Spring 2022 Course Offerings

The English Department offers a variety of courses to meet major, degree, and USP requirements. Select a list on this page to learn which classes we are offering next semester to meet each set of requirements. This page also provides specific topic information not found in TitanWeb, like descriptions of Optional Content topics for English major courses and themes for WRT 188 courses.  

Visit TitanWeb and utilize the class search widget for the most up-to-date information about class days, times, instructors, and locations. For more information about the English Department’s programs, requirements, and other advising information, you may view the 2021-2022-English Major Handbook.

Liberal Arts Major

Core Courses:

  • Baker- ENG 281-001C: Introduction to English Studies
  • Maguire- ENG 381-001C: Foundations of Literary Criticism
  • Dingledine- ENG 481-001C: Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

Area A1 English Lit Tradition Before 1700 (1 Course)

  • Shaffer- ENG 332-001C: Early Women Writers

Area A2 English Lit Tradition After 1700 (1 Course)

  • Manning- ENG 342-001C: Literature of the Romantic Era: Jane Austen and the Romantic Poets. 

Area A3 American Lit Tradition (1 Course)

  • Feldman- ENG 380-001C: American & European Drama 

Area A4 Lit by American Ethnic Writers and/or Post-Colonial Writers (1 Course)

  • Roth- ENG 358-001C: Postcolonial Writing in Britain 

Area B Rhetoric/Linguistics (1 Course)

  • Hostetler- ENG 320-001C: Politeness and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Ochonicky- ENG 397-001C: Digital and Multimedia Writing

Area C Creative Writing (1 Course)

  • Haynes- ENG 204-001C- (MAY-TERM): Intro to Creative Writing
  • McCabe- ENG 204-002C: Intro to Creative Writing
  • Rindo- ENG 204-003C: Intro to Creative Writing
  • Kalinoski-ENG 330-001: Playwriting 2
  • Rindo- ENG 304-001C: Advanced Fiction Writing
  • Animashaun- ENG 305-001C: Poetry I

Area D Specialized Literary or Cultural Studies (1 Course)

  • Baker- ENG 324-001C OC: Literature of Motherhood
  • Haynes- ENG 343-001C OC: Writing the Climate Crisis
  • Pesta- ENG 392-001C OC: Dostoevsky, God and the Devil
Secondary Education Major

Core Courses: 

  • Baker- ENG 281-001C: Intro to English Studies
  • Maguire- ENG 381-001C: Foundations of Literary Criticism
  • Dingledine- ENG 481-001C: Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

Area A1 English Lit Tradition (1 Course) 

  • Shaffer- ENG 332-001C : Early Women Writers
  • Manning- ENG 342-001C: Literature of the Romantic Era: Jane Austen and the Romantic Poets. 

Area A2 American Lit Tradition (1 Course) 

  • Feldman- ENG 380-001C: American & European Drama 

Area A3 Shakespeare (1 Course) 

  • N/A (offered in Fall semesters only)

Area A4 Literature by American Ethnic Writers and/or Post-Colonial Writers (2 courses) 

  • Roth- ENG 358-001C: Postcolonial Writing in Britain 

Area B Linguistics (1 Course) 

  • Hostetler- ENG 320-001C: Politeness and Cross-Cultural Communication

Area C Creative Writing 

  • Haynes- ENG 204-001C: (MAY-TERM): Introduction to Creative Writing
  • McCabe- ENG 204-002C:  Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Rindo- ENG 204-003C: Introduction to Creative Writing
  • Kalinoski- ENG 330-001C: Playwriting 2
  • Rindo- ENG 304-001C: Advanced Fiction Writing
  • Animashaun- ENG 305-001C: Poetry I

Area D Specialized Literary or Cultural Studies (1 Course) 

  • Baker- ENG 324-001C: Literature of Motherhood
  • Haynes- ENG 343-001C: Writing the Climate Crisis
  • Pesta- ENG 392-001C: Dostoevsky, God and the Devil

Area E (YA Lit) 

  • N/A (offered only in Fall semesters)–see Ed Ldrshp offerings for another course that meets this requirement.
General Education (USP and Degree) Requirements

The English Department offers a range of classes that meet USP and Degree requirements for Explore Culture (XC), Ethnic Studies (ES), and Global Citizenship (GC). Below are the courses offered next semester for each of these requirements. (These lists are currently Oshkosh only; Fox and Fond du Lac students, info about courses on your campuses is coming soon!)

ES/ Ethnic Studies: 

ENG 218  001C  Animashaun 
ENG 219  001C  Maguire 
ENG 219  002C  Maguire 
ENG 220  001C  Manning 
ENG 220  002C  Vielbig 
ENG 229  001C  Dingledine 

  

GC/Global Citizenship: 

ENG 227 Q2  001C  Henson 
ENG 243  001C  Haynes 
ENG 243  002C  Rindo 

  

XC/Explore Culture: 

ENG 204  002C  McCabe 
ENG 204  003C  Rindo 
ENG 210  001C  Boehler 
ENG 211  001C  Duhatschek 
ENG 212 Q2  001C  Roth 
ENG 214  001C  Baybrook 
ENG 214  002C  Dunckel 
ENG 218  001C  Animashaun 
ENG 219  001C  Maguire 
ENG 219  002C  Maguire 
ENG 220  001C  Manning 
ENG 220  002C  Vielbig 
ENG 224  001C  Baker 
ENG 224  002C  Shaffer 
ENG 224  003C  Shaffer 
ENG 225  001C  Pesta 
ENG 226  001C  Baker 
ENG 226  002C  Feldman 
ENG 226  003C  Feldman 
ENG 227 Q2  001C  Henson 
ENG 229  001C  Dingledine 
ENG 243  001C  Haynes 
ENG 243  002C  Rindo 
ENG 247 Q2  001C  Roth 

 

First-Year and Advanced Writing (WRT 188 and 287/288)

The English Department offers WRT 188 to meet the first year (Quest) writing requirement, with WRT 101 and 110 as alternatives for specific student groups. We offer WRT 99 and WRT 100 to prepare students for or support them in WRT 188. We also offer WRT 288 to meet the advanced (Connect) writing requirement, with WRT 287 and 310 as alternatives for specific student groups. See the First-Year Writing and Advanced Writing pages for more information about these two programs and their classes, and see TitanWeb for a list of all sections being offered next semester. 

WRT 188 courses have individual themes, which are the topics for the full semester of writing and discussion. Below is a list of all the themes offered next semester. (This list is currently Oshkosh only; Fox and Fond du Lac students, info about courses on your campuses is coming soon!)

 

Animashaun  001C  The Immigrant Experience 
Boehler  002C   TBA
Boehler  003C   TBA
Boehler  004C   TBA
Bruni  005C  Images of America in 20th Century Music 
Bruni  006C  Images of America in 20th Century Music 
Donath  007C  Debt and the American Dream 
Donath  008C  Debt and the American Dream 
Duhatschek  009C  Gaming Sustainable Worlds 
Duhatschek  010C  Gaming Sustainable Worlds 
Duhatschek  011C  Gaming Sustainable Worlds 
Henson  012C  Remembering the Holocaust 
Henson  013C  Remembering the Holocaust 
Henson  014C  Remembering the Holocaust 
Hostetler  015C  Language and Identity 
McCabe  016C  Music and Cultural Identity 
McCabe  017C  Music and Cultural Identity 
McCabe  018C  Music and Cultural Identity 
Snyder  019C  Narrative Extensions of Nature 
Snyder  020C  Narrative Extensions of Nature 
Vielbig  021C  Sport: Gender and Race 
Vielbig  022C  Sport: Gender and Race 
Vielbig  023C  Sport: Gender and Race 

 

Graduate Degree Requirements

Coming Soon

Optional Content Topics

Optional Content Offered Spring 2022:

  • Hostetler- ENG 320-001C: Politeness and Cross-Cultural Communication
  • Baker- ENG 324-001C: Literature of Motherhood 
  • Shaffer- ENG 332-001C: Early Women Writers
  • Manning- ENG 342-001C: Literature of the Romantic Era: Jane Austen and the Romantic Poets. 
  • Haynes- ENG 343-001C: Writing the Climate Crisis 
  • Roth- ENG 358-001C: Postcolonial Writing in Britain 
  • Feldman- ENG 380-001C: American & European Drama 
  • Pesta- ENG 392-001C: Dostoevsky, God, and the Devil 
  • Dingledine- ENG 481-001C: Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

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English Department
Office: Radford Hall Room 218
Phone: (920) 424-2205