This Course and Program Catalogue is effective from May 2021 to April 2022.

Not all courses described in the Course and Program Catalogue are offered each year. For a list of course offerings in 2021-2022, please consult the class search website.

The following conventions are used for course numbering:

  • 010-099 represent non-degree level courses
  • 100-699 represent undergraduate degree level courses
  • 700-999 represent graduate degree level courses

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ENG 402.3: Topics in Anglo Saxon and Medieval Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 404.3: Topics in 16th Century Literature in English

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 406.3: Topics in 17th Century Literature in English

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 410.3: Topics in 18th Century British Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 414.3: Topics in 19th Century British Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 416.3: Topics in 19th Century American Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 418.3: Topics in 19th Century Canadian Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 420.3: Topics in Medieval Genres

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 444.3: Topics in Decolonizing and Transnational Literatures

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 446.3: Topics in Genres and Contexts of Modern Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 460.3: Topics in 20th Century British and Irish Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Prerequisite(s):Permission of the department.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 464.3: Topics in 20th Century American Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 466.3: Topics in 20th Century Canadian Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 484.3: Topics in Literature by Women

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 488.3: Topics in Genres and Contexts of Literature

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 494.3: Topics in Language and Linguistics

Focus and texts vary from year to year according to the interests of instructors. See the department website or the current course handbook for 400-level course descriptions.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 496.3: Career Internship

Practicum for senior honours students in publishing, communications, literacy, and other activities pertinent to a degree in English studies.

Weekly hours: 6 Practicum/Lab hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.


ENG 497.0: Honours Colloquium

This course is the capstone of the English Honours program. Graduating Honours and Double Honours students prepare short scholarly papers for conference-style presentation at the Colloquium, a day-long event held in the first week of February. Presentations are normally adapted from essays written for 300- or 400-level courses, after consultation with the course professor or the Undergraduate Chair.

Permission of the department required.
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Honours program in English.


ENG 498.3: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.


ENG 499.6: Special Topics

Offered occasionally by visiting faculty and in other special situations to cover, in depth, topics that are not thoroughly covered in regularly offered courses.

Weekly hours: 3 Seminar/Discussion hours
Permission of the department required.
Restriction(s): Normally open to students in an Honours Program or in the upper years of a four-year B.A. in English.
Note: Students may take this course more than once for credit, provided the topic covered in each offering differs substantially. Students must consult the Department to ensure that the topics covered are different.