English Courses

See below for course descriptions for English courses for the 2019-2020 academic year. Each course description identifies its specific authors, themes and issues; each includes a tentative reading list.

Term 1

ENGL 009 | Preparation for University Writing

ENGL 109 | Studies in Composition for English Language Learners

ENGL 112 | Studies in Composition

ENGL 150.001 & 002 | Introduction to Literary Genre | Instructor: Paul Milton

ENGL 150.006 | Introduction to Literary Genre | Instructor: Oliver Lovesey

ENGL 153.001 | Readings in Narrative | Instructor: Lisa Grekul

ENGL 153.002 | Readings in Narrative | Instructor: George Grinnell

Term 2

ENGL 114.101 | Studies in Composition: Aboriginal Perspectives | Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

ENGL 150.101 & 102 | Introduction to Literary Genre | Instructor: Paul Milton

ENGL 150. 103 | Introduction to Literary Genre | Instructor: Robert Eggleston

ENGL 150.106 | Introduction to Literary Genre | Instructor: Oliver Lovesey

ENGL 150.107 | Introduction to Literary Genre | Instructor: Alison Conway

ENGL 151.101 | Critical Studies in Literature | Instructor: Margaret Reeves

ENGL 151.102 | Critical Studies in Literature | Instructor: Jodey Castricano

ENGL 153.101 | Readings in Narrative | Instructor:  Lisa Grekul

ENGL 153.102 | Readings in Narrative | Instructor: George Grinnell

Term 1

ENGL 212.001 | Studies in Children’s Literature| Instructor: Margaret Reeves

ENGL 220.001 & 002 | Foundations: Literature in Historical Context 1 | Instructor: Robert Eggleston

ENGL 234.001 | Foundations: Indigenous Literature | Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

ENGL 250.001 | Foundations: Interdisciplinary Theory and Method in Literary Research | Instructor: Jennifer Gustar

Term 2

ENGL 215.001 | Reading Screens | Instructor: Daniel Keyes

ENGL 221.101 & 102 | Foundations: Literature in Historical Context 2 |Instructor: Jennifer Gustar

ENGL 250.101 | Foundations: Interdisciplinary Theory and Method in Literary Research |Instructor: Melissa Jacques

Term 1

ENGL 309A.001 | Modern Critical Theory and Interdisciplinary Methods | Instructor: Melissa Jacques

ENGL 341.001 | Globalization, Literature, and Culture | Instructor: TBA

ENGL 383.001 | Contemporary British Novel | Instructor: Jennifer Gustar

ENGL 387.001 | Indigenous Literature: Intellectual Traditions |Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

ENGL 395C.001 | Popular Literature: Superheroes | Instructor: Marie Loughlin

ENGL 397.001 | Contemporary Environmental Writing |Instructor: Greg Garrard

Term 2

ENGL 305.001 | The Self-Conscious Text |Instructor: Emily Murphy

ENGL 315A.001 | Studies in Backgrounds to 16th-Century Literature | Instructor: Marie Loughlin

ENGL 333A.001 | Canadian Fiction | Instructor: Lisa Grekul

ENGL 338.001 | American Literature after World War II | Instructor: Paul Milton

ENGL 344A.101 | Topics in Medieval Studies: Household Romance | Instructor: Shona Harrison

ENGL 349C.001 | 17th-Century Literature: Race & Gender | Instructor: Margaret Reeves

ENGL 357.001 | Restoration Drama and Culture | Instructor: Robert Eggleston

ENGL 365A.001 | Major Authors of the 19th Century: Wilde | Instructor: Oliver Lovesey

ENGL 385.101 | Settler Studies, Literature, and Culture | Instructor: Allison Hargreaves

ENGL 395A.001 | Popular Literature: Science Fiction | Instructor: Bryce Traister

ENGL 395D.001 | Popular Literature: NBA Narratives| Instructor: George Grinnell

Term 1

ENGL 430.001 | Feminist Forerunners: Early Modern Women’s Literature and Contemporary Theory | Instructor: Alison Conway

ENGL 445.001 | The Victorian Novel | Instructor: Oliver Lovesey

ENGL 470M.001 | Canadian Studies: Reconciliations | Instructor: Lisa Grekul

ENGL 472B.001 | American Studies : African American Literature | Instructor: Paul Milton

ENGL 497A.001 | Fourth-Year Seminar: Children’s Fiction | Instructor: Margaret Reeves

Term 2

ENGL 437A.001 | Postcolonial Studies | Instructor: TBA

ENGL 456B.001 | Topics in Auto/Biography: Graphic Memoir |Instructor: Melissa Jacques

ENGL 457.101 | Posthumanism and Critical Animal Studies | Instructor: Jodey Castricano

ENGL 458.001 | Canadian Environmental Writing | Instructor: Greg Garrard

ENGL 493M.101 | Topics in Popular Culture: Interactive Documentary | Instructor: Daniel Keyes

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