The second semester of Elementary Latin completes the introduction to the basic elements of the Latin language, emphasizing the fundamentals of grammar, vocabulary, and reading comprehension.
This course explores the life of J.R.R. Tolkien and the impact his experiences had on his work, with a particular focus on the World War I and World War II time periods.
This is a one-semester, three-credit course that consists of reading, research, and assignments completed in one-on-one consultation with a Director.
Students may register for this course only after their thesis topic is approved by the thesis coordinator.
This is a one-semester, three-credit course during which students will write their thesis, the culminating project for an M.A. in Language & Literature. Prerequisite: LITZ6398: Thesis Research
This class is the first semester in a two-part survey of Chaucer’s major works, looking at his early dream vision poems and his greatest completed work: Troilus and Criseyde.
This course will introduce students to MLA citation style, standard bibliographic and research practices, literary theories of the later 20th century, and possible scholarly directions in the 21st century.
In 2000, Dr. Tom Shippey highlighted J.R.R. Tolkien’s contribution to literature, identifying him as the “Author of the Century.” Shippey makes a compelling case for the quality of Tolkien’s writing, arguing that this “rests not on mere charm or strangeness…but on a deeply serious response to what will be seen in the end as the major […]