- The results of the on-line sign-up process for Fall junior and senior English majors' Junior Colloquium and Senior Seminars have been posted to eBear. You still must enter your section's call number in your program when you file. If you did not participate but need to enroll, please contact Lucy Coolidge, [lcoolidg(at)barnard(dot)edu] to be added to a waitlist.
- The sign-ups for other restricted-enrollment fall English and Film courses in the fall have been posted to the bulletin boards on the fourth floor, Barnard Hall and will be taken down as they fill up. See below for details.
- The deadline for applications for acceptance into any of Barnard's fall Creative Writing courses was April 22nd. Class lists will be posted around the beginning of the fall semester. Porfolios for applying to concentrate in Creative Writing are due at the end of Program Filing during the second semester of your junior year. For those expecting to graduate in May 2014, that deadline was April 22nd as well. Questions about Barnard's creative writing courses or majoring in English with a concentration in creative writing should be directed to Timea Szell, Director of the Creative Writing Program.
New requirement for English majors graduating in 2014 and later: You must take at least one course in American Literature. It can simultaneously fulfill other requirements (elective, pre-1900, etc.) where appropriate. Taking American Literature is encouraged for, but not required of, English majors graduating in 2013.
New or Not-recently-offered Barnard English Courses in Fall, 2013:
- ENGL BC 3095x: The English Conference: 'Speak, memory': Women & Time in Later Medieval English Literature
—Felicity Riddy. Four lectures: T Th 4:10-6 October 1, 3, 8, & 10, 2013
Sign-up required. Last day to register is the day of the second class meeting (10/3)
- ENGL BC 3138.2: "a d--d mob of scribbling women": 19th-cent. Am Women Writers—Lisa Gordis (MW 1:10-2:25)
- ENGL BC 3169: Renaissance Drama—Rachel Eisendrath (T Th 4:10-5:25)
- ENGL BC 3194.2: Critical & Theoretical Perspectives on Literature: Literary Theory—Ross Hamilton (T Th 10:10-11:25)
- ENGL BC 3997.6: Sr. Sem: Utopia, from Thomas More to Ursula LeGuin—Anne Prescott (M 2:10-4)
Details on sign-ups for Fall 2013 courses :
- The online sign-up process for the fall 2013 English Junior Colloquium and Senior Seminars ran Wednesday, March 27th to Wednesday, April 3rd. Instructions were sent by email to the department's listserve for majors. If you need to enroll or have questions, please contact Lucy Coolidge in the English office.
- The Sign-up sheets for spring 2013 English and Film courses with restricted enrollment are posted on April 4th on the bulletin boards between 403 and 406 Barnard Hall. A FULL LIST OF FALL '13 RESTRICTED ENROLLMENT ENGLISH COURSES CAN BE FOUND HERE. (Please note that some classes that have changed from having sign-up sheets to being L-courses, so be sure to consult the list for correct enrollment instructions). Visit our office or email email@example.com if you have questions.
- Visit the Registrar's instructions for more information on their "L-Course" process.
Department's Offerings Open to First-year students:
The following is a current list of offerings and is updated more frequently than the one in the First-Years' guide from the Dean's Office. See the Online Catalogue for course descriptions, instructors' names, and class times. See the department's restricted enrollment instructions for getting into seminars, smaller lectures, and creative writing.
- ENGL BC 3129x: Exploration of Black Writers: Early African-American Literature
- ENGL BC 3138x: Transformation, Transgression, & Desire
- ENGL BC 3169x: Renaissance Drama
- ENGL BC 3185x: Modern British & American Poetry (if there's room)
- ENGL BC 3195x: Modernism
- ENGL BC 3292x: Contemporary Media Theory
- ENGL BC 3104y: Essay Writing - sections 2 and 1 (with permission)
- ENGL BC 3106y: Fiction and Personal Narrative
- ENGL BC 3108y: Intro to Fiction Writing
- ENGL BC 3110y: Intro to Poetry Writing
- ENGL BC 3114y: Playwriting II
- ENGL BC 3120y: Creative Non-Fiction
- ENGL BC 3143y: Middle Fictions: Long Stories, Short Novels, Novellas — not offered in 2013-14
- ENGL BC 3154y: Chaucer Before Canterbury
- ENGL BC 3167y: Milton
- ENGL BC 3168y: Lyric Poetry — not offered in 2013-14
- ENGL BC 3176y: The Romantic Era
- ENGL BC 3178y: Victorian Poetry & Criticism (if there's room)
- ENGL BC 3183y: American Literature since 1945 (if there's room)
- ENGL BC 3187y: American Writers & Their Foreign Counterparts — not offered in 2013-14
- ENGL BC 3188: The Modern Novel—Mary Gordon
page last updated 4/23/13
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- Add an English course to your program & get a WARNING mentioning permission or sign up through the department? YOU ARE NOT IN the class. The course has restricted enrollment.
- English Courses Requiring Special Procedures to enroll.
- Registrar's instructions for L-course and other special sign-ups