University of Mississippi

Starting Fall 2016 Graduate Courses

Course Offerings:

Downloadable PDF: Spring 2018 Graduate Course Descriptions

Eng 600 Introduction to Graduate Studies
This course is an introduction to theory and methods for graduate study, with emphasis on the impact of theoretical schools of thought on the evolution of the profession. Z grade

Eng 615 Fundamentals of Linguistic Science
This course is an analysis of methods of describing any given language and of reconstructing its history, with outside papers emphasizing students’ own linguistic interests.

Eng 617 Teaching College English
This is an introductory course in writing theory, teaching practices, and research in composing.

Eng 686 Studies in Genre
This course studies special topics in the literary discourses of genre. Content varies and may be repeated for credit.

Eng 693 Directed Reading in English Literature

Eng 695 Directed Reading in American Literature

Eng 696 Directed Research
This is individual directed research in literature, language, and criticism. Credit not applicable to graduate degree programs in English. May be repeated. Z grade.

Eng 697 MA Thesis
No grade

Eng 698 MFA Thesis
No grade

Eng 678 Screenwriting Workshop
This is an intensive screenwriting workshop. If content varies, may be repeated for credit.

Eng 679 Form, Craft, and Influence: Poetry
This is a graduate literature course for writers and students of poetry, emphasizing style and technique. Content varies and may be repeated once for credit (3).

Eng 680 Graduate Fiction Workshop I
This is an intensive fiction workshop. Content varies and may be repeated three times for credit.

Eng 681 Graduate Fiction Workshop II
This is an intensive fiction workshop. Content varies and may be repeated three times for credit.

Eng 682 Graduate Poetry Workshop
This is an intensive graduate poetry workshop. Content varies and may be repeated three times for credit.

Eng 683 Form, Craft, and Influence: Fiction
This course is a graduate literature course for writers and students of fiction, emphasizing style and technique. Content varies; may be repeated one time for credit. (3)

Eng 684 Directed Reading in Creative Writing

Eng 703 Studies in Early English Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 705 Studies in Middle English
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 706 Studies in Chaucer
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 710 Studies in Early Modern Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 711 Studies in Shakespeare
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 714 Milton
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 715 British Literature of Restoration-18th Century
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 717 18th-Century Studies
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 720 Studies in the Romantic Period
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 721 Studies in the Victorian Period
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 725 Studies in Modern British Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 726 Studies in Contemporary British Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 730 Textual Studies and History of the Book
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 731 Studies in Literary Genres
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 732 Studies in the Lyric
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 733 Studies in Drama
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 735 Studies in the Novel
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 736 Theory and Criticism of Poetry
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 737 Studies in Film
This is a seminar on various approaches to the study of film and film research. A research paper is required, as well as attendance at weekly film showings, related lectures, and seminar meetings. If content varies may be repeated for credit.

Eng 738 Special Topics in Film Study
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 740 Studies in Critical Theory
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 741 Cultural Studies
This course covers the critical concept of literature as a reflection of culture. If content varies, it may be repeated for credit.

Eng 742 Studies in Gender
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 743 Studies in Literature and the Environment
This is a seminar course on environmental poetry, fiction, and/or nonfiction; nature writing; and/or ecotheory and ecocriticism. If content varies may be repeated for credit.

Eng 745 Studies in World Literature
Students explore literature across national traditions. Texts read in English translation when necessary. If content varies may be repeated for credit.

Eng 746 Postcolonial Literature, Culture, and Criticism
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 747 Studies in African and African Diasporic Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 760 Studies in Early American Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 762 Studies in 19th-Century American Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 763 Studies in Modern American Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 765 Modern American Drama
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 766 Studies in Contemporary American Literature
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 767 Studies in Major American Writers
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 768 Studies in the American Novel
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 770 Studies in Faulkner
If content varies, it may be repeated for credit.

Eng 775 Studies in American Regionalism
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 776 Studies in Southern Literature
If content varies, it may be repeated for credit.

Eng 781 Studies in Composition and Rhetoric
If content varies, this course may be repeated for credit.

Eng 782 Research in Composition
This course is an examination of the research being done in the field of composition. Students will design and implement research projects. If content varies, it may be repeated for credit.

Eng 790 Modernist Colloquium
This course is a faculty-graduate student colloquium focusing on aspects of Modernism; the range of literature and thought from the romantic period in Europe and the United States to the present. Students admitted by permission of instructor based upon presentation of an acceptable prospectus and evidence of experience and knowledge in the field. If content varies may be repeated for credit. Z grade.

Eng 791 Internship Seminar in College English
Z grade

Eng 796 Doctoral Essay
No grade

Eng 797 Dissertation
No grade