These courses are offered periodically to provide additional enrichment opportunities. Consult the course bulletin for availability. Special topics are all ENG or LIT 297 courses.
Popular Novel Several crrent popular best selling novels in America will be read and discussed. Novels will be analyzed to distinguish those with lasting artistic merit from those that might have only transient appeal.
Greek Art & Poetry Learn about Greek culture and its impact on our culture through the study of art and literature of classical Greece.
Go Through Hell With Dante and Mitchner Read and discuss Dante's Inferno.
Native American Literature Read and discuss classic native American myths and folktales.
The History of Modern Horror Films Study the growth of the horror film from 1968 to present day. The focus of study is on how topical, social, and political events shaped the forms and iconography of the horror film.
The History of the Horror Film: The Roots of Horror A study of horror films from their silent film days with Nosferatu and The Golem to their shift away from the gothic in the 1970s.
Voices and Visions: American Poetry A look at American poetry.
The Cult and Underground Film This class explores the history of films made outside of the studio system.
The Art of Film View, analyze, and write about American and International films.
Screenwriting for Life Learn how to write, format, edit, and review draft screenplays for pre-production.
Milton, Satan, and Paradise Lost Travel through this epic tale and learn why mankind was kicked out of Paradise and how Satan got his own empire.
For More Information Call the English Department at (937) 512-3078 or e-mail department secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org with Subject line: Special Topics Courses