English Course Descriptions

Here you will find more information about which classes we are offering, what books you will need for your classes, and a preview about what you will study in your English classes. This list is updated regularly, so check back often.

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summer 2017 course descriptions

Course

Course Title

Instructor

Day/Time

Term

1010

Composition

Jones, Joseph

MTWRF 8:55

1st

1020

Composition/Analysis

Myers, Nina

MTWRF 8:55

1st

1020

Composition/Analysis

Barlow, Greg

MTWRF 8:55

2nd

1020

Composition/Analysis

Scraba, Jeff

MTWRF 10:50

2nd

2201

Literary Heritage

Domingo, Darryl

MTWRF 8:55

1st

2201

Literary Heritage

Smith, Stacy

MTWRF 10:50

2nd

2201

Literary Heritage

Gal, Grace

WEB

1st

2201

Literary Heritage

Harris, Donal

WEB

2nd

2202

Lit Heritage African American

Tucker, Terrence     

MTWRF 10:50      

1st

2202

Lit Heritage African American

Crosby, Shelby

WEB

2nd     

3327

American Lit to 1865

Miles, John

MTWRF 10:50

2nd

3401

Children's Lit

Dice, Cathy

MTWRF 8:55

1st

3501

Modern English Grammar

Bolton, Carlos

WEB

2nd

3601

Technical and Prof. Writing

Ansbro, Terry

WEB

1st

3603

Engineering Communications

Adams, Ayanna

MTWRF 10:50

1st

3604

Persuasive Writing

Kim, Loel

MTWRF 10:50

2nd

4531

Methods and Techniques of ESL      

Jones, Tammy

MTWRF 8:55

2nd

7/8535      

ESL Grammar

Thrush, Emily

WEB

Full

7/8538

Cultural Issues in ESL

Dalle, Teresa

WEB

Full

 

Fall 2017 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS*

*this schedule is subject to change

Course

Course Title

Instructor

Time

2201.028

Literary Heritage: Intro to LGBTQ Lit

Wilson, Brandy

TR 9:40

2201.038

Literary Heritage

Harris, Donal

TR 11:20

2201.303

Literary Heritage Honors

Plunka, Gene

TR 1:00

2201.304

Literary Heritage

Holladay, Cary

MW 12:40

2201.307

Literary Heritage Honors

Harris, Donal

TR 9:40

3210.001

British Lit to 1750

Cervone, Cristina

MW 12:40

3210.002

British Lit to 1750

Domingo, Darryl

TR 9:40

3210.M50

British Lit to 1750 WEB

Martin, Catherine

WEB

3213.001

17th Century Literature

Martin, Catherine

TR 11:20

3215.501

Shakespeare LAMBUTH

Weston, Elizabeth

W 5:30

3220.001

British Lit Since 1750

Powers, Rhonda

MW 2:20

3220.002/.350

British Lit Since 1750 with Honors embedded

Tabachnick, Stephen

TR 11:20

3222.001

British Lit Victorian Era

Tabachnick, Stephen

TR 9:40

3325.001

AfAm Lit Through Harlem Renaissance

Crosby, Shelby

TR 9:40

3325.M50

AfAm Lit Through Harlem Renaissance WEB

Mitchell, Verner

WEB

3326.002

AfAm Lit After Harlem Renaissance

Schultz, Kathy Lou

TR 1:00

3327.001

American Lit to 1865

Miles, John

MW 12:40

3327.002

American Lit to 1865

Scraba, Jeff

TR 1:00

3327.M50

American Lit to 1865 WEB

Compton, Mike

WEB

3328.501

American Lit since 1865 LAMBUTH

Hilmerson, Gray

TR 9:40

3401.001

Children's Lit

Dice, Cathy

TR 1:00

3401.002

Children's Lit

Cohoon, Lori

MWF 10:20

3401.003/.350

Children's Lit with Honors embedded

Cohoon, Lori

MW 2:20

3401.501

Children's Lit MILLINGTON 2nd Session

TBA

W 5:00-9:45

3401.504

Children's Lit COLLIERVILLE

TBA

S 9:00-12:00

3404.001

Studies of Popular Texts

Domingo, Darryl

TR 1:00

3500.001

Practical English Grammar

Barlow, Greg

MW 2:20

3500.005

Practical English Grammar

Smith, Stacy

TR 11:20

3501.001

Modern English Grammar 

Bolton, Carlos

TR 11:20

3511.002

Introduction to Linguistics

Graham, Sage

TR 1:00

3521.001

The American Language

Adams, Rebecca

MW 12:40

3601.002

Tech and Prof Writing

Plunka, Gene

TR 9:40

3601.003

Tech and Prof Writing

Kessler, Molly

MW 12:40

3601.M50

Tech and Prof Writing WEB

Ansbro, Terry

WEB

3602.M50

Professional Editing WEB

TBA

WEB

3603.001

Engineering Communication

Verbist, Calen

TR 2:40

3603.002

Engineering Communication

Adams, Ayanna

MW 2:20

3603.003

Engineering Communication

Verbist, Calen

TR 1:00

3604.001

Persuasive Writing

Kim, Loel

MW 12:40

3604.002

Persuasive Writing

Verbist, Calen

TR 9:40

3604.003 

Persuasive Writing 

McAdon, Brad 

TR 11:20

3604.M50

Persuasive Writing

Kim, Loel

WEB

3606.001

Poetry Writing

TBA

TR 9:40

3606.002

Poetry Writing

TBA

MW 12:40

3607.001

Fiction Writing

TBA

MW 2:20

3607.003

Fiction Writing

TBA

TR 11:20

3607.M50

Fiction Writing WEB

Wilson, Brandy

WEB

3608.001

Creative Non-Fiction Writing

TBA

TR 9:40

3701.001

Lit Criticism/Theory

Britt, Theron

MWF 11:30

4001.001

Senior Honors Seminar

Duffy, Will

TR 2:40

4237.001

Shakespeare II

Cervone, Cristina

MW 2:20

4372.M50

Af/Am Author through Harlem Renaissance WEB

Crosby, Shelby

WEB

4373.001

Af/Am Author since Harlem Renaissance

Menson-Furr, Ladrica

MW 12:40

4431.001

Contemporary Lit

Mickalites, Carey

TR 11:20

4431.501

Contemporary Lit LAMBUTH

Weston, Elizabeth

T 5:30

4530.001

Practicum in ESL

TBA

TBA

4531.001

Methods and Techniques ESL

Jones, Tammy

MW 2:20

4531.002

Methods and Techniques ESL

Wright Fogle, Lyn

TR 9:40

4531 M50

Methods and Techniques ESL

Fuentes, Ron

WEB

4600.001

Creative Non-Fiction Workshop

TBA

MW 2:20

4601.001

Poetry Workshop

TBA

TR 1:00

4602.001

Advanced Composition

Jones, Joseph

MW 12:40

4603.001

Fiction Workshop

Santo, Courtney

TR 9:40

4603.501

Fiction Workshop

Hilmerson, Gray

M 5:30

4604.001

Forms of Poetry

Schultz, Kathy Lou

TR 11:20

4605.001

Forms of Fiction

Compton, Mike

MW 12:40

4/6618.001

Document Design

TBA

TR 1:00 

4640.001

English Internship

Dice,Cathy

TBA

7/8000.001

Literary Research

Britt, Theron

MW 2:20

7/8001.001

Textual Rhetorics

Kessler, Molly

R 5:30

7/8003.003

Teaching Composition

Fredlund, Katie

T 1-4

7/8242.001

English Renaissance Lit

Phillips, Josh

T 5:30 

7/8281.001

Studies in Early American Lit

Miles, John

R 1-4

7/8328.001

Major Authors: African-American Lit

Mitchell, Verner

T 5:30

7/8337.001

African American Lit, 1930-1988

Tucker, Terrence

MW 12:40

7/8462.001

Contemporary British Lit

Mickalites, Carey

R 5:30

7470.001

Forms of Creative Non-Fiction

TBA

R 1-4

7475.001

Literary Publishing

Santo, Courtney

M 1-4

7/8507.001

Empirical Methods Linguistics Research

Adams, Rebecca

W 5:30

7/8511.001

Survey of Linguistics

Graham, Sage

R 5:30

7/8530.001/M50

Field Experience and Practicum

TBA

TBA

7/8531.M50

Theory and History of ESL

Fuentes, Ron

WEB

7/8532.001

Theories of Skills Assessment in ESL

Fuentes, Ron

T 5:30

7/8533.M50

Methods & Techniques of ESL in K-12

Thrush, Emily

WEB

7/8535.001

ESL Grammar

Thrush, Emily

M 5:30

7/8590.001

Topics in Linguistics: Language Policy 

Wright Fogle, Lyn

W 1-4

7601.001

Creative Non-Fiction Workshop

TBA

W 5:30

7602.001

Fiction Workshop

Holladay, Cary

T 5:30

7603.001

Poetry Workshop

TBA

M 5:30

7/8702.001

Contemporary Critical Theory

Harris, Donal

W 5:30

7/8807.M50

Wksp Government & Corporate Writing

Kim, Loel

WEB

7/8823.001

Topics in Composition

Jones, Joseph

M 5:30

7900.001 

CW Colloquium

Holladay, Cary

TBA 

8900.001 

Colloquium

Scraba, Jeff 

TBA