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.



Spring 2018

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 483 Video Game Analysis and Theory J. Cohn TR 1030-1320

Summer 2018

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 426 BAMFIELD MARINE SCIENCES CENTRE: In Pursuit of the Whale G. Garrard, N. Bradley July 3 - 20, 2018

Fall 2018

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 401 A1 Studies in Authors: Young Shakespeare J. Considine MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 401 A2 Studies in Authors:William Blake D. Gay MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 465 A1 Studies in Gender and Sexualities: The Practice of Theory at the Intersections of Gender  N. Hurley R 0930-12:20
ENGL 484 A1 Studies in Literature and Film: Zombies - A Cultural History J. Cohn TR 1400-1520

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