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Upcoming Courses | Catalog and Rotation| Course Archive

Spring Semester 2018

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: Avree Ito-Fujita

Time: MWF 7:30-8:20

Crn: 80690

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(2): Composition I

Instructor: TBD

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 80691

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(4): Composition I

Instructor: Tracy Cissell

Time: TR 7:30-8:45

Crn: 80697

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(5): Composition I

Instructor: Cameron Mahealani Ahia

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 80692

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(6): Composition I

Instructor: Lauren Nishimura

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 84508

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(7): Composition I

Instructor: TBD

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 83837

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(8): Composition I

Instructor: Britton Brooks

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 80694

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(9): Composition I

Instructor: Lane "LaneSki" Davey

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 82984

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(10): Composition I

Instructor: Quynh Vo

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 85079

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(11): Composition I

Instructor: Amanda Silliman

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 82008

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(12): Composition I

Instructor: Joshua Lazarus

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 87253

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(14): Composition I

Instructor: Wyatt Souza

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 80693

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(15): Composition I

Instructor: Kristina Togafau

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 83838

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(17): Composition I

Instructor: Britton Brooks

Time: MWF 2:30-3:20

Crn: 86967

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(18): Composition I

Instructor: Kim Compoc

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 86968

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(19): Composition I

Instructor: Janet Graham

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 84509

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(20): Composition I

Instructor: Jade Higa

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 82024

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(21): Composition I

Instructor: Cynthia Tsai

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 86969

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(22): Composition I

Instructor: Joshua Lazarus

Time: MWF 2:30-3:20

Crn: 80695

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(23): Composition I

Instructor: Julia Wieting

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 80696

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(24): Composition I

Instructor: Amanda Christie

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 82709

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(25): Composition I

Instructor: Nicole Kurashige

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 85077

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(27): Composition I

Instructor: Cynthia Tsai

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 82007

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(28): Composition I

Instructor: TBD

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 82501

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(29): Composition I

Instructor: Jade Higa

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 85078

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100(30): Composition I

Instructor: Steven Gin

Time: TBA TBA-

Crn: 83836

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 100A(2): Composition I

Instructor: Candace Fujikane

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 86988

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 190(1): Composition I for Transfers

Instructor: Tracy Cissell

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 83477

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


ENG 190(2): Composition I for Transfers

Instructor: Dax Garcia

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 86851

Focus: FW

Description: Read the description


Composition II


ENG 200(1): Composition II

Instructor: Michael Pak

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 83830

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 200(2): Composition II

Instructor: Amanda Christie

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 86392

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 200(3): Composition II

Instructor: Steven Holmes

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 87196

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 200(4): Composition II

Instructor: Karyl Garland

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 82282

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 200(5): Composition II

Instructor: Michael Pak

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 88190

Focus:

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): Intro to Lit: Literary History: Asian American Literature

Instructor: Jee Young (Vera) Lee

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 82710

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 270(2): Intro to Lit: Literary History: 18th Century Bad Girls

Instructor: Jade Higa

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 85918

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 270(3): Intro to Lit: Literary History: Literature of Hawaii

Instructor: Kim Compoc

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 87942

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(2): Intro to Lit: Genre: Film & Literature of the Holocaust

Instructor: LynleyShimat Lys

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 85922

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(4): Intro to Lit: Genre: Famous Bible Stories

Instructor: Lane "LaneSki" Davey

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 85920

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(5): Intro to Lit: Genre: Pacific Literature: Short Stories

Instructor: Norman "T-Man" Thompson

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 85969

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(6): Intro to Lit: Genre: Pacific Poetry

Instructor: Leora Kava

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 85917

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 271(7): Intro to Lit: Genre: Touch of Evil: Hardboiled Fiction and the Noir Genre

Instructor: Nandini Chandra

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 82711

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 272(1): Intro to Lit: Culture & Lit: Fairy Tales

Instructor: Caryn Lesuma

Time: MW 1:30-2:45

Crn: 86854

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 272(3): Intro to Lit: Culture & Lit: Mystery Fiction

Instructor: Rodney Morales

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 86901

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 272(6): Intro to Lit: Culture & Lit: Global Science Fiction

Instructor: Steven Holmes

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 87943

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 273(1): Intro to Lit: Creative Writing: Ethnicity, Language, Local(e)s

Instructor: Amalia Bueno

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 82985

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 273(2): Intro to Lit: Creative Writing. “Cultural Crossroads: Hawai’i’s Modern Writers and their Stories”

Instructor: Kapena Landgraf

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 86986

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 273(3): Intro to Lit: Creative Writing: Life Writing and Trauma

Instructor: Rain Wright

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 84222

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 273(4): Intro to Lit: Spoken Words and Talking Story in the US and the Pacific

Instructor: Lyz Soto

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 85080

Focus: DL, 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: John Gagnon

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 85967

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 302(1): Hist of the English Language

Instructor: Daphne Desser

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 84506

Focus: DH

Description: Read the description


ENG 306(1): Argumentative Writing I

Instructor: Sarah Allen

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 80699

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 306(2): Argumentative Writing I

Instructor: John Gagnon

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 89432

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 306(3): Argumentative Writing I

Instructor: Steven Holmes

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 89433

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(1): Types of Creative Writing: Fiction/Creative Nonfiction

Instructor: Rodney Morales

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 83840

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(2): Types of Creative Writing: Fiction/Creative Nonfiction

Instructor: Rodney Morales

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 86987

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(3): Types of Creative Writing: Poetry and Spoken Arts

Instructor: Lyz Soto

Time: MW 2:30-3:45

Crn: 84223

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(4): Types of Creative Writing: Desire & Memory: Poetry and Creative Nonfiction

Instructor: Noʻu Revilla

Time: MWF 1:30-2:20

Crn: 80700

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(5): Types of Creative Writing

Instructor: Julia Wieting

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 83839

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(6): Types of Creative Writing: Writing to be Heard: Poetry & Poetic Theater

Instructor: Grace Taylor

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 87252

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(7): Types of Creative Writing: The Fantastic Screenplay

Instructor: Ida Yoshinaga

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 85968

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 313(9): Types of Creative Writing: Desire & Memory: Poetry and Creative Nonfiction

Instructor: Noʻu Revilla

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 88068

Focus: DA, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 320(1): Intro to English Studies

Instructor: Paul Lyons

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 84513

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 320(3): Intro to English Studies

Instructor: Candace Fujikane

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 85923

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 321(1): Backgrounds of Western Lit

Instructor: Cynthia Ward

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 89409

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 331(1): Renaissance Lit in English

Instructor: Derrick Higginbotham

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 85081

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


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

Instructor: Jade Higa

Time: MW 1:30-2:45

Crn: 89547

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


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

Instructor: Glenn Man

Time: MWF 8:30-9:20

Crn: 86855

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


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

Instructor: Gary Pak

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 80702

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


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

Instructor: Shawna Yang Ryan

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 80703

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 361(1): Poetry

Instructor: Jonathan Morse

Time: MWF 9:30-10:20

Crn: 84196

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 362(1): Drama

Instructor: Todd H. Sammons

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 88802

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 366(1): Shakespeare and Film

Instructor: Derrick Higginbotham

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 83799

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 372(1): Asian American Literature

Instructor: Ruth Y. Hsu

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 86864

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 374(1): Race, Ethnicity, & Literature

Instructor: Jack Taylor

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 88803

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 378(1): Native Hawaiian Lit in English

Instructor: Kuualoha Hoomanawanui

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 86858

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 385(1): Fairy Tales & Adaptations

Instructor: Cristina Bacchilega

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 85082

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: M 2:30-5:00

Crn: 84507

Focus: WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 408(1): Professional Editing

Instructor: Karyl Garland

Time: F 2:30-5:00

Crn: 86951

Focus:

Description: Read the description


ENG 409(1): Studies: Comp/Rhet/Language: Rhetoric and Environmental Justice

Instructor: Sarah Allen

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 85972

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 411(1): Poetry Workshop

Instructor: Grace Taylor

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 88804

Focus: DA

Description: Read the description


ENG 412(1): Nonfiction Writing

Instructor: Nandini Chandra

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 86857

Focus: DA

Description: Read the description


ENG 430(1): Studies in Medieval Literature: Nature in Medieval Lit

Instructor: Britton Brooks

Time: MWF 12:30-1:20

Crn: 88799

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 433(1): Studies in 19th C Literature: Victorian Empire

Instructor: Anna Feuerstein

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 88800

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 434(1): Studies from 20th C to Present: Utopian and Dystopian Lit

Instructor: Todd H. Sammons

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 85970

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 440(1): Single Author: James Baldwin

Instructor: Jack Taylor

Time: TR 10:30-11:45

Crn: 85971

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 445(1): William Shakespeare

Instructor: Mark Heberle

Time: TR 9:00-10:15

Crn: 80704

Focus: DL

Description: Read the description


ENG 460(1): Studies in Fiction: Fiction and its Societies

Instructor: Jonathan Morse

Time: MWF 11:30-12:20

Crn: 88801

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 463(1): Studies in Film: The Multiple Narrative Film

Instructor: Glenn Man

Time: MWF 10:30-11:20

Crn: 84221

Focus: DH, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 474(1): Studies in Pacific Literature: Pacific Children’s Literature

Instructor: Kuualoha Hoomanawanui

Time: TR 12:00-1:15

Crn: 87452

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 491(1): Senior Honors Seminar: Voodoo, Zombies, & You

Instructor: Cynthia Ward

Time: TR 1:30-2:45

Crn: 85924

Focus: DL, WI

Description: Read the description


ENG 495(1): Internship

Instructor: John David Zuern

Time: TBA TBA-

Crn: 85083

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 613C(1): Grad Writing Workshop: Fiction

Instructor: Gary Pak

Time: T 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88793

Focus: CW

Description: Read the description


ENG 664(1): Biography: Memoir Across Media

Instructor: John David Zuern

Time: T 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88794

Focus: LSE

Description: Read the description


ENG 705(1): Seminar in Composition Studies: Writing Pedagogy and Digital Humanities

Instructor: P. Darin Payne

Time: M 6:30-9:00

Crn: 87456

Focus: CR

Description: Read the description


ENG 709(1): Seminar in Rhetoric: Rhetorics of Publics and Counterpublics

Instructor: Daphne Desser

Time: F 3:30-6:00

Crn: 82183

Focus: CR

Description: Read the description


ENG 730X(1): Seminar in English Lit & History: Representations of War in Early Modern English Literature

Instructor: Mark Heberle

Time: M 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88795

Focus: LSE, Pre-1700

Description: Read the description


ENG 735Q(1): Seminar in Asian American Lit & Theory: Transnational Asian American Literary and Cultural Studies

Instructor: Ruth Y. Hsu

Time: T 6:30-9:00

Crn: 87455

Focus: CSAP/LSE, HAP

Description: Read the description


ENG 735S(1): Seminar in Early American Literature: The American Renaissance Revisited

Instructor: James Caron

Time: W 3:30-6:00

Crn: 88796

Focus: LSE, Pre-1900

Description: Read the description


ENG 760Q(1): Seminar in Science Fiction: Science Fiction and Genre Theory

Instructor: John Rieder

Time: W 6:30-9:00

Crn: 88797

Focus: LSE

Description: Read the description


ENG 790(1): Seminar in Special Topics: The Public Humanities

Instructor: Laura E. Lyons

Time: R 6:30-9:00

Crn: 88798

Focus: CSAP/LSE

Description: Read the description