Courses

Course Numbering Scheme

0-99 Advanced Placement Credit; House Courses; First-Year Seminars; First-Year Writing; Registrar/Department special purpose
100-199 Introductory-level undergraduate courses; basic skills/activity courses; foundation courses; Focus program courses
200-399 Undergraduate courses above introductory level
400-499 Advanced undergraduate, senior seminars, capstone courses, honors thesis courses
500-699 Graduate courses open to advanced undergraduates
700-999 Graduate only courses (not open to undergraduates)

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
ENGLISH 20 Literature and Composition
ENGLISH 22 Composition and Language
ENGLISH 89S First-Year Seminar on Literature
ENGLISH 90S Special Topics in Literature: Gothic Science
ENGLISH 90S.04 Being Your Self(IE): On Authenticity
ENGLISH 110S Introduction to Creative Writing ALP, W
ENGLISH 110S.04 Intro to Creative Writing
ENGLISH 111S Documentary Writing: Creative Nonfiction Through Fieldwork ALP, R, W DOCST111S, PJMS
ENGLISH 161 Representative American Writers ALP, W
ENGLISH 171 Representative American Writers ALP, W
ENGLISH 171.01 Road Trip ALP, W
ENGLISH 173FS American Dilemmas CZ, EI ETHICS171FS
ENGLISH 180 Introduction to Cultural Studies ALP LIT150 , VMS180, AMI331S, Marxism and Society
ENGLISH 181 Introduction to Film Studies ALP THEATRST278 , AMI201, LIT110, VMS289, DOCST264, PJMS
ENGLISH 182S Reading Historically ALP, W
ENGLISH 182S Reading Historically ALP, W
ENGLISH 182S.01 Readings in Genre: Memory in Early Modern Lit ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S Readings in Genre ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S English 184S - Readings in Genre Historical Fiction: Anatomy of a Fascination
ENGLISH 184S.01 Reading in Genre: Historical Fiction ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S.02 Reading in Genre: Conjure in African American Lit ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S.03 Reading in Genre - Persuasion: Voices in Dialogue ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S.04 Reading in Genre: War & Worship, Wine & Women ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S.04 Reading in Genre: War & Worship, Wine & Women ALP, W
ENGLISH 186S Reading Thematically ALP, W
ENGLISH 190-1 Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 190-1.01 Special Topics in Language & Literature: Introduction to Shakespeare
ENGLISH 190A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Special Topics in English
ENGLISH 190FS-2 Focus Program Seminar: Topics on Literature
ENGLISH 190FS-3 Focus Program Seminar: Topics on Linguistics
ENGLISH 190S-1 Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 196FSA Literature of the Sea ALP, W
ENGLISH 204 English Historical Linguistics SS LINGUIST204 , ICS220
ENGLISH 205 Introduction to Old English ALP, CCI, CZ, R MEDREN308
ENGLISH 206 Variety in Language: English in the United States CCI, SS LINGUIST206
ENGLISH 207 Middle English 1100-1500 ALP, CCI, W MEDREN318
ENGLISH 209FS The Mind and Language SS LINGUIST210FS
ENGLISH 210SA Creative Non-Fiction: Writing for Publication ALP, W
ENGLISH 211S Digital Writing ALP, W
ENGLISH 213S The Documentary Essay: Exploration, Research, and the Peripatetic Tradition in Documentary Writing ALP, R, W DOCST275S
ENGLISH 214S Documentary Writing Workshop ALP, R, W DOCST311S , PJMS311S
ENGLISH 219A Science and Nature Writing: Naturalist Narratives, Classic to Contemporary ALP, STS, W ENVIRON219A , Marine Sciences, Marine Science and Conservation
ENGLISH 219S Scientific Writing ALP, W
ENGLISH 220S Introduction to the Writing of Poetry ALP, W
ENGLISH 220S.01 Intro to the Writing of Poetry
ENGLISH 221S Introduction to the Writing of Fiction ALP, W
ENGLISH 221S.01 Intro to the Writing of Fiction
ENGLISH 222S Introduction to the Writing of Creative Non-Fiction ALP, W
ENGLISH 222S.01 Intro to the Writing of Creative Non-Fiction
ENGLISH 224S Ready for Prime Time: Writing The Dramatic TV Episode ALP, W THEATRST285S , AMI224S
ENGLISH 225S Writing the Movie. Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Writing for the Screen ALP, W AMI306S
ENGLISH 226S Dramatic Writing ALP, W THEATRST280S , AMI224S
ENGLISH 227S Transforming Fiction for Stage and Screen ALP, W THEATRST282S , AMI302S
ENGLISH 231 Medieval English Literature to 1500 ALP, CCI, R MEDREN317
ENGLISH 233 Sixteenth-Century English Literature ALP MEDREN326
ENGLISH 235 Shakespeare ALP, EI, W MEDREN330, THEARTST222
ENGLISH 238 Seventeenth-Century English Literature ALP MEDREN328
ENGLISH 243 Eighteenth-Century English Literature ALP
ENGLISH 245 English Literature of the Romantic Period ALP
ENGLISH 246.01 Jan Austen
ENGLISH 247 Victorian Literature ALP
ENGLISH 251 British Literature: 1900 to 1945 ALP
ENGLISH 251.01 British Lit 1900-1945
ENGLISH 260 American Literature to 1820 ALP, CCI
ENGLISH 266 African American Literature ALP, CCI, R AAAS223
ENGLISH 269 Classics of American Literature, 1820-1860 ALP
ENGLISH 269.01 Classics of American Literature, 1820-1860
English 269.01 Classics of American Literature, 1820-1860
ENGLISH 270 Classics of American Literature, 1860 to 1915 ALP, CCI
ENGLISH 271 Classics of American Literature, 1915 to 1960: American Radiance ALP
ENGLISH 272SA Transforming Fiction for Stage and Screen ALP, W THEATRST282SA , AMI302SA
ENGLISH 275S Asian American Literature ALP, CCI, CZ
ENGLISH 276 African American Literature ALP AAAS224
ENGLISH 277 The Novel, Live! ALP ARTSSCI and University Course 277
English 277-01 The Novel, Live!
ENGLISH 284S Poetry, Medicine, and Healing Arts ALP, EI, R
ENGLISH 285 Secularization and Modernity: Cross-Disciplinary Readings 1750-1914 ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, R SOCIOL348, POLSCI374, GERMAN376, ROMST360, LIT243, ETHICS Courses Offered Through Other Departments
ENGLISH 287 Romantic Fairy Tales: Literary and Folk Fairy Tales from Grimms to Disney ALP, CCI, CZ GERMAN262 , LIT252
ENGLISH 288 American Dreams, American Movies ALP AMI288K , VMS255K
ENGLISH 290-3 Special Topics in English Literature, 1945 to the present
ENGLISH 290-7 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Intro to Science Fiction.
ENGLISH 290AS-1 Topics in Renaissance British Literature MEDREN290AS-1
ENGLISH 290AS-2 Topics in Nineteenth-Century British Literature
ENGLISH 290FS Special Focus Topics in Writing
ENGLISH 290S Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 290S 01 English 290S 01 - Reading Zimbabwe & its Diasporas
ENGLISH 290S-1 Special Topics in Medieval and Early Modern Literature: Masterpieces of World Literature MEDREN290S-1
ENGLISH 290S-2 Special Topics in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Lit
ENGLISH 290S-3 Special Topics in English Literature: Modern and Contemporary
ENGLISH 290S-4 Special Topics in Creative Writing
ENGLISH 290S-4.02 Writing & Speaking for a Public: Science, Politics, & the Law
English 290S.2.01 Special Topics in 18th and 19th Century Lit: American Crime: Theater, Fiction, Film, 1800-1914
ENGLISH 310A The Business of Art and Media ARTHIST313A, VMS301A, PJMS
ENGLISH 312A The Arts in New York: A Thematic Approach ALP, R, W THEATRST213A, VMS259A, PUBPOL312A
ENGLISH 313A Internship in New York THEATRST214A, ARTHIST312A, VMS296A
ENGLISH 313A-1 Internship in New York THEATRST214A-1 , VMS296A-1
ENGLISH 314A The Business of City Life THEATRST215A
ENGLISH 317S Screenwriting ALP, W THEATRST273S , AMI305S
ENGLISH 320S Intermediate Workshop in the Writing of Poetry ALP, W
ENGLISH 321S Intermediate Workshop in the Writing of Fiction
ENGLISH 322S Intermediate Workshop in the Writing of Creative Non-Fiction ALP, W
ENGLISH 331S Late Medieval Literature and Culture ALP, CCI, CZ, EI MEDREN334S
ENGLISH 332S Chaucer I ALP, CCI, R MEDREN320S
ENGLISH 333 Chaucer II ALP, CCI, R MEDREN321
ENGLISH 334 Shakespeare: Comedies and Romances ALP MEDREN333 , THEATRST334
ENGLISH 336 Shakespeare Before 1600 ALP, EI, R THEATRST336 , MEDREN331
ENGLISH 336.01 Shakespeare Before 1600
ENGLISH 337 Shakespeare After 1600 ALP, EI, R THEATRST337, MEDREN332
English 337.01 Shakespeare after 1600
ENGLISH 338 Milton ALP, R MEDREN337
ENGLISH 338S Milton ALP, EI, R MEDREN337S
ENGLISH 338S.01 Milton
ENGLISH 344 Eighteenth-Century British Novel ALP, W
ENGLISH 345 Nineteenth-Century British Novel ALP
ENGLISH 346 Victorian Poetry ALP
English 346-01 Victorian Poetry
ENGLISH 350S Law and Literature: Race Matters CZ, SS AAAS350S
ENGLISH 358 Postcolonial Novel ALP, CCI
ENGLISH 359S Diaspora Literacy: Black Women Novelists of the Third World ALP, CCI AAAS355S
ENGLISH 360 American Literature before the Civil War ALP
ENGLISH 360S Studies in American Literature Before the Civil War ALP
ENGLISH 369 American Literature, Civil War to First World War ALP
ENGLISH 369S Studies in American Literature, Civil War to the First World War ALP
ENGLISH 370 Studies in American Literature 1860-1915 ALP
ENGLISH 370S Studies in American Literature 1860-1915 ALP
ENGLISH 371 American Literature, World War I to World War II ALP
ENGLISH 371S Studies in American Literature, WWI-WWII ALP
ENGLISH 372S Modern American Poetry ALP, R
ENGLISH 373 American Literature, Cold War and After ALP
ENGLISH 373.01 American Lit Cold War & After
ENGLISH 373S Studies in American Literature, Cold War and After ALP
English 373S-01 Studies in American Literature, Cold War and After
ENGLISH 374 Contemporary American Writers ALP
ENGLISH 375S Popular Fictions ALP LIT345S, WOMENST252S
ENGLISH 376 Types of Recent Fiction ALP LIT347D
ENGLISH 377 Contemporary Novel ALP LIT351, ICS377
ENGLISH 377.01 Contemporary Novel
ENGLISH 377S Contemporary Novel ALP LIT351S, ICS377S
ENGLISH 378 Beat Generation/Russian New Wave: Cultural Dissent in the Cold War ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, W RUSSIAN330, LIT331
ENGLISH 379S Fictions That Mark the Moment ALP, CCI, CZ, EI, R LIT382S, AAAS228S
ENGLISH 382 American Film Comedy ALP AMI211, LIT221, VMS268
ENGLISH 383A Theater in London: Text ALP THEATRST239A
ENGLISH 383AS Theater in London: Text ALP, CCI THEATRST239AS
ENGLISH 384A Theater in London: Performance ALP THEATRST240A
ENGLISH 384AS Theater in London: Performance (DS4) ALP, CCI THEATRST240AS
ENGLISH 386 Science Fiction Film ALP, CCI, EI, STS ARTHIST238
ENGLISH 387 Asian American Theatre ALP, CCI THEATRST232, AMES282
ENGLISH 388S Feminist Classics ALP, CCI LIT365S, PHIL274S, WOMENST365S
ENGLISH 389S American Independent Cinema ALP, CCI LIT318S, AMI318S, THEATRST373S, VMS332S
ENGLISH 390-1 Special Topics: Single American Author - Walt Whitman
ENGLISH 390-2 Special Topics in a Single British Author
ENGLISH 390-3 Special Topic in an Individual African American Author AAAS290-3
ENGLISH 390-4 Special Topics in African American Literary Genres AAAS290-4
ENGLISH 390-5 Special Topics in Genre
English 390-5.01 Special Topics in Genre: Political Drama
ENGLISH 390-6 Special Topics in Film: America Dreams Chinese Movies AMI211
ENGLISH 390-6.01 Special Topics in Film: The Western AMI 390
English 390-7.01 Literature & the Pursuit of Happiness
ENGLISH 390A Duke-Administered Study Abroad: Advanced Special Topics in English
ENGLISH 390S-1 Special Topics in a Single American Author
ENGLISH 390S-1.01 William Carlos
English 390S-1.01 English 390S-1.01 Single American Author: Bob Dylan
English 390S-1.01 Robert Frost
ENGLISH 390S-1.02 TS Eliot
ENGLISH 390S-2 Special Topics in a Single British Author
ENGLISH 390S-6 Special Topics in Film AMI
ENGLISH 390S-7 Special Topics in Language and Literature - Shakespearre: Now & Then
ENGLISH 390S-7.01 Shakespeare Now and Then
English 390S-7.02 James Joyce
English 390S-7.02 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Virginia Woolf & Zadie Smith
English 390S-7.03 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Lit & The Pursuit of Happiness
English 390S-7.04 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Doctors’ Stories
ENGLISH 391A Duke in New York Arts and Media Independent Study PJMS676
ENGLISH 395 Language and Society CCI, SS LINGUIST451 , SES385, CULANTH212, ICS395
ENGLISH 396S Language in Immigrant America ALP, CCI, R CULANTH397S, LINGUIST396S, SES396S , ICS396S
ENGLISH 420S Advanced Workshop in the Writing of Poetry ALP, W
ENGLISH 421S Advanced Workshop in the Writing of Fiction ALP, W
ENGLISH 421S.01 Advance Workshop in the Writing of Fiction ALP, W
ENGLISH 421S.01 Advanced Workshop in Fiction
ENGLISH 422S Advanced Workshop in the Writing of Creative Nonfiction ALP, W
ENGLISH 433 Women Writers of the Renaissance: Spain and England ALP, CCI, CZ SPANISH481D, MEDREN475D
ENGLISH 480S Studies in the History of Theory ALP
ENGLISH 482S Studies in Contemporary Theory - Theory Matters: Culture, Politics & Art ALP
ENGLISH 485S Ordinary Language Philosophy ALP LIT486S, PHIL486S
ENGLISH 490 Special Topics in Language and Literature
English 490 7.01 The Poetry and Art of William Blake
ENGLISH 490-1 Current Topics in Linguistics: ENVIRONMENT IN LIT, LAW & SCIENCE
ENGLISH 490-7 Special Topics in Literature and the Other Arts
ENGLISH 490-7.01 Death Drives: Literature, Art, Desire, and the Encounter with Death
English 490.01 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Nobel Literature
ENGLISH 490S Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 490S-1 Special Topics in Linguistics
ENGLISH 490S-10 Special Topics in Criticism, Theory, or Methodology
English 490S-10.01 Sexuality & the Novel: “What’s Love Got to Do with It?”
ENGLISH 490S-2 Special topics in African American Literary Studies
ENGLISH 490S-9 Selected Topics in Feminist Studies
ENGLISH 490S.01 Special Topics in Language & Literature: Literature and the Culture of Capitalism
ENGLISH 490S.02 Special Topics Seminar III: Experimental Contemporary Fiction
ENGLISH 490S.10.01 Special Topics in Criticism, Theory & Methodology: Trivial Pursuits
ENGLISH 490T Tutorial (Area I, II, or III as determined by instructor)
ENGLISH 491 Independent Study
ENGLISH 493 Research Independent Study R
ENGLISH 495 Distinction Creative Writing Independent Study
ENGLISH 496 Distinction Creative Writing Independent Study
ENGLISH 497 Distinction Critical Research Independent Study R
ENGLISH 498 Distinction Critical Research Independent Study R
ENGLISH 505 Introduction to Old English ALP MEDREN605
ENGLISH 520S Writing Poetry: Formal and Dramatic Approaches ALP, W
ENGLISH 522S Narrative Writing ALP, W
ENGLISH 530S Special Topics in Middle English Literature: 1100 to 1500 MEDREN690S-1
ENGLISH 532S Chaucer and His Contexts ALP, CCI, R MEDREN625S
ENGLISH 536S Shakespeare: Special Topics ALP, R MEDREN630S
ENGLISH 538S Special Topics in Renaissance Prose and Poetry: 1500 to 1660 ALP, R MEDREN632S
ENGLISH 539S Special Topics in Seventeenth-Century Literature ALP, R
ENGLISH 540 Special Topics in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature ALP
ENGLISH 540S Special Topics in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature (DS3) ALP
ENGLISH 545S Romantic Literature: 1790 to 1830 ALP
ENGLISH 546 Special Topics in Victorian Literature ALP
ENGLISH 546S Special Topics in Victorian Literature R, W
ENGLISH 550S British Literature since 1900 ALP
ENGLISH 560 American Literature to 1820 (Selected Topics) ALP
ENGLISH 580S Music in Literature and Philosophy ALP, CCI, R GERMAN580S, ICS527S
ENGLISH 582S Wittgensteinian Perspectives on Literary Theory ALP LIT681S , PHIL681S
ENGLISH 583 Theater in London: Text THEATRST520A
ENGLISH 584 Theater in London: Performance (DS4) THEATRST540A
ENGLISH 590-1 Special Topics I
ENGLISH 590-1.01 Comparative Modernism Across the Arts
ENGLISH 590-2 Special Topics II
ENGLISH 590-3 Special Topics III
ENGLISH 590-4 Special Topics in Criticism
ENGLISH 590-5 Selected Topics in Feminist Studies
ENGLISH 590S-1 Special Topics Seminar I
ENGLISH 590S-2 Special Topics Seminar II: American Vernaculars
ENGLISH 590S-3 Special Topics Seminar III
ENGLISH 590S-4 Special Topics Seminar in Criticism, Theory, or Methodology
ENGLISH 730 Studies in Old English Literature
ENGLISH 740 Studies in Middle English Literature
ENGLISH 742 Studies in Chaucer
ENGLISH 750 Studies in Renaissance Literature
ENGLISH 752 Studies in Shakespeare
ENGLISH 754 Studies in Milton
ENGLISH 760 Studies in Augustanism
ENGLISH 762 Studies in a Major Augustan Author
ENGLISH 770 Studies in Romanticism
ENGLISH 780 Studies in Victorianism
ENGLISH 782 Studies in a Major Nineteenth-Century British Author
ENGLISH 810S Early Modernism 1870-1914 LIT740S
ENGLISH 820 Studies in Modern British Literature
ENGLISH 822S Writing is Thinking LIT822S
ENGLISH 830 Studies in American Literature before 1915
ENGLISH 832 Studies in a Major American Author before 1915
ENGLISH 838 Studies in Modern American Literature
ENGLISH 840 Studies in a Modern Author (British or American)
ENGLISH 850 Studies in Literary Criticism
ENGLISH 890S Special Topics Seminar
ENGLISH 890T Tutorial in Special Topics

The courses below are approved Gateways for the major in English. Gateway courses must be taken before the end of junior year. Courses with the same number may not be repeated for credit.

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
ENGLISH 184S.01 Reading in Genre: Historical Fiction ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S.02 Reading in Genre: Conjure in African American Lit ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S.03 Reading in Genre - Persuasion: Voices in Dialogue ALP, W
ENGLISH 184S.04 Reading in Genre: War & Worship, Wine & Women ALP, W

The following courses fulfill Area I: Medieval & Early Modern requirements for the major in English. Not all courses are taught every semester.

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
ENGLISH 205 Introduction to Old English ALP, CCI, CZ, R MEDREN308
ENGLISH 207 Middle English 1100-1500 ALP, CCI, W MEDREN318
ENGLISH 231 Medieval English Literature to 1500 ALP, CCI, R MEDREN317
ENGLISH 233 Sixteenth-Century English Literature ALP MEDREN326
ENGLISH 238 Seventeenth-Century English Literature ALP MEDREN328
ENGLISH 290AS-1 Topics in Renaissance British Literature MEDREN290AS-1
ENGLISH 290S-1 Special Topics in Medieval and Early Modern Literature: Masterpieces of World Literature MEDREN290S-1
ENGLISH 332S Chaucer I ALP, CCI, R MEDREN320S
ENGLISH 333 Chaucer II ALP, CCI, R MEDREN321
ENGLISH 334 Shakespeare: Comedies and Romances ALP MEDREN333 , THEATRST334
ENGLISH 336 Shakespeare Before 1600 ALP, EI, R THEATRST336 , MEDREN331
ENGLISH 336.01 Shakespeare Before 1600
ENGLISH 337 Shakespeare After 1600 ALP, EI, R THEATRST337, MEDREN332
English 337.01 Shakespeare after 1600
ENGLISH 338 Milton ALP, R MEDREN337
ENGLISH 338S Milton ALP, EI, R MEDREN337S
ENGLISH 338S.01 Milton
ENGLISH 390-1 Special Topics: Single American Author - Walt Whitman
ENGLISH 390-2 Special Topics in a Single British Author
ENGLISH 390-5 Special Topics in Genre
ENGLISH 390S-1 Special Topics in a Single American Author
ENGLISH 390S-1.01 William Carlos
ENGLISH 390S-1.02 TS Eliot
ENGLISH 390S-2 Special Topics in a Single British Author
ENGLISH 490 Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 490-7 Special Topics in Literature and the Other Arts
ENGLISH 490-7.01 Death Drives: Literature, Art, Desire, and the Encounter with Death
ENGLISH 490S Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 490T Tutorial (Area I, II, or III as determined by instructor)
ENGLISH 505 Introduction to Old English ALP MEDREN605
ENGLISH 530S Special Topics in Middle English Literature: 1100 to 1500 MEDREN690S-1
ENGLISH 532S Chaucer and His Contexts ALP, CCI, R MEDREN625S
ENGLISH 536S Shakespeare: Special Topics ALP, R MEDREN630S
ENGLISH 538S Special Topics in Renaissance Prose and Poetry: 1500 to 1660 ALP, R MEDREN632S
ENGLISH 539S Special Topics in Seventeenth-Century Literature ALP, R
ENGLISH 590-1 Special Topics I
ENGLISH 590-1.01 Comparative Modernism Across the Arts
ENGLISH 590S-1 Special Topics Seminar I

The following courses fulfill Area II: 18th & 19th Century requirements for the major in English. Not all courses are taught every semester.

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
ENGLISH 243 Eighteenth-Century English Literature ALP
ENGLISH 245 English Literature of the Romantic Period ALP
ENGLISH 247 Victorian Literature ALP
ENGLISH 260 American Literature to 1820 ALP, CCI
ENGLISH 266 African American Literature ALP, CCI, R AAAS223
ENGLISH 269 Classics of American Literature, 1820-1860 ALP
ENGLISH 270 Classics of American Literature, 1860 to 1915 ALP, CCI
ENGLISH 290AS-2 Topics in Nineteenth-Century British Literature
ENGLISH 290S-2 Special Topics in Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Lit
English 290S.2.01 Special Topics in 18th and 19th Century Lit: American Crime: Theater, Fiction, Film, 1800-1914
ENGLISH 344 Eighteenth-Century British Novel ALP, W
ENGLISH 345 Nineteenth-Century British Novel ALP
ENGLISH 346 Victorian Poetry ALP
ENGLISH 360 American Literature before the Civil War ALP
ENGLISH 383AS Theater in London: Text ALP, CCI THEATRST239AS
ENGLISH 390-1 Special Topics: Single American Author - Walt Whitman
ENGLISH 390-2 Special Topics in a Single British Author
ENGLISH 390-4 Special Topics in African American Literary Genres AAAS290-4
ENGLISH 390-5 Special Topics in Genre
ENGLISH 390S-1 Special Topics in a Single American Author
ENGLISH 390S-1.01 William Carlos
ENGLISH 390S-1.02 TS Eliot
ENGLISH 390S-2 Special Topics in a Single British Author
English 390S-7.03 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Lit & The Pursuit of Happiness
ENGLISH 490 Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 490-7 Special Topics in Literature and the Other Arts
ENGLISH 490-7.01 Death Drives: Literature, Art, Desire, and the Encounter with Death
ENGLISH 490S Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 490S-2 Special topics in African American Literary Studies
ENGLISH 490T Tutorial (Area I, II, or III as determined by instructor)
ENGLISH 540 Special Topics in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature ALP
ENGLISH 545S Romantic Literature: 1790 to 1830 ALP
ENGLISH 546 Special Topics in Victorian Literature ALP
ENGLISH 546S Special Topics in Victorian Literature R, W
ENGLISH 560 American Literature to 1820 (Selected Topics) ALP
ENGLISH 590-2 Special Topics II
ENGLISH 590S-2 Special Topics Seminar II: American Vernaculars

The following courses fulfill Area III: Modern and Contemporary requirements for the major in English. Not all courses are taught every semester.

Course Number Title Curriculum Codes Crosslisting Numbers
ENGLISH 251 British Literature: 1900 to 1945 ALP
ENGLISH 251.01 British Lit 1900-1945
ENGLISH 271 Classics of American Literature, 1915 to 1960: American Radiance ALP
ENGLISH 275S Asian American Literature ALP, CCI, CZ
ENGLISH 276 African American Literature ALP AAAS224
ENGLISH 284S Poetry, Medicine, and Healing Arts ALP, EI, R
ENGLISH 290-3 Special Topics in English Literature, 1945 to the present
ENGLISH 290-7 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Intro to Science Fiction.
ENGLISH 290AS-2 Topics in Nineteenth-Century British Literature
ENGLISH 290S-3 Special Topics in English Literature: Modern and Contemporary
ENGLISH 310A The Business of Art and Media ARTHIST313A, VMS301A, PJMS
ENGLISH 312A The Arts in New York: A Thematic Approach ALP, R, W THEATRST213A, VMS259A, PUBPOL312A
ENGLISH 358 Postcolonial Novel ALP, CCI
ENGLISH 369 American Literature, Civil War to First World War ALP
ENGLISH 370S Studies in American Literature 1860-1915 ALP
ENGLISH 371 American Literature, World War I to World War II ALP
ENGLISH 372S Modern American Poetry ALP, R
ENGLISH 373 American Literature, Cold War and After ALP
ENGLISH 374 Contemporary American Writers ALP
ENGLISH 377 Contemporary Novel ALP LIT351, ICS377
ENGLISH 377.01 Contemporary Novel
ENGLISH 383AS Theater in London: Text ALP, CCI THEATRST239AS
ENGLISH 390-1 Special Topics: Single American Author - Walt Whitman
ENGLISH 390-2 Special Topics in a Single British Author
ENGLISH 390-3 Special Topic in an Individual African American Author AAAS290-3
ENGLISH 390-4 Special Topics in African American Literary Genres AAAS290-4
ENGLISH 390-5 Special Topics in Genre
English 390-5.01 Special Topics in Genre: Political Drama
ENGLISH 390-6 Special Topics in Film: America Dreams Chinese Movies AMI211
ENGLISH 390-6.01 Special Topics in Film: The Western AMI 390
ENGLISH 390S-1 Special Topics in a Single American Author
English 390S-1.01 English 390S-1.01 Single American Author: Bob Dylan
ENGLISH 390S-1.01 William Carlos
ENGLISH 390S-1.02 TS Eliot
ENGLISH 390S-2 Special Topics in a Single British Author
ENGLISH 390S-6 Special Topics in Film AMI
English 390S-7.02 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Virginia Woolf & Zadie Smith
English 390S-7.04 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Doctors’ Stories
ENGLISH 490 Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 490-7 Special Topics in Literature and the Other Arts
ENGLISH 490-7.01 Death Drives: Literature, Art, Desire, and the Encounter with Death
English 490.01 Special Topics in Language and Literature: Nobel Literature
ENGLISH 490S Special Topics in Language and Literature
ENGLISH 490S-2 Special topics in African American Literary Studies
ENGLISH 490S-9 Selected Topics in Feminist Studies
ENGLISH 490T Tutorial (Area I, II, or III as determined by instructor)
ENGLISH 550S British Literature since 1900 ALP
ENGLISH 590-3 Special Topics III
ENGLISH 590S-3 Special Topics Seminar III

The following courses fulfill Criticism, Theory, or Methodology (CTM) requirements for the major in English. Not all courses are taught every semester.

The following courses fulfill requirements for the Creative Writing minor. Not all courses are taught every semester.