Graduate Courses

Graduate Courses

In the first two years of graduate study, students are engaged in course work. Past seminar topics include: 

ENGL2360K 

The Renaissance and Modernity 

Stephen Foley 

ENGL2360Q 

Manuscript, Image, and the Middle English Text 

Elizabeth Bryan 

ENGL2360R 

Civil Wars, Restoration, and Early Georgian
Literature 

Melinda Rabb 

ENGL2360S 

Alternative Miltons 

Richard Rambuss 

ENGL2360U  

Sacrifice

Richard Rambuss 

ENGL2360W 

Reading Things: Early Modern Material Culture

Karen Newman

ENGL2560E 

Liberalism 

Philip Gould 

ENGL2560X 

The Rise of the Novel 

Melinda Rabb 

ENGL2560Y 

Romanticism and Cultural Property 

William Keach 

ENGL2560Z 

Global Early American Literature 

James Egan 

ENGL2561A 

Manifest Destinies: Liberalism + Expansion in
American Literature, 1820-1920 

Deak Nabers 

ENGL2561B 

Things Not Entirely Possessed: Romanticism
and History

Jacques Khalip 

ENGL2561E 

The Third Person: Narrating the Subject of
Modern Literature

Stuart Burrows 

ENGL2561F

“This is what you were born for”: Optimism and Futurity

Jacques Khalip

ENGL2561G

On Late Style: James and His Contemporaries

Stuart Burrows

ENGL2561H

American Literature Without Borders

Philip Gould

ENGL2561J

Satire and Irony

Melinda Rabb

ENGL2760A 

American Modernist Poetry and Poetics

Mutlu Blasing

ENGL2760B

City, Culture, and Literature in the Early
Twentieth Century

Tamar Katz

ENGL2760M

Postcoloniality, Globalism, Diaspora

Olakunle George

ENGL2760P 

The '50s in Color: Race, Empire, and U.S. Cold
War Culture

Daniel Kim 

ENGL2760W 

American Literature and the Visual Arts 

Stuart Burrows

ENGL2760X

After Postmodernism: New Fictional Modes 

Timothy Bewes

ENGL2760Y

American Orientalism and Asian American
Literary Criticism

Daniel Kim

ENGL2760Z

African American Literature After 1965:
Nationalism and Dissent

Rolland Murry

ENGL2761A 

American Literature and the Cold War 

Deak Nabers

ENGL2761B 

Temporalities

Tamar Katz

ENGL2761C

Black Internationalism and Its Discontents

Rolland Murray

ENGL2761D

The Neoliberal Imagination

Deak Nabers

ENGL2900G

History and Form

Paul Armstrong

ENGL2900L

Literary Readings in Aesthetic Theory 

Marc Redfield 

ENGL2900M

The Reading Effect and the Persistence of Form 

Ellen Rooney

ENGL2900O

Narrative Theory

Paul Armstrong

ENGL2900P

The Plasticity of Form

Ellen Rooney

ENGL2900Q

Liberalism and Aesthetics

Amanda Anderson

ENGL2900R

Neuroaesthetics and Reading

Paul Armstrong

ENGL2900S

Deleuze, Rancière, Literature, Film: The Logic of Connection

Timothy Bewes

ENGL2900T

Freud and Lacan

Ravit Reichman

ENGL2900U

Forms of Reading in the Wake of the Humanities

Ellen Rooney

ENGL2900W

Perversions: Hitchcock, Kubrick, Lynch

Richard Rambuss

ENGL2900X

Postcolonial Theory

Leela Gandhi

ENGL2950

Seminar in Pedagogy and Composition Theory