Department of English

University of Toronto

Credit/Non-Credit 2009-10

Graduate Courses - 2009 - 2010 Winter Session, Credit and Non-Credit

6954HF CREDIT (FOR M. A. STUDENTS)
BIBLIOGRAPHY

D.  GALBRAITHG.  FENWICKR.  MCLEOD*H.  SYME

A general introduction to research methods and scholarly practice; textual and editorial problems; physical bibliography; the history of the book.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
Lectures, workshops, library assignments, site-visits, and research exercises.
A list of recommended reading and the required exercises will be distributed at the first class. The Department’s Check Lists of Scholarship keyed to the University of Toronto Library will be available on line.

D. Galbraith (L0201) – Wednesday 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Room 211, Victoria College.

G. Fenwick (L0401) – Monday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Room 24, Trinity College.

R. McLeod (L0101) – * CANCELLED.

H. Syme (L0301) – Tuesday 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Room TF202, Teefy Hall, St. Michael's College.


8000HF NON-CREDIT/CREDIT (FOR PH. D., PH. D. U., M. A. IN THE FIELD OF CREATIVE WRITING STUDENTS)
INTRODUCTION TO BIBLIOGRAPHY
D.  GALBRAITHG.  FENWICKR.  MCLEOD*H.  SYME

A general introduction to research methods and scholarly practice; textual and editorial problems; physical bibliography; the history of the book.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
Lectures, workshops, library assignments, site-visits, and research exercises.
A list of recommended reading and the required exercises will be distributed at the first class. The Department’s Check Lists of Scholarship keyed to the University of Toronto Library will be available on line.

D. Galbraith (L0201) – Wednesday 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Room 211, Victoria College.

G. Fenwick (L0401) – Monday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Room 24, Trinity College.

R. McLeod (L0101) – * CANCELLED.

H. Syme (L0301) – Tuesday 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Room TF202, Teefy Hall, St. Michael's College.


9500HY NON-CREDIT/CREDIT
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
P.  STEVENS

This course is intended to prepare University of Toronto Ph.D. students in English for the job search and more generally to provide them with an introduction to the professional skills that will be part of their lives after they finish the Ph.D. The course will meet the equivalent of 13 2-hour sessions, on selected Wednesday afternoons through the academic year. Individual sessions will include the following topics: The Shape of the Profession; An Overview of the Academic Job Search and its Documents; Setting Up a Dossier; Preparing Letters of Application and C.V.s; The Teaching Dossier; Interviewing; campus Visits and Job Talks; The Publication of Academic Research; An Assessment 0f the Year’s Job Searches at U. of T. and Postdoctoral Fellowships. There will also be a session on Non-Academic Jobs (Publishing and Other Alternatives).
NOTE: It is expected that all Ph.D. 4 students will take this course. It is open to all other graduate students in English, who are welcome to attend as guests at any session. (Each session will be announced on the UofT Grad English e-mail list.)

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
Most classes will feature the instructor and various guest faculty members discussing the announced topics. Guests from the Toronto publishing community and previous Ph.D. students will join the sessions on non-academic employment. Students wishing to receive a notation on their transcripts should register for the course.

Wednesday 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Room 718, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street


9900HS NON-CREDIT/CREDIT
PROFESSING LITERATURE
D.  JUSTICE 

This seminar, required of and limited to Year II doctoral students, addresses the teaching of English literature at the university level. It is designed to provide the foundations for an informed, self-reflexive pedagogy and to help students develop effective methods for teaching English to undergraduate and graduate students. Guest faculty will discuss a range of pedagogical challenges and solutions.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS
The primary assignment will be the construction of a Teaching Portfolio. Other work will include seminar presentations, a teaching practicum, and contribution to class discussion.
There will be a package of articles available at the beginning of the course.
Limited to Year II Doctoral students.

Thursday 5:00* – 8:00* p.m.
Room 616*, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street
(note:  *changed time and room)

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