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Upcoming Courses | Catalog and Rotation| Course Archive

Spring Semester 2017

The following descriptions of individual courses and sections supplement the general catalog descriptions. For the complete registration listings with CRNs and prerequisites, see the official schedule.

Composition I and Honors Program

  • ENGLISH 100: Composition I
  • ENGLISH 100A: Honors Program. Contact the Honors Office at 956-8391 for information.
  • ENGLISH 190: Composition I for Transfer Students to UH Manoa

ENG 100(1): Composition I

Instructor: Tracy Cissell

Time: MWF 7:30-8:20

Crn: 80747

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(2): Composition I

Instructor: Tracy Cissell

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 80748

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(3): Composition I

Instructor: Nicole Kurashige

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 82842

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(4): Composition I

Instructor: Henry Wei Leung

Time: TR 7:30-8:45

Crn: 80754

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(5): Composition I

Instructor: Jee Young (Vera) Lee

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 80749

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(6): Composition I

Instructor: Cornelius Rubsamen

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 85092

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(7): Composition I

Instructor: Joseph Han

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 84339

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(8): Composition I

Instructor: Leora Kava

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 80751

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(9): Composition I

Instructor: Nicole Kurashige

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 83371

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(10): Composition I

Instructor: Norman "T-Man" Thompson

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 85755

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(11): Composition I

Instructor: Amalia Bueno

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 82248

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(12): Composition I

Instructor: TBD

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 88669

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(13): Composition I

Instructor: Lauren Nishimura

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 82844

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(14): Composition I

Instructor: TBD

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 80750

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(15): Composition I

Instructor: Britton Brooks

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 84340

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(16): Composition I

Instructor: TBD

Time: MWF 3:30-4:20

Crn: 88267

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(17): Composition I

Instructor: Britton Brooks

Time: MWF 2:30-3:20

Crn: 88268

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(18): Composition I

Instructor: TBD

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 88269

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(19): Composition I

Instructor: TBD

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 85093

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(20): Composition I

Instructor: Ida Yoshinaga

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 82264

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(21): Composition I

Instructor: Caryn Lesuma

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 88270

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(22): Composition I

Instructor: Lauren Nishimura

Time: MWF 2:30-3:20

Crn: 80752

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(23): Composition I

Instructor: Ida Yoshinaga

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 80753

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(24): Composition I

Instructor: Caryn Lesuma

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 83067

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(25): Composition I

Instructor: Amanda Christie

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 85753

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(26): Composition I

Instructor: Lauren Nishimura

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 88583

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(27): Composition I

Instructor: Paul Lyons

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 82247

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(28): Composition I

Instructor: Kelsey Amos

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 82841

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(29): Composition I

Instructor: Amanda Christie

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 85754

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(30): Composition I

Instructor: Steven Gin

Time: TBA -ONLINE

Crn: 84338

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100A(1): Composition I

Instructor: Jade Higa

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 80755

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100A(2): Composition I

Instructor: Karyl Garland

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 88306

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 190(1): Composition I for Transfers

Instructor: Jade Higa

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 83936

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 190(2): Composition I for Transfers

Instructor: Janet Graham

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 88059

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


Composition II


ENG 200(1): Composition II

Instructor: TBD

Time: MWF 7:30-8:20

Crn: 84330

Focus: NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 200(2): Composition II

Instructor: Jade Higa

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 87318

Focus: NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 200(3): Composition II

Instructor: Incoronata (Nadia) Inserra

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 88584

Focus: NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 200(4): Composition II

Instructor: Britton Brooks

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 82613

Focus: NI, WI

Description: Read the description


Introduction to Literature Descriptions

  • ENG 270 Introduction to Literature: Literary History
  • ENG 271 Introduction to Literature: Genre
  • ENG 272 Introduction to Literature: Culture and Literature
  • ENG 273 Introduction to Literature: Creative Writing and Literature

All ENG 270-273 classes require a substantial amount of writing and are designated as Writing Intensive (W). In compliance with the Focus Hallmarks for Writing Intensive classes, you will produce a least 16 pages or 4,000 words in these classes


ENG 270(1): Literary History: American Literature

Instructor: Jonathan Morse

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 83068

Focus: DL, NI

Description: Read the description


ENG 270(2): Literary History: 19th Century U.S. Women Writer

Instructor: Kelsey Amos

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 86733

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 270(3): Literary History: Literature of Hip Hop

Instructor: Lane "LaneSki" Davey

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 89517

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(1): Genre: Beautiful and Brutal Westerns

Instructor: Abbey Mayer

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 83372

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(2): Genre: Fantasy Literature

Instructor: Cynthia Tsai

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 86737

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(3): Genre: Asian American Poetry

Instructor: Jee Young (Vera) Lee

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 89643

Focus: DL, NI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(4): Genre: Digital Humanities

Instructor: Steven Holmes

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 86735

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(5): Genre: Poetry and Drama

Instructor: Jonathan Morse

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 86819

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(6): Genre: Resistance in Fiction

Instructor: Leora Kava

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 86732

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(7): Genre: Film and Literature of the Holocaust

Instructor: Joshua Lazarus

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 83070

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 272(1): Lit & Culture: Pacific Women Warriors

Instructor: Norman "T-Man" Thompson

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 88064

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 272(2): Lit & Culture:

Instructor: Rodney Morales

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 88082

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 272(3): Lit & Culture: African American Literature

Instructor: Michael Pak

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 88159

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 272(5): Lit & Culture: Literature and Resistance: Palestine

Instructor: LynleyShimat Lys

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 89528

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 272(6): Lit & Culture: Oceanic Mo`olelo and Talk Story

Instructor: Te Raukura Roa

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 89518

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 273(1): Creative Writing: Short Stories of Hawaii

Instructor: Kapena Landgraf

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 83373

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 273(2): Creative Writing: Truth and Lives in Autobiography

Instructor: Rain Wright

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 88304

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 273(3): Creative Writing: Poetry and Freedom

Instructor: Henry Wei Leung

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 84775

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 273(4): Creative Writing: Reading/Writing Short Stories

Instructor: Rain Wright

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 85756

Focus: DL, NI, WI

Description: Read the description


300-Level Descriptions

English majors should see their department advisor for information and assistance. If you are interested in declaring English as your major, sign up for an orientation session by stopping by Kuykendall 402 or calling 956-7619.


ENG 300(1): Introduction to Rhetoric

Instructor: Sarah Allen

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 86817

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 302(1): Hist of the English Language

Instructor: Daphne Desser

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 85090

Focus: DH

Description: Read the description


ENG 306(1): Argumentative Writing I

Instructor: Cornelius Rubsamen

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 80756

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 311(1): Autobiographical Writing

Instructor: Frank Stewart

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 88062

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(1): Types of Creative Writing: Poetry and Short Prose

Instructor: Rajiv Mohabir

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 84342

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(2): Types of Creative Writing: Drama, Poetry and Community

Instructor: Aiko Yamashiro

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 88305

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(3): Types of Creative Writing: Short Fiction/Non-Fiction

Instructor: Frank Stewart

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 84776

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(4): Types of Creative Writing: Poetry and Spoken Word

Instructor: Lyz Soto

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 80757

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(5): Types of Creative Writing: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction – Memories, Dreams, and Imagination

Instructor: TBD

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 84341

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(6): Types of Creative Writing: In-Between Poetry and Prose

Instructor: Shawna Yang Ryan

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 88667

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(7): Types of Creative Writing: Fiction and Creative Nonfiction – Memories, Dreams, and Imagination

Instructor: TBD

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 86818

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(8): Types of Creative Writing: Poetry and Spoken Word

Instructor: Lyz Soto

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 89626

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(9): Types of Creative Writing:

Instructor: Katharine Beutner

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 89668

Focus: DA

Description: Read the description


ENG 320(1): Intro to English Studies

Instructor: Anna Feuerstein

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 85098

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 320(2): Intro to English Studies

Instructor: Candace Fujikane

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 80758

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 320(3): Intro to English Studies

Instructor: Jack Taylor

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 86738

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 321(1): Backgrounds of Western Lit

Instructor: Linda Middleton

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 88289

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 326(1): Literature & (Post)colonialism

Instructor: Cynthia Ward

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 84746

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 331(1): Renaissance Lit in English

Instructor: Mark Heberle

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 85757

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 332(1): Restoration/18th-C Lit in Eng

Instructor: Anna Feuerstein

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 88063

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 335(1): Lit in Eng after 1900 (not Am)

Instructor: Linda Middleton

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 88065

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 337(1): Am Lit Mid-19th to Mid-20th C

Instructor: Shawna Yang Ryan

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 80759

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 338(1): American Lit Since Mid-20th C

Instructor: Gary Pak

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 80760

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 361(1): Poetry: Image, Sound and Word

Instructor: Jonathan Morse

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 84747

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 366(1): Shakespeare and Film

Instructor: Steven Holmes

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 84290

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 372(1): Asian American Literature

Instructor: Candace Fujikane

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 88084

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 378(1): Native Hawaiian Lit in English

Instructor: Noʻu Revilla

Time: MWF 0930-1020

Crn: 88075

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 380(1): Folklore & Oral Tradition

Instructor: Kristin McAndrews

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 89306

Focus: DL, OC

Description: Read the description


ENG 381(1): Popular Literature

Instructor: Cynthia Ward

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 89628

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 385(1): Fairy Tales & Adaptations

Instructor: Cristina Bacchilega

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 85759

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


400-Level Descriptions

English majors should see their department advisor for information and assistance. If you are interested in declaring English as your major, sign up for an orientation session by stopping by Kuykendall 402 or calling 956-7619.

Please note the following:

Qualified non-Honors students may enroll in ENG 491/492 on a space-available basis with the permission of the instructor or of the English Department's Honors Director. Email Professor James Caron at caron@hawaii.edu for more information.

All 400-level “Studies” courses are designed to have a significant research component and are designated as Writing Intensive (WI). In compliance with the Focus Hallmarks for Writing Intensive classes, you will produce a least 16 pages or 4,000 words in these classes.

For a list of Studies and Single Author courses to be offered for the next two years, see the "Upcoming" courses page.


ENG 405(1): Teaching Composition

Instructor: Georganne Nordstrom

Time: T 2:30-5:00

Crn: 85091

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 407(1): Writing for Electronic Media

Instructor: P. Darin Payne

Time: M 2:30-5:00

Crn: 88079

Focus:

Description: Read the description


ENG 408(1): Professional Editing

Instructor: Karyl Garland

Time: F 2:30-5:00

Crn: 88239

Focus:

Description: Read the description


ENG 409(1): Studies in Comp/Rhet/Language: Law and Rhetoric

Instructor: Daphne Desser

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 86823

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 410(1): Form and Theory of Poetry

Instructor: Craig Santos Perez

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 84748

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 412(1): Nonfiction Writing

Instructor: Rodney Morales

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 88074

Focus: DA

Description: Read the description


ENG 414(1): Fiction Workshop

Instructor: Gary Pak

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 85761

Focus: DA

Description: Read the description


ENG 427(1): Studies in Lit Criticism & Theory: Posthumanism and Science Fiction

Instructor: John Rieder

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 88934

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 434(1): Studies from 20thC to Present: Life Writing and Human Rights

Instructor: Cynthia Franklin

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 86821

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 440(3): Single Author: Karen Tei Yamashita

Instructor: Ruth Y. Hsu

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 86822

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 445(1): William Shakespeare

Instructor: Mark Heberle

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 80761

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 455(1): U.S. Women’s Lit and Culture

Instructor: TBD

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 89305

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 463(1): Studies in Film: Postcolonial Narrative Cinema

Instructor: S. Shankar

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 84774

Focus: DH, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 474(1): Studies in Pacific Literature: Women Writing Oceania

Instructor: Ku'ualoha Ho'omanawanui

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 88936

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 491(1): Senior Honors Seminar: Contemporary Satire

Instructor: James Caron

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 86742

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 495(1): Internship

Instructor: Katharine Beutner

Time: TBA-

Crn: 85762

Focus:

Description: Read the description


Graduate-Level Descriptions

The concentration or requirement for which each course will count in the M.A. program is indicated to the right of its title:

  • HAP = Hawai‘i/Asia/Pacific content course requirement
  • CR = Composition and Rhetoric
  • CSAP = Cultural Studies in Asia/Pacific
  • CW = Creative Writing
  • LSE = Literary Studies in English

Classified graduate students in other departments of the University are welcome to enroll in graduate courses in English with the permission of the instructor.


ENG 613B(1): Poetry Writing Workshop: Crafting the Poetry Manuscript

Instructor: Craig Santos Perez

Time: M 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88080

Focus: CW

Description: Read the description


ENG 613D(1): Nonfiction Writing Workshop: Cultural Journalism

Instructor: S. Shankar

Time: R 6:30-9:00

Crn: 88081

Focus: CSAP/CW/LSE

Description: Read the description


ENG 705(2): Seminar in Composition Studies: Beyond Argument

Instructor: Sarah Allen

Time: T 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88941

Focus: CR

Description: Read the description


ENG 709(1): Seminar in Rhetoric: Rhetoric and New Media

Instructor: P. Darin Payne

Time: W 3:30-6:00

Crn: 82503

Focus: CR

Description: Read the description


ENG 716B(1): CANCELED – Seminar in Techniques in Fiction

Instructor: TBD

Time: -

Crn:

Focus:

Description: Read the description


ENG 727(1): Seminar in Literary Criticism: What Was Psychoanalysis?

Instructor: John David Zuern

Time: W 6:30-9:00

Crn: 88938

Focus: CSAP/LSE

Description: Read the description


ENG 735F(1): African American Literature & Theory: African American Protest Lit: Abolitionist to Civil Rights Movement

Instructor: Jack Taylor

Time: W 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88939

Focus: LSE, pre-1900

Description: Read the description


ENG 735Q(1): Asian American Literature & Theory: Asian Diaspora Literary & Cultural Studies

Instructor: Ruth Y. Hsu

Time: M 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88940

Focus: CSP/LSE, HAP

Description: Read the description


ENG 740M(1): Seminar in Major Author: Milton and Rhetoric

Instructor: Todd Sammons

Time: M 6:30-9:00

Crn: 88943

Focus: CR/LSE, pre-1700

Description: Read the description


ENG 764(1): Seminar in Life Writing: Human Lives, Uncivil States

Instructor: Cynthia Franklin

Time: F 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88076

Focus: CSAP/LSE

Description: Read the description


ENG 771(1): Seminar in Pacific Literature & Cultural Studies: Poetics of Relationships in Pasifika Literatures and Archives

Instructor: Paul Lyons

Time: T 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88287

Focus: CSAP/LSE, HAP

Description: Read the description


ENG 780G(1): Comparative Literature – Theory/Practice of Poetry: History & Practice of Avant-Garde Poetry

Instructor: Susan Schultz

Time: T 6:30-9:00

Crn: 88942

Focus: CW/LSE

Description: Read the description