This track is often combined with a certificate in american studies or african american studies anglophone: literature and culture of english as a global language four courses in anglophone literature one junior paper and the senior thesis on an anglophone topic up to two cognate courses in another department (history,. Honors students write a thesis of approximately forty to fifty pages during the senior year -- a project that is designed to be the single most important, most meaningful piece of work students undertake as english majors students write most of their thesis in two required courses: 495-honors colloquium: drafting the thesis. Cates baldridge - i advise senior theses on british literature from the 18th century to the present, or on topics from any era or national tradition that engage with some aspect of literary theory james berg - i would be happy to advise theses on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century english poetry, prose, and drama, including. 2011 thesis abstracts felicia aguirre, “farfalla” (director: valerie sayers) farfalla is a novel that responds to an ever-changing world of english literature in a unique way josh hays is stuck in class all summer long at london's legendary st martin's college of art and design when he is given an assignment to ' capture. The honors program in english provides the opportunity for qualified majors to undertake advanced literary research in the writing of a senior honors thesis, a substantial, sustained piece of critical or creative writing of at least 35 pages in length successful completion of the program leads to graduation with “ distinction in. Roger williams university offers a bachelor of arts in english literature, as well as an english literature/secondary education dual major.
Senior thesis content guidelines there are three basic requirements for the content of the thesis: it should be comparative, have a theoretical component, and be a research project comparative means that the thesis should discuss at least two texts from different linguistic groups, historical periods or genres or texts. English honors theses should be ambitious, well-researched, in-depth studies of a carefully focused topic all thesis writers in english take engl 494h for 3 credits, usually in the fall of senior year, and complete a students have completed research-oriented analyses of literature, collections of original poems or stories. Literature majors with at least a 375 major qpa now have the option of doing a senior thesis like their peers in other pitt humanities departments and in other english departments across the country the two directed study courses that comprise the senior thesis option will allow qualified students to do specialized,.
Most successful applicants have derived their projects from interests developed during their time as english majors at georgetown during the actual writing of the thesis, of course, you will work closely with a faculty mentor here is a partial list of the kinds of literary and interdisciplinary topics that honors students have. In their critical senior theses, students mark out an area of interest focused on an author, text, genre, theme, or formal feature, familiarize themselves with the major critical voices and debates pertaining to this field, and identify a set of issues that they investigate and analyze in their essays we look for well-written,.
Senior thesis students will be invited to present their work at an end-of-the-year departmental forum department application, and instructor permission are required for registration senior thesis application forms are available in the english department or may be downloaded from this website presentations will take place. Students who receive a grade of a or b in english 398 are eligible to enroll in english 498, senior honors thesis the senior honors thesis allows a student in the honors program to work on an independent creative or research project under the guidance of two members of the faculty in addition to a thesis on a literary topic.