300 Level English


Courses at the 300 level focus predominantly on historical periods and national literatures, with some foregrounding genre or cultural categories. These courses tend to survey their topics, engaging them by means of broad coverage.

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.

Spring 2020

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 308 A1 Aboriginal/Indigenous Literature: Indigenous Women's Poetry CANCELLED
ENGL 384 A1 Reading Popular Texts W. DeFehr MW 0930-1220
ENGL 389 A1 Children's Literature: Print Traditions R. Prusko TR 1200-1450

Summer 2020

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 339 B1 Shakespeare S. Brown MWF 1230-1420
ENGL 376 B1 Late 20th Century Canadian Texts K. Smitka TR 0900-1150

Fall 2020

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 308 A1 Indigenous Literature: Intellectual Traditions C. Bracken MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 309 A1 Indigenous Literature: Literary Movements M. Dumont TR 1400-1520
ENGL 314 A1 Postcolonial Literature & Culture: Irish Writing in English R. Brazeau TR 1230-1350
ENGL 325 A1 Medieval Literature & Culture: Medieval Texts L. Schechter MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 339 A2 Early Modern Literature & Culture: Studies in Shakespeare C. Sale TR 0930-1050
ENGL 340 A1 Early Modern Literature: 17th Century Texts S. Brown MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 348 A1 Rest. and 18th Century Literature: The Novel C. Harol MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 350 A1 19th-Century British Literature: Romantic Texts G. Kelly TR 0800-0920
ENGL 352 A1 19th-Century British Literature: Early Victorian Texts P. Sinnema MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 360 A1 American Literature and Culture: Race and Belonging in American Writing T. Zackodnik TR 1100-1220
ENGL 374 A1 Canadian Literature & Culture: Early 20th-Century Texts K. Smitka TR 0930-1050
ENGL 375 A1 Canadian Literature & Culture: Reading Canadian Cultures D. Fuller MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 384 A1 Popular Culture:  TR 1230-1350
ENGL 389 A1 Children's Literature: Print Traditions C. Gordon-Craig MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 390 A1 Women's Writing: Writing by Women pre-1900 K. Binhammer TR 1100-1220
ENGL 391 A1 Womens Writing: Writing by Women post-1900 MWF 1300-1350

Winter 2021

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 305 B1 Literature and Religion MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 309 B1 Aboriginal/Indigenous Literature: Literary Movements

C. Bracken

TR 1230-1350
ENGL 315 B1 Postcolonial Literature: Indian Writing in English L. Harrington TR 1100-1220
ENGL 336 B1 Early Modern Literature & Culture: The Common and Commons in Sixteenth-Century Literature C. Sale MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 339 B1 Early Modern Literature & Culture:Studies in Shakespeare D. Gay TR 1230-1350
ENGL 349 B1 19th-Century British Literature: The Novel P. Sinnema MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 353 B1 19th-Century British Literature: Late Victorian Texts cancelled  TR 930-1050
ENGL 362 B1 American Literature & Culture: Later 20th and Early 21st Century MWF 0900-0950
ENGL 367 B1 Contemporary Literature & Cultures: The Surveillance Society T. Tomsky TR 1400-1520
ENGL 373 B1 Canadian Literature & Culture:Writing and Colonization K. Smitka MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 378 B2 Canadian Literature & Culture: 
Contemporary Cultural Texts
M. Cormier TR 0930-1050
ENGL 385 B2 Popular Culture: Issues in Popular Culture B. Bucknell TR 1400-1520
ENGL 389 B1 Children's Literature: Print Traditions C. Gordon-Craig MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 392 B2 Queer Writing N. Hurley MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 395 B1 Media, Culture & History A. Hasenbank MWF 1000-1050

Previous Offerings

Fall 2019

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 301 A1 Social & Cultural History of the English Language: Writing the Self J. Rak TR 1230-1350
ENGL 303 A1 Computing Technology and Culture: Cyberculture MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 309 A1 Aboriginal: Literary Movements B. Kerfoot TR 1400-1520
ENGL 314 A1 Postcolonial Literature & Culture: Irish Writing in English R. Brazeau TR 1230-1350
ENGL 316 A1 Postcolonial Literature & Culture: Middle Eastern Writing in English L. Ouzgane MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 325 A1 Medieval Literature & Culture: Medieval Texts J. Considine MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 336 A1 Early Modern Literature & Culture: 16th Century Texts D. Gay MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 339 A1 Early Modern Literature & Culture: Studies in Shakespeare C. Sale MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 339 A2 Early Modern Literature & Culture: Studies in Shakespeare R. Prusko TR 0930-1050
ENGL 344 A1 Early Modern Literature & Culture: Milton D. Gay MWF 0900-0950
ENGL 350 A1 19th-Century British Literature: Romantic Texts L. Young MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 352 A1 19th-Century British Literature: Early Victorian Texts E. Kent MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 358 A1 American Literature and Culture: Early American Writing-Colonial, Revolutionary, Antebellum M. Simspon MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 363 A1 Early 20th-Century Literature & Culture: Modernism and Modernity B. Bucknell TR 1400-1520
ENGL 374 A1 Canadian Literature & Culture: Early 20th-Century Texts S. Krotz TR 0930-1050
ENGL 375 A1 Canadian Literature & Culture: Reading Canadian Cultures R. Fowler MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 384 A1 Popular Culture: Reading Popular Texts O. Okome MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 388 X01 Children's Literature: Oral Traditions L. Rasmussen T 1800-2100
ENGL 389 A1 Children's Literature: Print Traditions C. Gordon-Craig MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 390 A1 Women's Writing: Writing by Women pre-1900 L. Robertson TR 1100-1220

Winter 2020

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 301 B1 Social and Cultural History of Genre: "All of Them Witches" C. Bracken MWF 0900-0950
ENGL 305 B1 Literature and Religion D. Gay MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 308 B1 Aboriginal/Indigenous Literature: Intellectual Traditions: Horror Stories C. Bracken MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 309 B1 Aboriginal/Indigenous Literature: Literary Movements J. Abel TR 1230-1350
ENGL 339 B1 Early Modern Literature & Culture: Studies in Shakespeare C. Sale TR 1230-1350
ENGL 343 B1 Restoration and 18th Century Literature & Culture: Late 18th-Century Texts C. Harol TR 0930-1050
ENGL 349 B1 19th-Century British Literature: The Novel E. Kent MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 360 X50 American Literature & Culture:Race and Belonging in American Writing K. Ball W 1800-2100
ENGL 362 B1 American Literature & Culture: Later 20th and Early 21st Century J. Varsava MWF 0900-0950
ENGL 367 B1 Contemporary Literature & Cultures: Migration and Displacement L. Harrington TR 1400-1520
ENGL 375 B1 Canadian Literature & Culture: Canadian Cultures Cancelled MWF 1400-1450
ENGL 376 B1 Canadian Literature & Culture: Late 20th Century Texts: Apocalyptic and Post-Apocalyptic Fiction M. Carriere TR 1100-1220
ENGL 378 B1 Canadian Literature & Culture: Contemporary Cultural Texts K. Smitka MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 385 B2 Popular Culture: Issues in Popular Culture:Video Game Analysis J. Cohn TR 0930-1050
ENGL 389 B1 Children's Literature: Print Traditions C. Gordon-Craig MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 391 B2 Women's Writing: Writing by Women post-1900: #MeToo T. Zackodnik TR 1100-1220
ENGL 395 B1 Media, Culture & History M. Litwack MWF 1000-1050