Course Offerings

Courses offered vary by semester. You can browse all available English courses in LMU's Bulletin. Courses listed at 6000 or above are graduate courses; 5000 and above are courses open to undergraduate and graduate students.

  • ENGL 5634: Literature of the Holocaust

    Course Title: Literature of the Holocaust

    Section Times/Days: Monday, 4:30-7:00 PM

    Instructor: Holli Levitsky

    Course Description/Principle Topics:

    Study of the literature of the Holocaust including fiction, poetry, drama, and film.

  • ENGL 5648: Irish Women Writers

    Course Title: Irish Women Writers

    Section Times/Days: Thursday, 4:30-7:00 PM

    Instructor: Molly Youngkin

    Course Description/Principle Topics:

    This course will examine women’s issues in Ireland from 1800 to the present, from the perspective of Irish women novelists, playwrights, and poets.

  • ENGL 5662: Contemporary Rhetorical Theory

    Course TitleContemporary Rhetorical Theory 

    Section Times/Days: Wednesday, 7:10-10:10 PM

    Instructor: Steven Mailloux

    Course Description/Principle Topics:

    Textual analysis and production based on contemporary rhetorical theory. 

  • ENGL 5998: SS: Realism and Naturalism

    Course TitleSS: Realism and Naturalism

    Section Times/Days: Wednesday 4:30-7:00 PM

    Instructor: Robin Miskolcze

  • ENGL 5998: SS: Poetry of Night

    Course Title: SS: Poetry of Night

    Section Times/Days: Tuesday, 7:10-10:10 PM

    Instructor: Sarah Maclay

  • ENGL 6603: SMW: Shakespeare

    Course TitleSeminar in a Major Writer: Shakespeare

    Section Times/Days: Tuesday, 4:30-7:00 PM

    Instructor: Theresia de Vroom

    Course Description/Principle Topics:

    Intensive study of an influential writer.

  • ENGL 6605: Contemporary Critical Theory

    Course TitleContemporary Critical Theory

    Section Times/Days: Thursday 4:20-7:00 PM

    Instructor: Kevin Peters

    Course Description/Principle Topics:

    Exploration of theoretical approaches to art, thought, and culture.

  • ENGL 6694: Capstone Portfolio

    Course Title: Capstone Portfolio

    Instructor: Dermot Ryan

    Course Description/Principle Topics:

    The capstone portfolio is a culminating project that requires students to work under the supervision of an advisor to create a critical or creative portfolio that highlights his/her research or creative interests.