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ENGL 493
Honors Colloquium: English Fall 2020
Division I Writing Skills

Class Details

A colloquium for students pursuing critical theses and critical specializations. Students will present and critique their work in progress, and discuss issues particular to researching and structuring a long analytical thesis. We will also discuss the work of a variety of recent critics representing a range of methods of literary study. Satisfactory completion of the course will be required for students to continue on in the honors program. The course will meet synchronously online, sometimes as a full seminar and other times in tutorial-small small groups.
The Class: Format: honors independent study
Limit: none
Expected: 15
Class#: 2362
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: participation and individual progress on the thesis project, which will be determined in consultation with each student's honors advisor
Prerequisites: admission to the department Honors program
Enrollment Preferences: none
Distributions: Division I Writing Skills
WS Notes: Students will write a 20 page thesis chapter in stages and over multiple drafts. Students will receive from the instructor timely comments on their writing, with suggestions for improvement.

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