Senior Seminar: Literature

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Literary Studies

Liberal Arts
Undergraduate Course
Majors Only
Senior Seminar
Spring 2024
Taught By: Carolyn Vellenga Berman
Section: AX

CRN: 13507

Credits: 4

The senior seminar is a 4000-level class in which students research and write an original work of literary criticism, consisting of approximately 30 pages, in a setting that encourages discussion and sharing of ideas. This an advanced course in Literary Studies, intended to prepare students to pursue graduate studies in English, Comparative Literature, and related fields. You will learn how to develop your own reading of literary texts in relation to existing theory and criticism; how to identify key themes or problems in the sub-field you have chosen; and how to combine critical thinking and textual analysis in the execution of a an article-length study, engaging with both primary and secondary texts.

After the first week of the semester, permission of the instructor will be required in order to register for this course.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Literary Studies (LIT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Modality: In-Person

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 4, 2024 (Sunday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: April 16, 2024 (Tuesday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every few minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:18am EDT 5/20/2024

Meeting Info:
Days: Friday
Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm
Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th
Room: 458
Date Range: 1/26/2024 - 5/10/2024