Deadlines and Applications

Important Dates for English Majors (pdf)

ALL DEADLINES are at NOON unless otherwise noted.

Application Deadline for Journalism Fall 2019 Course

Monday, August 12, 2019, evening

Application for ENGL 467 Journalism. Steven Brill. Mondays 9:00-10:50am

Application Deadline for Creative Writing Fall 2019 Courses

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 (two weeks before classes begin)

Application for ENGL 407-01 Introduction to Writing Fiction. Susan Choi. Tuesdays 1:30-3:20pm

Application for ENGL 407-02 Introduction to Writing Fiction. Amity Gaige. Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm

Application for ENGL 408 Introduction to Writing Poetry. Louise Glück. Tuesdays 1:30-3:20pm

Application for ENGL 453 Playwriting. Donald Margulies. Tuesdays 2:30-5:00pm

Application for ENGL 454 Nonfiction Writing: Voice and Structure. Fred Strebeigh. Thursdays 1:30-4:00pm

Application for ENGL 459 Writing about Science, Medicine, and the Environment. Carl Zimmer. Mondays 1:30-3:20pm

Application for ENGL 460 Advanced Poetry Writing. Louise Glück. Mondays 3:30-5:20pm

Application for ENGL 465 Advanced Fiction Writing. Caryl Phillips. Tuesdays 1:30-3:20pm

Application for ENGL 466 Writing the Contemporary Essay. Cynthia Zarin. Tuesdays 3:30-5:20pm

Application for ENGL 469 Advanced Nonfiction Writing: At Home in America. Anne Fadiman. Thursdays 2:30-5:20pm

Application for ENGL 474 The Genre of the Sentence. Verlyn Klinkenborg. Wednesdays 1:30-3:20pm


FALL 2019

Application Deadlines for Spring 2020 Independent Study Courses

Friday, November 15, 2019
ENGL 489 The Writing Concentration and Senior Project: application and prospectus signed by your advisor due by noon

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 (two days before classes end)
Application and prospectus signed by your advisor for
ENGL 487 Tutorial in Writing
ENGL 488 Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors
ENGL 490/491 The Senior Essay I or II
Please visit our the Yale College Programs of Study for descriptions of these courses.

Applications for Creative Writing and Journalism Spring 2020 Courses

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 (two days before classes end)
Application form and writing sample for creative writing and journalism courses due at noon. Forms and instructions will be posted on this page by November 15.

Project Deadlines for Fall 2019 Independent Study Courses

Friday, September 20, 2019 (4th week of classes)
ENGL 490: Five to ten pages of the senior essay, delivered to your advisor

Friday, November 1, 2019 (9th week of classes)
ENGL 490: A complete draft of the senior essay, delivered to your advisor

Friday, December 6, 2019 (last day of classes)
ENGL 487: Completed Tutorial in Writing project delivered to advisor and a pdf emailed to jane.bordiere@yale.edu;
ENGL 488: Completed Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors delivered to advisor and a pdf emailed to 
jane.bordiere@yale.edu;
ENGL 489: A pdf and one softbound copy of the completed WC Senior Project delivered to LC 107 and emailed to jane.bordiere@yale.edu;
ENGL 490: A pdf and one softbound copy of the completed Senior Essay delivered to LC 107 and emailed to jane.bordiere@yale.edu.

SPRING 2020

Application Deadline for Fall 2020 Independent Study Courses

Thursday, April 9, 2020
ENGL 489 The Writing Concentration and Senior Project: application and prospectus signed by your advisor due by noon

Friday, April 17, 2020 (one week before classes end)
Application and prospectus signed by your advisor for
ENGL 487 Tutorial in Writing
ENGL 488 Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors
ENGL 490/491 The Senior Essay I or II
Please visit our the Yale College Programs of Study for descriptions of these courses.

Project Deadlines for Spring 2019 Independent Study Courses

Friday, February 2, 2020 (4th week of classes)
ENGL 490: Five to ten pages of the senior essay, delivered to your advisor

Friday, March 27, 2020 (9th week of classes)
ENGL 490: A complete draft of the senior essay, delivered to your advisor

Friday, April 17, 2020 (Fri before last week of classes)
ENGL 487: Completed Tutorial in Writing project delivered to advisor and a pdf emailed to jane.bordiere@yale.edu;
ENGL 488: Completed Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors delivered to advisor and a pdf emailed to jane.bordiere@yale.edu;
ENGL 489: A pdf and one softbound copy of the completed WC Senior Project delivered to LC 107 and emailed to jane.bordiere@yale.edu;
ENGL 490: A pdf and one softbound copy of the completed Senior Essay delivered to LC 107 and emailed to jane.bordiere@yale.edu.

Application Deadline for Creative Writing and Journalism Fall 2019 Courses

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 (two weeks before classes begin)
Application form and writing sample for creative writing and journalism courses due at noon. Forms and instructions will be posted on this page by August 1, 2020.


Questions? Contact erica.sayers@yale.edu.