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  Camden Graduate Catalog 2021-2023 Graduate School-Camden English 350, 352, 354, 615, 842 Graduate Courses (English 350)  

Graduate Courses (English 350)

56:350:501,502 Independent Study in British Literature (3,3) Individual study in directed readings. Available only by special arrangement.
56:350:503 Introduction to Graduate Literary Study (3) Required of all students in the program, this course prepares students for graduate study through practice in current methods of research, interpretation, and criticism.
56:350:504 Classics and Modern (3) Ancient and classical literature in translation, with forays into modern and postmodern work modeled on the ancients.
56:350:505,506 Department of English Learning Abroad Program (3,3) A short-term study abroad tour focusing on an author or authors or on a literary theme.
56:350:507 Studies in Fiction (3) Narrative forms and their relation to the novel, with attention to theory of fiction.
56:350:508 Critical Theory (3) Study of 20th-century debates in America and Europe: new criticism, Marxist theory, structuralism, and deconstruction.
56:350:509 Professional Seminar in English Studies (3) This class introduces you to a variety of professions and fields under the auspices of English and media studies. You will learn about methods and histories of librarianship, teaching, editing, radio/print journalism, podcasting, producing editions, jobs in writing, public relations, marketing, nonprofit work, academic administration, curriculum development, government fields, digital studies, digital humanities, digital design, and social media.
56:350:510 Studies in Dramatic Form (3) Studies in theater styles and conventions focusing on various periods of English or American drama.
56:350:511 Studies in Poetry (3) Styles, themes, genres, and conventions of poetry in English; nature and scope of individual achievement in relation to poetic traditions.
56:350:514 Introduction to Theory and Criticism (3) This course introduces students to a wide range of theoretical frameworks and schools of cultural criticism (literary, textual, pedagogical) that will be central to their academic research and writing. This strong foundation in theory will help students approach further work in media studies, literary studies, and writing studies.
56:350:515 Proseminar in Teaching (3) Required for the one-year master of arts (M.A.) in English and media studies for teaching professionals, and open to all M.A. students, this course surveys professional issues in education.
56:350:516 Professional Development Lab I (1) In this lab, students will use their classroom materials for planning the school year and complete exercises in the teaching of English. Registration by special permission only.
56:350:517 Professional Development Lab II (2) In this lab, students will learn to analyze, assess, and develop their classroom materials. Registration by special permission only.
56:350:518 Professional Development Lab III (2) In this lab, students will learn to analyze, assess, and develop their classroom materials. Registration by special permission only.
56:350:519 Professional Development Lab IV (1) In this lab, students will use their classroom materials for planning the school year and complete exercises in the teaching of English. Registration by special permission only.
56:350:520 Shakespeare and Adaptation (3) This course surveys the works of Shakespeare and his legacy in various performance venues.
56:350:521 Survey of British Literature (3) This course prepares teaching professionals for designing surveys in British literature. This satisfies the Teaching Classics portion of the one-year master of arts (M.A.) program.
56:350:522 Horror in Literature and Theory (3) A study of horror in literature and film, as well as the theories that help us understand its cultural work and philosophical importance.
56:350:523 Holocaust Literature (3) This course surveys literature of the Holocaust and teaching issues.
56:350:524 Fantasy and Science Fiction (3) This course surveys traditions of fantasy and science fiction in literature and media.
56:350:525 Global Fairy Tales (3) This course surveys folk and fairy tales across time, nations, and media.
56:350:526 Literary Criticism: The Major Texts (3) Study of conventions and current problems in critical discourse from Aristotle to the present.
56:350:527 Classical Mythology (3) A study of Greek and Roman classical mythology and its influence on later Western literature.
56:350:528 Classical Literature (3) Introduces students to major authors, works, and genres of antiquity, particularly Greek and Roman literature. 
56:350:529 World Literature in English (3) Readings in literature, either in translation or originally written in English, from one or more parts of the world.
56:350:530,531 Special Topics in World Literature (3,3) Readings in a specific field chosen by the instructor.
56:350:532 Chaucer (3) Readings in the Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde, and selected minor poems.
56:350:533 Bible as Literature (3) A study of the Bible, its literary variety, and historical and religious development.
56:350:535 Medieval Literature (3) Major works of medieval English poetry and prose, including Chaucer.
56:350:536 Historical Literature I (3) This course traces the influence of historical texts and themes through time, which is applicable to the classroom as well as to general students of English and media studies.
56:350:537 Historical Literature II (3) This course traces the influence of historical texts and themes through time, which is applicable to the classroom as well as to general students of English and media studies.
56:350:538 Publishing and Editing (3) Learn what editors, the hidden figures of the publishing industry, do through training in theories and practices of textual scholarship. Explore the digital humanities through recent technologies such as Scalar, a digital publishing platform. Put theories into practice with a variety of hands-on editing projects.
56:350:539 The Renaissance (3) Major prose and poetry of the English Renaissance.
56:350:540, 541 Study Away (3,3) Study Away is an opportunity at Rutgers-Camden for students to enhance coursework on campus through travel within the United States.
56:350:542 Nature and Culture (3) Study of the relations between human communities and the natural world, primarily in the works of British, American, and Native American writers.
56:350:543 Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama (3) Development of the drama from 1580 to 1642, including works by Marlowe, Jonson, Dekker, Webster, and Middleton.
56:350:544 Literature and Poverty (3) This course focuses on economic issues in literature and media.
56:350:545 Shakespeare (3) Close reading of selected major plays.
56:350:547 Literature and War (3) This course surveys the relationship between war and literature.
56:350:548 Immigrant Voices (3) This course explores the voices and expressions of immigrants in literature and media.
56:350:549 Seventeenth-Century Literature (3) Poetry of Donne, Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, and others and selected prose works.
56:350:550 Posthumanism (3) This course studies the way that contemporary theorists challenge notions of an essential or integral human subject and how these thinkers resist the anthropocentrism of humanist inquiry in respect to the other-than-human world, from animal studies to ecocriticism. This course will also think critically about the question of relation and "intra-action" (Barad), considering the question of companionality rather than difference, a "being together" in condition of significant otherness that highlights a mutual vulnerability rather than an essential alienation. Building critical vocabulary through readings of Donna Haraway, Katherine Hayles, Jane Bennett, Jacques Derrida, Val Plumwood, and Cary Wolfe among others, we will also consider the ways in which creative artifacts contribute to post-humanist theory by considering the works of artists, composers, and writers like john Luther Adams, Karen Joy-Fowler, and Jeff VanderMeer.
56:350:554 Milton (3) Poems and selected prose.
56:350:555 Transatlantic Literature: Early Modern Period (3) Mutual influences from Anne Bradstreet (1650) to the abolition of the African slave trade (1807).
56:350:557 Restoration and 18th-Century Drama (3) Drama in the context of Restoration and Georgian England, 1660-1800.
56:350:559 Eighteenth-Century Literature (3) Neoclassical poetry, Augustan prose forms, and the early English novel.
56:350:560 Eighteenth-Century Novel (3)   Development of the English novel through the 18th century.
56:350:561 Electronic Literature (3) This course enables students to define, study, contextualize, and teach electronic literature.
56:350:562 Gaming and Literature (3) This course explores the relationship between gaming and literature.
56:350:563 Multimodal Writing (3) This course explores the shift in conventions and thought processes across modes of writing.
56:350:564 Voice and Style (3) This course focuses on issues of voice and style in literature and student writing.
56:350:565 Publishing and Student Writing (3) This course surveys effective theories and models for publishing student writing.
56:350:566 Literacy Coaching (3) This course surveys best practices and models of literacy coaching in K-12 teaching.
56:350:567 Civic Engagement (3) This course defines and evaluates models for civic engagement.
56:350:568 Capstone for Teaching Professionals (3) In this class students in the one-year master of arts program work on their culminating pedagogical project for the master's degree in English and media studies.
56:350:569 The Romantic Period (3) Major romantic poets and selected prose works.
56:350:570 Nineteenth-Century British Novel (3) Major British novelists of the 19th century, including Austen, Brontė, Eliot, and Dickens.
56:350:571 Victorian Literature (3) Major Victorian poets, novelists, and essayists viewed in the context of the period's intellectual development.
56:350:573 Introduction to Literary Theory (3) Introduction to contemporary literary theory, including formalism, structuralism, poststructuralism, Marxism, and other approaches.
56:350:574 Topics in Irish Literature (3) A study of an aspect of the national literature of Ireland.
56:350:575 Readings in Major Authors (3) Intensive study of the works of a British, Irish, or Anglophone author or of two or three related authors.
56:350:576 Twentieth-Century British Fiction (3)  Development of modern fiction through examination of the works of major writers.
56:350:577 Twentieth-Century British Poetry (3) Major British poets of the 20th century.
56:350:578 World Literature: Twentieth Century to Postcolonial (3) A study of 20th-century literary texts in a global cultural and theoretical context.
56:350:579 Transatlantic Literature: Studies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (3) Comparative studies in genres and themes.
56:350:580 Literary and Cultural Constructions of Childhood (3) A study of changing representations of childhood in literary and cultural texts, including the impact of childhood on imagination and intellectual and aesthetic traditions.
56:350:581 Romantic Inventions of Childhood (3) Literary readings based in the British and American romantic beliefs in childhood as a source of innocence, visionary strength, and originality.
56:350:582 Myth and Archetype in Children's Literature (3) A study of recurrent narrative designs, mythic patterns, and character types in literature written for children, with special attention to gender differences.
56:350:583 History of Child Consciousness in the Novel (3) Study of authors' developing interests in the child mind, from the Victorian through modern and contemporary periods.
56:350:584 Children's Literature in Print and Media (3)

Selected texts in British and American children's literature studied alongside film adaptations and other media.

56:350:585 Illustration and Media History: Perspectives on Childhood (3)

Study of major children's illustrators, history of the children's book, and technologies of production of children's literature.

56:350:586 Assessment in Education (3) This class reviews the assessment loop and helps students craft way to assess their students, their teaching, and the infrastructure within their educational setting.
56:350:587 Pedagogy (3) This class enables teachers to learn strategies for tracking and critically examining their teaching practices and career development.
56:350:590 Internship in English (BA, 1-3) Allows students to earn course credit for internships in fields related to English and media studies.
56:350:591 Capstone Project (3) This class enables teachers to learn strategies for tracking and critically examining their teaching practices and career development.
56:350:592 Literary Biography (3) Reading and discussion of the important modes of literary biography in the 19th and 20th centuries.
56:350:593,594,595,596 Special Topics in British Literature (3,3,3,3) Readings in a specific field chosen by the instructor.
56:350:597 Postcolonial Literature and Theory (3) Theoretically contextualized studies in postcolonial literatures from the early 20th century to the present.
56:350:800 Matriculation Continued (0) Continuous registration may be accomplished by enrolling for at least 3 credits in standard course offerings, including research courses, or by enrolling in this course for 0 credits. Students actively engaged in study toward their degree who are using university facilities and faculty time are expected to enroll for the appropriate credits.
56:350:866 Graduate Assistantship (0)
56:350:877 Teaching Assistantship (0)
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