English & Writing StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities

First-Year English Courses

2014-15 Academic Year

NB: Syllabi will be posted as soon as they are available.


1020E - Understanding English Literature Today

By studying a broad range of exciting and important literary works from the past and present, this course will increase your understanding and appreciation not just of the richness and power of the works themselves, but also of the role of literature in reflecting and shaping our perceptions of the world and of ourselves. 3 hours, 1 tutorial hour, 1.0 course

Fall/Winter 1020E / 001 A. Conway Syllabus
Fall/Winter 1020E / 002 J. Boulter Syllabus
Fall/Winter 1020E / 003 M.McDayter Syllabus

1022E – Enriched Introduction to English Literature

This course provides an enriched survey of the major genres, historical periods, and critical approaches to English for students with a particular interest in literature and culture. In lecture and small group tutorials, you will study poetry, prose, and drama with special emphasis on developing superior analytical and writing skills. 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 1.0 course

Fall/Winter 1022E / 001 D.Bentley Syllabus

1027F – The Storyteller’s Art I: Introduction to Narrative

Storytelling defines who we are and our relation to the community, the nation, and the world. This course explores the rich and diverse traditions of storytelling: such as, oral tales, short stories, classic fiction, and graphic novels. Instruction by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills. 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour, 0.5 course

Fall 2014 1027F / 001 C. Keep Syllabus

1028G – The Storyteller’s Art II: Topics in Narrative: The Rise of the Machines

This course explores a particular theme, mode, or genre of storytelling. Consult the Department of English for details of current course offerings. Instruction is by lecture and tutorials; emphasis on developing strong analytical and writing skills. 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial hour. 0.5 course

Winter 2015 1028G / 001 C.Keep

Syllabus