Applications and Deadlines

Important Dates for English Majors (doc)

 

Project Deadlines for Fall 2016 Courses

Friday, September 23, 2016: five to ten pages of the Senior Essay submitted to advisor;

Friday, November 4, 2016: full draft of the Senior Essay submitted to advisor;

Friday, December 9, 2016 (last day of classes):
Two hard copies of the completed WC Senior Project (ENGL 489) and Senior Essay (ENGL 490/491) due at noon in LC 107 and via email to jane.bordiere@yale.edu;

Completed Tutorial in Writing (ENGL 470) and Special Project for Juniors and Seniors (ENGL 488) submitted to advisor and via email to jane.bordiere@yale.edu.

Applications for Fall 2016 CREATIVE WRITING COURSES

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 (two weeks before classes begin): standard application form and writing sample for Creative Writing and Journalism courses listed below. Please review the course descriptions posted here for any special application instructions.

The Writing Concentration Program 2016-2017 Spring Application Deadline

Friday, November 11, 2016: application, recommendation letter, writing sample, and prospectus signed by your advisor. Please visit the Creative Writing website for information about the Writing Concentration, project guidelines, and the application form.

Applications for Spring 2017 Courses

Friday, November 11, 2016: application and prospectus signed by your advisor for The Writing Concentration and ENGL 489 (The Writing Concentration Senior Project).

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (two days before classes end): application and prospectus signed by your advisor for
ENGL 470a (Tutorial in Writing)
ENGL 488a (Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors)
ENGL 490a/491a (The Senior Essay I or II)

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 (two days before classes end): standard application form and writing sample for Creative Writing and Journalism courses listed below. Please review the course descriptions posted here for any special application instructions.

Note: spring course sites on Classes*v2 may not be available until the end of November.

ENGL 134, Reading Fiction for Craft (no application)
ENGL 135, Reading Poetry for Craft (no application)
ENGL 244, Writing about the Performing Arts (no application)
ENGL 245, Introduction to Writing Fiction APPLICATION
ENGL 246, Introduction to Writing Poetry APPLICATION
ENGL 255, Writing Humor (no application)
ENGL 258, Writing about Food (no application)
ENGL 261, Picture Writing, from Photo-texts to Image-texts (no application)
ENGL 450, Daily Themes SPECIAL APPLICATION
ENGL 455, Writing about Oneself APPLICATION
ENGL 456, The Practice of Literary Translation (see course description)
ENGL 460, Advanced Poetry Writing APPLICATION
ENGL 461, Writing for Film: Voice and Vision APPLICATION
ENGL 465, Advanced Fiction Writing APPLICATION
ENGL 467, Journalism APPLICATION due December 10
ENGL 468, Advanced Playwriting Workshop 
APPLICATION
​NEW! - ENGL 471, Writing for the Ear: Advanced Podcasting Workshop APPLICATION
ENGL 473, The Journalism of Ideas (no application) CANCELLED
ENGL 476, Contemporary Poetry and Poetics (no application)
ENGL 481, Advanced Playwriting (see course description)

Questions? Contact erica.sayers@yale.edu or jane.bordiere@yale.edu.