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 2015-2016   

Fall 2015

CO 1210      Introduction to Theory of Literature
CO 2650M   Literary Theory I
EL 0710L     Ishiguro, Amongst Others
EL 1511L     On Being Bored
EL 1762A     Perverse Cinema
EL 1762E     Invisibility and Impersonality in Modern American Fiction
EL 1900R     Queer Relations
EL 1900Z     Neuroaesthetics and Reading
EL 1950E     Reading Narrative Theory
LT 1230E     Form and Theory of Fiction
MC 0110      Introduction to Theory and Analysis
MC 0901Q   Governing Sex
MC 1110      Theory of the Sign
MC 1500D   Contemporary Film Theory
MC 1510O   Television, Gender, Sexuality
MC 1502H    Information, Discourse, Networks
TA 2200       Subjects and Objects


Spring 2016

CO 1810N   Freud: Writer and Reader
EL 1140A    Literary Scholar
EL 1310H    Origins of American Literature
EL 1900Y    Medieval Manuscript Studies
EL 1901E    Literature and Digital Humanities
LT 1230J     Writing: Material Differences
MC 0220     Print Cultures
MC 0230     Digital Media
MC 0240     Television Studies
MC 0901S   Mediating Representation
MC 1203F   Aesthetics of Political Culture
MC 1501I    Reading Marx
MC 1700F   Theory for Practice
TA 1380      Mise en Scene