Senior English majors may fulfill the integrative exercise by completing one of four options:

  1. The Colloquium Option (a group option in which participants discuss, analyze and write about a thematically coherent list of literary works)
  2. The Research Essay Option (an extended essay on a topic of the student’s own devising)
    • Open only  to students who have completed an Advanced Seminar in the major by the end of fall term senior year.
  3. The Creative Writing Option (creation of a work of literary art)
    • Open only to students who have completed at least two creative writing courses (one of which must be at the 300 level) by the end of fall term senior year.
  4. The Project Option (creation of an individual or group multidisciplinary project)

Faculty Coordinators for 2019–20

Co-Directors of Colloquium: Elizabeth McKinsey & George Shuffelton

Coordinator for Research Essay, Creative Writing, and Project: Meggan Clapp