Please note that courses will only run if they reach a minimum of twenty students. Students will be notified via Carleton email if a course in which they are registered is cancelled. We will endeavour to notify students of any cancellations as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Course syllabi – preliminary and full – are posted as they become available.

  • The course offerings and instructors listed below are subject to change.
  • The syllabi below are preliminary and are provided to assist with course selection. Syllabi are posted as they are received. Final syllabi will be posted by the Undergraduate Calendar Deadline.
  • All fourth year courses are in a seminar style unless otherwise stated.

*Students interested in ENGL 2903A must submit a writing sample using the application form by April 12, 2021. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement email to confirm the Department has received their portfolio. Decisions will be communicated by email no later than  April 16, 2021. Successful applicants will be granted an override to facilitate registration. Acceptance into the workshop is not guaranteed; students are advised to register in an alternate course until the selection process is complete.

Writing sample guidelines for ENGL 2903.

Early Summer Courses (May – June)

ENGL 1010 A: Writing Essays about Lit. with G. Marr Course Description

ENGL 2301 A: Lit. and Cultures 500-1500 with M. Tittle Course Outline

ENGL 4115 A / ENGL 5900 S: Culture & the Text with R. Norris Course Description

ENGL 4301 A / ENGL 5303 S / HUMS 4902 A: Studies in Renaissance Lit. with M. White Course Outline

Late Summer Courses (July – August)

ENGL 1600 A: Literature and Magic with E. Post

ENGL 2100A: Topics in Popular Culture with P. Walton Course Description

ENGL 2500 A / CLCV 2500 A: Classical Mythology

ENGL 3501 A: Lit. and Cultures 1900-Now with E. Post

ENGL 4115 B / ENGL 5900 X: Culture & the Text with P. Whiting Course Description

ENGL 4961 A / ENGL 5007 S: Indigenous Literatures II with S. Birkwood Course Description

Full Summer Courses (May – August)

ENGL 2903 A: Writing Fiction with J. Coleman Course Description