Theory Courses

In addition to taking at least four creative writing workshops covering at least two genres, students are also required to take at least six reading-intensive courses, including a course in literary theory or the history of literary criticism and a breadth of literary periods.

Theory Courses offered this academic year are listed below.  

Academic Year 2013-2014    

Fall 2013

COLT 1210    Introduction to Literary Theory
ENGL 0800L/0710L    Ishiguro, amongst others
ENGL 1561H         The Brain and the Book
ENGL 1762A         Perverse Cinema
ENGL 1900R        Queer Relations
TAPS 1230            Performance Theory

Spring 2014

ENGL 1140A   The Literary Scholar
ENGL1310H    The Origins of American Literature
ENGL1560R    From Frankenstein to Einstein
ENGL 1560W  Getting Emotional: Passionate Theories
ENGL 1900T   The Postcolonial and the Postmodern
ENGL 1950E    From Photography to Film
LITR 1230E     Form and Theory of Fiction
LITR 1230J     Writing Material Differences
TAPS 1380     Mise en Scene

See historical list of theory courses below.