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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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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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Summer ’22–ENGL 553: Modern English Grammar

ENGL 553: Modern English Grammar Professor: Dr. Alyson Eggleston Location: The Citadel Time: Summer 2: June 28 – August 13, Online This course examines modern English morphology and syntax using formal Minimalist analytical approaches. Additionally, through a typological understanding of common crosslinguistic structures as documented in the World Atlas of Language Structures (WALS), varieties of […]

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Summer ’22–ENGL 560–Film Studies

ENGL 560: Film Studies Professor: Dr. Sean Heuston Location: The Citadel Time: Summer 1: May 10 – June 25, Thursdays, 5:30 – 8:30 This course will examine films from a variety of nations, filmmakers, and genres (everything from classic older films to recent mainstream films to music videos to short online videos) and will consider the ways aspects of filmmaking such as […]

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Fall ’22–ENGL 532: American Poetry after 1900

ENGL 532: American Poetry after 1900 Professor: Dr. Anton Vander Zee Location: CofC Time: Wednesday 5:30 – 8:15 The power of what the poet Robert Creeley would call a “company”–a group of fellow travelers in art and life who share certain core ideas about what poetry might accomplish–has long sustained American poets. At times, these […]

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Fall ’22–ENGL 700: Poetry, Landscape, and Identity

ENGL 700: Poetry, Landscape, and Identity Professor: Dr. Lauren Rule Maxwell Location: The Citadel Time: Tuesday 5:30 – 8:15 In this course, students will explore possibilities of poetic form and language as they consider the relationship between poetry and landscape. After learning terminology that will aid in discussing and writing about poetry, students will closely […]

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