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GRS EN 786: Caribbean Provocations
Significant texts from the Anglophone Caribbean from 1912 to the present, challenging to read and to theorize. Locally inspired innovations in form, language, and perspective across genres. Likely authors: Naipaul, Harris, Kincaid, Walcott, Antoni, McKay, Goodison, Morris, Roach, Brathwaite, Johnson.
GRS EN 787: Birth of Modern Drama
A survey of the origin and development of modern theatre from roughly 1835 to 1900. Writers may include Buchner, Wagner, Ibsen, Strindberg, Boucicault, Wilde, Nietzsche, and Shaw.
GRS EN 788: Transnational Modernism
This interdisciplinary course explores how globalization shaped the emergence of modernist styles in the U.S. and the Caribbean. Topics include transatlantic migration; the effects of mobilization and world war; the rise of black internationalism; and modernist indebtedness to Asian cultures.
GRS EN 794: Professional Seminar
Undergraduate Prerequisites: English PhD students in their final semester of coursework.
Developing professional skills and preparing for advanced independent scholarship for English doctoral students in the last semester of coursework. Course includes preparation for comprehensive exam and dissertation prospectus; conference paper submission; publication; fellowship and job applications.
GRS EN 993: Directed Study in English
GRS EN 994: Directed Study in English