Welcome to the department of english, where imagination meets critical thought here, encounters with literature, visual culture, media, and performance foster inquiry into the complex relations among language, form, politics, and history. Sample thesis pages (revised january 2015) the graduate college department head title must ma tch title found on title page include uin degree must be correct must be written in english ii an abstract is required for every master’s thesis and doctoral dissertation. This fall, the texas state english department welcomed four new tenure-track faculty members while each has origins in texas, making their arrival at texas state something of a homecoming, their scholarship attests to their pursuing very different research and teaching interests. These guidelines are intended for both faculty and students, to facilitate the process of planning and completing honors theses in the english department (ie, english majors and film and media studies majors) they should be used in conjunction with the honors college requirements for theses a student must meet both english department requirements and barrett honors college requirements to.
Thesis/project type: independent honors thesis approved by john hennessy, department of english published may 2015 abstract: my honors thesis project is a manuscript consisting of twenty-four poems. The thesis statement this is not an exhaustive list of bad thesis statements, but here're five kinds of problems i've seen most often notice that the last two, #4 and #5, are not necessarily incorrect or illegitimate thesis statements, but, rather, inappropriate for the purposes of this course. Students who demonstrate excellence in their major area of study may qualify for admission to the department’s or programs honors program by successfully completing a senior honors thesis/project, the candidate will graduate with distinction in the major.
3-minute thesis competition 4:30pm english graduate students: leigh glanzman, anna bedsole, leslie malland, and valerie stevens worsham cinema in gatton student center department of english awards day ceremony 2016 english undergraduate showcase 2016 writer-in-residence: helen oyeyemi reading. We're the department of english we strive to promote a greater understanding of literature and culture to add to literary tradition by fostering new works of poetry, fiction and nonfiction to innovate in writing instruction and to investigate the history of persuasive writing. Writing thesis in literature writing a thesis allows students to pursue an individualized course of study and create a lasting work of scholarship, acquiring new research and communication skills en route. English majors apply for admission to the senior thesis courses (english 498/499) in april of their junior year admission to english 498/499 is contingent upon the department’s judgment of the feasibility and value of the student’s proposal as well as of his or her preparation and capacity to carry it through to a fruitful conclusion.
Ma thesis examples recent graduate theses the subjects of ma theses have included studies of individual poets or dramatists, novelists or autobiographers, as well as explorations of literary movements, themes or periods. Undergraduate program majors: senior honors thesis in their senior year, english majors may apply to write an honors thesis an honors thesis, as opposed to an independent study, represents an advanced level of work in an area that students have already studied as part of their major. Thesis english department, - thesis binding newcastle australia if you have problems with any type of academic assignment, you need to tell us the requirements, and our professional writer will complete a custom essay according to your demands within the preset timeframe. The english master of arts thesis option consists of the following: thirty (30) credits of coursework, including eng 599 (master’s thesis research) ma thesis proposal near the completion of ma coursework, the student, with the consultation of the director of graduate studies, should seek out an english faculty member to serve as the major professor for the thesis phase of the ma program. The english department encourages its honors students to explore a range of thesis topics past students have completed research-oriented analyses of literature, collections of original poems or.
The english department dissertations and theses series is comprised of dissertations and thesis authored by marquette university's english department doctoral and master's students. The ma thesis in english the master’s thesis is one of the english ma program’s two capstone options, the the student, the thesis director, and the department chair 5 write the thesis, typically over a period of one to two semesters, in regular consultation. Voices of travail: autobiographical journey narratives by english sectarian women, 1641-1700 francesca giusti (ma) ludovico domenichi’s la stampa: printing, editing, plagiarism and authorship in an italian renaissance dialogue. The department of english strongly encourages all of our undergraduates to consider completing a senior thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor(s.
Graduate students in the ma program are not required to write a thesis you may instead take your entire 30 units in course work (plan b. “my thesis is a type of criticism that is active — really, a scholarship that is a form of activism it’s a type of criticism that intends to change something outside of the literary world, by looking at the way we have portrayed women historically in literature. This year the thesis must be filed in both printed and electronic form as either a microsoft word or a pdf document you should submit the printed copy at the english department office along with a completed copy of the permission slip from the library. Do i have to register for english 7000 if i need to take thesis hours yes, at least 6 sh of engl 7000 are required for ma students writing a thesis.
Completing a thesis involves securing a director, submitting the proper forms, and a defense students choosing plan of study option 1: thesis must first secure a thesis director with whom the student will put together a committee the thesis director must be a graduate faculty member from english. Master's theses completed by graduate students in the department of english language & literature at eastern michigan university. Department honors (honors thesis) 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.
Many english department courses offer students the chance to conduct independent research projects that are designed to enhance the skills needed to conduct primary research and that may result, in many cases, in the production of an honors thesis, a conference presentation, or publication. English department dissertations collection follow english pdf history and memory in the fiction of chinua achebe, john edgar wideman, and zakes mda, okey ndibe pdf literacy and religious agency: an ethnographic study of an online lds women’s group, catherine matthews pavia, english. English honors program the english department offers two options for writing an honors thesis: a critical project (roughly 50 pages) or a creative project (a novel, a sustained work of creative nonfiction, a series of short stories, or a collection of poetry.