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Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Course Descriptions

 


SPRING 2020 COURSES

Monday

 

 

12:20-2:50

ENG 495: Advanced Fiction Writing
*Prerequisite: ENG 393 or permission of instructor.

Majors

 

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

5:00-7:45

ENG 390: The Environmental Imagination

Bogard

 

 

 

 

Wednesday

 

 

12:20-2:50

ENG 496: Advanced Topics in Creative Writing: Writing the Young Adult Novel
Prerequisite: ENG 393 or permission of instructor.  

Majors

5:30-8:15

ENG 496: How to Live a Meaningful Life (in a disappearing world)

Bogard

7:00-9:45

ENG 495: Advanced Fiction Writing

Fitzgerald

 

 

 

Monday/Wednesday

 

 

9:45-11:00

ENG 393: Introduction to Creative Writing-Fiction

Majors

11:15-12:05

ENG 222: Introduction to Poetry

*FRI Breakout Discussion Groups

Parker

2:30-3:45

ENG 221: Literature/Culture/Ideas
*This course fulfills GenEd requirements, the “Identity, Diversity, Power” requirement for the English major, and it counts toward the World Literature minor.

 

Mookerjea-Leonard

2:30-3:45

ENG 393: Introduction to Creative Writing-Fiction

Fitzgerald

2:30-3:45

ENG 221H: “Knowing and Telling: How Narratives Produce Knowledge in Northern Ireland”

*TH 5:00-7:30 PM Film Screening

White

2:30-3:45

ENG 415: Advanced Studies in Textuality and the History of the Book – Race and Publishing in America 
*Satisfies IDP Requirement*

 

Fagan

2:30-3:45

ENG 410: Advanced Studies in Author

Federico

5:00-6:15

ENG 332: Black Women in/and the Media

Muhonja

 

 

 

Monday/Wednesday/Friday

 

 

10:10-11:00

ENG 221: American Psycho: Madness in American Literature

Rebhorn

10:10-11:00

ENG 222: The Best American Short Stories 2011

Martin

10:10-11:00

ENG 222: Women’s Literature

Thompson

10:10-11:00

ENG 360: Introduction to Ethnic American Literature – Immigrant Narratives
*Satisfies IDP Requirement*

 

Fagan

10:10-11:00

ENG 379: Literature and Empire: The Jewel in the Crown
* This course fulfills the “Identity, Diversity, Power” overlay requirement for the English major, it also counts toward the requirements for the World Literature minor.

 

Mookerjea-Leonard

11:15-12:05

ENG 375: “Advanced Studies in Irish & Anglo Irish Literature – Stories of Northern Ireland and the Irish Border”

*TH 5:00-7:30 PM Film Screening

White

12:20-1:10

ENG 222: Liking Poetry

Federico

12:20-1:10

ENG 239: Studies in World Literature
* This course fulfills the “Identity, Diversity, Power” requirement for the English major, it also counts toward the World Literature minor.

 

Mookerjea-Leonard/Levine

12:20-1:10

ENG 247: American Literature to 1865

Rebhorn/Webb

12:20-1:10

ENG 260: Survey of African American Literature

Godfrey/Swartzentruber

12:20-1:10

ENG 393: Stephen King’s On Writing

Martin

1:25-2:15

ENG 318: Shakespeare

Parker

 

 

 

Tuesday/Thursday

 

 

9:30-10:45

ENG 299: Writing about Literature

Samatar

9:30-10:45

ENG 306: The Bible as Literature

Johnson

11:00-12:15

ENG 221H: Knowing and Telling: How Narratives Produce Knowledge in Latin America and other Fantastic Fictions

Pennington

11:00-12:15

ENG 299: Writing about Literature

Gaughran

11:00-12:15

ENG 308: Introduction to Linguistics

Cote

11:00-12:15

ENG 363: Native American Literature
*Satisfies IDP Requirement*

Henigman

12:30-1:45

ENG 221: Modernity and Appetite

O’Donnell/Nafziger

12:30-1:45

ENG 239: Fairy Tales 

Samatar/Levine

12:30-1:45

ENG 299: Writing about Literature

Johnson

12:30-1:45

ENG 403: Advanced Studies in British Literature After 1700 – The Victorian Child

Price

12:30-1:45

ENG 496: The Writer’s Practice

Cavanagh

12:30-1:45

ENG 410: Major Author: William Faulkner

Gaughran

2:00-3:15

ENG 221: Ecocinemas: Theory and Practice

Lo

2:00-3:15

ENG 221H: Literature/Culture/Ideas – Islands and the Literary Imagination

Price

2:00-3:15

ENG 235: Survey of British Literature
* This course fulfills the General Education Cluster 2 Literature requirement, and the introductory survey course requirement for both the English major and the Secondary-Education 4-Year English major.

Goode/Sorge Way

2:00-3:15

ENG 302: Twentieth-Century Latin American Fiction in Translation-Challenging Knowledge
* This course counts for the Identity, Diversity, Power overlap requirement for the English major, and it can count towards the Latin American and Caribbean Studies minor; in either case, please see your advisor for a course directive.

Pennington

2:00-3:15

ENG 391: Introduction to Creative Writing – Nonfiction

Cavanagh

2:00-3:15

ENG 392: Introduction to Poetry Writing

Kutchins

3:30-4:45

ENG 221: Life, Mind, and Art

Johnson

3:30-4:45

ENG 236: Survey of British Literature II: Romantics through Contemporary

Pennington/Sorge Way

3:30-4:45

ENG 310: Modern English Grammar

Cote

3:30-4:45

ENG 381: The History of Film to 1960

Gaughran

5:00-6:15

ENG 403: Romantic Environments: Plantations in England and Jamaica
*Counts toward the pre-1900 requirement for the English major the Environmental Humanities minor.

 

Castellano

 

 

 

Thursday Only

 

 

3:30-6:15

ENG 484: Poetic Craft and Creativity
* Permission of the instructor, or English 392 is the pre-requisite.

Kutchins

 

 

Questions? Please contact Angela M. Carter, Administrative Assistant, carte2am@jmu.edu

 

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