Course Descriptions

The links below provide individual detailed class descriptions for most of the department's 3000, 4000, and graduate level classes. Descriptions are provided by the individual professors and refer to their current offerings and specific class requirements. Links provide overviews from the English Department or individual professors regarding freshman program and 2000 level courses. For additional information, consult your advisor or the professor offering the class. Descriptions are also posted to departmental bulletin boards in Lee Hall, inside the Main Office (suite 2000) on the second floor. Complete schedules are available on Banner . Complete departmental course listings may be found in the Mississippi State catalogs . *Starred descriptions are previous term descriptions. Contact the professor for up-to-date details. Other linked items are current.

Fall 2018

Undergraduate

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
Freshman Composition Courses Various Various
Composition Two-for-One Credit (EN 1173, EN 1113H) Various Various
EN 1111 English Studies T 5:30-6:20 Kelly Marsh - Kelly Marsh Email
EN 2203: Introduction to Literature Various Various
Literature Survey Courses: EN 2213, EN 2223, EN 2243, EN 2253, EN 2273, 2283 Various Various
EN 2363 Introduction to African-American Literature MW 2:00-3:15 Donald Shaffer - Donald Shaffer Email
EN 2434: Literature and Film

TTh 3:30-5:00
M 5:00-6:50

Michele Crescenzo - Michele Crescenzo Email
EN 2503: Teaching Grammar MWF 9:00-9:50 Catherine Doughty - Catherine Doughty Email
EN 3303: Creative Writing, sec. 01

TTh 8:00-9:15

Emily Stinson - Emily Stinson Email
*EN 3303: Creative Writing. sec. 02, 09 (2) TTh 12:30-1:45
(9) TTh 11:00-12:15
Richard Lyons - Richard Lyons Email
EN 3303: Creative Writing, sec. 03, 04, 05

(3) TTh 2:00-3:15
(4) TTh 12:30-1:45
(5) TTh 9:30-10:45

Becky Hagenston - Becky Hagenston Email
EN 3303: Creative Writing, sec. 06

MWF 9:00-9:50

James Redd - James Redd Email
EN 3303: Creative Writing, sec. 07 MW 2:00-3:15 Michael Kardos - Michael Kardos Email
EN 3303: Creative Writing, sec. 08 TTh 9:30-10:45 Catherine Pierce - Catherine Pierce Email
EN 3313: Writing for the Workplace, sec. 01 TTh 3:30-4:45 Aaron Grimes - Aaron Grimes Email
EN 3313: Writing for the Workplace, sec. 02 TTh 9:30-10:45 Katherine Flowers - Katherine Flowers Email
EN 3313: Writing for the Workplace, sec. 03 TTh 2:00-3:15 Taylor Garner - Taylor Garner Email
EN 3313: Writing for the Workplace, sec. 04 MW 2:00-3:15 Aaron Grimes - Aaron Grimes Email
EN 3414 Critical Writing and Research in Literary Studies (2) TTh 9:30-10:45, W 2:00-2:50 Andrea Spain - Andrea Spain Email
(3) TTh 11:00-12:15 , W 2:00-2:50
EN 3423: Descriptive English Grammar TTh 12:30-1:45 Megan Smith - Megan Smith Email
EN 3533: Selected Authors: Sir Thomas Malory & Arthurian Literature MWF 9:00-9:50 Holly Johnson - Holly Johnson Email
EN 3903: Intermediate Fiction MW 12:30 - 1:45 Michael Kardos - Michael Kardos Email
EN 4111 Portfolios and Reflective Writing M 5:30-6:20 Miller, Elizabeth Ellis Miller, Elizabeth Ellis Email
EN4243: Writing Center Tutoring TTh 3:30-4:45 Kayleigh Few - Kayleigh Few Email

Split level (graduate or undergraduate credit)

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
EN 6303/4303: Craft of Poetry T 5:00-7:50 Catherine Pierce - Catherine Pierce Email
EN 6323/4323: Critical Theory Since Plato TTh 2:00-3:15 Dan Punday - Dan Punday Email
EN 6403/4403: Introduction to Linguistics sec. 01;
Also listed as AN 6403/4403

TTh 9:30-10:45

Megan Smith - Megan Smith Email
EN 6403/4403: Introduction to Linguistics sec. 02;
Also listed as AN 6403/4403
TTh 2:00-3:15 Ginger Pizer - Ginger Pizer Email
EN 6453/4453: Methods in TESOL

TTh 3:30-4:45

Megan Smith - Megan Smith Email
EN 6463/4463: Studies in Second Language Acquisition

MW 2:00-3:15

Wendy Herd - Wendy Herd Email
EN 6473-4473: Phonetics; Also listed as PSY 6473-4473 MW 12:30-1:45 Wendy Herd - Wendy Herd Email
EN 6503/4503: In the Beginning: Shakespeare t0 1599 MWF 12:30-1:45 Thomas Anderson - Thomas Anderson Email
EN 6623/4623 Language and Culture TTh 11:00-12:15 Ginger Pizer - Ginger Pizer Email
EN 6663/4663 The British and Irish Novel Since 1900 TTh 3:30-4:45 Kelly Marsh - Kelly Marsh Email
EN 6703/4703: Sixteenth Century English Literature TTh 8:00-9:15 Greg Bentley - Greg Bentley Email
EN 6863/4863 Romantic Poetry TTh 11:00-12:15 Lara Dodds - Lara Dodds Email
EN 6903-4903 American Literature 1800-1860: American Manhood TTh 9:30-10:45 Bonnie O'Neill - Bonnie O'Neill Email
EN 6933/4933 Survey of Contemporary Literature TTh 9:30-10:45 Andrea Spain - Andrea Spain Email
EN 6943/4943 Form and Theory of Fiction TTh 12:30-1:45 Peter DeGabriele - Peter DeGabriele Email
EN 6990/4990 Special Topics: Literature and Social Change MW 12:30-1:45 Elizabeth Miller - Elizabeth Miller Email

Graduate Seminars

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
EN 6013: Teaching College Writing (Directed Study for English Dept. Teaching Assistants) TTh 12:30-1:45 Ann Spurlock - Ann Spurlock Email
EN 8103: Graduate Research In English W 5:00-7:50 Shalyn Claggett - Shalyn Claggett Email
EN 8333: Studies in Southern Literature: Southerly Currents Th 5:00-7:50 Ted Atkinson - Ted Atkinson Email
EN 8523 Studies in English Literature 1485-1660: M 5:00-7:50 Eric Vivier - Eric Vivier Email

Summer 2018

Undergraduate

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
Freshman Composition Courses Various Various
EN 2203: Introduction to Literature Various Various
Literature Survey Courses: EN 2213, EN 2253, Various Various
EN 2403 Introduction to the Study of Languages (also listed as AN 2403) Sum. I
MTWThF 8:00-9:50
Wendy Herd - Wendy Herd Email
EN 3303 Creative Writing Sum. I
MTWThF 10:00- 11:50
Becky Hagenston - Becky Hagenston Email

Split level (graduate or undergraduate credit)

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
EN 6403/4403 Introduction to Linguistics Also listed as AN 6403/4403 Sum. I MTWThF 10:00-11:50 Wendy Herd - Wendy Herd Email
*EN 6493-4493: TESOL Practicum TBA Wendy Herd - Wendy Herd Email
EN 6513/4513 Shakespeare Sum. I
MTWThF 10:00-11:50
Eric Vivier - Eric Vivier Email

Graduate Seminars

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
EN 8573: Studies in Literature Since 1900: U.S. Literature of the 1960s Sum. I
MTWThF 10:00-11:50
Matthew Little - Matthew Little Email

Spring 2018

Undergraduate

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
Freshman Composition Courses
(EN 0103, EN 1103, En 1113)
Various Various
Composition Two-for-One Credit (EN 1173, EN 1113H) Various Various
EN 2203: Introduction to Literature Various Various
Literature Survey Courses: EN 2213, EN 2223, EN 2243, EN 2253, EN 2273, EN 2283 Various Various
EN 2403: Introduction to the Study of Language (also listed as AN 2403) (s.01) MW 2:00- 3:15 Wendy Herd - Wendy Herd Email
(s.02) MW 3:30-4:45 Sava Kolev - Sava Kolev Email
EN 2443: Introduction to Science Fiction TTh 2:00-3:15 Lara Dodds - Lara Dodds Email
EN 2503: Teaching Grammar MW 12:30-1:45 Catherine Doughty - Catherine Doughty Email
EN 3303: Creative Writing (s.01) TTh 9:30-10:45
(s.02)TTh 12:30-1:45
(s.07) TTh 11:00-12:15
Richard Lyons - Richard Lyons Email

(s.03) TTh 9:30-10:45
(s.04)TTh 2:00-3:15

Catherine Pierce - Catherine Pierce Email
(s.05) MW 12:30-1:45
(s.06) MW 2:00-3:15
Becky Hagenston - Becky Hagenston Email
EN 3313: Writing for the Workplace (s.01) TTh 12:30-1:45 Kayleigh Few - Kayleigh Few Email
(s.02) MW 3:30-4:45

Taylor Garner Taylor Garner Email

(s.03) MWF 11:00-11:50

Aaron Grimes - Aaron Grimes Email

s. 501 - online

EN 3414: Critical Writing and Research in Literary Studies (s.01) TTh 11:00- 12:15 & W 2:00- 2:50 Eric Vivier - Eric Vivier Email
(s.02) TTh 9:30- 10:45 & W 2:00- 2:50 Eric Vivier - Eric Vivier Email
EN 3513: Women in Literature MW 12:30-1:45 Kelly Marsh - Kelly Marsh Email
EN 3533: Selected Authors: American Gods, Myths, and Roadside Attractions MWF 10:00-10:50 Marty Price - Marty Price Email
EN 3803: Intermediate Poetry Writing TTh 12:30-1:45 Catherine Pierce - Catherine Pierce Email

Split level (graduate or undergraduate credit)

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
EN 6223/4223: Principles of Legal Writing TTh 9:30-10:45 Matthew Little
Matthew Little Email
EN 6233/4233: Composition Pedagogy MW 2:00-3:15

Miller, Elizabeth Ellis Miller, Elizabeth Ellis Email

EN 6313/4313: Craft of Fiction W 5:00- 7:50 pm Michael Kardos - Michael Kardos Email
EN 6343/4343 African American Literature MWF 10:00-10:50 Robert West - Robert West Email

EN 6403/4403: Introduction to Linguistics *
(also listed as AN 6403/4403)

TTh 2:00-3:15

Megan Smith - Megan Smith Email

EN 6413/4413: History of the English Language* TTh 12:30-1:45 Ginger Pizer - Ginger Pizer Email
EN 6433/4433: Approaches to TESOL* TTh 12:30-1:45 Wendy Herd - Wendy Herd Email
EN 6443/4443: English Syntax* TTh 11:00-12:15 Megan Smith - Megan Smith Email
EN 6513/4513: Shakespeare after 1600* MW 12:30-1:45 Greg Bentley - Greg Bentley Email
EN 6633/4633 Language and Society
(also listed as AN 6633/4633 and SO 6633/4633)
TTh 9:30-10:45 Ginger Pizer - Ginger Pizer Email
EN 6653/4653 19th Century British Novel MW 12:30-1:45 Shalyn Claggett - Shalyn Claggett Email
EN 6713/4713 17th Century British Literature: Women's Writing and English Literary History TTh 11:00-12:15 Lara Dodds - Lara Dodds Email
EN 6733/4733 18th Century British Literature: Satire, Comedy, and Social Commentary in the 18th Century TTh 9:30-10:45 Peter DeGabriele - Peter DeGabriele Email
EN 6923/4923: The American Novel Since 1900: Fictions of History TTh 12:30-1:45 Ted Atkinson - Ted Atkinson Email
EN 6953/4953 Form and Theory of Poetry MWF 11:00-11:50 Robert West - Robert West Email
EN 6990/4990: Special Topics in English: Grant Writing

TTh 3:30-4:45

Katherine Flowers - Katherine Flowers Email

Graduate Seminars

Course Number (click for description) Time Professor - contact
EN 6013: Teaching College Writing (Directed Study for English Dept. Teaching Assistants ) MW 12:30-1:45 Ann Spurlock - Ann Spurlock Email
EN 8513: Studies in English Literature before 1485: The Ricardian Poets Th 3:30-6:20 pm Holly Johnson - Holly Johnson Email
EN 8553: American Literature to the Civil War: Novels and Narratives of Early America F 9:00-11:50 am Bonnie O'Neill - Bonnie O'Neill Email
EN 8593: Studies in Post-Colonial Literatures: South African Literature in Transition*. M 5:00-7:50 pm Andrea Spain - Andrea Spain Email