Search *Required . Contact for more information. Students will be introduced to public policy as a discipline, with a brief overview of the actors and institutions involved in the process, and familiarize themselves with the kinds of problems typically requiring public action. Writing short critical papers, responding to works of fiction, and the fiction of colleagues, in-class writing exercises, intensive reading, and thinking about literature, in equal parts, and attendance at readings. Students will receive a notification email that includes information on early registration and a link to check their registration time and any registration blocks. Introduction to the rhetorical principles and professional practices of professional writing, particularly the research, writing, communication, analytical, and technological skills needed for the Professional Writing minor. Considers graphic design theory and history from a rhetorical perspective, working to understand and practice the use of symbol systems to express, inform, and advocate. Considers questions of literary classification through investigation of political and religious issues, gender politics, animal rights, social justice, race, war, and what it means to "grow up.". Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, SLLC283, or FILM283: or permission of instructor. The Schedule Adjustment Period is the first ten business days of classes during the Fall or Spring semester. Attention to ways regions have developed distinctive political and aesthetic values resulting from indigenous traditions and foreign influences. Not open to students who have completed ENGL393E. Relationship between literary texts, historical events and cultural formations. External URL Undergraduate Advising List of courses for both undergraduate and graduate students. Assignments parallel the writing demands that students will face in the workplace, including analyzing and composing artist statements, an arts manifesto, art education guides, press releases about artists and their work, critical reviews of exhibits and performances, and proposals to funding agencies and foundations. Interpretation of texts will be guided by feminist and gender theory, ways of reading that have emerged as important to literary studies over the last four decades. Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. Credit granted for ENGL235 orAMST298Q. Students will practice writing for the stage, film, and television and also examine selected scripts, performances, and film and television clips as models for their own creative work. All other students must first apply. Credit granted for ENGL329L or FILM319K. Interdisciplinary approaches to creativity, analysis, and technology. Social and economic functions of film within broader institutional, economic, and cultural contexts. Credit will be granted for only one of the following: CMLT398L, CMLT498L, or ENGL329C. Readings in both poetry and essays about poetry by practicing poets. Students will also seek out contemporary visualizations, interact with the practitioners who produce them, and produce their own visualization as a response or critique. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 388,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. The University of Maryland's Enterprise Learning Management System (ELMS) provides secure online spaces for distributing course materials, communicating with your students, managing grades, and much more. Acting Human: Shakespeare and the Drama of Identity, Race and the Cultural Politics of Blood: A Historical Perspective, American Fictions: U.S. Examines how persuasion functions and influences our lives and perception, focusing on a variety of contexts: business, politics, media, law, and entertainment. Learn more about the courses offered at the University of Maryland College of Information Studies (UMD iSchool), including examples of past syllabi. For general honors students or students with a verbal SAT of 600 or better. Contact Poetry's roots in oral and folk traditions and connections to popular song forms. Prerequisite: 60 credits and completion of ENGL101 or equivalent. First Day of Classes: January 25 (Monday) Spring Break: March 14-21 (Sunday-Sunday) Last Day of Classes: May 11 (Tuesday) Reading Day: May 12 (Wednesday) Final Exams: May 13-19 (Thursday-Friday) Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies 1: May 20 (Thursday) Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies 1: May 22 (Saturday) Introduction to the theory and practice of scriptwriting with an opportunity to read, view, evaluate, write, and revise texts meant to be performed. Designed for students interested in becoming police investigators, educators, case workers, insurance adjusters, nurses, or program evaluators, or in entering branches of the social sciences that investigate cases and value reports based on accurate descriptions and compelling narratives. An introductory course in expository writing. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Our interpretations will be informed by queer and trans theories. An exploration of the socio-historic, material, and cultural contexts of various theoretical practices and traditions. Research and writing of senior honors project. Locates and analyzes disability in various settings, modes, and texts. Working knowledge of the professional vocabulary of editing applied throughout the course. Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs. Explores how the twenty-first century has brought new prominence to science fiction by creators of color, women creators, and queer creators, as well as intersections of these. Students with a TWSE score below 33 must take ENGL 101A in place of ENGL101. These courses are indicated by the following note on the Schedule of Classes: "Alternating face-to-face/online class meeting. Prerequisite: permission of department. Through poetry, novels, graphic novels, and film, explores how children's tales encapsulate and reflect on human existence, while pushing boundaries of what constitutes "children's literature" and what exactly defines the "child." Limited to students for whom English is a second language. They will also study composition pedagogy in preparation for responding to student writing in the course for which they are an assistant. Students produce other communication projects that social entrepreneurs use to develop their businesses and nonprofits, such as presentations or pitches to prospective investors/donors, marketing materials, and a job announcement. Fantasy's investment in world-building, history, tradition, and categories of identity such as race, class, and gender. Prerequisite: Two English courses in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department. Students will learn from local social entrepreneurs who share their experiences of using writing to succeed in the field. May include Beowulf, Anglo-Saxon lyric, drama, sonnets; works of women writers, Chaucer, Spenser, Sidney. Introduces standard legislative genres and assigns extended practice in researching legislative issues. Intensive practice in the forms of written communication common in the business world: letters, memos, short reports, and proposals. Includes direct experimentation with the principles and techniques of graphic design. Takes you directly to Testudo (online Schedule of Classes) with the list of the academic units offering courses during Winter Session. Examines a global cross-section of science fiction in literature, film, television, comics, and other media. A survey of Asian American literatures with an emphasis on recurrent themes and historical context. Students learn to compose different professional genres to write and speak about and for professional development and advancement, including inquiry letters, technical descriptions, professional portfolios, and elevator pitches. Students learn how to analyze and write about the formal and historical dimensions of the genre. Our emphasis is on the interaction between literature and literary forms, on the one hand, and historical and political developments in the push toward emancipation, on the other. Continuing UMD undergraduate students are assigned a registration appointment time based on their academic credit level. Students secure their own internship placements. Courses in the Psychology Department are clustered under the themes: Mind, Brain and Behavior; Mental Health and Intervention; and Social, Developmental and Organizational Studies. Also offered as AMST328U and AASP328U. Students study genres and language skills from careful summarizing to convincing storytelling. An exploration of arguably the most complex, profound, and ubiquitous expression of human experience. Takes you directly to Testudo (online Schedule of Classes) with the list of the academic units offering courses during Summer Session. For ENGL majors only. Students learn to apply principles of technical writing to a range of scenarios and issues particular to the intersection of scientific knowledge and environmental policy. Literature of the nineteenth through the twenty-first century concerned with, and written for, children and young adults. Wells, Albert Einstein, Aldous Huxley, Richard Feynman, Philip K. Dick, Octavia Butler, Michael Frayn, and Tom Stoppard. Investigates a historical period, genre, or theme through the lens of manuscripts, ephemera, and other artifacts. Explores the many definitions and frameworks of disability: as dynamic lived experiences, as a political identity, as a rich culture, as socially constructed barriers, and as an oppressed minority group. Course Schedule. This course satisfies the professional writing requirement. Formerly ENGL393E. How fantasy employs alternate forms of representation, such as the fantastical, estranging, or impossible, which other genres would not allow. We offer multiple sessions each semester, so you can fit one or more courses into your life each fall, spring, and summer. Limited to students for whom English is a second language and who have a score below any of the following: SAT Verbal 400, TOEFL 575, CELT 250. Examines scholarship in the humanities as a genre of professional writing and investigates the norms and procedures of advanced academic writing. Formerly ENGL394E. Students receive credit for an internship of their choice that focuses at least half of its work on core English skills such as writing, editing, and research. While the course will include hands-on practice, no prior experience of programming, designing, or making required other than a willingness to experiment and play. For additional academic deadlines, including specific sessions beginning and end dates, course add/drop and financial deadlines please see the Office of the Registrar. Credit only granted for ENGL 479P or ENGL 428M. Examination of film technique and style over past one hundred years. Restricted to students in the Honors College or departmental Honors programs. Permission from the Director of Honors required. Prerequisite: ENGL245, FILM245, FILM283, or SLLC283; or permission of department. Credit only granted for: ENGL289C or ARHU230. Students will explore the theories and best practices of teaching and learning in the various fields of the English discipline, particularly writing and literary studies. The course centers on a major writing project such as a business plan, a website design plan, a fundraising proposal, or a concept paper for a new nonprofit organization. Introduces approaches for doing archival research in English studies, exploring how researchers develop their scope and practices of study and how they access and use archival materials electronically and on site to further their research questions. The approved calendars can be viewed in the table below. Contact department for information to register for this course. English majors with strong academic records may also apply. Works of American literature explored in the context of major texts and developments of U.S. history, culture, politics, and constitutional law. All graduate-level instruction has proceeded as planned. How culture and technology relate to the work of professional writing; design principles and rhetorical moves; digital tools, research skills, and writing strategies of professional writers. And we will consider modern theater architecture and production design as well as the directing instincts of, for instance, Peter Brook, Katie Mitchell, Marianne Elliott, and Nicholas Hytner.