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2014-15 Courses

Fall 2014 Half Courses
Winter 2015 Half Courses
Full Year 2014-15 Courses
Summer 2015 Course

2013-14 Courses
2013-14 Class Schedule (PDF)
Fall 2013 Half Courses
Winter 2014 Half Courses
Full Year 2013-14 Courses
Summer 2014 Courses

2012-13 Courses
Fall 2012 Half Courses
Winter 2013 Half Courses
Full Year 2012-13 Courses
Also Available
Summer 2013 Courses

Courses Previously Offered

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2014-2015 Courses

Note: Specific course offerings are subject to change.

Fall 2014 Half Courses

English 9002A Bibliography and Textual Studies J. Purkis
English 9003A Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies J. Plug
English 9xxxA Religious Toleration: the Philosophical and Cultural History of an Idea A. Conway
English 9xxxA Testimony, Youth, and Human Rights J. Emberley
English 9xxxA Romanticism and Happiness J. Faflak
English 9xxxA The Stagecraft of Thomas Heywood M.J. Kidnie
English 9057A Victorian Types: Temporality and Taxonomy 1850-1870 M. Rowlinson
English 9xxxA Modernism After Dark J. Schuster

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Winter 2015 Half Courses


English 9084B Melancholy and the Archive J. Boulter
English 9xxxB Alice Munro M. Jones
English 9087B Regulating the Edwardian Body A. Lee
English 9xxxB Circulation and the Form of the Neo-Slave Narrative T. Osinubi
English 9xxxB The Humanities in the Corporate University D. Pennee
English 9xxxB Futures of Romanticism (Cross-listed with Comp Lit) J. Plug
English 9xxxB Shakespeare's Singularity J. Purkis
English 9xxxB The American Secular B. Traister

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Full Year 2014-15 Courses

English 9xxx The Gawain-Poet and the Middle English Alliterative Revival R. Moll
English 9108 Indigenous Critical Theory: Key Concepts and Debates P. Wakeham

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Summer 2015 Course (full year equivalent)

English 9xxx Food Studies in the Renaissance M. Bassnett



2013-2014 Courses

Note: Specific course offerings are subject to change.

Fall 2013 Half Courses

English 9002A Bibliography and Textual Studies M. Groden
English 9003A Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies A. Pero
English 9043A The American Ode S. Adams
English 9077A Food Studies in the Renaissance M. Bassnett
English 9094A Reading India and Postcolonial Theory in Global Contexts N. Bhatia
English 9096A James Joyce's Finnegans Wake M. Groden
English 9100A Othello, Then and Now M.J. Kidnie
English 9087A Regulating the Edwardian Body A. Lee
English 9097A Eighteenth-Century Philosophy and Literature M.H. McMurran
English 9098A Before and after Sexuality M. Rowlinson

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Winter 2014 Half Courses


English 9084B Melancholy and the Archive J. Boulter
English 9095B Biopolitics, Violence, and the Body J. Emberley
English 9099B The Conventual Life: Female Catholic Writers and the Consolidation of Roman Catholic Community, 1687-1829 - CANCELLED C. Dowdell
English 9024B Paradise Lost: the Poem and the Critics J. Leonard
English 9101B The Materiality of the Digital Text: At the Intersections of Digital Humanities and History of the Book M. McDayter
English 9102B Between "Britain" and "America": Canadian Literature in Formation in Cross-Atlantic Discourses D. Pennee
English 9104B The Power of Romanticism J. Plug
English 9105B Un-Shakespearian Shakespeare J. Purkis
English 9106B American Animal Studies J. Schuster

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Full Year 2013-14 Courses

English 9107 Medieval Shame and the Confessional Subject A. McTaggart
English 9108 Indigenous Critical Theory: Key Concepts and Debates P. Wakeham

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Summer 2014 Courses (full year equivalent)

English 9109 Writing Medieval Women - CANCELLED A. McTaggart
English 9110 Modernist Forms of Attention - Starts Tuesday, May 6 K. Stanley

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2012-2013 Courses

All Department of English Graduate courses will be held in University College 377 unless otherwise indicated. (**)

Note: Specific course offerings are subject to change.


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Fall 2012 Half Courses

English 9002A Bibliography and Textual Studies M. Groden
English 9003A Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies J. Plug
English 9077A Food Studies in the Renaissance M. Bassnett
English 9078A Indigeneity and the Cultural Politics of Decolonization J. Emberley
English 9079A Romanticism and the Psychopathology of Happiness J. Faflak
English 9014A James Joyce's Ulysses M. Groden
English 9081A Early Modern Revisional Drama J. Purkis
English 9082A How to be British around 1815: Readings in William Wordsworth and Walter Scott M. Rowlinson


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Winter 2013 Half Courses

English 9083B In the Wake of The Waste Land S. Adams
English 9050B Ruptures and Crossovers: Reading India through Postcolonial Theory in the 21st Century N. Bhatia
English 9084B Melancholy and the Archive J. Boulter
English 9086B Historical Occasions: The Historical Novel In Contemporary Canada M. Jones
English 9087B Regulating the Edwardian Body A. Lee
English 9088B Paradise Lost: The Poem and Its Critics J. Leonard
English 9080B Enlightenment Theories of Mind, Soul, Spirit M.H. McMurran
English 9089B The Cultures of University Governance D. Pennee
English 9090B Escaping America: US Literature and Modern Criticism B. Traister


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Full Year Course 2012-2013

English 9091 Medieval Troy R. Moll


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Also Available
Please note there are also limited spots being held for English students in the following courses offered through the Women's Studies & Feminist Research program. If you are interested in any of these courses, please contact Leanne Trask right away.
WS 9565A (Fall) Feminist Theory and Methods in the Arts and Humanities C. Roulston
WS 9587B (Winter) Re-Membering: Feminist Interventions in Trauma and Testimony K. Verwaayen
WS 9591B (Winter) Screening Sex W. Pearson


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Summer 2013 Courses

English 9092 Africa, Slavery and Narrative Form         ** Will be held in UC 282 T. Osinubi
English 9093 Queer Times         ** Will be held in UC 377 S. Bruhm


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Courses Previously Offered

Women, Toleration, and the English Novel, 1750-1810 A. Conway
Early Modern Households and the Professional Stage M.J. Kidnie
Sex, Suffrage and Democracy in Early 20th Century Britain A. Lee
The Shock of the Old: Forms of Victorian Anachronism M. Rowlinson
Theorizing Indigeneity / Indigenizing Theory P. Wakeham
The American Ode S. Adams
Testimony, Trauma, and Literature J. Emberley
The Politics of Early Modern Women's Writing M. Bassnett
Enlightenment and Postcolonial Cosmopolitanisms M.H. McMurran
Gateway to India: The Literary Culture of Bombay/Mumbai J. Miller
After Beckett J. Boulter
Milton and Keats J. Leonard
Apocryphal, Collaborative, and "Bad" Shakespeares J. Purkis
Knowing Children: The Modern Child in the Field of Culture S. Bruhm
Religious Toleration in the Age of Enlightenment A. Conway
Foundations in American Cultural Studies T. Phu
Victorian Types: Temporality and Taxonomy 1850-1870 M. Rowlinson
Reconciling Canada: Reading the Culture of Redress P. Wakeham
Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies C. Keep
Entering Pound’s Cantos S. Adams
”[O]ur other Shakespeare”: Canon, Collaboration, & the Collected Works of Thomas Middleton M.J. Kidnie
Postmodernism(s) and the End of Everything (?) A. Lee
The Debt to Pleasure: Sex, Lies, and Literature in the Libertine Restoration M. McDayter
Ecocriticism and Ecopoetics J. Schuster
America’s Travelling God: Materializing Spirit in American Culture, 1676-1860 B. Traister
Gender, Cultural Practices, and Indigenous Decolonization J. Emberley
The Restless Inquietude of Frivolity: Camp, Aesthetics, and Modernity A. Pero
Romantic Historiographies: Literature and Thought 1795-1823 T. Rajan
British Women Writers Before 1800 A. Conway


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