English William Shakespeare

Topics: Literature, Literary criticism, American literature Pages: 85 (27014 words) Published: March 23, 2013
Advising and Preregistration
ONLY declared English majors (who have formally declared their major by Monday, April 30th) may preregister for English classes via the web on Monday, May 7th during their registration appointment times according to the following schedule: The last day to add a class for Fall Quarter is Friday, September 7th. The last day to drop a class for Fall Quarter is yet to be determined. PLEASE NOTE: The Registrar has indicated that students may preregister for a maximum of two courses in any one department. Students can sign up for additional courses in that department during regular advanced registration. Information Sources

When you declare, the undergraduate program assistant automatically signs you up for the departmental listserv. Consult your email regularly for announcements about upcoming deadlines and special events. Additional information is posted in University Hall, published in the WCAS column in the Daily Northwestern, and posted on the English Department web page at URL: www.english.northwestern.edu. Also, up-to-date information on courses can be found on the Registrar's home page at: http://www.registrar.northwestern.edu/ Contact the English Department:

Northwestern University Department of English 1897 Sheridan Rd. University Hall 215 Evanston, IL 60208 (847) 491-7294 http://www.english.northwestern.edu/ [email protected] 1
Applications for the following are available early spring quarter through either the English Office in University Hall 215 or the departmental website at www.english.northwestern.edu Annual Writing Competition

The English Department will be conducting its annual writing competition Spring Quarter, with prizes to be awarded in the categories of essay, fiction, and poetry. Announcements about specific prizes, eligibility and submission will be available in the English office by April 1st. The following rules apply: 1) Students may not enter competitions for which they are not eligible. 2) Students may submit only one work per genre. 3) The maximum length for essay and fiction manuscript is 20 pages; the maximum length for a poetry manuscript is 10 pages or 3 poems. Students should submit only one copy of each work. The deadline for submission of manuscripts for the 2012 contest is Thursday, May 3rd by 3:00pm. Awards will be announced at a ceremony on May 25th, 2012 at a time that is yet to be determined. A reception will follow. Literature Major 399 Proposals

Individual projects with faculty guidance. Open to majors with junior or senior standing and to senior minors. Students interested in applying for independent study in literature during spring quarter should see the potential adviser as soon as possible. Guidelines for 399 are available in UH 215 and on the English webpage. Writing Major Honors Proposals

Writing majors should apply for Honors in the spring of their junior year. The department will have application forms available early spring quarter. The application deadline for the 2012-2013 academic year is yet to be determined. Literature Major 398 Honors Applications

Literature majors who wish to earn honors may apply during the spring of their junior year for admission to the two- quarter sequence, 398-1,2, which meets the following fall and winter quarter. The departmental honors coordinator for 2012- 2013 is Professor Paul Breslin. The application deadline to apply for the 2012-2013 academic year is Tuesday, May 8th, 2012by 4:30pm. Declaring the Major or Minor

In the past, in order to declare the English Major or Minor, students needed to complete prerequisites. Prerequisites are no longer required to declare the Major or Minor. To declare the Major or Minor, pick up the appropriate declaration form in UH 215 and consult the Director of Undergraduate Studies (Professor Grossman) in stipulated office hours. At this point, the new major will choose a Departmental Advisor and become...
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