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Fall 2017

 

ENG (AFR)184 Survey of Afro-American Lit
M W 2:40-4:00

ENG 199 Methods of Literary Study
Andrea Stone, T Th 1:00-2:20

ENG 199 Methods of Literary Study
Ambreen Hai, M W 1:10-2:30

ENG 200 English Literary Tradition I
Doug Patey, M W F 11:00-12:10

 

ENG/CLT 202 Western Classics in Translation, from Homer to Dante
Michael Thurston, T Th 9:00-10:20

ENG/CLT 202 Western Classics in Translation, from Homer to Dante
Nancy Shumate,M W 9:00-10:20

 

ENG 206 Intermediate Fiction Writing
Russ Rymer, Th 1:00-2:50

Writing submission required: Sample or samples should total approximately 1000 words, of any genre. If the applicant has a writing project in mind for the semester (after reading the course description), it should also be submitted. Please submit your sample to jroberts@smith.edu by April 14th.                                

ENG 210 Old English
Craig Davis, M W F 10:00-10:50

ENG 215 Mid-Century Experimantal art and Literature in the U.S.
Michael Thurston, M W 1:10-4:00

 

ENG 216 Intermediate Poetry Writing
Ellen Watson, W 1:10-4:00                            

Writing submission required: Please submit a writing sample of 6 poems with contact information and a note describing your poetry background/coursework, who you read, etc. Submit your sample to jroberts@smith.edu by April 14th.

                       

ENG 231 American Literature Before 1865
Rick Millington, M W F 11:00-12:10

ENG 232 London Fog:Victorian Secrets, Sensations and Subversions
Michael Gorra, T Th 10:30-11:50

ENG 249 Literatures of the Black Atlantic
Andrea Stone, T Th 3:00-4:20

ENG 250 Chaucer
Nancy Bradbury, M W 2:40-4:00

ENG 267 Asian American Literature
Floyd Cheung, M W F 11:00-12:10

 

ENG 274 The Pleasures of not Thinking: Romanticism and the Irrational
Lily Gurton-Wachter, T Th 10:30-11:50

ENG 290 Crafting Creative Nonfiction-Topic:Writing Women,                                                         Susan Faludi, Th 1:00-2:50  

Writing submission required: Please submit a writing sample of approximately 1,000 words that showcases your creative abilities. Submit your sample to jroberts@smith.edu by April 14th.

ENG 295 Advanced Poetry Writing                    Arda Collins, T 1:00-4:00      

 

Writing sample required:Please submit 5-7 poems and a short description of your workshop experience and reading interests. Submit your sample to jroberts@smith.edu by April 14th.


                               

ENG 296 Advanced Fiction Writing
Ruth Ozeki, T 1:00-4:00     

Writing sample required: Please submit a writing sample of no more than 3-4 pages of your fiction. Your sample should highlight what you feel is strongest about your writing. Please include a short note (no more than a page) explaining why you would like to enroll in this class at this time. If you like, you may also explain why you chose this specific writing sample and what you hope it demonstrates about you as a writer and thinker. Please submit your sample to jroberts@smith.edu by April 14th.

 

ENG (AFR) 323 Seminar: Toni Morrison
T 1:00-2:50
                                

ENG 333 Seminar: A Major British or American Writer: J.R.R. Tolkien
Craig Davis, T 1:00-4:50

ENG 333 Seminar: A Major British or American Writer: Evelyn Waugh
Doug Patey, Th 3:00-4:50

ENG 391 Modern South Asian Writers
Ambreen Hai, T 1:00-3:30

ENG 399 Teaching Literature
Samuel Scheer, W 7:00-9:30