Special topics courses are offered every semester by the Department of English. These variable content courses are upper-level courses available to graduate students and in some cases undergraduate students. Talk to your adviser about signing up for these courses.
The following courses will be available Spring 2019.
|ENG 628: Modern Rhetorical Theory||N/A||Margaret Weaver||Course texts include Derrida, Foucault, Lyotard, Lacan, Bakhtin, Toulmin, Booth, Burke, Cixous, Anzaldua, Vygotsky, and Davis.|
|ENG 641: Renaissance Literature||“The New Science”||James Baumlin||Course texts include Francis Bacon, Aphra Behn, Robert Burton, Margaret Cavendish, Nicholas Copernicus, Leonardo da Vinci, Rene Descartes, John Donne, Galileo Galilei, Thomas Hobbes, John Milton, Andrew Marvell, Michel de Montaigne, Alexander Pope, Thomas Sprat, and Jonathan Swift.|
|ENG 654: Topics in Ethnic American Literature||“Contemporary Native American Poetry”||Erin Kappeler||Course texts include Layli Long Soldier, Tommy Pico, Natalie Diaz, and Craig Santos Perez.|
|ENG 580/682: Gender Issues in Language & Literature||“The marriage plot”||Etta Madden|
|ENG 575/684: Topics in Professional Writing||“Writing about Food”||Tracy Dalton|
|ENG 575/684: Topics in Professional Writing||“Intercultural Communications”||Leslie Seawright|
|ENG 704: Teaching Writing Online||N/A||Lanette Cadle|
|ENG 721: Theory of Basic Writing||N/A||Margaret Weaver|
|ENG 725: Seminar: Composition/Rhetoric||“Social Media as Genre”||Lanette Cadle|
|ENG 726: Writing in the Workplace||N/A||Leslie Seawright|
|ENG 735: Seminar: Children’s Literature||“Children’s Classics and Popular Culture”||Joel Chaston|
|ENG 793: Seminar: Linguistics||“Corpus Linguistics”||Suneeta Thomas|