Theory Courses

In addition to taking at least four creative writing workshops covering at least two genres, students are also required to take at least six reading-intensive courses, including a course in literary theory or the history of literary criticism and a breadth of literary periods.

Theory Courses offered this academic year are listed below.  

Academic Year 2014-2015    

Spring 2015

ENGL 1140A   The Literary Scholar
ENGL 1560W   Getting Emotional: Passionate Theories

ENGL 1900D    Literature and Politics

ENGL 1900T     The Postcolonial and the Postmodern
GNSS 0120      Introduction to Gender and Sexuality Studies
GNSS 2020H   Research Seminar in Feminist Theory
LITR 1230J      Writing Material Differences

MCM 0991O     Reinvention of Life

MCM 1500D     Contemporary Film Theory

MCM 1501O     Television, Gender and Sexuality
TAPS 1380       Mise en Scene

Fall 2014

COLT 1210   Introduction to the Theory of Literature

ENGL 1311K  Hamlet, in Theory

ENGL 1900R  Queer Relations: Aesthetics and Sexuality

ENGL 1901F  Art of Criticism

ENGL 1950F  Law and Literature

MCM 0900N    Body/Gesture/Cinema

MCM 1501I   Reading Marx

MCM 1504C  Greek Tragedy in Politics...
MCM 1504D  Sex, Difference and Relation
MCM 1700B  Approaches to Narrative
TAPS 1230  Performance Theory: Ritual, Play and Drama
TAPS 1630  Performativity and the Body

See historical list of theory courses below.