Spring 2016 Undergraduate Course Offerings and Descriptions

Narrative descriptions of these courses are available here.

Recent course offerings:Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015


ENG 221 Literature/Culture/Ideas: Baseball Literature (Baragona)
0001 MW 4:00-5-15pm

ENG 221H Literature/Culture/Ideas (Honors): Law and Vengeance in Modern Fiction (Babcock)
0001 TTh 11:00am-12:15pm

ENG 222 Genre(s): Introduction to Poetry (Favila)
0001-0003 MWF 1:25-2:15pm

ENG 222 Genre(s): Shakespeare and the Actor (Favila)
0004 MW 5:30-6:45pm

ENG 222 Genre(s): Gender and the Short Story (Goode)
0005 TTh 3:30-4:45pm

ENG 222H Genre(s) (Honors): Speculative Fiction (Cote)
0001 TTh 11:00am-12:15pm

ENG 236 Survey of English Literature II (18th Century to Modern)
0001 TTh 11:00am-12:15pm (Pennington)
0002 TTh 6:30-7:45pm (Federico)

ENG 239 Studies in World Literature
0001 MWF 12:20-1:10pm (Mookerjea-Leonard)
0002 MW 2:30-3:45pm (Foster)

ENG 239H Studies in World Literature (Honors) (Mookerjea-Leonard)
0001 MW 2:30-3:45pm

ENG 247 Survey of American Literature I (Gaughran)
0001 MWF 1:25-2:15pm

ENG 248 Survey of American Literature II (Hefner)
0001 MWF 11:15am-12:05pm

ENG 260 Survey of African American Literature (Godfrey)
0001 MWF 10:10-11:00am

AMST and HUM courses fulfill General Education Cluster II
requirements; they do not fulfill requirements for the English Major


ENG 293 Exploring Careers in English (Bankert)
0001 Tuesday 5:00-6:45pm

ENG 294 Internship in English
0001 (Rankin) Corresponds to 1-credit internships
0002 (Rankin) Corresponds to 2-credit internships
0003 (Rankin) Corresponds to 3-credit internships

ENG 299 Writing about Literature
0001 (Mookerjea-Leonard) MWF 10:10-11:00am
0002 (Facknitz) MWF 11:15am-12:05pm
0003 (Gaughran) MWF 12:20-1:10pm
0004 (Johnson) TTh 12:30-1:45pm

ENG 302 Special Topics in Literature and Language
0001 (Godfrey) MW 2:30-3:45pm: Representing Black Harrisonburg
0002 (Facknitz) MW 5:30-6:45pm: The Idea of America 1893-1939
0003 (Pennington) TTh 2:00-3:15pm: Autobiography & Identity: Making
          Selves Through Stories
0004 (Thompson) TTh 3:30-4:45pm: Mothers, Mothering, and
          Motherhood in African American Women's WRiting
ENG 305 The Bible as Literature (Morey)
0001 MWF 9:05-9:55am

ENG 310 Modern English Grammar (Cote)
0001 TTh 3:30-4:45pm

ENG 318 Shakespeare’s Comedies and Histories (Rankin)
0001 TTh 9:30-10:45am

ENG 342 Early American Literature (Henigman)
0001 TTh 11:00am-12:15pm

ENG 347 Playwriting (De Sanctis)
0001 TTh 11:00am-12:15pm

ENG 352 The American Novel to 1914 (Rebhorn)
0001 MW 2:30-3:45pm

ENG 356 Modern American Novel (Hefner)
0001 MW 2:30-3:45pm

ENG 362 African American Poetry
0001 MWF 1:25-2:15pm. Anthologizing African American Poetry (Godfrey)
0002 TTh 9:30-10:45am (Gabbin)

ENG 368 Women's Literature: Women and the Kunstlerroman (Thompson)
0001 TTh 12:30-1:45pm

ENG 375 Irish and Anglo-Irish Literature: Troubled Ireland in Literature and           Film (White)
0001 TTh 9:30-10:45am (required film showing W 5:00-8:00pm)

ENG 379 Literature and Empire
0001 MW 5:30-6:45pm. Imperial Reason/Global Critique (Foster)
0002 TTh 2:00-3:15pm (Babcock)

ENG 380 Introduction to Film (McHardy)
0001 MW 3:35-4:50pm

ENG 381 History of Film to 1960 (Gaughran)
0001 MW 5:30-6:45pm (with required film screening Thurs 6:30-9:00pm)

ENG 390 The Environmental Imagination (Bogard)
0001 TTh 12:30-1:45pm

ENG 391 Introduction to Creative Writing - Nonfiction
0001 (Varner) TTh 12:30-1:45pm
0002 (Varner) TTh 2:00-3:15pm

ENG 392 Introduction to Creative Writing - Poetry
0001 (Kim) MW 4:00-5:15pm
0002 (Kutchins) TTh 11:00am-12:15pm
0003 (Casteen) TTh 2:00-3:15pm
0004 (Kim) MW 5:30-6:45pm

ENG 393 Introduction to Creative Writing - Fiction
0001 (Martin) MWF 10:10-11:00am
0002 (Martin) MWF 12:20-1:10pm
0003 (Martin) MWF 1:25-2:15pm
0004 (Fitzgerald) TTh 9:30-10:45am
0005 (Fitzgerald) TTh 11:00am-12:15pm

ENG 401 Advanced Studies in Medieval Literature: Medieval Drama
0001 TTh 12:30-1:45pm

ENG 405 Advanced Studies in Anglophone Literature: Epidemics in
          Contemporary Anglophone Fiction (Babcock)
0001 TTh 5:00-6:15pm

ENG 410 Advanced Studies in Author
0001 (Johnson) TTh 9:30-10:45am. C. S. Lewis
0002 (White) TTh 11:00am-12:15pm. Virginia Woolf, The Bloomsbury Group           and Feminism
0003 (Henigman) TTh 2:00-3:15pm. Harriet Beecher Stowe
0004 (Cash) TTh 2:00-3:15pm. William Faulkner (1897-1962): An American           Literary Genius

ENG 415 Advanced Studies in Textuality and the History of the Book:
          Manuscript and Print Culture in the Medieval and Early Modern Eras           (Rankin)
0001 TTh 3:30-4:45pm

ENG 432 Advanced Studies in African Literature (Muhonja)
0001 TTh 12:30-1:45pm

ENG 447 Advanced Playwriting (DeSanctis)
0001 Monday 2:30-5:00pm

ENG 483 Narrative Form (Moran)
0001 Tuesday 4:00-6:45pm

ENG 493 Advanced Creative Nonfiction (Cavanagh)
0001 MW 2:30-4:45pm

ENG 494 Advanced Poetry Writing (Kutchins)
0001 TTh 2:00-3:15pm

ENG 495 Advanced Fiction Writing (Majors)
0001 Monday 12:20-2:50pm

ENG 496 Advanced Topics in Creative Writing
0001 (Majors) Wednesday 12:00-2:50pm. Novel Writing with the Young
0002 (Casteen) TTh 3:30-4:45pm. Poetry, Art, and Collaboration
0003 (Cavanagh) Tuesday 3:30-6:00pm. Wandering and Pilgrimage







Course descriptions and other information are available in the 2015-16 Undergraduate Catalogue.




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