ENGL 493
Honors Colloquium: English Fall 2024
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 sometimes as a full seminar and other times in tutorial-style small groups.
The Class: Format: honors independent study
Limit: none
Expected: 15
Class#: 1655
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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