Spring 2017

The following courses are tentative and subject to change, for the English Department, in the Spring 2017 semester. Students are encouraged to check the Registrar's Office website or visit the Bridge for up-to-date course information. For additional course information, please contact the instructor.

ENGL1900 Course Title: Introduction to Language and Literature
Instructor: Esther de Bruijn (ENGL1900A - MWF 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.)
Instructor: Jay Gamble (ENGL1900B/ENGL1900C - MWF 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.; 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.)
Instructor: Heather Ladd (ENGL1900D - MWF 13:00 - 13:50)
Instructor: Wendy Faith (ENGL1900E/ENGL1900F - TR 12:15 - 13:30; 13:40 - 14:55)
Instructor: Daniel O'Donnell (ENGL1900G - MWF 15:00 - 15:50)

Description: As an introduction to language and literature, this course is loosely based on the theme of identity, as it appears in three genres: literary non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. We will investigate how language and narrative reflect, represent and perhaps construct identity in a wide variety of literature, both traditional and non-traditional.

Requirements for the course include:

  • a series of examinations and/or a final examination totalling between 25 and 50% of the final grade
  • at least 50% of the final grade based on two or more writing assignments totalling at least 2000 words, including at least one formal essay (minimum 1000 words)
ENGL2200A Course Title: Drama
Instructor: Maureen Hawkins (TR 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.)


Course Title: Survey of American Literature I
Instructor: Goldie Morgentaler (TR 1:40 - 2:55 p.m.)


Course Title: Survey of Children's Literature
Instructor: Elizabeth Galway (MW 4:00 - 5:15 p.m.)

ENGL2700A Course Title: Survey of World Literature
Instructor: Esther de Bruijn (MWF 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.)
Prerequisite(s): ENGL1900 or previous course in English
ENGL3301A Course Title: Rise of the Novel
Instructor: Heather Ladd (MWF 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.)
ENGL3450A Course Title: Old English
Instructor: Daniel O'Donnell (MWF 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.)
ENGL3602A Course Title: Shakespeare
Instructor: Ian McAdam (TR 9:25 - 10:40 a.m.)


Course Title: Modern Drama
Instructor: Maureen Hawkins (TR 3:05 - 4:20 p.m.)

ENGL3700A Course Title: Modernist Utopias and Dystopias
Instructor: Nicholas Morwood (MWF 11:00 - 11:50 a.m.)
Prerequisite(s): Two 2000 level courses (6.0 credit hours) in English
Subfield:  #6 (Twentieth Century and Contemporary)


Course Title: Metaphor
Instructor: Wendy Faith (TR 18:00 - 19:15)
Prerequisite(s): One of ENGL1900 or a previous course (3.0 credit hours in English) and second-year standing (a minimum of 30.0 credit hours)
Subfield:  #1 (Theory, Language and Creative Writing)

ENGL3800A Course Title: Creative Writing
Instructor:  Jay Gamble (M 15:00 - 17:50)
ENGL3810A Course Title: Contemporary Canadian Literature
Instructor: Adam Carter (TR 10:50 - 12:05 p.m.)


Course Title: Contemporary Literary Theory
Instructor: Adam Carter (T 3:05 - 5:45 p.m.)
Prequisite(s): Two 2000-level ENGL courses
Subfield:  #1 (Theory, Language and Creative Writing)


Course Title: James Joyce
Instructor: Nick Morwood (TR 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.)
Prerequisite(s): One ENGL3000 level course and One ENGL2000 level course
Subfield:  #6 (Twentieth Century and Contemporary)