This Course and Program Catalogue is effective from May 2015 to April 2016.

Not all courses described in the Course and Program Catalogue are offered each year. For a list of course offerings in 2015-2016, please consult the class search website.

For general registration information, please visit students.usask.ca.

As of 2005-2006, certain course abbreviations have changed. Students with credit for a course under its former label may not take the relabeled course for credit.

The following conventions are used for course numbering:

  • 010-099 represent non-degree level courses
  • 100-699 represent undergraduate degree level courses
  • 700-999 represent graduate degree level courses

The following term designations are used:

  • 1 - Term 1 only
  • 2 - Term 2 only
  • 3 - Term 3 only
  • 1&2 - Term 1 and 2
  • 1/2 - Either Term 1 or Term 2
  • P - Phases (Medicine and Dentistry)
  • Q - Quarters (Veterinary Medicine)

The following instructional code designations are used:

  • L - Lecture
  • P - Practicum/Lab
  • S - Seminar/Discussion
  • C - Clinical Service
  • R - Reading
  • T - Tutorial

Please use the following form to look up courses and find detailed information on course prerequisites, corequisites, and other special notes. To view all 100-level courses in a subject, select a Subject Code and type 1% in the Course Number field. (200-level = 2%, etc.)


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ENG 110.6 — 1&2(3L)
Literature and Composition

An introduction to the main kinds of literature. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition.

Note: Only 6 credit units of 100-level English may be taken for credit.


ENG 111.3 — 1/2(3L)
Literature and Composition Reading Poetry

An introduction to the major forms of poetry in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition.

Note: Only 6 credit units of 100-level English may be taken for credit.


ENG 112.3 — 1/2(3L)
Literature and Composition Reading Drama

An introduction to major forms of dramatic activity in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition.

Note: Only 6 credit units of 100-level English may be taken for credit.


ENG 113.3 — 1/2(3L)
Literature and Composition Reading Narrative

An introduction to the major forms of narrative literature in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition.

Note: Only 6 credit units of 100-level English may be taken for credit.


ENG 114.3 — 1/2(3L)
Literature and Composition Reading Culture

An introduction to historical and contemporary cultural forms in English. In addition to learning the tools of critical analysis, students will study and practise composition.

Note: Only 6 credit units of 100-Level English may be taken for credit.


ENG 202.6 — 1&2(3L)
Reading Canon Texts and Contexts

A survey of English literature with primary emphasis on the historical development of the British canon (including Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, and Austen, for example), with some attention to the critical issues raised by the concept of "canon" itself, to non-canonical writers, and to other literatures in English.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 200 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 203.6 — 1&2(3L)
Reading English Critical Approaches

An introduction to the major critical perspectives on reading literature, with particular emphasis on the 20th century. The course will typically explore a number of critical approaches to reading and test them on a selection of literary works.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 282 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 204.6 — 1&2(3L)
History and Future of the Book

An introductory history of the concept and technology of the book. The course focuses on the development of the book as a vehicle of communication and on its ideological and political impact, with some attention to the emergence and consequences of digital platforms such as e-mail, the web, and electronic books.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 206.3 — 1/2(3L)
An Introduction to Cultural Studies

Cultural studies is the exploration of "culture," what Raymond Williams calls nothing less than "one of the two or three most complicated words in the English language." Cultural studies analyzes the artistic, social, political, and historical texts and objects that help construct our contemporary lives, and it assumes that such objects go well beyond "mere entertainment" and affect deeply how we perceive class, race, gender, and other markers of identity. As an introduction to the theory and practice of cultural studies, this course will familiarize students with some of the most important thinkers and methodologies in the field and will allow students to use some of the tools of critical analysis to analyze different forms of cultural production, including literature, popular culture, and print and electronic media.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level English; or 3 credit units of 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 207.3 — 1/2(3L)
Decolonizing Literatures and Their Cultural and Expressive Contexts

An introduction to one of the decolonizing world's Anglophone literatures and its cultural and expressive contexts and to the theory of literary decolonization. Among the literatures on which the course could be focussed are those of the Indian subcontinent, sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and Australia and New Zealand.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 209.3 — 1/2(3L)
Transnational Literatures

An introduction to literatures written between histories, geographies, and cultural practices and produced at the borders of nations and languages/lects, when authors move from one national and/or linguistic context to another, or when peoples are dispersed from their original homelands and settle in diasporic socio-cultural formations.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 215.3 — 1/2(3L)
Life Writing

A study of the forms that Life Writing has taken from the Middle Ages to the present, with attention to such issues as constructions of the self, themes, language, and audience.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 370 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 217.3 — 1/2(3L)
Mythologies of Northern Europe

A study of the mythology of medieval northern Europe, including a survey of the sources, an examination of several chief deities and myths associated with them, and a consideration of some old northern European literary evidence.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 317 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 224.3 — 1/2(3L)
Shakespeare Comedy and History

This course will focus on the romantic comedies and English history plays that Shakespeare wrote for Elizabethan audiences in the first half of his theatre career; it will also include the darker, more tragicomic “problem comedies” that he wrote under James I.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units 100-level English; or 3 credit units English and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 221.6 or 321.6 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 225.3 — 1/2(3L)
Shakespeare Tragedy and Romance

Throughout his career Shakespeare wrote tragedies of romantic love, family and political conflict, and revenge, reaching his peak in this genre in the first decade of the 17th century. This course will focus on a selection of plays in this genre, and will also treat his late romances, a comic genre in which fateful adventures end in forgiveness and reconciliation between enemies.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 221.6 or 321.6 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 226.3 — 1/2(3L)
Fantasy and Speculative Fiction

Examines literary genres that explore alternative worlds, experiment with the bounds of the real, and challenge the norms of reading. The course moves from precursors in legend, folktale, and romance, to Victorian fantasy, science fiction, utopian and dystopian fiction, and late 20th-Century feminist revisionary narratives.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level English; or 3 credit units of 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 230.3 — 1/2(3L)
Literature for Children

A critical study of literature written or adopted for children and young adult readers. Emphasis will be placed on the historical significance of key forms, such as fables, folk stories, fairy tales, and nursery rhymes, as well as later developments in drama, poetry, and prose fiction, including fantasy, realism, animal stories, historical fiction, and the young adult "problem novel." The interplay between oral, written, and visual texts will be considered, as will the cultural contexts that inform changing attitudes towards children, childhood, and adolescence.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level English; or 3 credit units of 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 232.3 — 1/2(3L)
Gothic Narrative

This course will trace the Gothic mode, in its various forms, from its origins in Britain in the 1760s through its assimilation into mainstream literature in the nineteenth century and beyond.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 332 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 233.3 — 1/2(3L)
Page and Stage

Will examine English drama in performance and will be offered in conjunction with the offerings of one of Saskatoon's theatre companies. It will focus on dramaturgy, staging, and interpretation through performance and will involve live performances, film adaptations, lecture and class discussion, seminar reports, and guest lectures from theatre professionals and drama scholars.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101; or permission of department.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 333 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 242.3 — 1/2(3L)
Indigenous Storytelling of the Prairies

A study of the aboriginal storytelling traditions in the prairie region, including oral traditions and written literature.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 342 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 246.3 — 1/2(3L)
Short Fiction

Examines the development of short fiction from its origins in myth, fable, and folktale to its flourishing in the 19th and 20th Centuries. While some attention will be paid to works in translation, the emphasis will be on writing in English.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 346 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 253.6 — 1&2(3L)
Canadian Literature in English

This course surveys English-Canadian literature from its beginnings to the present day, focusing on the development of a Canadian literary tradition. Course content emphasizes poetry, short fiction, and the novel, but the course may also include genres such as orature, drama, and non-fiction prose. Some First Nations texts will be considered.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 353 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 254.3 — 1/2(3L)
Canadian Speculative Fiction

A study of Canadian speculative fiction, including but not limited to such literary modes as science fiction, fantasy, magic realism, utopian and dystopian literature, and alternate history.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 298.3 “Canadian Speculative Fiction: Amazing Stories” may not take this course for credit.


ENG 260.3 — 1/2(3L)
Crime and Detective Fiction

Through the study of novels, short stories, critical essays, and historical documents, this course explores the roots of the modern detective story, its “golden age” consolidation in the 1920s and 30s, and its recent variations.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level English; or 3 credit units of 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 277.3 — 1/2(3L)
Literary Uses of Mythology

An introduction to the theory of myth and selected examples of the classical and other myths most frequently adapted and reinterpreted in literature in English. Emphasizes the ways in which different writers can find quite different kinds of significance in the same myth.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 278.3 — 1&2(3L)
English Satire

A study of selected satire in English.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 378 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 282.3 — 1/2(3L)
Feminist Critical Theory and Literature by Women

This course provides a selective historical overview of literature by women studied together with key examples of feminist critical theory.

Prerequisite(s):6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units of 100-level ENG and INTS 101
Note:Students with credit for ENG 281.6 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 284.3 — 1/2(3L)
Beowulf and Tales of Northern Heroes

A study of Beowulf in Modern English Translation, including extensive consideration of its cultural and literary backgrounds, and readings in related or pertinent heroic narratives, primarily of North Germanic origin.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 384 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 286.3 — 1/2(3L)
Courtly Love and Medieval Romance

An examination of romantic love, chivalry, and the family during the Middle Ages. The course will focus on a number of medieval romances, but will also cover many areas of women's cultural expression, including musical composition and mystical visions, and the tensions between the various forms of medieval women's experience and models of clerical authority.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 386 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 288.3 — 1/2(2L-2P)
Introduction to Film

A survey of world cinema from the silent era to the present and an introduction to the fundamental formal concepts of film analysis including mise en scène, cinematography, editing, and sound. Emphasis will be placed on historically important films, directors, genres, and movements.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 388 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 290.6 — 1&2(3L)
Introduction to English Linguistics and History of English Language

An introduction to English linguistics with special attention to the history of the English language, its Germanic origins, and its development as a world language.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units of 100-level ENG and INTS 101; or LING 111; or a senior course in a language.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 390 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 293.3 — 1(3L)
Medieval Devotional Literature

A study of the medieval self in the devotional writing of the later Middle Ages. Discussion of theological sources, devotional art, popular piety, and the reading practices of lay and female readers will provide context for examining English mystics, such as Julian of Norwich and Richard Rolle.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 393 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 294.3 — 1/2(3L)
Techniques of Canadian Poetry From Sonnet to Spoken Word

This course instructs students in the critical methodology of the study of poetry. It examines such mechanics as rhyme, rhythm and meter, imagery and symbolism, figurative language, sound devices, and the conventions of verse forms. Students thus enhance their literary-critical vocabulary and learn a range of methods for building an understanding and appreciation of poems. The course uses as its primary texts Canadian poems that range from the sonnet to contemporary spoken word, and it engages with diverse poets, texts, and movements in Canadian poetry.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level ENG; or 3 credit units 100-level ENG and INTS 101.


ENG 298.3 — 1/2(3L)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

ENG 299.6 — 1&2(3L)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

ENG 300.3 — 3L
New Directions in English Research

Explores cutting-edge research taught by a senior PhD candidate, overseen by a faculty mentor. Students will engage not only with ground-breaking topics, issues, and sources, but also with the process by which scholars of English literature choose topics and develop research, writing and teaching strategies.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 301.3 — 1/2(3L)
Old English Languages and Culture

Discussion of the importance of Old English language and literature for the Anglo-Saxon culture of early medieval England. Investigation of this language as foundation for the development of English. Introductory study of texts such as Beowulf and writers such as King Alfred.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 208 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 305.3 — 1/2(3L)
Canadian Fiction from Beginnings to 1960

This course studies the development of Canadian fiction in English to 1960 and may examine storytelling and non-fictional prose.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 352 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 307.3 — 1(3L)
Digital Literature and New Media

An introduction to digital narrative, poetry, and media theory. This course investigates the ways in which text, language, and writing have been used in creative and experimental digital media, including artworks and installations, e-literature and e-poetry, video games, websites, and so on. Students will read a variety of digital works alongside critical readings in new media theory and practice.

Prerequisite(s): 42 credit units at the university.


ENG 308.3 — 1(6S)
Creative Nonfiction I

An introductory seminar/workshop in the basic techniques and methods of writing creative nonfiction. By examining the works of established writers, studying craft and history, engaging in workshop discussions, and producing a portfolio, students will be prepared to move forward to the advanced study of creative nonfiction.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level English and permission of the instructor.


ENG 309.3 — 2(6S)
Creative Nonfiction II

An advanced course for those with prior experience in the craft of writing creative nonfiction. Students will read and practice writing vigorous and compelling work. Mentorship is central; the instructor will aid students in compiling individual reading lists as they write and workshop intensive projects of their own devising.

Prerequisite(s): successful completion of 6 credit units of 100-level English; a portfolio of 1500-2000 words and permission of the instructor.


ENG 310.3 — 1/2(3L)
Old English Literature

A study of several poems and some prose passages in Old English, including elegies, battle narratives, and a more extensive consideration of Beowulf than in English 301, including its backgrounds and analogues.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 301.3.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 208 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 311.3 — 1/2(3L)
The Canterbury Tales

An introduction to the works of Geoffrey Chaucer, with principal attention to 'The Canterbury Tales'.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 211 or 212 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 312.3 — 1/2(3L)
Early Chaucer Dream and Romance Tragedy

The course examines Geoffrey Chaucer’s literary works before The Canterbury Tales, namely, the dream visions and the romance tragedy Troilus and Criseyde.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 313.3 — 1/2(3L)
Middle English Romances

An introduction to late medieval stories of adventure, through the Middle English romance genre and its contexts.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 212 or 213 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 314.3 — 1/2(3L)
Early British Drama

An introduction to the varieties of drama produced in the British Isles up to the inception of permanent theatres in late 16th-century London.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 316.3 — 1/2(3L)
Middle English Literature of Defiance and Dissent

In England, the late Middle Ages (1100-1500) were a time of social and political upheaval as well as literary innovation. This course examines Middle English literary texts that reflected and participated in historical and intellectual change and debate.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 319.3 — 1/2(3L)
Renaissance Literature I The Sixteenth Century

Sixteenth-century English literature absorbed and contributed to the European Renaissance, led at Henry VIII's court by the Thomas More circle, while popular culture developed new expressions of older traditions. These rich courtly and popular traditions unite in the achievements of the Elizabethan younger generation, especially the Sidneys, Spenser, and Shakespeare. Omitting full-length drama and epic treated elsewhere, this course highlights other major genres of prose and poetry in English from 1485 to 1603.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 320 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 322.3 — 1/2(3L)
Renaissance Literature II The Seventeenth Century

Seventeenth-century literature reflects a nation emerging into modernity through a revolution in politics and science and a reshaping of social bonds and relationships. Excluding full-length drama and epic, this course focuses on both sacred and secular poetry by such writers as John Donne, George Herbert, Aemelia Lanyer, and Ben Jonson, and prose by such writers as Francis Bacon and Thomas Browne.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 325 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 324.3 — 1/2(3L)
Renaissance Drama

A study of English drama, 1580-1640, including such playwrights as Marlowe, Kyd, Shakespeare, Jonson, Dekker, Middleton, and Ford. The course will investigate the philosophies, techniques, power, and popularity associated with Tudor, Stuart, and Caroline plays.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 326.3 — 1/2(3L)
Renaissance Epic

This course explores two of English literature’s grandest, longest, and most demanding poems, Edmund Spenser’s Faerie Queene and John Milton’s Paradise Lost. It investigates Spenser's and Milton's transformation of classical epic and medieval romance conventions in the context of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English culture, politics and religion.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note:Students with credit for ENG 325.6 or ENG 323.3 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 327.3 — 1/2(3L)
English Drama 1660 to 1737

A study of the drama of the Restoration and the 18th Century, emphasizing the comedy of manners, but also dealing with dramatic genres particular to the period.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 330.3 — 1/2(3L)
British and Irish Literature 1900 to 1950

A study of poetry, drama, and prose in relation to the historical and political contexts of Britain and Ireland in the first half of the 20th century. Authors may include Sitwell, Sassoon, Yeats, Auden, Shaw, Synge, Joyce, Forster, Lawrence, Woolf, Sayers, Waugh, Orwell.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 331.3 — 1/2(3L)
Literature of the Romantic Period

A study of British literature from 1780 to 1830, examining the nature of Romanticism and the usefulness of the term "Romantic," and emphasizing the works of such writers as William Wordsworth, Mary Shelley, and John Keats.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 334.3 — 1/2(3L)
Prose and Poetry of Victorian Period

A study of the period 1830-1890, with emphasis on such prose writers as Carlyle, J. S. Mill, Newman, Huxley, Arnold and Pater, and such poets as Tennyson, the Brownings, Arnold, the Pre-Raphaelites, and Hopkins.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 335.3 — 1/2(3L)
The Emergence of Aboriginal Literature in Canada

Examines the emergence of written literature among Aboriginal people in Canada from first contact to the 1970s. Attention will be paid to how and why Aboriginal people took up literacy and literature and to the distinctive forms of writing that emerged.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 336.3 — 1/2(3L)
Restoration and 18th Century Literature to 1740

A study of English literature from 1660 to 1740, with emphasis upon major writers such as Gay, Dryden, Behn, Swift, Haywood, Wortley Montagu, and Pope.

Prerequisite(s) or Co-requisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 328 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 338.3 — 1/2(3L)
Contemporary North American Aboriginal Literatures

A survey of Aboriginal literature from 1968 to the present, examining the explosion of Aboriginal writing in the United States and in Canada during that period. Drawing on a range of genres, we will investigate the causes of this literary "renaissance" and the literary forms that have emerged from it.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 341.3 — 1/2(3L)
The British Novel 1850 to 1900

A study of the development of the British novel, beginning with the mature work of Charles Dickens and George Eliot, and culminating in the late century work of authors such as Meredith, Hardy, Stevenson, and Wilde.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 374 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 343.3 — 1/2(3L)
American Literature to 1865

A survey of American literature from the 17th century to the end of the Civil War, with particular emphasis on 19th-century writers.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 354.6 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 344.3 — 1(3L)
American Literature 1865 to 1914

A survey of American literature and literary movements from the end of the Civil War to the outbreak of WWI.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 355.6 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 345.3 — 1/2(3L)
American Literature 1914 to 1960

A survey of American literature and literary movements from the First World War to the rise of the civil rights movement, including, at the discretion of the instructor, a consideration of the contribution of the American cinema to literary tradition.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 356.6 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 347.3 — 1/2(3L)
American Literature Since 1960

A survey of American literature and literary movements from the Vietnam era to the present, including, at the discretion of the instructor, a consideration of the contribution of the American cinema to literary tradition.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 355.6 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 348.3 — 1/2(3L)
Modern Drama 1870 to 1950

A study of modern dramatic works and movements from 1870 to 1950, primarily British and American. Among the dramatists whose work may be examined are Wilde, Ibsen, Shaw, Synge, O'Neill, and Glaspell.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 380 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 349.3 — 1/2(3L)
Contemporary Drama 1950 to Present

A study of dramatic works and movements since 1950, primarily British and American. Among the playwrights whose work may be examined are Beckett, Pinter, Williams, Stoppard, and Churchill.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 358.3 — 1/2(3L)
Canadian Drama

The development of Canadian drama in English, with emphasis on the period since 1960.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 359.3 — 1/2(3L)
Western Canadian Literature

A study of literature in English, especially fiction, poetry, and drama, produced on the Canadian prairies.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 360.3 — 1/2(3L)
British and Irish Literature Since 1950

A study of poetry, drama, and prose in relation to the shifting political and cultural landscapes of Britain and Ireland since 1950. Authors may include Larkin, Smith, Heaney, Beckett, Friel, Kureishi, Selvon, Kelman, and Carter.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 362.3 — 1/2(3L)
The British Novel 1800 to 1850

A study of the development of the British novel, beginning with Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott, and ending with the early work of Dickens, Gaskell, and the Brontes.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 374 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 363.3 — 1/2(3L)
Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Fiction

This course examines major works of 20th- and 21st-century fiction, including short fiction, across national boundaries. Students will explore literary genres and modes such as realism, modernism, postmodernism, magic realism, and metafiction. Authors may include Conrad, Joyce, Woolf, Faulkner, Morrison, Naipaul, Rushdie, Atwood, King, Munro, Carter and McEwan.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 365.6 — 1&2(2L)
Creative Writing

Intended for students who are seriously interested in the practice of imaginative writing (fiction, poetry, etc.). Course work will include an assignment of writing each week. Enrolment will be limited.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of 100-level English.


ENG 366.3 — 1/2(3L)
Advanced Creative Writing Fiction

Intended for students who have acquired some practice and skill in the writing of prose.

Permission of the instructor required.
Note: Evidence of practice and skill in the writing of creative prose as determined by the instructor. A special application, available from St. Thomas More College Rm. 146, is required for this course.


ENG 368.3 — 1/2(3L)
Approaches to 20th and 21st Century Poetry

A study of poetry and poetics from the beginning of the 20th century to the present. The course examines the tension between established forms of poetry and the efforts of modern poets to "make it new" (Pound), to reinvent poetry. In poetry since the Second World War, we will examine the enduring influence of modernism as well as anti- and post-modern strategies, forms, and styles. 20th- and 21st-century cultural and historical contexts will be crucial throughout. Poets studied may include Yeats, Pound, H.D., Williams, Moore, Eliot, Stevens, Auden, Ginsberg, Plath, Heaney, Walcott, Atwood, Brand, Halfe, and Wah.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 373.3 — 1/2(3L)
English Fiction to 1800

A study of various types of prose fiction from early romances, travel tales, rogue biographies, and so on, to Defoe and the rise and development of the novel in England. Particular emphasis will be given to the major novels and novelists of the 18th century.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.


ENG 382.3 — 1/2(3L)
Canadian Fiction from 1960 to the Present

A study of contemporary Canadian fiction in English, and some non-fictional prose, from 1960 to the present.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 352 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 383.3 — 1/2(3L)
Rereading Colonialism

An introduction to reading and research in literature and its colonialist contexts.

Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s): 3 credit units 200-level English.
Note: Students with credit for ENG 283 may not take this course for credit.


ENG 389.3 — 1/2(3L)
Structures of English

A survey of theoretical approaches to English grammar and rhetoric, with an emphasis on English in literary contexts.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credit units of 200-level English, or LING 111, or a senior course in a language.


ENG 398.3 — 1/2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

ENG 399.6 — 1&2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

ENG 402.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in Anglo Saxon and Medieval Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 404.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 16th Century Literature in English

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 406.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 17th Century Literature in English

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 410.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 18th Century British Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 414.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 19th Century British Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 416.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 19th Century American Literature

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 418.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 19th Century Canadian Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 420.3 — 1/2(3S)
Medieval Genres

Restriction(s): Admission to an Honours program or permission of the Department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 444.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in Commonwealth and Post Colonial Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 446.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in Genres and Contexts of Modern Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 462.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 20th Century British Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 464.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 20th Century American Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 466.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 20th Century Canadian Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 468.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in 20th Century Irish Literature

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 484.3 — 1/2(3S)
Literature by Women

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 488.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in Genres and Contexts of Literature

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 494.3 — 1/2(3S)
Topics in Language and Linguistics

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s):Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 496.3 — 1&2(1L-3P)
Career Internship

Practicum in publishing, journalism and business writing.

Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Admission to an honours program or permission of the department.


ENG 497.0
Honours Colloquium

Oral presentation of scholarly paper at a conference of Honours students. The paper is normally based on a paper already prepared, or in preparation, for a 300 or 400-level course.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Honours program in English.


ENG 498.3 — 1/2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units 100-level English.


ENG 499.6 — 1&2(3S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units 100-level English.


ENG 801.3 — 1/2(2S)
Introduction to Textual Scholarship

An introduction to textual authority, including the study of bibliographic description, editorial technique, textual transmission, database searches, and the history of modes of publication.

Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 803.3 — 1/2(2S)
Topics in Literary and Cultural History

Particular topics in the study of periods, movements, issues of influence, reputation or reception. Theories of literary history may also be studied.

Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 805.3 — 1/2(2S)
Topics in Individual Authors

Particular topics in the work of an author writing in English, or on particular works in the author's oeuvre.

Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 811.3 — 1/2(2S)
Topics in National and Regional Literatures

Particular topics in national and regional literatures and constructions of nationality.

Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 817.3 — 1/2(2S)
Topics in Literary and Cultural Theory

Particular topics and issues in selected theories, or on particular theorists.

Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 819.3 — 1/2(2S)
Topics in Methods and Texts

Particular topics and issues in the application of selected methods to selected texts.

Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 843.3 — 1/2(2S)
Topics in Genres and Contexts

Particular topics and issues in traditional or emerging genres of writing, and in their intertextual, disciplinary and extraliterary contexts.

Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 898.3 — 1/2(2S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally in special situations. Students interested in these courses should contact the department for more information.

ENG 899.6 — 1&2(2S)
Special Topics

Offered occasionally in special situations. Students interested in these courses should contact the department for more information.

ENG 990 — 1&2(9P)
Professional Development Seminar

All graduate students are required to attend the series of workshops entitled "Conversations on Graduate Studies in English" in their first year of graduate work. All Ph.D. students are required to give a seminar presentation in anticipation of their dissertation defence. All graduate students must attend the Ph.D. seminar presentations plus department colloquia.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to M.A. or Ph.D. program in English.


ENG 992.0
Project

Students taking the project-based M.A. must register for this course, which requires appropriate work leading to the completion of the 25-30 page research project.

Prerequisite(s):Admission into the M.A. project-based program.


ENG 994
Research

Students writing a Master's thesis must register for this course.

ENG 996
Research

Students writing a Ph.D. thesis must register for this course.