Applications and Deadlines

Important Dates for English Majors (doc)

 

Applications for the Writing Concentration Program and Senior Project 2017-2018

Thursday, April 13, 2017: application 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 Fall 2017 Senior Essay, Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors, and Tutorial in Writing Courses

Friday, April 21, 2017: application and prospectus signed by your advisor for
ENGL 470 Tutorial in Writing
ENGL 488 Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors
ENGL 490/491 The Senior Essay I or II
Please visit our Courses page for descriptions and application forms.

Applications for Fall 2017 Creative Writing and Journalism Courses

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 (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.
ENGL 245 Introduction to Writing Fiction
ENGL 246 Introduction to Writing Poetry
ENGL 453 Playwriting
ENGL 454 Nonfiction Writing: Voice and Structure
ENGL 460 Advanced Poetry Writing
ENGL 465 Advanced Fiction Writing
ENGL 466 Writing the Contemporary Essay
ENGL 469 Advanced Nonfiction Writing
ENGL 474 The Genre of the Sentence
ENGL 480 Reporting and Crafting the Longform Narrative

The following courses also require an application; see the course descriptions for instructions:
ENGL 459 Writing about Science, Medicine and the Environment
ENGL 467 Journalism

Completed Project Deadlines for Fall 2017 Courses

Friday, September 22, 2017: five to ten pages of the Senior Essay submitted to advisor;

Friday, November 3, 2017: full draft of the Senior Essay submitted to advisor;

Friday, December 8, 2017 (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 Spring 2018 Courses

Friday, November 10, 2017: application and prospectus signed by your advisor for The Writing Concentration and ENGL 489 (The Writing Concentration Senior Project).

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 (two days before classes end): application and prospectus signed by your advisor for
ENGL 470 Tutorial in Writing
ENGL 488 Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors
ENGL 490/491 The Senior Essay I or II
Please visit our Courses page for descriptions and application forms.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 (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.
ENGL 245 Introduction to Writing Fiction
ENGL 246 Introduction to Writing Poetry
ENGL 455 Writing about Oneself
ENGL 460 Advanced Poetry Writing: The Long Poem
ENGL 463 Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction
ENGL 465 Advanced Fiction Writing
ENGL 467 Journalism
ENGL 473 The Journalism of Ideas

ENGL 450 also requires an application in advance: Daily Themes Application

Completed Project Deadlines for Spring 2018 Courses

Friday, February 9, 2018: five to ten pages of the Senior Essay submitted to advisor;

Friday, March 30, 2018: full draft of the Senior Essay submitted to advisor;

Friday, April 20, 2018 (Fri before last week 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.

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