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Academic Calendar

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ALL FACULTY RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THESE SYLLABI. Please use them as examples of what you'll be reading/covering.  For the official list of texts, check the WSU Bookstore site.

Spring 2015 Tentative Schedule

Spring registration begins Nov. 10, 2014.

If you are interested in individualized instruction (Directed Reading, Project, or Thesis) Spring semester, please refer to Directed Reading, Projects, and Thesis.  You should begin discussing your proposal with Dr. Crimmel or the faculty early in Fall semester.  It takes time to get these approved and register.  Start now!

Monday
MENG 6510 Eminent Writers:  Michael Ondaatje Transnational Whispers; Taught by Dr. Michael Wutz  2.0 credit hour class; March 16 - April 27
MENG 5210/6120 Teaching Young Adult Lit and Practicum; Taught by  Dr. Kathleen Herndon at WSU Davis

Tuesday
MENG 6240 American Lit:  Coming to America; Taught by Dr. Becky Gesteland
MENG 6610 Poetry Writing; Taught by Dr. Janine Joseph

Wednesday
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; Taught by Dr. Sally Shigley
MENG 6320 World Languages; Taught by Drs. Mahalingam Subbiah and Mark LeTourneau.

MENG 6822 Teaching College Writing; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers will meet the Core Teaching requirement.  Time:  3:30 - 5:20.  This class is now open to all MENG students.  (It was previously limited to the teaching assistants.)

Thursday
MENG 6250 Brit Lit:  Witches and Magic in British Literature; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal

Summer 2015 Tentative Schedule


If you are interested in individualized instruction (Directed Reading, Project, or Thesis) Summer or Fall semester,  please refer to Directed Reading, Projects, and Thesis.  You should begin discussing your proposal with Dr. Crimmel or the faculty early in Spring semester.  It takes time to get these approved and register.  Start as early as possible!

We do not offer classes in Part of Term (POT) 1 during Summer semesters;  full fourteen weeks.
POT 2 May 11 - June 26, 2015; classes meet twice a week.
POT 3 June 29 - August 19, 2015; classes meet twice a week.

POT 2

Monday/Wednesday
MENG 6710 Lit & Culture: Storytellers; Taught by Dr. Janine Josephs

Tuesday/Thursday
MENG 6240 American Lit:  The Frontier; Taught by Dr. Becky Gesteland

POT 3

Monday/Wednesday
MENG 6520 Seminar in Shakespeare; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal
MENG 6250 Brit Lit:  Drama of Life & Love; Taught by Dr. Susan McKay 1:30 - 4:10

Tuesday/Thursday
MENG 6610 Writing Short Fiction; Taught by Dr. Victoria Ramirez

Fall 2015 Tentative Schedule

Monday
MENG 6710 Lit & Culture of The Jazz Age; Taught by Dr. Michael Wutz
MENG 6110 Writing for Teachers; Taught by Dr. Gary Dohrer at the WSU Davis Campus

MENG 5840 Tutoring Writers MWF; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers (morning)
MENG 6823 Teaching Practicum TBA; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers (early afternoon)

Tuesday
MENG 6260 Brit Lit:  Irish Literature; Taught by Dr. Karen Moloney
MENG 6810:  Creative Writing:  Forms and Craft Taught by Dr. Siân Griffiths.  You'll need to take this class if you want to pursue a Creative Writing Project.

Wednesday
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 6710 Critical Approaches; Taught by Visiting Faculty Dr. Nathalie Aghoro, Visiting Professor 2.0 credit hours Sept 5 - Oct 22.  If you are interesting in pursuing a PhD, you'll want to take this class!
MENG 6710 Advanced Zombie Studies; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers 2.0 credit hours Oct 26 - Dec 11  At the request of multiple students!

Thursday
MENG 6240 American Masterpieces; Taught by Dr. Jim Young
MENG 6710 Banks/McCarthy; Taught by Dr. Victoria Ramirez

If you are interested in individualized instruction (Directed Reading, Project, or Thesis) Spring semester,  please refer to Directed Reading, Projects, and Thesis.  You should begin discussing your proposal with Dr. Crimmel or the faculty early in Fall semester.  The Project and Thesis require a committee of three faculty.  It takes time to get these approved and register.  Start as early as possible!

Spring 2016 Tentative Schedule

Monday
MENG 6120 Teaching Traditional and Contemporary Young Adult Literature;  Taught at WSU Davis Campus
MENG 6710 Variable Title TBA

Tuesday
MENG 6510 Eminent Writers:  Dickinson and Whitman; Taught by Dr. John Schwiebert 
MENG 6610 Novel in the Digital Age; Taught by Dr. Julia Panko (New faculty!)

Wednesday
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 6260 World Literature:  Middle Eastern Women Writers; Taught by Dr. Kathleen Herndon

Thursday
MENG 6610  Life Writing: Taught by Dr. Judy Elsley
MENG 6250 British Literature: TBA

MENG 6822 Teaching College Writing; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers one afternoon a week

Summer 2016 Tentative Schedule

We do not offer classes in Part of Term (POT) 1 during Summer semesters; full fourteen weeks.

POT 2 mid-May – late June, 2016
POT 3 late June – mid-August 2016

POT 2

Monday/Wednesday
6610 Writing Short Fiction; Taught by Dr. Siân Griffiths


Tuesday/Thursday

MENG 6240 American Literature: Creatures of the Deep; Taught by Dr. Becky Jo Gesteland

POT 3

Monday/Wednesday
MENG 6710 Science Fiction: A Sense of Wonder; Taught by Dr. Eric Swedin at WSU Davis Campus in Layton
MENG 6520 Seminar in Shakespeare; Taught by Dr. Russell Burrows

 

Tuesday/Thursday
MENG 6250 British Literature:  TBA; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal
MENG 6230 Wasatch Range Writing Project, Taught by Dr. Gary Dohrer
MENG Linguistics offering:  TBA

 

Fall 2016 Tentative Schedule

Monday
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies
MENG 6110 Writing for Teachers; Taught by Dr. Gary Dohrer at WSU Davis Campus

Tuesday
MENG 6810 Creative Writing Prose Crafts and Forms; TBA

MENG 6240 American Lit: Modern; Taught by Dr. Michael Wutz

 

Wednesday
MENG 6005 Intercultural Classroom Discourse; Taught by Dr. Tim Conrad 4:30-7:10

MENG 6030 Psychology and Literature; Taught by Dr. Jim Young
 

Thursday
MENG 6260 World Lit: Magical Realism; Taught by Dr. Mali Subbiah
MENG 6710 Variable Title:  TBA

 

Spring 2017 Tentative Schedule

Monday
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; TBA
MENG 6710 Media and Literature; Taught by Dr. Julia Panko

Tuesday
MENG 6610 Poetry Workshop; Taught by Dr. Janine Joseph
MENG 6510 Seamus Heaney; Taught by Dr. Karen Moloney First seven weeks

Wednesday

MENG 6120 Teaching Traditional and Contemp Young Adult Literature; TBA at WSU Davis Campus
MENG 6240 American Literature: Out of the Wilderness; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel

Thursday
MENG 6260 World Literature:  Spirituality and Literature; Taught by Dr. Mahali Subbiah
MENG 6710 Variable Title:  TBA

General Information

Each semester we will have about 12 5000-level classes that will count toward your electives.  We will also offer MENG 6410 Strat/Methods of Teaching ESL, MENG 6420 Phology & Syntax for ESL, and MENG 6450 ESL/Bilingal Assessment on a rotation.

Registration hints can be found at http://www.weber.edu/registration.

The syllabi above may be modified as the faculty see fit, but this gives you an idea of how the class is structured and what you can anticipate.  If you have any specific questions, follow the link in the purple bar to the "Faculty Listing."  You'll find email and phone.  (Try email.  It gets checked even when the faculty are out of the office.)

Keep in mind that nine credit hours of 5000-level classes will count toward electives.  Just make sure you take something new; don't repeat a class you had in your undergrad.

If you have any questions about requirements, check Cat Tracks in the student portal.  If you still have questions email masterofenglish@weber.edu or phone us at 801.626.7179. 

Enjoy your classes!

Register for classes in the Master's of English Program »

The academic calendar can be found at http://www.weber.edu/registrar/2013-2014_academic_calendar.html  

ALL FACULTY RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THESE SYLLABI.  Please use them as examples of what you'll be reading/covering.  For the official list of texts, check the WSU Bookstore site.

Spring 2014 Schedule 

Monday

MENG 6510 Emily Dickinson; Taught by Dr. John Schwiebert 2.0 credits in 8 weeks
MENG 6710 Advanced Zombie Studies; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers 2.0 credits in 8 weeks

Tuesday
MENG 6260 World Lit: Don Quixote; Taught by Dr. Craig Bergeson
MENG 6710 History of Novel; Taught by Dr. Victoria Ramirez

Wednesday
MENG 6010 Intro to Grad Studies; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 6250 Brit Lit: Love in Literature; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal
MENG 5210/6120 Teaching Young Adult Lit and Practicum; Taught by  Dr. Shannon Butler at WSU Davis  

Thursday
MENG 6710 Literature of the South; Taught by Dr. Jim Young 
MENG 6610 Genre:  Life Writing; Taught by Dr. Judy Elsley
 

Summer 2014 Tentative Schedule

Part of Term 1 (POT 1) is the full fourteen weeks.  We don't offer classes in this POT.

Part of Term 2 (POT 2) is May 5 - June 20

Part of Term 3 (POT 3) is June 23 - August 8

POT 2
MENG 6240 American Lit: Inventing a West; Taught by Dr. Sian Griffiths Mondays/Wednesdays
MENG 6250 Brit Lit:  Evolution of Villains; Taught by Dr. Jennifer Mitchell Tuesdays/Thursdays
 

POT 3
MENG 6610 Science Fiction; Taught by Dr. Eric Swedin at WSU Davis Mondays/Wednesdays 5:30 - 8:10
MENG 6510 Eminent Writer:  Sylvia Plath; Taught by Dr. Janine Joseph Tuesdays/Thursdays 5:30 3.0 credit hours
MENG 6330 Literary and Rhetorical Stylistics; Taught by Dr. Susan McKay  Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:30 - 4:10
MENG 6230 Wasatch Range Writing Project; Taught by Dr. Gary Dohrer
 

Fall 2014 Tentative Schedule

Monday

MENG 6010 Intro to Grad Studies; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel

MENG 6110 Writing for Teachers; Taught by Dr. Shannon Butler at WSU Davis

Tuesday
MENG 6610 Writing Fiction; Taught by Dr. Victoria Ramirez
MENG 6710 American Transcendentalism; Taught by Dr. John Schwiebert

Wednesday
MENG 6240 American Lit: Contemporary; Taught by Dr. Michael Wutz
MEGN 6400 Multicultural Perspectives on Lit for Young People; Taught by Dr. Kathleen Herndon

Thursday
MENG 6260 World Lit:  African Literature; Taught by Dr. Mahalingam Subbiah
MENG 6520 Shakespeare; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal

Spring 2015 Tentative Schedule

Spring registration begins Nov. 10, 2014.

Monday
MENG 6510 Eminent Writers:  Hemingway; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 5210/6120 Teaching Young Adult Lit and Practicum; Taught by  Dr. Shannon Butler at WSU Davis

Tuesday
MENG 6240 American Lit:  Immigration; Taught by Dr. Becky Gesteland
MENG 6710 Poetry Writing; Taught by Dr. Janine Joseph

Wednesday
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; Taught by Dr. Sally Shigley

Thursday
MENG 6250 Brit Lit:  Witches and Magic in British Literature; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal

We will also be offering MENG 6320 World Languages; Taught by Drs. Mahalingam Subbiah and Mark LeTourneau.  The class will likely be on Wednesday at 5:30.

Starting Spring 2015 MENG 6822 Teaching College Writing; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers will now be available to all MENG students.  This course will meet the Core Teaching requirement.  It will meet one afternoon a week, likely from 3:30 - 5:20.

General Information

Each semester we will have about 12 5000-level classes that will count toward your electives.  We will also offer MENG 6410 Strat/Methods of Teaching ESL, MENG 6420 Phology & Syntax for ESL, and MENG 6450 ESL/Bilingal Assessment on a rotation.

Registration hints can be found at http://www.weber.edu/registration.

The syllabi above may be modified as the faculty see fit, but this gives you an idea of how the class is structured and what you can anticipate.  If you have any specific questions, follow the link in the purple bar to the "Faculty Listing."  You'll find email and phone.  (I'd try email.  It gets checked even when the faculty are out of the office.)

Keep in mind that nine credit hours of 5000-level classes will count toward electives.  Just make sure you take something new; don't repeat a class you had in your undergrad.

If you have any questions about requirements, check Cat Tracks in the student portal.  If you still have questions email masterofenglish@weber.edu or phone us at 801.626.7179. 

Enjoy your classes!

Register for classes in the Master's of English Program »

The academic calendar can be found at http://www.weber.edu/registrar/2013-2014_academic_calendar.html  

ALL FACULTY RESERVE THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THESE SYLLABI.  Please use them as examples of what you'll be reading/covering.  For the official list of texts, check the WSU Bookstore site.

Spring 2014 Schedule 

Monday

MENG 6510 Emily Dickinson; Taught by Dr. John Schwiebert 2.0 credits in 8 weeks
MENG 6710 Advanced Zombie Studies; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers 2.0 credits in 8 weeks

Tuesday
MENG 6260 World Lit: Don Quixote; Taught by Dr. Craig Bergeson
MENG 6710 History of Novel; Taught by Dr. Victoria Ramirez

Wednesday
MENG 6010 Intro to Grad Studies; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 6250 Brit Lit: Love in Literature; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal
MENG 5210/6120 Teaching Young Adult Lit and Practicum; Taught by  Dr. Shannon Butler at WSU Davis  

Thursday
MENG 6710 Literature of the South; Taught by Dr. Jim Young 
MENG 6610 Genre:  Life Writing; Taught by Dr. Judy Elsley
 

Summer 2014 Tentative Schedule

Part of Term 1 (POT 1) is the full fourteen weeks.  We don't offer classes in this POT.

Part of Term 2 (POT 2) is May 5 - June 20

Part of Term 3 (POT 3) is June 23 - August 8

POT 2
MENG 6240 American Lit: Inventing a West; Taught by Dr. Sian Griffiths Mondays/Wednesdays
MENG 6250 Brit Lit:  Evolution of Villains; Taught by Dr. Jennifer Mitchell Tuesdays/Thursdays
 

POT 3
MENG 6610 Science Fiction; Taught by Dr. Eric Swedin at WSU Davis Mondays/Wednesdays 5:30 - 8:10
MENG 6510 Eminent Writer:  Sylvia Plath; Taught by Dr. Janine Joseph Tuesdays/Thursdays 5:30 3.0 credit hours
MENG 6330 Literary and Rhetorical Stylistics; Taught by Dr. Susan McKay  Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:30 - 4:10
MENG 6230 Wasatch Range Writing Project; Taught by Dr. Gary Dohrer
 

Fall 2014 Tentative Schedule

Monday

MENG 6010 Intro to Grad Studies; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel

MENG 6110 Writing for Teachers; Taught by Dr. Shannon Butler at WSU Davis

Tuesday
MENG 6610 Writing Fiction; Taught by Dr. Victoria Ramirez
MENG 6710 American Transcendentalism; Taught by Dr. John Schwiebert

Wednesday
MENG 6240 American Lit: Contemporary; Taught by Dr. Michael Wutz
MEGN 6400 Multicultural Perspectives on Lit for Young People; Taught by Dr. Kathleen Herndon

Thursday
MENG 6260 World Lit:  African Literature; Taught by Dr. Mahalingam Subbiah
MENG 6520 Shakespeare; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal

Spring 2015 Tentative Schedule

Spring registration begins Nov. 10, 2014.

Monday
MENG 6510 Eminent Writers:  Hemingway; Taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 5210/6120 Teaching Young Adult Lit and Practicum; Taught by  Dr. Shannon Butler at WSU Davis

Tuesday
MENG 6240 American Lit:  Immigration; Taught by Dr. Becky Gesteland
MENG 6710 Poetry Writing; Taught by Dr. Janine Joseph

Wednesday
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; Taught by Dr. Sally Shigley

Thursday
MENG 6250 Brit Lit:  Witches and Magic in British Literature; Taught by Dr. Samantha Seal

We will also be offering MENG 6320 World Languages; Taught by Drs. Mahalingam Subbiah and Mark LeTourneau.  The class will likely be on Wednesday at 5:30.

Starting Spring 2015 MENG 6822 Teaching College Writing; Taught by Dr. Scott Rogers will now be available to all MENG students.  This course will meet the Core Teaching requirement.  It will meet one afternoon a week, likely from 3:30 - 5:20.

General Information

Each semester we will have about 12 5000-level classes that will count toward your electives.  We will also offer MENG 6410 Strat/Methods of Teaching ESL, MENG 6420 Phology & Syntax for ESL, and MENG 6450 ESL/Bilingal Assessment on a rotation.

Registration hints can be found at http://www.weber.edu/registration.

The syllabi above may be modified as the faculty see fit, but this gives you an idea of how the class is structured and what you can anticipate.  If you have any specific questions, follow the link in the purple bar to the "Faculty Listing."  You'll find email and phone.  (I'd try email.  It gets checked even when the faculty are out of the office.)

Keep in mind that nine credit hours of 5000-level classes will count toward electives.  Just make sure you take something new; don't repeat a class you had in your undergrad.

If you have any questions about requirements, check Cat Tracks in the student portal.  If you still have questions email masterofenglish@weber.edu or phone us at 801.626.7179. 

Enjoy your classes!