Course Catalogue

Course Code: ENG 431
Course Name:
Eastern Classics in Translation
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

The course aims at teaching the classics of Ancient India in English translation. The selections will be made from the Norton World Masterpieces, vol. 1.

Course Code: ENG 4316
Course Name:
Creative Writing: Dialogue and Scriptwriting
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course will teach students to engage with writing and theater making in some selected forms. It will train them to become creative practitioners, who are skilled in the art of imaginative expression. The course will further help students understand how literature and performance works.

Course Code: ENG 4317
Course Name:
Creative Writing: Nonfiction
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This workshop-based course is designed for students interested in advancing their skills in writing creative nonfiction. It will involve many of the literary techniques used in fiction, such as, narrative structure, point of view, imagery, use of dialogues, etc.  Emphasis is on exploring different approaches to the genre and on drafting, revising, and editing original work of nonfiction.

Course Code: ENG 4318
Course Name:
Film Adaptations
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course focuses on theories of film adaptations and critically examines the relationship between writing and cinema. The students will engage in questions of fidelity, visual representation and cultural dynamics that are active in film adaptations of literary genres such as the novel, short story, nonfiction essay, and poem.

Course Code: ENG 4319
Course Name:
Digital Storytelling
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course will explore digital storytelling through the art of animation, mobile filmmaking, and other formats. Storyboards, character development, and editing to produce a finished project will also be covered in this course.

Course Code: ENG 432
Course Name:
History of Modern Thoughts
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course will study the growth and development of the intellectual and philosophical trends in the Western Europe. Readings may include excerpts from Gramsci, Adorno, Jameson, Foucault, Geertz, Said and Appiah.

Course Code: ENG 433
Course Name:
Survey of American Literature – III
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course is a survey of major literary figures of the U. S. in the 20th Century. Major thematic variants: New England environment; the American Dream; the Black protest and the Civil Rights Movement; the Jewish cult; and the modern hero.

Course Code: ENG 434
Course Name:
African Writing in English
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course will develop an understanding of African writing in English. A major interest is in the changing social constructions of masculinities and femininities during the period from 1950 to 1990, and the effects of race/racism and class on African life.

Course Code: ENG 435
Course Name:
Research Methodology
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

Based on the latest MLA Stylesheet, writing strategies will include preparing bibliography, using primary and secondary sources, footnotes and endnotes, documentation and cross-references.

Course Code: ENG 436
Course Name:
Bangladesh Literature in English and in English Translation
Credit Hours:
3.00
Detailed Syllabus:

This course will aim at paving an academic framework for producing both professional and competent translators for Bangladesh Literature in English. The course will be innovative and open-ended in nature.

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