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.


Fall 2017

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 402 A1 Studies in Genres: Travel Writing S. Brown MWF 1100-1150
ENGL 407 A1 Studies in Texts and Contexts: Tolkien and Fantasy C. Gordon-Craig MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 426 A1 Studies in Literature and Cultural Histories: The Short Story in South Asia L. Harrington TR 1100-1220
ENGL 484 A1 Studies in Literature and Film:Zombies: A Cultural History Cancelled TR 0930-1050
ENGL 484 A2 Studies in Literature and Film: America’s myth: the Western in film and literature M. Morris TR 0930-1050
ENGL 486 A1 Studies in Computer Technologies and Culture: The Internet as Environment H. Quamen MWF 1300-1350

Winter 2018

Course Title Instructor Time
ENGL 405 B1 Studies in Genres: Victorian Poetry and Poetics P. Sinnema F 1000-1250
ENGL 409 B1 Studies in Literary Periods and Cultural Movements: The Old English Language J. Considine MWF 1000-1050
ENGL 481 B1 Studies in Empire and the Postcolonial:William Butler Yeats and Irish Nationalism A. Brazeau MWF 1200-1250
ENGL 481 B2 Studies in Empire and the Postcolonial: African Romance and Literature and the Anthropology of the Other O. Okome  TR 0930-1050

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