Courses

 

English: 100-level, 200-level, 300-level, 400-level | Creative Writing Courses | Film Studies Courses | Graduate Courses

Follow your interests

Which of these areas interest you most? Here's a sampling of our 2019-20 courses: 

 

Popular Genres
ENGL 209 B1: Histories of Reading
ENGL 309 A1: Indigenous Literatures: Life Writing
ENGL 375 A1: Contemporary Bestsellers and Popular Genres in 21c Canada
ENGL 384 A1: Popular Culture: Reading Popular Texts
ENGL 385 B2: Graphic Novels
ENGL 389 A1 & B1: Children's Literature
ENGL 483 A1: Tolkien's Legendarium
WRITE 399 B1: Screenwriting
WRITE 399 X50: Creative Writing for Video Games
Global Issues
ENGL 222: Reading Race and Ethnicity
ENGL 223 A1 & B1: Reading Empire and the Postcolonial
ENGL 308 A1: Indigenous Literatures: Intellectual Traditions
ENGL 309 A1: Indigenous Literatures: Life Writing
ENGL 314: Postcolonial Literature: Irish Writing in English
ENGL 315: Postcolonial Literature: Indian Writing in English
ENGL 367 B1: Contemporary Literature: The Surveillance Society
ENGL 373 B1: Canadian Literature: Writing and Colonization
ENGL 407 B1: Louis Riel in Canadian Literature
ENGL 407 A1: Constellating Moby-Dick
ENGL 409 B1: The Aesthetics of Disruption
ENGL 430 A1: A Geopoetics of Habitat
ENGL 465 A1: #meetoo and Canadian Literature
ENGL 467 B1: "Afterlives" of US Slavery
WRITE 494 A1: A Poetics of Treaty
Contemporary - 21st Century
ENGL 308: Indigenous Literature: Intellectual Traditions
ENGL 309 A1: Indigenous Literatures: Life Writing
ENGL 362 B1: American Literature & Culture: Toward the Now - Later 20th & Early 21st Century
ENGL 367 B1: Contemporary Literature & Cultures: The Surveillance Society
ENGL 375 A1: Contemporary Bestsellers and Popular Genres in 21c Canada
ENGL 378 B1: Contemporary Canadian Cultural Texts
ENGL 384 A1: Reading Popular Texts
ENGL 385 B2: Graphic Novels
ENGL 391 B2: Writing by Women Post-1900
ENGL 430 A1: A Geopoetics of Habitat
ENGL 465 A1: #meetoo and Canadian Literature
WRITE 494 A1: A Poetics of Treaty
Social Justice and Literature
ENGL 220: Reading Gender and Sexuality
ENGL 221: Reading Class and Ideology
ENGL 222: Reading Race and Ethnicity
ENGL 223: Reading Empire and the Postcolonial
ENGL 309 A1: Indigenous Literatures: Life Writing
ENGL 360 A1: Race and Belonging in American Writing
ENGL 367 B1: Contemporary Literature: The Surveillance Society
ENGL 373 B1: Canadian Literature: Writing and Colonization
ENGL 392 B1: Queer Writing
ENGL 407 A1: Constellating Moby-Dick
ENGL 409 B1: The Aesthetics of Disruption
ENGL 430 A1: A Geopoetics of Habitat
ENGL 465 A1: #metoo and Canadian Literature
ENGL 467 B1: "Afterlives" of US Slavery
WRITE 494 A1: A Poetics of Treaty
Gender and Sexuality
ENGL 220: Reading Gender and Sexuality
ENGL 390 A1: Eighteenth-Century Women's Writing
ENGL 391 B2: Women's Writing: Writing by Women Post-1900
ENGL 392 B1: Queer Writing
ENGL 465 A1: #metoo and Canadian Literature
Creative Writing
WRITE 294 Introduction to Writing Poetry
WRITE 295 Introduction to Writing Prose
WRITE 297 Introduction to Writing Nonfiction
WRITE 392 Intermediate Poetry
WRITE 393 Intermediate Fiction
WRITE 397 Intermediate Creative Writing: Nonfiction
WRITE 399 A1 The Line between Nonfiction and Poetry
WRITE 399 A2 Story Lab: Producing Narrative Across Media and Culture
WRITE 399 X50 Creative Writing for Video Games
WRITE 494 A Poetics of Treaty
WRITE 495 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
WRITE 498 Advanced Creative Writing: Nonfiction: Researching and Writing the Object World and Material Culture
Media Studies and Print Culture
ENGL 208: History of the Book
ENGL 209: Histories of Readers
ENGL 303: Digital Cultures
ENGL 385: Graphic Novels
ENGL 395: Media, Culture, History
WRITE 399 B1: Projects in Genre: Screenwriting
WRITE 399 X50: Creative Writing for Video Games
Film Studies
FS 100 Introduction to Film Study
FS 201 Introduction to Film History
FS 203 A1 Television from Broadcasting to Screen Cultures
FS 310 A1 English-Canadian Film
FS 319 A1 Film Noir
FS 324 B1 Monsters, Slashers and Ghosts
FS 341 B1 Television Genres
FS 399 A1 Special Topics in Film: British Film
FS 412 A1 Topics in Film Studies: Film Festivals
FS 412 A2 Topics in Film Studies: Hollywood in the 1940's and 50's
FS 412 B1 Topics in Film Studies: Indigenous Women's Media
FS 412 B2 Topics in Film Studies: Stars and Stardom
Going to English Graduate School

Many graduate programs emphasize historical and national breadth in entrance requirements and thus if you are thinking about graduate school, you may wish to take courses in the following areas:

Medieval: ENGL 325
Early Modern: ENGL 336, ENGL 339, ENGL 340
Restoration and Eighteenth Century: ENGL 390, ENGL 348
Nineteenth Century: ENGL 349, ENGL 350, ENGL 352, ENGL 353, ENGL 405A, ENGL 407B, 409B
Canadian: ENGL 373, ENGL 374, ENGL 375, ENGL 378, ENGL 407B, ENGL 465A
American: ENGL 360, ENGL 362, ENGL 407A, ENGL 467B
Post-colonial: ENGL 314, ENGL 315
Indigenous: ENGL 308, ENGL 309
Literary Theory: ENGL 218, ENGL 219, 430A, 430B

 

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