Courses Spotlight

English Graduate Course Lineup

Summer and Fall 2015 feature an array of interesting English graduate course offerings. 

A seminar on Horror and Madness in Fiction and Film is being offered in Fordham's Summer Session 2. The course counts for an American 2 or Elective Requirement and is open to non-degree students.

The Fall 2015 English graduate course schedule includes Research Methods; Theatrical Enterprise in Early Modern England; Romanticism and Private Life; Eighteenth Century Travel; Memory, Trauma, Narrative; Approaches to American Literature Before 1900; 20th Century American Novel: A Violent Survey; Themes in Pre-Conquest Literature; and Late Medieval Women. Two creative writing options include a Master Class on The Short Story and a Playwriting Workshop.

For continuing graduate students, registration begins on April 7th for Summer and Fall 2015 English Graduate Courses.

Students who are not matriculated at Fordham may apply for non-degree enrollment now.

For further information, please contact Martine Stern at

Susan Greenfield's "Homelessness" Course Added to Fall Schedule

Take a service-learning course in the English department! "Homelessness: Literary Representation and Historical Reality" is a late addition to our Fall schedule. Taught by Professor Susan Greenfield, the course explores the literary representation--and lived experience--of homelessness.

For the academic portion of the course, you will read canonical literature about homelessness, including King LearThe Wrongs of WomanAdventures of Huckleberry Finn, and The Grapes of Wrath, as well as various essays and memoirs by and about homeless people.

The service portion of the course will include meetings and discussions with homeless and formerly homeless people and 30 hours of volunteer work with a relevant service organization.

The course, ENGL 3964 R01, is being held Tuesdays and Fridays from 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM at the Rose Hill Campus.

Now Online: Fall 2015 Undergraduate Courses

Since undergraduate registration for Fall 2015 starts today, we're sure you spent all of Spring Break considering what courses you want to take in the Fall (unless of course you're graduating in May)!  If not, you'll want to know that the Fall 2015 undergraduate course list is now online, and you should check it out.  Just to name a few of the many interesting options: