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Highlighted Courses

If you are searching for some interesting courses to add to your schedule, there are a number of English courses with space available. Below you'll find several courses worth considering. Where available, click on the "Course Description" link to view a detailed description or download the course flier. For a full listing of current courses, please visit the LSA Course Guide > and/or the Schedule of Classes >. You're always welcome to contact the English Department Undergraduate Office for more information. 734-764-6330 or ugenglish@umich.edu.

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* Represents Spotlighted Undergraduate Faculty

First-Year Seminar Courses

140.001: First-Year Seminar on English Language and Literature

Our Heroes: What's the Story

Instructor: Portnoy, Alisse (view profile)

200-Level Introductory Courses

203.001: Introduction to Language and Rhetoric

Rhetorical Dimensions of U.S. Civil Rights Movements

Instructor: Portnoy, Alisse (view profile)

216.001: Introduction to Disability Studies

Disability Arts & Culture

Instructor: Kuppers, Petra (view profile)

221.001: Literature Outside the Classroom

Zell Visiting Writers Series

Instructor: Levad, Megan (view profile)

221.002: Literature Outside the Classroom

TBD

Instructor: Babcock, Julie (view profile)

240.001: Introduction to Poetry

TBD

Instructor: TBD

258.001: The Bible as Literature

Of Texts and Traditions on Interpretation

Instructor: Williams, Ralph (view profile)

290.001: Themes in Language and Literature

Virgil, Ovid, Kyd, & Shakespeare

Instructor: Mullaney, Steven (view profile)

290.002: Themes in Language and Literature

Engaging Performance

Instructor: Gregerson, Linda (view profile)

300-Level Courses

313.001: Topics in Literary Studies

The Darwinian Revolution

Instructor: Hartley, Lucy (view profile)

313.010: Topics in Literary Studies

Contemporary Muslim Literature

Also Satisfies:
(Con): New Traditions
(AOS): World Literatures in English; Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Instructor: Khan, Aliyah (view profile)

315.001: Women and Literature

Jewish Women's Writing in America

Also Satisfies:
(Con): New Traditions
(AOS): U.S. 20th and 21st Centuries; Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Instructor: Norich, Anita (view profile)

317.001: Literature and Culture

Law & the 20th Century Novel

Also Satisfies:
(Con): New Traditions
(AOS): Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Instructor: Keane, Alice (view profile)

317.003: Literature and Culture

Trading Places: Identity & Impersonation in American Literature

Also Satisfies:
(Con): American Literature, New Traditions
(AOS): U.S. 20th and 21st Centuries; Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Instructor: Pollak, Benjamin (view profile)

318.001: Genre Studies

The American Novel of Education

Also Satisfies:
(Con): American Literature, New Traditions
(AOS): U.S. 20th and 21st Centuries; Sexuality/Gender Studies

Instructor: Pollack, Eileen (view profile)

319.002: Literature and Social Change

The Literature of Abolition

Also Satisfies:
(Con): American Literature, New Traditions
(AOS): U.S. Literary Cultures to 1900; Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Instructor: Nichols, Dana (view profile)

332.001: Visual Culture

Hitchcock and Modernity

Also Satisfies:
(AOS): Drama and Performance Studies

Instructor: Freedman, Jonathan (view profile)

335.001: Autobiography

Contemporary American Autobiography

Also Satisfies:
(Con): American Literature

Instructor: Awkward, Michael (view profile)

351.001: Literature in English 1660-1830

Persons and Things

Also Satisfies:
(Con): Pre-1830
(AOS): Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern

Instructor: Silver , Sean (view profile)

360.001: The Rise of the Novel

Also Satisfies:
(Con): Pre-1830
(AOS): British 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries; World Literatures in English; Literary Criticism, Theory, and Genre Studies

Instructor: Trevor , Douglas (view profile)

362.001: The American Novel

Also Satisfies:
(Con): American Literature

Instructor: Larson, Kerry (view profile)

375.001: World Literatures in English

Global South Asia: Bollywood & Beyond

Also Satisfies:
(Con): New Traditions
(AOS): World Literatures in English

Instructor: Lahiri, Madhumita (view profile)

383.001: Jewish Literature

After the Holocaust: Contemporary Jewish Fiction

Also Satisfies:
(Con): American Literature
(AOS): U.S. 20th and 21st Centuries; Studies in Race and Ethnicity

Instructor: Cohen, Walter (view profile)

390.001: Topics in Literary Criticism and Theory

The Global Novel

Also Satisfies:
(Con): New Traditions
(AOS): Literary Criticism, Theory, and Genre Studies

Instructor: Lahiri, Madhumita (view profile)

400-Level Courses

407.001: Topics in English Language and Literature

The Literature of Los Angeles

Also Satisfies:
(Con): American Literature, Upper-Level Writing Requirement
(AOS): U.S. 20th and 21st Centuries

Instructor: Goldstein, Laurence (view profile)

440.001: Modern Poetry

Also Satisfies:
(Con): Poetry
(AOS): British 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries; U.S. 20th and 21st Centuries; Literatures of the Americas; World Literatures in English; Literary Criticism, Theory, and Genre Studies

Instructor: Mattawa, Khaled (view profile)

463.001: Modern British Literature

Elsewhere and Abroad: Travel Narrative over the Twentieth Century

Also Satisfies:
(AOS): British 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries

Instructor: Zemgulys, Andrea (view profile)

464.001: Studies in Individual Authors

Emily Dickinson

Also Satisfies:
(Con): American Literature, Poetry

Instructor: Knuth, Aric (view profile)

 

 

 

 

 

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