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Summer 2023 Courses

Below, you can learn more about our the four classes we are offering this summer (which include 2 sections of our ENGL 511 introductory course). Please note that the dates for summer sessions at CofC and The Citadel are different. For degree-seeking students signing up for a course at an institution other than your home […]

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Fall 2023 | ENGL 562: Advanced Composition

Course: ENGL 562: Advanced Composition Professor: Dr. Lauren Maxwell Location: The Citadel Time: Thursday 4:00 – 6:45 Room: TBA   English 562 aims to help you become a better writer by challenging you to think critically about the processes of composition, teaching you to adapt your style based on your purpose, and providing you with […]

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Fall 2023 | ENGL 700: Seminar–Dystopian Literature and Film

Course: ENGL 700: Seminar–Dystopian Literature and Film Professor: Dr. Thomas Horan Location: The Citadel Time: Thursday 7:00 – 9:45 Room: TBA The mid-twentieth century saw the emergence of parallel movements in dystopian literature and film. While the novel is the classic dystopian form, cinematic narratives immerse audiences in political worldviews that address the various crises […]

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Fall 2023 | ENGL 576: Special Topics in American Poetry–Modern Poetry

Course: ENGL 576: Special Topics in American Literature–Modern Poetry Professor: Dr. Sean Heuston Location: The Citadel Time: Tuesday 5:30 – 8:15 Room: TBA In this class, we will read and discuss a wide range of modern poetry and criticism to develop an understanding of important trends, controversies, and questions about poetry, and to a lesser […]

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Fall 2023 | ENGL 558: Proseminar in Cultural Studies–Medieval Feminisms

Course: ENGL 588: Proseminar in Cultural Studies Professor: Dr. Myra Seaman Location: CofC Time: M/W 4:00 – 5:15 Room: TBA Today, the Middle Ages bring to mind armored knights fighting to the death, kings abusing peasants, and priests burning heretics at the stake–with women offering passive inspiration to male heroism, suffering abuse, or worse. Yet […]

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Spring ’23–The British and American Novel between the Wars

ENGL 578: The British and American Novel between the Wars (Proseminar in Major Literary Themes) Professor: Dr. Joseph Kelly Location: CofC Time: Monday 5:30 – 8:15 Room: TBA This course will examine several modern British and American novels between the World Wars. Modernism is often considered as apart from or above politics, but we’ll deal […]

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Spring ’23–Nature, the Earth, the Human, and the Renaissance: Environmental Perspectives from Ovid to Shakespeare

ENGL 574: Nature, the Earth, the Human, and the Renaissance: Environmental Perspectives from Ovid to Shakespeare (Special Topics in British Literature Before 1800). Professor: Dr. Yunah Kae Location: CofC Time: Wednesday 5:30 – 8:15 Room: TBA Can reading ‘archaic’ literature impact a modern world constantly threatened by global climate change, pandemic, and large-scale natural disasters? […]

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Spring ’23–African American Literature

ENGL 535: African American Literature Professor: Dr. Licia Hendriks Location: Citadel Time: Tuesday 5:30 – 8:15 Room: TBA This survey course situates the African American literary tradition in a developing domestic and international cultural context, and addresses the ways in which it is (and isn’t) a legitimate offshoot of the overarching category of American Literature.  […]

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Spring ’23–Literary Criticism

ENGL 555: Literary Criticism Professor: Dr. Scott Lucas Location: Citadel Time: Thursday 5:30 – 8:15 Room: TBA In this course, we will study the history and influence of literary criticism in the Western tradition, from its earliest expressions to contemporary theoretical approaches.  We will explore various views on the proper focus and scope of literary […]

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