Rice University

Department of English

(Unofficial) Spring 2014 English Courses

(changes may necessarily occur) *Course is approved for distribution 1  

Preregistration begins: Nov. 17, 2013

Advising Luncheon for English Majors and interested students: Nov. 12, 2013 at 11-1:30

Lunch served at 12:00 noon

ENGL Course Number
*approved for D1
Title of Course
Instructor Day/Time
*175.1  Global Literatures in English  Yates-Richard   TTH 9:25-10:40
 
*175.2  Global Literatures in English  Goode   MWF 10-10:50
 
*175.3  Global Literatures in English  Hsu   MWF 11-11:50
 
200.1  Critical Reading and Writing  Joseph   TTH 10:50-12:05
 
200.2  Critical Reading and Writing  Fax   MWF 11-11:50
 
200.3  Critical Reading and Writing  Derrick   TTH 2:30-3:45
 
201   Introduction to Creative Writing
 
 
Schimmel   MW 4-5:15 
*250  Masterworks of Fiction  Walker   MWF 1-1:50
 
*260  Introduction to the Study of American Literature  Hennessy  TTH 10:50-12:05
 
300.1   Practices of Literary Study   Morris   TTH 1-2:20
 
300.2   Practices of Literary Study   Regier   TTH 9:25-10:40
 
301    Introduction to Fiction Writing
 
 
Schimmel   Tues. 6-9:00 pm 
302 (New)
 
Introduction to Screenwriting (4 credit hours)
 
Dermont  Tues. 2:30-5:30 + films
304   Introduction to Poetry Writing
 
Otremba
 
Wed. 3-6:00
314 (New)  Medieval Romance    Ellard   TTH 4-5:15
 
*320   Shakespeare on Film   Huston   MWF 2-4:00
 
*322  Lake Shakespeare   Skura   MWF 11-11:50
 
323  Renaissance Drama (formerly Early Mod. Drama)
 
 Skura   MWF 1-1:50
 
326  Early Modern Literature: 17th C. Poetry & Prose   Snow  TTH 1-2:15
 
336  Irish Literature   Lamos  TTH 4-5:15
 
346  20th Century British Literature   Lamos  TTH 1-2:15
 
*357  Origins of the Postmodern   Morris  Thurs. 2:30-5:30
 
*361  American Literature: 1860-1910   Gniadek  MWF 2-2:50
 
*363    American Fiction: 1950-present    Doody   MWF 1-1:50
 
366   Amer. Literature: The Bizarre, Strange & Uncanny    Gniadek   MWF 11-11:50
 
*368/ENST368   Literature and the Environment    Slappey   MWF 9-9:50
 
369/SWGS329     The American West and Its Others    Comer   TTH 4-5:15
 
371   Chicana/o Literature    Aranda   MWF 10-10:50
 
375   Film and Literature    Snow   TTH 10:50-12:05
 
382/SWGS380    Literary Theory: Reading Body, Mind, and Heart
 
 
 Hennessy    TTH 2:30-3:45  
*384/FILM384    American Independent Cinema (4 credit hours)     Banner     TTH 9:25-10:40
+ W 7-9:30
 
 
386FILM381  Medical Media Arts Lab (4 credit hours)   Ostherr     TTH 2:30-3:45
+ lab TH 7-9:30
 
387   Cultural Studies: Science in Fiction and Film    Banner     TTH 1-2:15
 
 
393   Black Manhattan    Waligora-Davis   TTH 10:50-12:05
 
397  Writing On/Writing Off New Orleans   Browning  MWF 11-11:50
401  Advanced Fiction Writing ( prerequisite ENGL 301, or permission of instructor)
 Dermont Wed. 2-5:00
404  Advanced Poetry Writing (prerequisite ENGL 304, or permission of instructor
 Otremba Mon. 3-6:00
413 Beowulf in Old English  (prerequisite ENGL 412)  Ellard  Tues. 5:30-8:30
438/HART430  The Grotesque  (Capstone for English Major)  Regier  Thurs. 2:30-5:30
484    Literary Genres: Drama (Capstone for English Major)   Roof   Wed. 2-5:00
 
493  Independent Study/Directed Reading  as directed  Faculty 
494  Senior Thesis Preparation   as directed  Faculty 
495  Senior Thesis Writing/Completion  as directed  Faculty 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 














 


 

 

 

 

 

  

 For Reference Only (archived information):

Spring 2013 English Courses  

* Course is approved for distribution 1  

Preregistration begins: Nov. 11, 2012  

English Dept. Majors Advising Luncheon: Date is Nov. 5, 2012, at  11:00-1:30 

Lunch served at 12:00 noon 

ENGL Course Number 
* approved for D1
Title of Course **Day/Time
(see Registrar)
Instructor
*175.1   Global Literatures in English       Rosenthall  
*175.2   Global Literatures in English       Seglie  
*175.3   Global Literatures in English       Richardson  
*175.4   Global Literatures in English       Nelson  
200.1   Critical Reading and Writing       Comer  
200.2 Critical Reading and Writing   Snow
201  Introduction to Creative Writing     Schimmel 
*250     Masterworks of Fiction           Miner  
*255    Idea of Shakespeare         Campana   
*260    Introduction to the Study of American Literature         Bezusko   
268  Native American Literature     Slappey 
*270    Aspects of Modern Literature         Macellaro   
*277   Literature and Forensics        Roof  
278     Medicine in the Age of Networked Intelligence           Ostherr  
300.1   Practices in Literary Study       Morris
300.2   Practices in Literary Study       Morton
301     Intro to Fiction Writing           Smith    
304   Intro to Poetry Writing       Otremba  
305   Intro to Personal Essay Writing       Schimmel  
312   
MDST 312
Scandanavian Fantasy Worlds- 
Norse Sagas and Skyrim 
  
     Ellard   
*320    Shakespeare on Film (permission only)         Huston 
*323   Early Modern Drama        Skura 
339    Romanticism in Ruins         Regier   
341    Victorian Literature and Culture         Browning  
343/SWGS343     Jane Austen's Worlds: "Jane Austen's Two Worlds"          Michie 
*346    20th Century British Literature         Lamos   
*357    Origins of the Postmodern         Morris  
*361    American Literature: 1860-1910         Gniadek   
*363  20th Cent. US War Novels (American Fiction: 1950-present)          Derrick 
366     Topics in American Literature: The Bizarre, Strange, and Uncanny In 19th Century American Literature       Gniadek   
375    Film & Literature         Snow   
379    Intro to Third World Literature:
Spaces of Global Modernity 
  
     Sunya 
384   American Independent Cinema (4 credits)        Banner  
388  Media Studies: Global Media Cultures (4 credits)     Banner 
397.1   Asian American Literature         Comer   
397.2    Sports Writing and the Writing of Sport         Regier   
398    Slavery in 20th Century, Film and Fiction         Waligora-Davis 
401     Advanced Fiction Writing           Smith  
404     Advanced Poetry Writing           Otremba  
418 (Capstone)   Topics in Renaissance Drama: Shakespeare's Rival Christopher Marlowe       Skura  
459 (Capstone)   Topics in Lit. and Ecology:
Aesthetics in the Anthropocene
  
    Morton  
466 (Capstone)   Studies in American Literature:
The Fiction of Edith Wharton and Willa Cather   
     Derrick 
493  Directed Reading: Permission required; 2 forms required     Faculty 
495  Senior Thesis: by previous approval of Undergraduate Chair    Faculty 






































Undergraduate Course Schedule Spring 2012 

(titles archived; reference only) 


Spring 2012 COURSES 
(subject to change without notice until Nov. 11, 2011)
Preregistration : Nov. 13, 2011
Preregistration & advising luncheon for English Majors Nov. 9th  
*indicates approved for distribution 1

 
ENGL Number/Xlist  Title 
Day 
Time  Instructor 
*100
 
Introduction to Literature (freshmen only)
 

 

 
Ellenzweig
 
*175.1
 
Global Literatures in English
 

 

 
Elliott
 
*175.2
 
Global Literatures in English
 

 

 
Walker
 
*175.3
 
Global Literatures in English
 

 

 
Fax
 
*175.4  Global Literatures in English
(added 11/15/11)
 
      Rickel
 
200.1
 
Critical Reading and Writing
 

 

 
Derrick
 
200.2
 
Critical Reading and Writing
 

 

 
Snow
 
204
 
Forms of Poetry
 

 
   Campana
 
208
 
Introduction to Visual Argument
 

 
   Driskill
 
*211
 
Major British Writers: 1800-present
 

 

 
Browning
 
*260
 
Intro. to the Study of American Literature
 

 

 
Gniadek
 
268
 
Introduction to Native American Literature
 

 

 
Slappey
 
*272
 
Literature and Medicine
 

 

 
Wood
 
290
 
Topics in Literary and Cultural Analysis:
Post 9/11 Literature and Film
 

 

 
Banner
 
300.1
 
Practices in Literary Study
 

 

 
Lurie
 
300.2
 
Practices in Literary Study
 

 

 
Roof
 
301
 
Introduction to Fiction Writing
 

 

 
Schimmel
 
305
 
Introduction to Personal Essay Writing
 

 

 
Recknagel
 
308
 
How I Love and Hate the Bomb
 

 

 
Driskill
 
313 MDST 313
 
Beowulf for the 21st Century: Modern Aesthetics of Anglo-Saxon Poetics
 
      Ellard 
*317 (MDST 317/WGST301)
 
Arthurian Literature
 
      Ellard
 
*320
 
Shakespeare on Film
 
. 
 
Huston
 
*322
 
Late Shakespeare
 

 

 
Yeo
 
323  Early Modern Drama
 
      Skura 
*333
 
19th Century British Fiction
If course is full, use special registration form
 

 

 
Gavin
 
336
 
Topics in British or Irish Literature
 

 

 
Lamos
 
*342 SWGS 372
 
Survey of Victorian Fiction:
The Victorian Novel
 

 

 
Michie
 
*355 (FREN355)
 
Modern Short Story:
Towards Ethics of Fiction
 
      Harter 
*357
 
Origins of the Postmodern
 

 

 
Morris
 
*361
 
American Literature: 1860-1910
 

 

 
Derrick
 
*362
 
Survey of American Fiction: 1910-1950
 

 

 
Morris
 
365
 
American Poetry: 1960-present
 

 

 
Klein
 
369 (SWGS369)
 
The American West and Its Others

meets the noncanonical requirement for English major, and the race requirements for SWGS and PJHC minor.

 

 

 
Comer
 
375
 
Film and Literature (prerequisite: ENGL 377, or permission of instructor)
 

 

 
Snow
 
376 Canceled 11/28/11
 
Postcolonial Studies:
Power, Place, and Possibilities after Empire
(CANCELED)
 

 

 

 
381 (SWGS327)
 
20th Century Women Writers
 

 

 
Lamos
 
389 (SWGS389)
 
Youth Studies
If course is full, use special registration form
 

 

 
Comer
 
397  Topics in Literature and Culture: Modern Jewish Literature
 
    Weininger 
400
 
Seminar for Majors: Global Shakespeare
 

 

 
Skura
 
401
 
Advanced Fiction Writing
 

 

 
Cambor
 
404
 
Advanced Poetry Writing
 

 

 
Wood
 
405  Advanced Personal Essay Writing
 
      Recknagel 
484
 
Studies in Literary Genres:
Modern Drama
 
      Roof 
493  Directed Reading/Independent Study (permission only; 2 required forms available in ENGL Dept. HRG 225)
 

 
as directed
 
Faculty
 
495  Senior Thesis (permission only, 2 required forms available in ENGL Dept. HRG 225) New requirements are in process and will take effect Fall 2012.
 

 
as directed
 
Faculty
 
497  Topics in Literature: The City in Literature
 
      Doody