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
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
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.