms. Keri Fitzgerald

*Meets in RR

ENG 3318.001 Theories of Writing and Rhetoric (18245) Group D, Forms, Language, Writing

Topic: Writing the Self Into Culture

TR 12:30-1:50 Dr. Rebecca Jackson

ENG 3329.001 Mythology (147577) Group C, World Literature

Topic: Old & New World Myth

TR 9:30-10:50 Dr. Geneva Gano

ENG 3329.002 Mythology (17546) Group C, World Literature

Topic: Chicana Feminist Myth

MW 11:00-12:20 Dr. Sara Ramírez

ENG 3329.003 Mythology (19928) Group C, World Literature

Topic: Coming-of-Age Archetypes in Contemporary Literature

TR 3:30-4:50 Dr. Debra Monroe

ENG 3341.001 Studies in World Literature (10315) Group C, World Literature

Topic: Fiction & Imperialism

MW 11:00-12:20 Dr. Suparno Banerjee

ENG 3343.001 Interdisciplinary Approach to Literature (10317) Group A, British Literature

Author: Zadie Smith

MW 12:30-1:50 Dr. Simon Lee

ENG 3343.002 Interdisciplinary Approach to Literature (10318) Group B, American Literature

Author: Gloria Anzaldúa

TR 9:30-10:50 Dr. Sara Ramírez

ENG 3343.003 Interdisciplinary Approach to Literature (18250) Group B, American Literature

Author: Edgar Allan Poe

TR 11:00-12:20 Dr. Robert Tally

ENG 4350.001 Senior Seminar in Film (16628) Group D, Forms, Language, Writing; Group B, American Literature

Topic: The Coen Brothers

TR 2:00-3:20 Dr. Kate McClancy

ENG 4385.001 Advanced Children’s and Adolescent Literature (18255) Group C, World Literature

Topic: YA Sci-Fi & Fantasy

MWF 11:00-11:50 Dr. Graeme Wend-Walker

Special Topics and Single Author (Since 2011)

· Mainstream Queer Film 

· Computers and Writing 

· Video Game Writing 

· Arguing for Nature 

· Writing the City 

· Comics and Graphic Narratives 

· Sexing the Word 

· Race, Place, & Nation 

· Fiction and Imperialism 

· Gloria Anzaldua 

· James Joyce 

· Dante 

· Spike Lee 

· Writing for the Web 

· Writing About Music 

· Food Writing with an Emphasis on Mexican Food 

· Arguing for Nature 

· British Women Writers 

· Chicanx Literature 

· International Sci Fi 

· Mary Shelly 

· Sandra Cisneros 

· Magical Realism 

· Jane Austin 

· Computers and Writing 

· The Personal Essay 

· Hear My Voice! (Re)Writing the Self into Culture 

· Translated Word 

· Silent and Quiet Women 

· Dystopian Literature 

· Monsters! 

· Ernest Hemingway 

· Robert Frost 

· Life Stories 

· The Rhetoric of Food 

· Literacy and Culture 

· Visual Rhetoric 

· Myth, Fairy Tales, and Pop Culture 

· Women and Beat Generation 

· Comics and Graphic Narratives 

· A Survey of Major African Writers 

· Boccacio 

· Edgar Allan Poe 

· Series Stories

· The Posthuman in Film 

· Writing About the Environment 

· Writing About Music 

· Affect/Emotions 

· Theories of Sex and Gender 

· Sounds of Silence: A Biodiversity of Mute and Quiet Women in a World of Brutal Noise 

· Kafka & Co.: Contemporary Czech Lit 

· Otherwordly Lit 

· Growing up Female: Women’s Stories of Self 

· Teen Idols: Byron to Beatles to Beyonce 

· Everyday Rhetoric 

· YA Sci Fi and Fantasy 

· Women of the Beat Generation 

· Writing for the Computer industry 

· Digital Video Writing and Production in Tech Comm 

· The Rhetoric of Food 

· Writing the City 

· Existentialism 

· History and Theory of the Picture Book