Deadlines and Applications

Important Dates for English Majors (pdf)

ALL DEADLINES are at NOON unless otherwise noted.

 

FALL 2019

Proposal Deadlines for Spring 2020 Independent Study Courses

Wednesday, December 4, 2019 (two days before classes end)
ENGL 487 Tutorial in Writing
ENGL 488 Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors
ENGL 489 The Writing Concentration and Senior Project
ENGL 490/491 The Senior Essay I or II
Please visit our the Yale College Programs of Study for descriptions of these courses.

Application Deadline for Spring 2020 Creative Writing Courses

Thursday, December 12, 2019 (end of reading period)
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.

ENGL 407 Introduction to Writing Fiction. Susan Choi. Tuesdays 1:30-3:20pm
ENGL 408 Introduction to Writing Poetry. Cynthia Zarin. Tuesdays 3:30-5:20pm
ENGL 450 Daily Themes. Mark Oppenheimer. Mondays 1:30-3:20
ENGL 455 Writing about Oneself. Anne Fadiman. Thursdays 2:30-5:20
ENGL 460 Advanced Poetry Writing. Claudia Rankine. Mondays 1:30-3:20pm
ENGL 462 Writing Screenplay Adaptations. Donald Margulies. Tuesdays 1:30-4:30
ENGL 465-01 Advanced Fiction Writing. Susan Choi. Tuesdays 3:30-5:20
ENGL 465-02 Advanced Fiction Writing. Michael Cunningham. Thursdays 1:30-3:20
ENGL 478 Writing about Place. Cynthia Zarin. Wednesdays 1:30-3:20

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

Proposal Deadlines for Fall 2020 Independent Study Courses

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 (two days before classes end)
ENGL 487 Tutorial in Writing
ENGL 488 Special Projects for Juniors and Seniors
ENGL 489 The Writing Concentration and Senior Project
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 2020 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 Fall 2020 Creative Writing and Journalism 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.