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    Vassar College
  Feb 20, 2018
Catalogue 2017-2018

English Department

Chair: Mark C. Amodio;

Professors: Mark C. Amodio, Robert DeMaria, Wendy Graham, Michael Joyce, Jean M. Kaneb, Paul Kanea, Amitava Kumar, Paul Russellab, Susan Zlotnick;

Associate Professors: Peter Antelyes, Heesok Chang, Eve Dunbar, Leslie C. Dunn, Hua Hsu, Zoltán Márkusa, Molly S. McGlennena, Hiram Perezb, Tyrone Simpson, IIa;

Assistant Professor: Dorothy Kim;

Senior Lecturer: Karen Robertson;

Post-doctoral Fellow: Kathleen Gemmill

Adjunct Associate Professors: M. Mark, David Means, Ralph Sassone;

Adjunct Assistant Professor: Sebastian Langdell.

a On leave 2017/18, first semester

b On leave 2017/18, second semester
ab On leave 2017/18



Correlate Sequences in English

The department offers seven correlates in English. Race and Ethnicity; Theory, Criticism and Transnational Studies; Poetry and Poetics; Literary Forms; British Literary History; American Literary History and Creative Writing. A minimum of six units is required for the correlate sequence. Further information is in the Alphabet Book as well.


English: I. Introductory

English: II. Intermediate

Prerequisite: open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors with one unit of 100-level work or by permission of the associate chair. Students applying for permission to elect 200-level work must present samples of their writing to the associate chair. Freshmen with AP credit may elect 200-level work after consultation with the department and with the permission of the instructor. First-year students who have completed ENGL 101  may elect 200-level work with permission of the instructor. Intermediate writing courses are not open to Freshmen.

English: III. Advanced

Prerequisite: Open to Juniors and Seniors with 2 units of 200-level work in English, or by permission of the instructor.