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New Courses of Interest

New Courses of Interest

We introduced more than 30 new courses starting in 2019 Winter Session. Learn more about our new courses. Explore our course offerings!

ENGL 370-001

ENGL 370

NEW COURSE: “Women Who Refuse to Keep Quiet: Fiction by African Women”

Our readings, drawn from a range of countries, are entertaining, disturbing & disruptive, challenging the status quo, and engaging with both the socio-political impact of colonization and challenges facing post-colonial African societies.

ENGL 248

ENGL 248

NEW COURSE: “Whodunits and ‘Cozy’ Murders: the British Tradition”

This course introduces students to representative texts in the British tradition of detective fiction that flourished in the genre’s formative era from the mid-Victorian period to the “golden age” of crime fiction in the 1920s and 30s.

ENGL 393

ENGL 393

NEW COURSE: “Natural History in the Anthropocene”

What exactly does “natural history” mean? We shall explore the history of the genre in the 17th and 18th centuries to get a sense of natural history’s goals, its adjacent fields of inquiry (antiquarianism, collections of wonder, experimental science, and encyclopedism), and its practitioners.

ENGL 327

ENGL 327

NEW COURSE: “Cognitive Poetics”

The concepts investigated in this course will show students how to connect the study of language and literature to an understanding of how the human mind processes and creates meaning.