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Choose your classes! Sessions will cap at 20 students.

Take up to two classes from current and retired ECL professors.

After registering, expect an email regarding your schedule.

Marc Cohen, A Post-modern Millennial in Pain 

Class prep: Watch the TV special, “Bo Burnham: Inside” (Netflix).

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Marsha Collins, Craving Romance:  From the ‘Odyssey’ to “Star Wars’ and the ‘Mandalorian’

No class prep

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Stephanie Elizondo Griest, Memoir Writing Workshop: Rendering Life into Art

No class prep

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George Lensing, “‘The Road Not Taken’: Robert Frost’s Poetic Game with His Readers”

No class prep

A scholar of modern American poetry and known for his work on Wallace Stevens, Mann Family Distinguished Professor George Lensing taught in the department from 1969-2015. A beloved instructor, Lensing also served as the director of the English Honors program, as well as assistant dean of honors in the College of Arts and Sciences.

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Tom Stumpf, The Fellowship of English Majors

No class prep

A charismatic and award-winning teacher known for his wit and sonorous voice, Professor Thomas Stumpf taught in the department from 1970-2006.  An expert in eighteenth-century British literature, Professor Stumpf also led the department’s softball team, gave a yearly reading of How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the Bull’s Head Bookshop, and sang in the faculty-led rock band, Scrapyard.

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