Current Courses-Department of English - Carnegie Mellon University

Current Courses

Graduate courses the LCS faculty have taught recently include:

  • African-American Literature: Ralph Ellison and James Baldwin
  • Allegory
  • American Culture in the Great Depression
  • Chaucer
  • Diaspora and Transnationalism 
  • Digital Humanities
  • Digital Literary and Cultural Studies:  Six Degrees of Francis Bacon
  • Early Modern Studies: Renaissance Internationalism   
  • History of Books and Reading: Media before “New Media”
  • Film Studies: American Independent Cinema
  • Foundations of Cultural Studies
  • Gender and Performance in the Eighteenth Century
  • Global Literature: Fictions of Globalization   
  • The Golden Age of Television           
  • Law, Literature, and the Humanities   
  • Literary Theory: Rethinking Aesthetics
  • The Long Eighteenth-Century
  • Media Studies: The Wire and Long-Form TV
  • Medieval Literature: Arthurian Romance and Its Modern Legacy   
  • Mid-Twentieth Century American Fiction
  • The Novel and the Rise of Professionalism                   
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Post-Race Culture               
  • Rhetoric and Narrative Theory        
  • Romanticism and the Organization of Knowledge 
  • Shakespeare and Theory
  • Sociology of Literature and Media  
  • South Asian Literature