Courses

The courses listed below are provided by the Student Information Services (SIS). This listing provides a snapshot of immediately available courses within this department and may not be complete. Course registration information can be found at https://sis.jhu.edu/classes/.

Please consult the online course catalog for cross-listed courses and full course information.

Column one has the course number and section. Other columns show the course title, days offered, instructor's name, room number, if the course is cross-referenced with another program, and a option to view additional course information in a pop-up window.

Creating the Poetry Chapbook
AS.220.437 (01)

Students will build on previous work in the major by completing a project of sustained length, depth, and cohesion (15 - 25 pages) in their final semester. Application only; Advanced Poetry prerequisite.

  • Credits: 3.00
  • Level:
  • Days/Times: Th 1:30PM - 4:00PM
  • Instructor: Malech, Dora Rachel
  • Room:  
  • Status: Approval Required
  • Seats Available: 11/15
  • PosTag(s): WRIT-POET

Readings in Fiction: Shape, Story, and Experiments in Structure
AS.220.611 (01)

How is our experience of a novel's story affected by its form? We'll discuss some traditional structures, including mystery plots and the three-act structure, before moving on to works whose forms bend or break various storytelling conventions. Authors may include Vladimir Nabokov, Susan Choi, Zadie Smith, Tommy Orange, Lorrie Moore, Edward P. Jones, Carol Shields and others.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: Th 2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Instructor: Noel, Katharine
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 3/8
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Fiction Workshop
AS.220.624 (01)

Discussion and critique of fiction manuscripts by students enrolled in the MFA program. Some assignments possible.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: T 2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Instructor: Leithauser, Brad
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 15/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Poetry Workshop
AS.220.626 (01)

Discussion and critique of poetry manuscripts by students enrolled in the MFA program. Some assignments possible.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: W 2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Instructor: Yezzi, David D
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 14/20
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Readings in Poetry: Line, Sentence, Syntax
AS.220.655 (01)

A study of the interplay of the line and the sentence in poetry, with an emphasis on syntax. Some prose works will also be used for context. Poets employing syntax with great verve and precision, whether they obey or disrupt the rules, will be read in order to inform students’ own stylistic choices.

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times: F 2:00PM - 5:00PM
  • Instructor: Arthur, James P
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/12
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Thesis
AS.220.802 (01)

  • Credits: 0.00
  • Level: Graduate
  • Days/Times:
  • Instructor: Staff
  • Room:  
  • Status: Open
  • Seats Available: 5/5
  • PosTag(s): n/a

Course # (Section) Title Day/Times Instructor Room PosTag(s) Info
AS.220.437 (01)Creating the Poetry ChapbookTh 1:30PM - 4:00PMMalech, Dora Rachel WRIT-POET
AS.220.611 (01)Readings in Fiction: Shape, Story, and Experiments in StructureTh 2:00PM - 5:00PMNoel, Katharine 
AS.220.624 (01)Fiction WorkshopT 2:00PM - 5:00PMLeithauser, Brad 
AS.220.626 (01)Poetry WorkshopW 2:00PM - 5:00PMYezzi, David D 
AS.220.655 (01)Readings in Poetry: Line, Sentence, SyntaxF 2:00PM - 5:00PMArthur, James P 
AS.220.802 (01)ThesisStaff