english department
 

SPRING 2021

English Department:

SPECIAL TOPICS COURSES

The Special Topics courses fulfill the following Major requirements:

Category 1: Literatures of Ethnicity, Gender, & Culture

AML 4930 Refugee Literature
Native American Literature and Sexuality
Identity in Early African American Literature
LIT 4930 Ghosts from the Colonial Past
Global Environments
Medieval Women: Beyond Stereotype (pre-1800)*
Resistance in Black Literatures
Ghosts of Irish Literature
Visualizing Race in Lit and Film
World Literature: Mapping Power

Category 2: American Literature, British Literature, & Genre Studies

AML 4930 American Novel: Modern and Postmodern
ENL 4930 18th-Century Literature and the Modern (pre-1800)*
John Milton’s Texts and Contexts (pre-1800)*
17th-Century Classic Poems and Prose (pre-1800)*
Victorian Voices: Bronte to Wells
LIT 4930 Transformations (pre-1800)*
Science Fiction and the (post-) Apocalypse
Young Adult Fiction
Literature of War: 20th Century

Category 3: Writing and Rhetoric

ENC 4930 Writing for Community Organizations and Social Change
Research Writing in the Humanities
Classical Rhetoric / Contemporary Argument
Public Rhetoric and Protest
Honors Thesis

* pre-1800 requirement



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Department of English

The Department of English proudly fulfills its mission through excellence and innovation in teaching, outstanding research and creative activities, public engagement and distinctive cultural alliances, all within an environment that fosters inclusiveness. English study trains students in textual analysis, communication, and critical thinking, thus preparing our students for any job requiring imaginative thinking, analytical thinking, and/or communication skills.

 

English Alumni ALL ALUMNI

Ashley George

Ashley George

Ashley George earned a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric in Spring 2017. She received departmental honors for completing the thesis program and college honors for her GPA. She was recently...

Danielle Powell

Danielle Powell

Danielle Powell graduated magna cum laude from Florida Atlantic University in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. While an undergrad, she was a member of the English Honors program, was on the Dean's Honors List, and...

Shauna Mogan

Shauna Mogan

Shauna Mogan earned a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Renaissance Literature from FAU in 2014. She currently works as a teacher at Cooper City High School where she instructs 10th Grade English/English...

Nicole Wieder

Nicole Wieder

Nicole Wieder earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a concentration in Writing and Rhetoric. After graduation, she accepted a position with NewBeauty Magazine as an Editorial Assistant. Nicole excelled in her...

Daniel Dickey

Daniel Dickey

Upon graduating, Daniel Dickey joined Teach For America as a high school English teacher in Miami, FL. The experience was not only personally rewarding, but also impactful as his students made tremendous gains toward honest...

 
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