English and Film Studies

400 Level English

Courses at the 400 level afford intensive engagement with advanced topics in English Studies. Offered as seminars, these courses enable students to engage in intimate and sustained conversations about literary and other cultural materials, and to pursue compelling and original avenues of research.

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.

Winter 2019

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 402 B1; Studies in Genres: Autobiographical Comics J. Rak MWF 1100-1050
ENGL 407 B1 Studies in Texts & Cultures:Louis Riel A. Braz TR 0930-1050
ENGL 409 B1 Studies in Literary Periods & Cultural Movements:Victorian Conceptions of the Self Cancelled F 1000-1250
ENGL 467 B2 Studies in Race & Ethnicity: Reading Early Modern Race & Alterity L. Schechter TR 1100-1220
ENGL 430 B1 Studies in Theory: The Politics of Close Reading K. Martin TR 1100-1220 
ENGL 487 B1 Studies in Children's Literature: The Harry Potter Phenomenon  C. Gordon-Craig MWF 1300-1350

Spring 2019

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 402 History and Comics B. Bucknell TR 1030-1320

Fall 2019

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 407 A1 Studies in Texts and Cultures: Shakespeare and Ecological Crisis C. Sale MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 481 A1 Studies in Empire and the Postcolonial: Borders, Lines and Walls L. Harrington TR 1400-1520
ENGL 483 A1 Studies in Popular Culture: J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings T. Wharton MWF 1300-1350
ENGL 485 A1 Topics in Media Studies: Queer Gaming-Gender, Sexuality & Playfulness J. Cohn MWF 1000-1050

Winter 2020

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 401 B1 Studies in Authors: The Cultural Politics of Jane Austen K. Binhammer TR 0930-1050
ENGL 402 B1 Studies in Genres: Academia in Contemporary Fiction A. Braz TR 1100-1220
ENGL 409 B1 Studies in Literary Periods & Cultural Movements: The Old English Language J. Considine MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 425 B1 Studies in the History of Books: Reading, Readers and Mass Media D. Fuller TR 1230-1350
ENGL 481 B1  Studies in Empire and the Postcolonial O. Okome MWF 1200-1250