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(1-99) Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS/ENG 80A 1 Black Looks: The Promise and Perils of Photography
[ deis-us djw hum wi ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center333
Smith, Faith Lois View Books
ENG 7A 1
Syllabus
American Literature from 1900 to 2000
[ hum wi ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Burt, John View Books
ENG 10B 1 Poetry: A Basic Course
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr112
Morrison, Paul View Books
ENG 11A 1 Close Reading: Theory and Practice
[ hum ]
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 19A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Creative Writing Workshop
[ hum wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Th 5:00 PM–7:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center218
Talusan, Grace View Books
ENG 19A 2 Introduction to Creative Writing Workshop
[ hum wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center218
Bradfield, Elizabeth View Books
ENG 27B 1 Classic Hollywood Cinema
[ hum ]
Film Screenings Mondays 6:30-8:50 p.m., not required.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Morrison, Paul View Books
ENG 33A 1 Shakespeare
[ hum ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 52A 1 Refugee Stories, Refugee Lives
[ hum nw ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Diouf, Emilie Ndione View Books
ENG 58A 1
Syllabus
Literature and Medicine
[ dl hum wi ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Sherman, David R. View Books
ENG 61B 1 Philosophical Approaches to Film Theory
[ hum ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 79A 1 Screenwriting Workshop: Beginning Screenplay
[ dl hum oc wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. All Creative Writing courses are by instructor's permission, after the submission of a manuscript sample. Manuscript samples should be no more than 6 pages of creative work in the genre of the Creative Writing workshop to which the student is applying; poetry, fiction, screenwriting. Samples should be emailed in a single document, (.doc or .docx) to the relevant instructor beginning the week prior to registration. Each workshop is capped at 12. During early registration each workshop will accept up to 10 students, allowing room for incoming first-years and transfer students during the fall registration period.
Block X2
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Weinberg, Marc View Books
HUM 10A 1 The Western Canon
[ hum uws ]
Does not participate in the University Writing Seminar (UWS) selection process.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Enrollment limited to Humanities Fellows.
Does not meet the requirements for the major or minor in English in fall 2019.
Topic for fall 2019: Epic Literature.
Epic Literature:
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Quinney, Laura View Books
 

(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ENG 105B 1 After Jane Austen: Sex, Death, and Fiction
[ hum wi ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Plotz, John View Books
ENG 108A 1 Literature and Heresy
[ hum ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Quinney, Laura View Books
ENG 109A 1 Poetry Workshop
[ dl hum oc wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. All Creative Writing courses are by instructor's permission, after the submission of a manuscript sample. Manuscript samples should be no more than 6 pages of creative work in the genre of the Creative Writing workshop to which the student is applying; poetry, fiction, screenwriting. Samples should be emailed in a single document, (.doc or .docx) to the relevant instructor beginning the week prior to registration. Each workshop is capped at 12. During early registration each workshop will accept up to 10 students, allowing room for incoming first-years and transfer students during the fall registration period.
May be repeated for credit.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr002
Chen, Chen View Books
ENG 109B 1 Fiction Workshop: Short Fiction
[ hum oc wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. All Creative Writing courses are by instructor's permission, after the submission of a manuscript sample. Manuscript samples should be no more than 6 pages of creative work in the genre of the Creative Writing workshop to which the student is applying; poetry, fiction, screenwriting. Samples should be emailed in a single document, (.doc or .docx) to the relevant instructor beginning the week prior to registration. Each workshop is capped at 12. During early registration each workshop will accept up to 10 students, allowing room for incoming first-years and transfer students during the fall registration period.
May be repeated for credit.
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
McCauley, Stephen D. View Books
ENG 123A 1
Syllabus
Violence and the Body in Early Modern Drama
[ dl hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Rabb Graduate Center345
King, Thomas A View Books
ENG 138A 1 Race, Region, and Religion in the Twentieth-Century South
[ deis-us hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Rabb Graduate Center333
Burt, John View Books
ENG 143A 1 The History of Mediascapes and Critical Maker Culture
[ deis-us dl hum oc ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
TBA
Kim, Dorothy View Books
ENG 149A 1 Screenwriting Workshop: Writing for Television
[ dl hum oc wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. All Creative Writing courses are by instructor's permission, after the submission of a manuscript sample. Manuscript samples should be no more than 6 pages of creative work in the genre of the Creative Writing workshop to which the student is applying; poetry, fiction, screenwriting. Samples should be emailed in a single document, (.doc or .docx) to the relevant instructor beginning the week prior to registration. Each workshop is capped at 12. During early registration each workshop will accept up to 10 students, allowing room for incoming first-years and transfer students during the fall registration period.
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr122
Weinberg, Marc View Books
ENG 150B 1 Out of This World: Science Fiction's Cyborgs, Time Travellers, and Space Invaders
[ hum ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Plotz, John View Books
ENG 151B 1 Performance Studies
[ dl hum ]
Topic for fall 2019: Performative Responses to Climate Change.
Responses to Climate Change:
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
King, Thomas A View Books
ENG 152B 1 Arthurian Literature
[ dl hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
TBA
Kim, Dorothy View Books
ENG 161A 1
Syllabus
Literature and Counterculture
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Sherman, David R. View Books
ENG 167B 1
Syllabus
Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Toni Morrison
[ deis-us hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Brown Social Science Center224
Everett, Gabrielle View Books
ENG 172B 1 African Literature and Human Rights
[ hum nw ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Diouf, Emilie Ndione View Books
 

Close Reading Courses for the Creative Writing Major

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ENG 10B 1 Poetry: A Basic Course
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr112
Morrison, Paul View Books
ENG 11A 1 Close Reading: Theory and Practice
[ hum ]
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Flesch, William View Books
 

Literary Theory / Criticism Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ENG 11A 1 Close Reading: Theory and Practice
[ hum ]
Block B
M,W,Th 9:00 AM–9:50 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 61B 1 Philosophical Approaches to Film Theory
[ hum ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 151B 1 Performance Studies
[ dl hum ]
Topic for fall 2019: Performative Responses to Climate Change.
Responses to Climate Change:
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
King, Thomas A View Books
ENG 161A 1
Syllabus
Literature and Counterculture
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Sherman, David R. View Books
 

Media and Film Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS/ENG 80A 1 Black Looks: The Promise and Perils of Photography
[ deis-us djw hum wi ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center333
Smith, Faith Lois View Books
ENG 27B 1 Classic Hollywood Cinema
[ hum ]
Film Screenings Mondays 6:30-8:50 p.m., not required.
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Morrison, Paul View Books
ENG 61B 1 Philosophical Approaches to Film Theory
[ hum ]
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 143A 1 The History of Mediascapes and Critical Maker Culture
[ deis-us dl hum oc ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
TBA
Kim, Dorothy View Books
ENG 151B 1 Performance Studies
[ dl hum ]
Topic for fall 2019: Performative Responses to Climate Change.
Responses to Climate Change:
Block D
M,W,Th 11:00 AM–11:50 AM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr219
King, Thomas A View Books
 

Multicultural Literature/World Anglophone Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS/ENG 80A 1 Black Looks: The Promise and Perils of Photography
[ deis-us djw hum wi ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center333
Smith, Faith Lois View Books
ENG 52A 1 Refugee Stories, Refugee Lives
[ hum nw ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Diouf, Emilie Ndione View Books
ENG 167B 1
Syllabus
Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Toni Morrison
[ deis-us hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Brown Social Science Center224
Everett, Gabrielle View Books
ENG 172B 1 African Literature and Human Rights
[ hum nw ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Diouf, Emilie Ndione View Books
 

Pre-1800 Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ENG 33A 1 Shakespeare
[ hum ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Flesch, William View Books
ENG 108A 1 Literature and Heresy
[ hum ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG11
Quinney, Laura View Books
ENG 123A 1
Syllabus
Violence and the Body in Early Modern Drama
[ dl hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Rabb Graduate Center345
King, Thomas A View Books
ENG 143A 1 The History of Mediascapes and Critical Maker Culture
[ deis-us dl hum oc ]
Block P
T,Th 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
TBA
Kim, Dorothy View Books
ENG 152B 1 Arthurian Literature
[ dl hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
TBA
Kim, Dorothy View Books
 

Post-1800 Courses

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS/ENG 80A 1 Black Looks: The Promise and Perils of Photography
[ deis-us djw hum wi ]
Block J
T,F 12:30 PM–1:50 PM
Rabb Graduate Center333
Smith, Faith Lois View Books
ENG 7A 1
Syllabus
American Literature from 1900 to 2000
[ hum wi ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Burt, John View Books
ENG 52A 1 Refugee Stories, Refugee Lives
[ hum nw ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Diouf, Emilie Ndione View Books
ENG 58A 1
Syllabus
Literature and Medicine
[ dl hum wi ]
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG03
Sherman, David R. View Books
ENG 105B 1 After Jane Austen: Sex, Death, and Fiction
[ hum wi ]
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Plotz, John View Books
ENG 138A 1 Race, Region, and Religion in the Twentieth-Century South
[ deis-us hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block C
M,W,Th 10:00 AM–10:50 AM
Rabb Graduate Center333
Burt, John View Books
ENG 150B 1 Out of This World: Science Fiction's Cyborgs, Time Travellers, and Space Invaders
[ hum ]
Block F
M,W,Th 1:00 PM–1:50 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitiesG10
Plotz, John View Books
ENG 161A 1
Syllabus
Literature and Counterculture
[ hum ]
Block H
T,F 11:00 AM–12:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr124
Sherman, David R. View Books
ENG 167B 1
Syllabus
Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Toni Morrison
[ deis-us hum ]
Block G
T,F 9:30 AM–10:50 AM
Brown Social Science Center224
Everett, Gabrielle View Books
ENG 172B 1 African Literature and Human Rights
[ hum nw ]
Block E
M,W,Th 12:00 PM–12:50 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr201
Diouf, Emilie Ndione View Books
 

Creative Writing Workshops

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ENG 19A 1
Syllabus
Introduction to Creative Writing Workshop
[ hum wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Th 5:00 PM–7:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center218
Talusan, Grace View Books
ENG 19A 2 Introduction to Creative Writing Workshop
[ hum wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Block S1
M 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Brown Social Science Center218
Bradfield, Elizabeth View Books
ENG 79A 1 Screenwriting Workshop: Beginning Screenplay
[ dl hum oc wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. All Creative Writing courses are by instructor's permission, after the submission of a manuscript sample. Manuscript samples should be no more than 6 pages of creative work in the genre of the Creative Writing workshop to which the student is applying; poetry, fiction, screenwriting. Samples should be emailed in a single document, (.doc or .docx) to the relevant instructor beginning the week prior to registration. Each workshop is capped at 12. During early registration each workshop will accept up to 10 students, allowing room for incoming first-years and transfer students during the fall registration period.
Block X2
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr116
Weinberg, Marc View Books
ENG 109A 1 Poetry Workshop
[ dl hum oc wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. All Creative Writing courses are by instructor's permission, after the submission of a manuscript sample. Manuscript samples should be no more than 6 pages of creative work in the genre of the Creative Writing workshop to which the student is applying; poetry, fiction, screenwriting. Samples should be emailed in a single document, (.doc or .docx) to the relevant instructor beginning the week prior to registration. Each workshop is capped at 12. During early registration each workshop will accept up to 10 students, allowing room for incoming first-years and transfer students during the fall registration period.
May be repeated for credit.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Block S3
W 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr002
Chen, Chen View Books
ENG 109B 1 Fiction Workshop: Short Fiction
[ hum oc wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. All Creative Writing courses are by instructor's permission, after the submission of a manuscript sample. Manuscript samples should be no more than 6 pages of creative work in the genre of the Creative Writing workshop to which the student is applying; poetry, fiction, screenwriting. Samples should be emailed in a single document, (.doc or .docx) to the relevant instructor beginning the week prior to registration. Each workshop is capped at 12. During early registration each workshop will accept up to 10 students, allowing room for incoming first-years and transfer students during the fall registration period.
May be repeated for credit.
Block M
M,W 5:00 PM–6:20 PM
Abelson-Bass-Yalem Physics 126
McCauley, Stephen D. View Books
ENG 149A 1 Screenwriting Workshop: Writing for Television
[ dl hum oc wi ]
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. All Creative Writing courses are by instructor's permission, after the submission of a manuscript sample. Manuscript samples should be no more than 6 pages of creative work in the genre of the Creative Writing workshop to which the student is applying; poetry, fiction, screenwriting. Samples should be emailed in a single document, (.doc or .docx) to the relevant instructor beginning the week prior to registration. Each workshop is capped at 12. During early registration each workshop will accept up to 10 students, allowing room for incoming first-years and transfer students during the fall registration period.
Block S2
T 2:00 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr122
Weinberg, Marc View Books
 

Cross-listed in English

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
ECS 100A 1
Syllabus
European Cultural Studies Proseminar: Modernism
[ dl hum oc wi ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr201
Dowden, Steve View Books
GECS 130B 1
Syllabus
The Princess and the Golem: Fairy Tales
[ hum wi ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Block L
M,W 3:30 PM–4:50 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr120
von Mering, Sabine View Books
HISP 196A 1
Syllabus
Topics in Latinx Literature and Culture
[ hum wi ]
Taught in English.
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
Topic for fall 2019: Latinx Theatre: Politics, Performance, and Social Change. This course examines Latinx theatre as a creative and political force for social change in the United States from the 1960s to the present. We will examine Latinx theatre’s politics, cultural practices, and artistic expressions. We will read representative works by Latinx playwrights while integrating supplementary texts including performance reviews, critical analyses, and theoretical studies. Plays will be studied using various modes of inquiry including linguistic, performance studies, gender studies, and borderlands theory.
Latinx Theatre:
Block N
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Shiffman Humanities Ctr217
Duran, Maria J View Books
NEJS 176B 1
Syllabus
Jewish Graphic Novels
[ hum ]
Block K
M,W 2:00 PM–3:20 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies202
Kellman, Ellen View Books
THA 11A 1 European Theater Texts and Theory I
[ ca ]
Block S9
F 9:00 AM–11:50 AM
Spingold Theatre 205
McKittrick, Ryan View Books