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  Taylor & Francis Journals: Welcome
English Studies was and is a unique publication in the field of 'English' because of its range: it covers the language and literature of the English-speaking world from the Old English period to the present day.
In spite of this range, the foremost position of English Studies in many of these areas is undisputed: it attracts contributions from leading experts who recognise this periodical as the most obvious vehicle for addressing both their fellow-experts and those whose professional interest in 'English' is more general.
English Studies is a European periodical (and, we are proud to add, by far the largest bimonthly of this nature outside England and America).
www.tandf.co.uk /journals/titles/0013838X.asp   (249 words)

 ipedia.com: English studies Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The only thing distinguishing "English studies" from the broader category of academic literary criticism and literary theory is that its texts must originally have been written in English.
English studies may also include the study of the English language in linguistics.
Generally, English studies is practiced in university departments of English Literature, while other literary criticism takes place in foreign-language departments and departments of comparative literature.
www.ipedia.com /english_studies.html   (232 words)

 College of Staten Island - Graduate Studies Programs, English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The MA in English at CSI is not a research-oriented degree.
Possible subjects could include: an in-depth study of a single paradigm, a study of a major figure in the field, an examination of a research methodology, an exploration of assessment models, an in-depth reading of a current controversy.
ENG 722 Studies in the Literature of the English Renaissance
www.csi.cuny.edu /graduatestudies/programs/english.php3   (1650 words)

 English Department • Graduate Studies
Teachers, scholars, an d writers in the program gain a better understanding of their own practices by seeing the extent to which each writer is also a literary critic, each teacher is also a writer and reader of literature, and all critics and readers are teachers and writers.
English 510, 520, 530, and 540 have been created to serve as the core of each graduate student's program and are required.
Students with undergraduate degrees other than English are encouraged to apply; however, they may be required to take additional English c ourses as a condition of their acceptance.
english.montana.edu /grad_studies.html   (787 words)

 Graduate Studies:ENGLISH
Certification in English is a non-degree program offered to persons with a bachelor’s degree (normally in English) whose undergraduate course work does not meet State of Connecticut certification requirements for secondary English teachers.
The Master of Arts degree in English is offered to students who wish to devote their program exclusively to the advanced study of English and American literature.
The Master of Science degree in English is offered to students who wish to pursue advanced study of English and American literature, with the possibility of focusing on a particular literary genre or on literary periods.
www.ccsu.edu /grad/english.htm   (823 words)

 Why Study English. (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Moreover, many students study abroad for a year or more, and when Japanese businessmen are transferred to a post abroad, they often take their families with them, giving their wives and children a chance to improve their English as well.
If university English courses give students a chance to discover the pleasure of being able to communicate in a foreign language, students who were turned off by high school English might discover that they like English after all.
English studies must help students to increase their understanding of the world, and to broaden their own identities as Japanese who can speak English.
www.ritsumei.ac.jp.cob-web.org:8888 /lc/flgbk00/furoku1.html   (1336 words)

 History of English Studies Page
Excerpt taken from part 2, on the study of ancient literature and the need to make the study of languagues a part of our earliest study, so as to gain access to the "intellectual treasures of a nation." Sedgwick also stresses that the function of the university is to "teach profoundly" not superficially.
Now acknowledged as the definitive study of the "origins" of English Studies, Masks firmly locates these origins in their colonial context and argues that the humanizing and civilizing mission widely accepted to be at the heart of the disipline was absolutely bound up with the civilizing mission in British India.
English studies, then, played a central role in the British efforts to institute and maintain hegemonic control over the "natives." One could extract and say that
www.english.ucsb.edu /faculty/rraley/research/englstud.html   (773 words)

 Florida State University - Graduate Studies - Graduate Brochure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The English Department is home to the nationally-known Fiction Collective Two Press and several important scholarly journals, including The Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies, Frank Norris Studies, and The Journal of Beckett Studies edited by FSU English faculty.
Each fall, the English Colloquium Series gives graduate students the opportunity to interact with visiting scholars who are at the cutting edge of literary and cultural studies.
An undergraduate degree in English, or its equivalent, from an accredited college, with a 3.0 average, or its equivalent.
www.english.fsu.edu /graduate/brochure.htm   (2479 words)

 Refiguring English| Department of English | Portland State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The English department now offers over 200 writing courses each year in a wide variety of genres and levels: academic writing, professional writing, creative writing, nonfiction writing, discipline-specific writing, life writing, and writing with/for technology.  These range from first-year writing to graduate seminars of all sorts.
As we see it, the common focus of our discipline is on the texts of the English language itself as media of expression, imagination, and historical determination.  Every day, our university conducts it various activities – education, artistic endeavor, administration, research, and outreach – through the medium of the English language.
English may be approached as a means of persuasion, as an aesthetic medium, and as a cultural process. 
www.english.pdx.edu /refiguring.html   (1168 words)

 How to Study English (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The quantity and quality of time that you spend studying will be the most important factors of your success in learning English.
You will need to study from two to six hours per week (more would be great) in order to make significant improvements and to feel that you have made good progress.
Studying for short periods of time also allows you to use your time more effectively.
www.prolingua.co.jp.cob-web.org:8888 /howtostudy.html   (1028 words)

 UHM English :: English Studies Computing Center
Those majoring/minoring in English may take their elective credits in creative writing courses which cover fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction, and writing in special genres.
Students who are not English majors may also take any of the creative writing courses, provided that they meet the prerequisites (usually ENG 313).
Most recently, she was teaching as the Springer Writer-in-Residence in the English department at the University of Chicago.
maven.english.hawaii.edu /fields/cwriting.html   (607 words)

 Welcome to USF's Department of English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An M.A. in English from an accredited university (with a graduate GPA of at least 3.7).
English may not be used to fulfill this requirement even for those students for whom it is not a first language.
The USF English Department welcomes applications from students who wish to develop their skills as poets and writers of fiction and non-fiction.
www.cas.usf.edu /english/grad.html   (2516 words)

 English: English Studies with Media Communications
This innovative programme combines the study of both English literature and the English language in its many varieties and uses, with a minor programme that introduces students to a wide range of skills and disciplines associated with the use of English in the media, communications and journalism.
This programme is primarily aimed at native and second language speakers of English, or very advanced EFL speakers.
An alternative programme for very advanced EFL speakers is English Studies with Journalism.
www.buckingham.ac.uk /english/journalism/studiesm   (232 words)

 Graduate Studies
As one of the first to emphasize cultural and critical studies in the nation, our PhD program has been hailed as a leader of innovation in English studies.
The MA in English offers students the opportunity to undertake graduate work across a variety of historical periods and representational practices.
Students can elect to concentrate their elective work broadly across English studies, or they can focus in the programmatic areas of the department (literature, film studies, composition, and children’s literature).
www.english.pitt.edu /graduate   (292 words)

 UNL Department of English - Film Studies
The film studies major and minor are interdisciplinary programs with courses in English, art, broadcasting, philosophy, communication studies and music which focus directly or implicitly on the critical, historical and theoretical discipline of the cinema.
These programs are designed for students who wish to ultimately work in academic film studies, and also for those students who wish to understand film better as an art form, as popular culture, and a major medium of communication.
Requirements for the Minor in Film Studies: 18 hours, including at least 12 hours from courses listed in Group A. Students are directed to course listings in Group B for additional course offerings in the Film Studies Minor.
www.unl.edu /english/undergrad/filmstudies.html   (503 words)

 Bibliography -- History of English Studies
Institutionalizing English Literature: The Culture and Politics of Literary Study.
The Preachers of Culture: A Study of English and Its Teachers.
English for the English: A Chapter on National Education.
www.english.ucsb.edu /faculty/rraley/research/english/biblio.html   (515 words)

 SIU ACADEMICS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The English Studies Program is a three-level English as a Second Language (ESL) Program designed to help students prepare for success in an English language based university curriculum.
The Department of English Studies also offers an Associate's degree program in English Studies to students whose first language is not English and who opt not to complete a Bachelor's degree.
The Associate's degree program in English Studies is available for students whose first language is not English and who opt not to complete a bachelor's degree.
www.salemiu.edu /academics/departments/english/index.shtml   (1675 words)

 The Importance of Studying English (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Studying in the UK may be important to you, but don't forget that no matter how well you know your subject area, you sill find that, without the right level of proficiency in English, you will struggle to pass your course!
Designed to bring language ability up from an elementary knowledge, this may be taken over a period of up to 2 years and gives those who start with limited English a chance to combine their studies with an extensive experience of English life and culture.
Perhaps the biggest advantage of a University English course is that you will already be in a large institution with lots of modern resources which are specifically aimed at young people like yourself.
www.studyoverseas.com.cob-web.org:8888 /el/english1.htm   (425 words)

 Department of English | Graduate Studies
Ordinarily, applicants are expected to have been English majors, but admission will be considered also for those who otherwise demonstrate the competency necessary for successful graduate work in English.
Depending on a range of factors–your nonacademic time commitments, the amount of relevant research that you have done in your course work and internship, and so forth–your thesis should take from 6 months to a year to complete.
Research assistantships awarded by the English Department require an application; details will be announced at the time of selection (usually the spring before the assistantship year).
english.iupui.edu /graduatestudies/home.html   (287 words)

 Department of English | Graduate Studies | Programs & Degrees
By the end of your second semester of studies (if you are a full-time student) or by the end of your third semester (if you are a part-time student), you should declare to the Director of Graduate Studies your area of concentration: language, literature, or writing.
After you have declared your area of concentration, you should ask a member of the graduate faculty of the English Department to serve as your Program Committee chair; this person should be the graduate faculty member in the English Department who is best qualified to direct a thesis on your topic.
The Department of English has committed to offering at least two core courses and at least two other graduate courses each Fall and Spring semester; these four courses will include at least one course each in language, literature, and writing.
english.iupui.edu /graduatestudies/degreesprograms.html   (826 words)

 Humbul : English Studies
Internet for Further Education: English Studies is a "teach yourself" tutorial to develop Internet information skills for English Studies specifically designed for Further Education.
These case studies have been created for FE lecturers, librarians and learning resource centre staff and give some practical ideas and suggestions for incorporating RDN and other Internet resources into teaching and learning activities.
The RDN Case Studies project was funded to generate a series of case studies that help illustrate the ways in which the resources of individual RDN hub can be integrated into the further education (FE) curriculum.
www.humbul.ac.uk /output/subout.php?subj=english   (366 words)

 English studies - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
More broadly, English studies explores the production and analysis of texts produced in English (or in areas of the world in which English is a common mode of communication).
In most English-speaking countries, English studies is practiced in university departments of English, while the study of texts produced in non-English languages takes place in other departments, and such as departments foreign language or comparative literature.
This disciplinary divide is one motivation for the division of the North American Modern Language Association (MLA) into two subgroups.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/English_studies   (175 words)

 Department of English Studies
The Department of English Studies is one of the largest in the University.
The Department's teaching programmes grow out of the nature of the subject, the research interests of members of staff and the needs and wishes of students.
It offers a wide range of units, giving students the opportunity to study a great many aspects of English language and literature.
www.english.stir.ac.uk   (114 words)

 WVU English | Undergraduate Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Undergraduate program in English at WVU offers a versatile major which allows for several possible plans of study, a minor for those seeking to supplement their knowledge with the analytic skills that English offers, and a concentration in Creative Writing for those who want to exercise their literary talents professionally.
Our award-winning faculty teach courses in American, British, and world literature, creative writing, professional writing, linguistics, film studies, humanities computing, and popular culture, and our small class sizes encourage student and faculty interaction.
Majors, minors, and those who wish to pursue a degree in English can meet with four English faculty advisors who can help to tailor a course of study to fit individual interests and needs.
english.wvu.edu /current_undergraduate_students   (173 words)

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