AY2014 – 15 Course Offering

Semester 2, AY2014/2015

  • HL1003 Survey of English Literature II (Richard Barlow)
  • HL1005 Singapore Literature and Culture II (Jane Wong)
  • HL1007 Classical Literature (Daniel Jernigan)
  • HL203/HL2003 Restoration and Eighteenth Century Literature: Ecocritical Enlightenments (Samara Cahill)
  • HL204/HL2004 Sensibility and Romanticism (Terence Dawson)
  • HL208/2008 Singapore Literature and Culture II (Wee Wan-Ling C J)
  • HL213/HL2013 British Asian LIterature (Sim Wai Chew)
  • HL210/HL2010 East Asian LIteratures (Hyunjung Lee)
  • HL221/HL2021 The Literature of Empire (Bede Scott)
  • HL226/HL2026 Reading Drama (Daniel Jernigan)
  • HL2028 Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture (Chris Trigg)
  • HL229/2029 American Modernism (Kevin Riordan)
  • HL232/2032 African Literature (Bede Scott)
  • HL236/HL2036 Virgins and Vixens (Samara Cahill)
  • HL302/HL3002 Film, Politics and Ethics (Brian Bergen-Aurand)
  • HL309/3009 Comparative Literature (Wee Wan-Ling C J)
  • HL312/HL3012 The Discourse of Love (Yong Wern Mei)
  • HL313/HL3013 Postmodernism (Neil Murphy)
  • HL316/HL3016 Gender & Sexuality Studies (Brian Bergen-Aurand)
  • HL324/HL3024 Contemporary Women's Writing (Yong Wern Mei)
  • HL331/HL3031 Scottish Literature (Richard Barlow)
  • HL333/HL3033 The World of Musicals and Intercultural Theatre (Hyunjung Lee)
  • HL4002 Major Author Study: Chaucer (Walter Wadiak)
  • HL4013 Advanced Study in Literature and Culture: Ecocritical Approaches to Literature (Sim Wai Chew)
  • HL4016 Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature (Jane Wong)
  • HL4023 Advanced Studies in American Literature (Chris Trigg)

Minor in Creative Writing

  • HL2020 Creative Writing Workshop (Githa Hariharan)​
  • HZ9101 Introduction to Creative Wri​ting (Divya Victor)
  • HZ201/HZ9201 Creative Writing: Poetry (Divya Victor)
  • HZ202/HZ9202 Creative Writing: Fiction​ (Tash Aw)
  • HZ203/HZ9203 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction Prose (Barrie Sherwood)
  • HZ204/HZ9204 Creative Writing: Playwriting (Jean Tay)
  • HZ205/HZ9205 Creative Writing: Screenwriting  (Ben Slater)

GER PEs for August 2014

  • HL8001Madness in Literature and Film (Michelle Chiang)
  • HL8021 Fictions of Love: Film and Literature (Jinat Begum)
  • HL8026 Women's Literature and The Contemporary (Kate Wright)
  • HL8027 Visions of the Modern: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Lim Yiru)
  • HL8028 Monsters in Literature  (Josh Lam)​

Semester One,  AY2014/2015

  • HL1001 Introduction to the Study of Literature (Kevin Riordan)
  • HL1002 Survey of English Literature I (Walter Wadiak)
  • HL2024/HL224 Approaches to Literature (Yong Wern Mei)
    *HL2024 is a Core course for current Year 2 English Majors.
  • HL2038 Introduction to American Literature (Christopher Trigg)
  • HL201/HL2001 Medieval Literature (Walter Wadiak)
  • HL202/HL2002 Renaissance Literature (John Tangney)
  • HL206/HL2006 Modernism (Richard Barlow)
  • HL207/HL2007 Contemporary Literature and Culture (Neil Murphy)
  • HL211/HL2011 Representations of Asia: Film and Fiction (Lee Hyunjung)
  • HL2040 Adapting the Classics (Jane Wong)
  • HL2041 Asian Historical Fiction (Jane Wong)
  • HL214/HL2014 Urban Culture Asia (Lee Hyunjung)
  • HL215/HL2015 War in Literature and Film (Richard Barlow)
  • HL222/HL2022 South Asian Literature (Bede Scott)
  • HL301/HL3001 Reading Films: Film Theory (Brian Bergen-Aurand)
  • HL306/HL3006 Modern Drama (Daniel Jernigan)
  • HL310/HL3010 European Literature (Terence Dawson)
  • HL311/HL3011 Science Fiction: Origins to Parody (Tamara Wagner)
  • HL317/HL3017 The Rise of the Novel (Samara Cahill)
  • HL4009 Popular Literature and Culture (C.J. W.-L. Wee)
  • HL4010 Feminist Studies (Yong Wern Mei)
  • HL4012 Advanced Studies in Drama (Kevin Riordan)
  • HL4014 Advanced Studies in Film (Brian Bergen-Aurand)
  • HL4017 Advanced Study in Restoration and 18th Century Literature (Samara Cahill)
  • HL4019 Advanced Studies in Victorian Literature (Tamara Wagner)
  • HL4028 Science and Literature (Daniel Jernigan)


Creative Writing

  • HL220/HL2020 Creative Writing Workshop (Miguel Syjuco)
  • HZ9101 Introduction to Creative Writing
    (Jennifer Crawford, Rijula Das, Gwee Li Sui, Tissina George, Yong Shu Hoong)
  • HZ201/HZ9201 Creative Writing: Poetry (Divya Victor)
  • HZ202/HZ9202 Creative Writing: Fiction (Barrie Sherwood)
  • HZ203/HZ9203 Creative Writing Non-Fiction (Barrie Sherwood)
  • HZ301/HZ9301 Advanced Creative Writing (Jennifer Crawford)



  • HL8008 Introduction to Magical Realism (Bede Scott)
  • HL8021 Fictions of Love: Film and Literature (Jinat Begum)



  • HL8026 Women's Literature and The Contemporary (Kate Wright)
  • HL8027 Visions of the Modern: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Lim Yiru)


GER-Core in Singapore Studies (offered in Aug 2014)

  • HL0201 Images of Singapore: Literature, Film and Culture (Jinat Begum)
  • HP0201 Employment Relations for Work and Careers in Singapore (Division of Psychology)


GER-Core in Environmental Studies (offered in Aug 2013)

  • HC0301- Environmental Ethics and Chinese Thought (Division of Chinese)
  • HH0301- The Environment in History (Division of History)
  • HS0301 - Environmental Sustainability (Division of Sociology)


Year 2 students must register for ONE Singapore Studies course, either in Sem 1 OR Sem 2.
Year 3 students must register for ONE Environmental Sustainability course, either in Sem 1 OR Sem 2.​