Courses

new 2018-19 Grad Course Schedule PDF download

Fall 2018 Grad Courses
Winter 2019 Grad Courses
Full Year Grad Course 2018-19
Summer 2019 Grad Courses

2018-19 External Course Selection Form PDF download

2018 Summer Grad Courses

2017-18 Courses

2016-17 Courses
2015-16 Courses
2014-15 Courses
2013-14 Courses


2018-2019 Graduate Courses

Note: Course listings are tentative. Specific course offerings are subject to change.

All courses will be held in University College room 4415 unless otherwise indicated.

(**) in front of the course title indicates course satisfies the pre-1900 requirement.

2018 Fall Half Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor Date/Time/Location
English 9003A Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies M. Rowlinson Thursday 3:30-6:30,
UC 4415
English 9164A ** The Pre-Raphaelites D. Bentley Wednesday 3:30-6:30,
UC 4415
English 9031A Queer Times S. Bruhm Tuesday 3:30-6:30,
UC 4415
English 9165A The Postmodern in Cinema and Literature C. Gittings Monday 12:30-3:30,
UC 4415
Screening: Thursday 7-10, UC 1401
English 9150A ** The Senses, the Soul, and Poetic Consciousness M.H. McMurran Monday 3:30-6:30,
UC 4415
English 9166A Gender and Sexuality in the 21st-Century Postcolonial Novel T. Osinubi Wednesday 9:30-12:30,
UC 4415
English 9167A Refugee Narratives T. Phu Tuesday 12:30-3:30,
UC 4415
English 9168A Reconciliation and its Discontents: Theory, Art, Critique P. Wakeham Thursday 9:30-12:30,
UC 4415

2019 Winter Half Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor Date/Time/Location
English 9002B Advanced Research Methods D. Pennee Monday 3:30-6:30,
UC 4415
English 9169B Posthuman Beckett J.Boulter Thursday 3:30-6:30,
UC 4415
English 9170B Testimony, Trauma, and Indigenous Writings J. Emberley Wednesday 9:30-12:30,
UC 4415
English 9087B Regulating the Edwardian Body A. Lee Tuesday 3:30-6:30,
UC 4415
English 9053B ** Paradise Lost J. Leonard Friday 9:30-12:30,
UC 4415
English 9174B Adventures in Poetics J. Schuster Wednesday 3:30-6:30,
UC 4415
English 9141B Performance and the Global City: How acts of Performance Support, and Supplant, the "Creative City" Script K. Solga Tuesday 12:30-3:30,
UC 4415

2018-19 Full Year Course

Course Number Course Title Instructor Date/Time/Location
English 9171 ** Tolkien and Anglo-Saxon J. Toswell Wednesday 12:30-3:30,
UC 4401

Summer 2019 Courses (full-year equivalents)

Course Number Course Title Instructor Date/Time/Location
English 9172 Contemporary Canadian Literature in Cross-Border Contexts M. Jones TBA
English 9173 ** Making Shakespeare J. Purkis TBA


2017-18 Graduate Courses

Fall 2017 Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9002A Advanced Research Methods D. Pennee
English 9003A Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies C. Keep
English 9124A Ugly Feelings, Bad Behaviour: Notable American Women S Bruhm
English 9151A The Postsecular Eighteenth Century A. Conway
English 9138A Human Rights and Indigenous Creative Practices J. Emberley
English 9157A Romantic Dialogues: "An unremitting interchange" M. Lee
English 9153A The Works of the Gawain-Poet A. Schuurman
English 9133A Pragmatism and American Aesthetics K. Stanley
English 9163A Indigenous Critical Theory: Key Concepts and Debates  (cross-listed with Theory) P. Wakeham

Winter 2018 Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9155B Animals and the Environment in Early Modern Literature M. Bassnett
English 9156B Postcolonial Entanglements and Diasporic (Dis)locations N. Bhatia
English 9084B Melancholy and the Archive J. Boulter
English 9152B The African American Novel M. Green-Barteet
English 9158B Refugee Narratives T. Phu
English 9076B Aprocyphal, Collaborative, and "Bad" Shakespeares J. Purkis
English 9162B Biopolitics and Taxonomy in late Victorian Britain M. Rowlinson
English 9159B Ways of Reading in Early Modern England: Places, Practices and Processes S. Schofield

Summer 2018 Courses (full-year equivalent)

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9160 Milton's Poetry and Prose J. Leonard
English 9161 Indigenous Literatures: Cultures of Storytelling, Cultures of Reading P. Wakeham

2016-2017 Graduate Courses

Fall 2016 Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9002A Advanced Research Methods D. Pennee
English 9003A Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies M. Rowlinson
English 9149A Women and Authorship in Early Modern England M. Bassnett
English 9135A Reading India N. Bhatia
English 9056A Knowing Children: The Modern Child in the Field of Culture S. Bruhm
English 9137A After 2000: Theory, Criticism, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel A. Conway
English 9138A Human Rights and Indigenous Creative Practices J. Emberley
English 9140A Formalisms J. Schuster
English 9141A Performance and the Global City K. Solga

Winter 2017 Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9142B Motifs and Tales from Beowulf to Ishiguro M. Fox
English 9128B British Post-Post Modernism A. Lee
English 9143B Milton: The Major Poems J. Leonard
English 9150B Out of Their Heads: The Senses, the Soul, and Poetic Consciousness M.H. McMurran
English 9144B Autobiography and #black lives matter T. Osinubi
English 9139B "Words are Victims": Modernist Poetry and Ruins of Language A. Pero
English 9145B Romanticism and the Idea of Literature T. Rajan
English 9146B Saints and Heretics: Mysticism, Gender, and the Legitimacy of the Middle Ages A. Schuurman
English 9147B Precarity: Reading Risk and Responsibility in the Shadow of Neoliberalism P. Wakeham

Summer 2017 Courses (full-year equivalent)

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9148 Editing Pre-Modern Texts R. Moll
English 9110 Modernist Forms of Attention K. Stanley


2015-2016 Graduate Courses

Fall 2015 Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9002A Advanced Research Methods D. Pennee
English 9003A Contemporary Theory in Literary & Cultural Studies A. Pero
English 9079A Romanticism and Happiness J. Faflak
English 9124A Ugly Feelings, Bad Behaviour: Notable American Women S. Bruhm
English 9129A The Value of Milton J. Leonard
English 9130A The Orphic Tradition: Gender, Genre, And Genius J. Miller
English 9135A Reading India N. Bhatia

Winter 2016 Graduate Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9125B Literature, Youth, and Human Rights J. Emberley
English 9126B Contemporary Canadian Literature in Cross-Border Contexts M. Jones
English 9127B Performance Conditions in Shakespeare’s Time M.J. Kidnie
English 9128B British Post-Post Modernism A. Lee
English 9131B Themes in Contemporary Life Writing: Vulnerability & Dispossession T. Osinubi
English 9132B Hysterical Poetics: English Poetry 1855-1900 M. Rowlinson
English 9133B Pragmatism and American Aesthetics K. Stanley

Summer 2016 Course (full-year equivalent)

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9136 Early Modern Food from Shakespeare to Milton M. Bassnett


2014-2015 Graduate Courses

Fall 2014 Half Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9002A Bibliography and Textual Studies J. Purkis
English 9003A Contemporary Theory in Literary and Cultural Studies J. Plug
English 9111A Religious toleration:  the Philosophical and Cultural History of an Idea A. Conway
English 9112A Testimony, Youth and Human Rights J. Emberley
English 9079A Romanticism and Happiness J. Faflak
English 9057A Victorian Types: Temporality and Taxonomy 1850-1870 M. Rowlinson
English 9115A Modernism After Dark J. Schuster

Winter 2015 Half Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9116B Alice Munro and the Poetics of Here and Now M. Jones
English 9114B The Stagecraft of Thomas Heywood - CANCELLED M.J. Kidnie
English 9087B Regulating the Edwardian Body A. Lee
English 9117B Circulation and the Form of the Neo-Slave Narrative T. Osinubi
English 9118B The Humanities in the Corporate University D. Pennee
English 9119B Futures of Romanticism J. Plug
English 9120B Shakespeare's Singularity J. Purkis
English 9121B The American Secular B. Traister

2014-15 Full Year Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9122 The Gawain-Poet and the Middle English Alliterative Revival R. Moll
English 9108 Indigenous Critical Theory: Key Concepts and Debates P. Wakeham

Summer 2015 Course (full-year equivalent)

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9123 The Eighteenth-Century Novel in Theory and Practice A. Conway



2013-2014 Graduate Courses

Fall 2013 Half Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
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

Winter 2014 Half Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9084B Melancholy and the Archive J. Boulter
English 9095B Biopoliticis, 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

Full Year 2013-14 Courses

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

Summer 2014 Courses

Course Number Course Title Instructor
English 9109 Writing Medieval Women - CANCELLED A. McTaggart
English 9110 Modernist Forms of Attention K. Stanley