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.
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Fall 2015 Schedule
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; Sylvia Newman 12:30 - 1:20
MENG 6823 Teaching Practicum; Sylvia Newman 3:30 - 5:20
MENG 6260 Four Green Fields: Irish Literature in English; taught by Dr. Karen Moloney. Watch Four Green Fields by Tommy Maken at https://www.youtube.com/watch?
MENG 6610: 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.
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; Taught by Dr. Mali Subbiah
MENG 6710 Critical Approaches; taught by Visiting Faculty Dr. Nathalie Aghoro, 2.0 credit hours. 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!
MENG 6240 American Masterpieces; taught by Dr. Jim Young
If you are interested in individualized instruction (Directed Reading, Project, or Thesis) for spring semester, please refer to Directed Reading, Projects and Thesis. You should begin discussing your proposal with Dr. Dohrer or the faculty early in fall semester. The Project and Thesis require a committee of 3 faculty. It takes time to get these approved and register. Start as early as possible!
Spring 2016 Tentative Schedule
MENG 6120 Teaching Traditional and Contemporary Young Adult Literature; taught at WSU Davis Campus
MENG 6610 Novel in the Digital Age; taught by Dr. Julia Panko (new faculty!)
MENG 6240 American Lit: Dickinson and Whitman; taught by Dr. John Schwiebert
MENG 6510 Eminent Writer: Hemingway; taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; taught by Dr. Mali Subbiah
MENG 6260 World Literature: Middle Eastern Women Writers; taught by Dr. Kathleen Herndon
MENG 6610 Life Writing: taught by Dr. Judy Elsley
MENG 6710 Contemporary American Poets; taught by Dr. James Young
MENG 6822 Teaching College Writing; Sylvia Newman
Summer 2016 Tentative Schedule
We do not offer classes in Part of Term (POT) 1 during Summer semesters; full 14 weeks.
POT 2 mid-May – late June, 2016
POT 3 late June – mid-August 2016
6610 Writing Short Fiction; Taught by Dr. Siân Griffiths
MENG 6240 American Literature: Creatures of the Deep; Taught by Dr. Becky Jo Gesteland
MENG 6710 Science Fiction: A Sense of Wonder; Taught by Dr. Eric Swedin at WSU Davis Campus in Layton
MENG 6250 British Literature: TBA
MENG 6230 Wasatch Range Writing Project, Taught by Dr. Christy Call
MENG Linguistics offering: TBA
Fall 2016 Tentative Schedule
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 6110 Writing for Teachers; TBA at WSU Davis Campus
MENG 6610 Creative Writing Prose Crafts and Forms; TBA
MENG 6240 American Lit: Modern; taught by Dr. Michael Wutz
MENG 6005 Intercultural Classroom Discourse; taught by Dr. Tim Conrad 4:30-7:10
MENG 6030 Psychology and Literature; taught by Dr. Jim Young
MENG 6260 World Lit: Magical Realism; taught by Dr. Mali Subbiah
MENG 6520 Seminar in Shakespeare; TBA
Spring 2017 Tentative Schedule
MENG 6120 Teaching Traditional and Contemp Young Adult Literature; TBA at WSU Davis Campus
MENG 6710 Media and Literature; taught by Dr. Julia Panko
MENG 6610 Poetry Workshop; taught by Dr. Janine Joseph
MENG 6510 Seamus Heaney; taught by Dr. Karen Moloney first seven weeks
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; taught by Dr. Sally Shigley
MENG 6250 Brit Lit: Modern; taught by Dr. Scott Rogers
MENG 6260 World Literature: Spirituality and Literature; taught by Dr. Mali Subbiah
Summer 2017 Tentative Schedule
Fall 2017 Tentative Schedule
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies; TBA
MENG 6250 Brit Lit: Madness; Taught by Dr. Karen Moloney
MENG 6240 American Literature: Out of the Wilderness; taught by Dr. Hal Crimmel
MENG 6510 Emerson; Taught by John Schwiebert
Spring 2018 Tentative Schedule
New class; Taught by Dr. Judy Elsley
MENG 6010 Introduction to Graduate Studies
MENG 6240 Literature of the South; Taught by Dr. Jim Young
MENG 6710 Science Fiction; Taught by Dr. Eric Swedin @ WSU Davis in Layton
Each semester, we will have about 12 5000-level courses that count toward your electives. We also offer MENG 6410 Strat/Methods of Teaching ESL, MENG 6420 Phonology & Syntax for ESL and MENG 6450 ESL/Bilingual Assessment on a rotation.
The syllabi above may be modified as the faculty see fit, but this gives you an idea of how classes are structured and what you can anticipate. Make sure you take something new; don't repeat a class you took while earning your bachelor's degree.
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