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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions E English ENGL
English ENGL

Instruction offered by members of the Department of English in the Faculty of Arts.

Junior Courses
English 201       Approaches to Literature
A themed approach to representative works of poetry, prose, and/or drama. Emphasizes fundamental skills: how to read a text accurately and critically; how to write logically, clearly, and persuasively.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
English 203.
Notes:
English Majors should begin their studies with English 203 and 205
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English 203       Introductory Seminar
An intensive introduction to the field of English emphasizing critical reading and writing as well as discussion. Expectations for writing and research will be higher than in other junior English courses.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
English 201.
Notes:
Enrolment may be limited to declared English majors and minors.
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English 205       Foundations: Shakespeare
Selected works of William Shakespeare, with instruction in critical writing.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(1.5-1.5S)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 205 and 311 will not be allowed.
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English 265       Introductory Creative Writing
Instruction in the rudiments of craft for poetry, scripts, and fiction, emphasizing the centrality of reading and revision to literary composition.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(1.5-1.5S)
Notes:
Does not count toward the "Creative Writing concentration" transcript designation. Primarily intended for students planning to take further courses in Creative Writing.
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Senior Courses
English 302       Introduction to Contemporary Theory
An examination of the claims and assumptions of a range of contemporary critical practices, such as formalism, structuralism, deconstruction, feminism and gender studies, new historicism, psychoanalytic criticism, and cultural and ideological critique. Includes sustained engagement with original theoretical texts.
Course Hours:
6 units; F(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English.
Notes:
Students with prior credit in English 302 will not be allowed to take 303.
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English 303       Theories for Reading
An examination of contemporary critical and cultural theories and their practical applications to reading. Students will learn models of critical reading and gain experience applying them to a variety of literary and cultural texts.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 303 and 302 will not be allowed.   
Notes:
Students with prior credit in English 302 will not be allowed to take 303. Students are permitted to take English 303 prior to 302.
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English 305       Literature Before 1700 
A survey of representative works of literature in English from the Middle Ages through 1700.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(1.5-1.5S)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 305 and 340 will not be allowed.
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English  307       Literature After 1700
A survey of representative works of literature in English from 1700 to the Present.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(1.5-1.5S)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 307 and 340 will not be allowed.
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English  309       Literature and the Environment
An examination of the field of nature writing, environmental literature and ecological literary criticism.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 309 and any of 383, 387.03 or 387.30 will not be allowed.
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English 311       Shakespeare and Performance
A consideration of Shakespeare’s plays that pairs representative works with stage and/or film adaptations.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 311 and 205 will not be allowed.
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English  322       Comics
An examination of the formal, historical, and social aspects of comics (comic strips, comic books, and graphic novels). Topics to be examined include the historical development of the comic form; formal analysis of the properties of comics; and the significance of comics in the contemporary media landscape.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 322 and 388.04 will not be allowed.  
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English 335       Creative Writing and Reading Like a Writer
Introduction to reading from a writerly perspective as an early but important step in the development of writing practice.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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English 336       Introduction to Creative Writing Practice

An introduction to the elements of creative writing as the basis of an artistic practice.

336.01 Poetry
336.02 Fiction
336.03 Popular Writing
336.04 Across the Genres


Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 364 and 336.01 will not be permitted; credit for English 336.02 and 366 will not be permitted.
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English 351       Poetry: Reading and Analysis
A study of poetic forms in English from a wide range of historical periods, social contexts, and national literatures. Through textual analysis and close reading, acquaints students with the characteristic techniques of prosody and basic poetic terminology, giving detailed attention to tropes and figures along with other poetic concepts such as form, tone, diction, implication, and point of view.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Notes:
This course cannot be used by Majors or Honours students to fulfill historical breadth requirements.
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English 353       Drama: Reading and Analysis
A study of dramatic literature in English from a wide range of historical periods, social contexts, and national literatures. Through textual analysis and close reading, acquaints students with the characteristic techniques of dramaturgy and basic theatric terminology, giving detailed attention to the formal conventions of literature written to be performed on stage.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Notes:
This course cannot be used by Majors or Honours students to fulfill historical breadth requirements.
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English  361       Gender and Sexuality in Literature
Reading and analysis of gender and sexuality in literature. Topics may include queer theory; feminism and women’s writing; masculinity; transgender fictions and theory; gender and sexuality across regions, cultures, and/or historical periods; insectionality with, for instance, critical race theory, disability studies, and/or indigeneity.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 361 and any of 317, 384 or 389 will not be allowed.
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English 372       Canadian Literature
A broad historical survey of Canadian writing from its origins to the present. An introduction to major writers and creative voices in Canada, as well as to significant critical and cultural ideas that have developed about this nation’s literature.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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English  376       North American Indigenous Literatures
An overview of writing by North American Indigenous Peoples with a focus on authors from Canada.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 376 and 385 will not be allowed.
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English  378       Comparative Global Literatures
A comparative overview of literature from a range of regions around the world. May include an examination of post-colonial, diasporic, and globalization theories.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 378 and 391 will not be allowed.
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English 381       The History of English
An examination of important changes and stages in the history of English including its Indo-European and Germanic origins and a consideration of Modern English grammar and orthography from a historical perspective.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Linguistics 201.
Also known as:
(Linguistics 381)
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English 382       Topics in American Literature

Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 387       Current Topics in English Studies 
Selected topics attentive to current and emergent research directions in the discipline.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 388       Topics in Reading Popular Culture
Selected topics in popular culture across media, genres, time, and regions. Examination of popular texts as sites of cultural meaning and socio-political intervention and learn to assess their significance. Topics may include fan culture; television; film; music; performance; adaptation; the intersection of high and low culture; gaming; food; social media; and sport.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 393       Speculative Fiction I: Science Fiction
Survey of the genre of science fiction, from its origins to the present
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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English 395       Speculative Fiction II: Fantasy
A survey of the genre of fantasy literature. May include works from a range of historical and national contexts.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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English 396       Literature for Young People
A historical survey of children’s and young adult literature from its origins to the present day.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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English 399       Detective Fiction
A survey of the genre of detective fiction. May include works from a range of historical and national contexts.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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English 401       Old English Language and Prose Literature
A study of the language of the Anglo-Saxons through reading of prose texts.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 403       Old English Poetry
Reading and analysis of Old English poetry in the original language.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
English 401.
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English 405       Middle English Literature: The Canterbury Tales
A study of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales in its social, cultural and historical contexts. Texts will be read in the original language and the course will include instruction in Middle English.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.
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English 406       Middle English Literature: Selected Works
A study of selected works of Middle English poetry, prose and drama (excluding Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales) in their social, cultural and historical contexts. Texts will be read in the original language and the course will include instruction in Middle English.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 410       Renaissance Literature and Culture I
A study of representative literary works from the reign of Henry VIII to Elizabeth I will be examined in their cultural and historical contexts. May include works by authors such as John Skelton, Sir Thomas More, Thomas Wyatt, Christopher Marlowe, Elizabeth I, Edmund Spenser, and William Shakespeare.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 411       Renaissance Literature and Culture II
A study of representative literary works from the reigns of James I, and Charles I, and the English Civil War will be examined in their cultural and historical contexts. May include works by John Donne, George Herbert, Mary Wroth, Amelia Lanyer, Andrew Marvell and John Milton.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 412       Early English Drama
A study of representative dramatic works from the emergence of the genre to 1600 will be examined in their relevant historical contexts. Includes texts from the medieval, Tudor, and Elizabethan periods.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 413       Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
An examination of the drama of the seventeenth century, examining works written for both public and private theatres as well as for court performance. Will include plays from major writers of the period such as William Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, and Thomas Middleton.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 422       Advanced Studies in Comics
Considers the role and nature of comics (comic strips, comic books, graphic novels) as a distinct form. Topics may include the influence of comics genres; the relationship of comics to other art forms (including literature); major authors; and distinct historical or national cartooning traditions.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 426       Selected Topics in Contemporary Theory
Advanced study in contemporary literary or cultural theory with a focus on a particular school, author, or approach.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 426 and 483 will not be allowed.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT.
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English 429       Eighteenth-Century Poetry
An examination of the major poetic forms of the long eighteenth century with an emphasis on tradition and innovation in poetic techniques. Includes such authors as John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester; John Dryden; Aphra Behn; Alexander Pope; Jonathan Swift; Samuel Johnson; Thomas Gray; Stephen Duck; Ann Yearsley; Mary Collier; Mary Leapor; and Phillis Wheatley.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 429 and 433 will not be allowed.
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English 431       Restoration Voices
An exploration of the diverse literary and cultural productions of England during the years 1660-1700 with an emphasis on both court and common spheres. Topics may include the re-opening of the theatres; professional women writers; transatlantic conversations and encounters with indigeneity; newspapers and broadsides; comedy and satire; medicine and science; political and religious dissent; sexuality and gender; town versus country debates; and coffee house culture.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 436       Creative Writing Workshop

A close examination and discussion of the student’s own work, with emphasis on technique, in order to develop a portfolio.

436.01 Poetry: Short Forms
436.02 Poetry: Long Forms
436.03 Fiction: Short Stories and Microfictions
436.04 Fiction: Long Short Stories and the Novella
436.05 Popular Genre Writing


Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 436.01 or 436.02 and 494 will not be allowed; credit for English 436.03 or 436.04 and 496 will not be allowed.
Notes:
One month before the start of classes, prospective students must submit a portfolio of their own work for evaluation before consent of the Department will be given. Details of this procedure are available from the Department of English.
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English 438       Experiments in Early Fiction
A study of selected works of prose fiction to 1832 with an emphasis on the development of the novel in England and/or across the Atlantic. Includes such authors as Aphra Behn, Daniel Defoe, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Henry Fielding, Laurence Sterne, Frances Burney, Frances Brooke, Charlotte Lennox, James Hogg, Maria Edgeworth, and Jane Austen.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 441       British Romanticism
A study of selected British literary works from the period roughly between the 1780s and 1830s. Includes such authors as Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, William Blake, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Mary Shelley.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 441 and 443 will not be allowed.
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English 445       Early to Mid-Victorian Literature
An examination of the Victorian novel, poetry, and prose. Includes such authors as Charles Dickens, Alfred Tennyson, Robert Browning, and the Brontës.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for English 445 and 447 will not be allowed.
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English 449       Late Victorian Literature
An examination of the poetry, prose, and drama of the 1880s and 1890s, with a focus on aestheticism and decadence. Includes such authors as Oscar Wilde, Vernon Lee, and Walter Pater.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 451       British Literature from 1900 to 1950
A survey of British literature from the first half of the twentieth century.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 453       British Literature since 1950
A survey of British literature from the last half of the twentieth century to the present.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 459       Digital Research in Literary Studies
An introduction to digital research methods for literary studies. Topics may include text encoding and analysis, data visualization, and public scholarship.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 461       Early American Literature and the American Renaissance
A survey of American literature from its origins to the Civil War. Examines both canonical and newly relevant works of literature and place them in a cultural and critical context.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 463       American Literature from the Late 1800s to the Mid-1900s
A survey of American literature from the Civil War to World War II, encompassing realism, naturalism, and modernism. Examines both canonical and newly relevant works of literature and place them in a cultural and critical context.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 465       American Literature since the Mid-1900s
A survey of American literature since World War II. Examines both canonical and newly relevant works of literature and place them in a cultural and critical context.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 471       Canadian Literature from its Origins to 1950
A survey of Canadian literature from its beginnings to the middle of the twentieth century.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 472       Advanced Studies in Young Adult Literature
Contemporary approaches to selected works of young adult literature. Topics may include the problem novel; dystopian literature; gender and sexuality; diversity in young adult books; banned/controversial books; fan culture; and young adults in the digital age.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 473       Canadian Literature since 1950
A survey of Canadian literature from 1950 to the present.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 477       Literature and Science
Study of the relationship between literature and science with respect to a special topic or theoretical approach. Course may cover advanced topics in science fiction such as Cyberpunk or Steampunk; how philosophies of science and technology pertain to literature; or interdisciplinary inquiry into literary texts using, for instance, neuroscience, ecology, and physics.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 479       Studies in Text and Image
An examination of the relationship between the visual and literary. Students will develop a vocabulary for talking about visual texts and learn to articulate the shared and distinctive ways that these texts create meaning. Topics may include illustrated books and manuscripts; visual poetics; graphic novels; adaptation; digital literary forms; history of the book; and letterpress printing.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 481       Literary Theory Pre-1900
A survey of the major theories and approaches to literature from antiquity to 1900.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 486       Advanced Studies in Literature and the Environment
Selected topics in nature writing, environmental literature, ecocriticism and eco-theory. Topics may include climate change; bioregionalism; animals and animality; indigenous environmental perspectives; risk, disaster, and crises; pollution and waste; the body toxic; and dystopias.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 487       Advanced Studies in Children’s Literature
Contemporary approaches to selected works of historical and/or contemporary children’s literature. Topics may include the Golden Age of children’s literature; picture books; literacy; censorship in children’s literature; gender and sexuality; genre; fan culture; reading in the digital age; storytelling; and diversity in children’s books.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 491       Advanced Studies in Global Literatures
Focused study of post-colonial, transnational, and/or diasporic literatures, with an emphasis on a selection region, author(s), and/or particular theoretical approaches.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 493       International Indigenous Literatures
Focused study of writing by indigenous peoples in an international context.  May be comparative in approach and/or focus on indigenous theoretical contexts.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
English 302 and one of 305 or 307.
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English 495       Studies Across Literary History
A historical or transhistorical examination of a literary theme, genre, form, and/or writing and publication practice.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
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English 499       Topics in a Selected Author
Advanced study of a selected author. A close look at one writer's oeuvre in social, historical, or theoretical contexts.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
12 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.  
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 504       Honours Project
Capstone seminar for English Honours students focusing on research methods and professional issues. Supports and includes the writing of the Honours thesis.
Course Hours:
6 units; F(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level, admission to the English Honours program and consent of the Department.
Notes:
Students are advised to consult with the English Department for information and advice by January  31 of the year in which they plan to register in English 504. See the departmental website for more information.
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English 508       Advanced Seminar in a Literary Genre
An in-depth examination of a select literary genres in a critical context. Students will learn to develop research questions and conduct original research.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 509       Advanced Seminar in Canadian Literature
An in-depth examination of a topic in Canadian literature in its critical context. Students will learn to develop research questions and conduct original research.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 515       Advanced Seminar in Global/Indigenous Contexts
Advanced study of a particular topic in post-colonial, transnational, diasporic, and/or indigenous literary studies, with an emphasis on theoretical context. Students will learn to develop research questions and conduct original research.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 517       Advanced Seminar in Theoretical and Cultural Studies
An in-depth examination of a topic involving advanced theoretical inquiry. Students will learn to develop research questions and conduct original research.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 519       Advanced Seminar in a Historical Topic
An in-depth examination of historical literary or cultural texts in a critical context. Students will learn to develop research questions and conduct original research.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 520       Community Engagement Through Literature
Combines classroom and community-based learning undertaken in association with the Calgary Public Library or other associated non-profit organizations that promote engagement with literature.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Notes:
Enrolment to this course is by application and subject to departmental approval.
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English 523       Advanced Seminar in Book and Digital Culture 
Advanced topics in book history, digital humanities, and new media.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
Also known as:
(formerly English 521)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 525       Advanced Seminar in a National or Transnational Literature
An in-depth examination of a national or transnational author, genre, or issue in a critical context.  Students will learn to develop research questions and conduct original research.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 527       Advanced Seminar in a Selected Author
An in-depth examination of a selected author in a critical context. Students will learn to develop research questions and conduct original research.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 529       Advanced Seminar in Popular/Experimental Genres
An in-depth examination of works or author that operate outside the traditional literary canon. May include the study of such topics as new or emergent literary forms; the cultural products of fan or digital culture; comics; bestselling genres such as true crime, fantasy, or romance; art books; and formally experimental literature in a historical or contemporary context. Students will learn to develop research questions and conduct original research.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
6 units of English at the 400 level.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 593       Studies in Creative Writing: Poetry
A close examination and discussion of the student's own work, with emphasis on advanced technique.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Notes:
One month before the class begins, prospective students must submit a portfolio of their own work for evaluation before consent to register for this course will be given. Details of this procedure are available from the Department of English.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 594       Studies in Creative Writing: Prose Fiction
A close examination and discussion of the student's own work, with emphasis on advanced technique.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Notes:
One month before the class begins, prospective students must submit a portfolio of their own work for evaluation before consent to register for this course will be given. Details of this procedure are available from the Department of English.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 595       Studies in Creative Writing: Creative Non-Fiction
A close examination and discussion of the student's own work, with emphasis on advanced technique.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Notes:
One month before the class begins, prospective students must submit a portfolio of their own work for evaluation before consent to register for this course will be given. Details of this procedure are available from the Department of English.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 598       The Book-Length Manuscript
A close examination and discussion of the student's own work, with emphasis on advanced technique.
Course Hours:
6 units; F(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
Notes:
One month before the start of classes, prospective students must submit a portfolio of their own work for evaluation before consent of the Department will be given. Details of this procedure are available from the Department of English. Recommended preparation for English 598 is dependent on genre.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Graduate Courses
English 603       Topics in Genre
Specialized study of a topic involving a single genre or multiple genres.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 605       Topics in National or Transnational Literatures
Specialized study of a topic in national or transnational literary studies, in a critical context.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 607       Topics in Theoretical and Cultural Studies
Specialized study of a topic involving theoretical inquiry.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 609       Topics in a Literary Period
Specialized study of a topic in a literary period in its critical context.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 677       Topics in Canadian Literature
Specialized study of a topic in Canadian literature in its critical context.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Also known as:
(formerly English 676)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 681       Topics in Literary Criticism
Specialized study of a topic in the field of literary criticism.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Also known as:
(formerly English 680)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 685       Special Topics
Specialized study of a topic in the field of literary studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Also known as:
(formerly English 684)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 691       Graduate Pro-seminar
Introduces incoming graduate students to critical skills and professional issues in graduate level literary studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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English 693       Topics in Creative Writing: Poetry
A close examination and discussion of the student's own work, with emphasis on advanced technique.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 694       Topics in Creative Writing: Prose Fiction
A close examination and discussion of the student's own work, with emphasis on advanced technique.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 695       Topics in Creative Writing: Creative Non-Fiction
A close examination and discussion of the student's own work, with emphasis on advanced technique.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 698       Topics in Creative Writing: The Book-Length Manuscript
A close examination and discussion of the student's own work, with emphasis on advanced technique in a selected genre(s).
Course Hours:
6 units; F(3S-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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English 710       Capstone Project
Independent research and original work to be undertaken under the direction of a faculty member in English, after all required course work has been completed.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(1-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Department.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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