English and Film Studies

200 Level English

Courses at the 200 level introduce students to a diverse range of theories and methods relevant to literary and cultural study. These courses typically combine literary and theoretical readings, with an emphasis on key concepts, paradigms, and debates. You do not need to take 200 level courses in your second year – but because the theories and methods you encounter in these courses will likely inform perspectives and approaches at the 300 and 400 levels, you may want to consider taking at least one 200 level course early in your program.

Please consult the University Calendar for a full listing of our ENGL courses, not all of which are offered in a given year. Our department also offers Film Studies and Creative Writing courses.

Below are our course offerings; click on a course to see its description.

Fall 2019

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 209 A1  Reading Histories: Making Readers  D. Fuller MWF 1100-1150 
ENGL 212 A1 Introduction to the English Language L. Schechter MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 218 A1 Textualities: Reading and Interpretation: The Gift C. Bracken MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 219 A1 Textualities: Narrative Theory and Poetics B. Bucknell TR 1230-1350
ENGL 219 X01 Textualities: Narrative Theory and Poetics K. Ball R 1800-2100
ENGL 220 A1 Reading Politics: Gender and Sexuality B. Capper TR 1100-1220
ENGL 221 A1 Reading Politics: Class and Ideology J. Rak TR 0930-1050
ENGL 222 A1 Reading Politics: Race and Ethnicity T. Zackodnik  MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 299 X01 Essay Writing for Education Students L.Haynes W 1800-2100

Winter 2020

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 208 B1  Histories: History of the Book G. Kelly MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 209 B1  Reading Histories: Making Readers  S. Brown TR 1400-1520
ENGL 210 B1 Reading Histories:Histories in Texts S. Krotz MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 212 B1 Introduction to the English Language J. Considine MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 220 B1 Reading Politics: Gender and Sexuality L. Rasmussen
TR 1100-1220
ENGL 221 B1 Reading Politics: Class and Ideology E. Kent MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 222 B1 Reading Politics: Race and Ethnicity L. Harrington TR 0930-1050
ENGL 223 B1 Reading Politics: Empire and the Postcolonial O. Okome MWF 0900-0950
ENGL 223 X50 Reading Politics: Empire and the Postcolonial C. van der Marel  W 1800-2100
ENGL 299 B1 Essay Writing for Education Students L. Schechter TR 1230-1350

Spring 2020

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 219 A1 Narrative Theory and Poetics B. Bucknell TR 1030-1320

Fall 2020

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 209 A1 Histories of Reading  D. Fuller MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 212 A1 Introduction to the English Language   MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 218 A1 Textualities: Reading and Interpretation C. Bracken MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 219 A1 Textualities: Narrative Theory and Poetics K. Ball TR 1230-1350
ENGL 220 A1 Reading Politics: Gender and Sexuality J. Rak TR 1100-1220
ENGL 221 A1 Reading Politics: Class and Ideology E. Kent TR 0930-1050
ENGL 222 A1 Reading Politics: Race and Ethnicity L. Harrington MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 223 A1  Reading Empire and the Postcolonial  T. Tomsky MWF 1000-1050 
ENGL 299 A1 Essay Writing for Education Students L. Ouzgane TR 1400-1520

Winter 2021

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 208 B1 Histories: History of the Book G. Kelley MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 209 B1 Reading Histories: Making Readers D. Gay TR 1400-1520
ENGL 210 B1 Reading Histories: Histories in Texts A. Braz MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 212 B1 Introduction to the English Language L. Schechter MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 219 B1  Textualities: Narrative Theory and Poetics  S. Krotz MWF 0900-0950 
ENGL 220 B1 Reading Politics: Gender and Sexuality C. Harol TR 1100-1220
ENGL 221 B1 Reading Politics: Class and Ideology K. Smitka MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 222 B1 Reading Politics: Race and Ethnicity T. Zackodnik TR 0930-1050
ENGL 299 B1 Essay Writing for Education Students K. Martin TR 1230-1350