Wilfrid Laurier University Graduate Calendar - 2014/2015
Canadian Excellence

Department of English and Film Studies

Faculty/Staff

Graduate Faculty
  • Sandra Annett, PhD (Manitoba), Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Andrea Austin, PhD (Queen's), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Katherine Bell, Assistant Professor
  • Jing Jing Chang, PhD (Illinois), Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Viviana Comensoli, PhD (British Columbia), Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Maria DiCenzo, PhD (McMaster), Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Tamas Dobozy, PhD (British Columbia), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Jennifer Esmail, PhD (Queen's), Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Philippa Gates, PhD (Exeter), Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Madelaine Hron, PhD (Michigan), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Jenny Kerber, PhD (York), Assistant Professor
  • Russell Kilbourn, PhD (Toronto), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Ute Lischke, PhD (Cambridge), Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Tanis MacDonald, PhD (Victoria), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Leslie O'Dell, PhD (Toronto), Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Kenneth Paradis, PhD (McMaster), Associate Professor (Brantford Campus)
  • Mariam Pirbhai, PhD (Montreal), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Markus Poetzsch, PhD (Dalhousie), Associate Professor of English & Film Studies
  • Anne Russell, PhD (York), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies; Graduate Co-ordinator
  • Lynn Shakinovsky, PhD (Toronto), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Katherine Spring, PhD (Wisconsin-Madison), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Eleanor Ty, PhD (McMaster), Professor of English and Film Studies
  • Robin Waugh, PhD (Queen's), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies
  • James Weldon, PhD (Queen's), Associate Professor of English and Film Studies

 
Approved Fields for the PhD Program

  • gender and genre
  • nation, diaspora, culture
  • textuality, media and print studies

 
Note on Courses Contained in Graduate Calendar

As far as possible, each program attempts to provide a full range of core courses and electives. However, every course listed in this Calendar is not available in every session or every year.

Students are encouraged to consult the program/department to inquire about course offerings each year.

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
EN600 Research Methods, Theory, and Professional Issues 0.5
EN601 Fiction by Contemporary British Women 0.5
EN602 Gender and Genre in Renaissance Drama 0.5
EN604 The Victorian Novel: 1848-1860 0.5
EN605 Representations of Gender in Victorian Literature 0.5
EN606 Theatrical Images of Gender 0.5
EN607 Ideologies of Genre in Nineteenth-Century Literature 0.5
EN608 Women Writers of the 17th Century 0.5
EN609 Canadian Women's LIterature 0.5
EN610 Feminist Theory and Women's Writing 0.5
EN611 Caribbean Women's Fiction 0.5
EN612 First Wave Feminism and Print Culture in Britain 0.5
EN615 Film Spectatorship 0.5
EN616 Women and Crime in Fiction and Film 0.5
EN618 Memory in Art Film Narrative 0.5
EN621 The Nature Lyric: Genre and Gender 0.5
EN622 British Feminist Drama in the 20th Century 0.5
EN623 Film Genre and Feminist Theory 0.5
EN624 Medieval Dream Vision Narrative 0.5
EN625 Medieval Romance 0.5
EN626 Postcoloniality: Theory and Practice 0.5
EN628 The Dramatic Experience 0.5
EN632 Renaissance Domestic Tragedy 0.5
EN634 Dramatic Comedy of the 17th Century 0.5
EN636 Canadian Literary Pluralities 0.5
EN640 Reading Theory 0.5
EN641 Voices of the Diaspora 0.5
EN642 Oral Performance and Oral Theory 0.5
EN643 Medieval Patience Literature 0.5
EN644 Cosmetics, Aesthetics, and the Beautiful 0.5
EN645 Indigenous Literature and Film 0.5
EN650 Hardboiled Fiction and Film 0.5
EN651 Melodrama and Gender 0.5
EN690 Directed Studies 0.5
EN691 Special Topics in Gender 0.5
EN692 Special Topics in Genre 0.5
EN695 Major Research Paper 0.0
EN777 Language Requirement 0.0
EN781 Comprehensive Area Exam (CAE) 0.5
EN782 Primary Area Studies 1.0
EN783 Specialization Area Exam (SAE) 1.0
EN790 Directed Studies 0.0
EN799 Doctoral Dissertation 0.0