The English department’s varied program of study can be enhanced by its three off-campus study courses, offered by members of the faculty.
Program fees for each course covers tickets and accommodations. These fees do not cover travel, food, or course registration. Contact the faculty member in charge for more information on each specific off-campus study.
Please be advised: English 491 and 492 fill up especially quickly.
Summer Theater Festivals in Ireland, England & Scotland
Offered during the summer session. Attend major theater festivals Ireland, England, and Scotland, including Edinburghs’ famed Fringe Festival.
Spend eight days seeing seven of the best plays produced on and off Broadway. Offered in mini term between fall and spring semesters.
Keith P. Taylor Grants
The Keith P. Taylor Grants offer financial support to students participating in both English 491/591: Drama in Stratford and London and English 492/592: Drama in New York. Two awards will be made per course for students planning to enroll in the course. The awards cover the course fee, with additional funds toward airfare, meals, and other expenses. Students will be evaluated for the grants on the basis of: 1) academic achievement; 2) genuine interest in drama and a willingness to share your enthusiasm; and 3) financial need. Applicants for these grants should be persons for whom participation in a course of this type would be ordinarily out of the question. Grant winners will be expected to help recruit students and do organizational work for the class.
Grant Application Materials and Process
Students are asked to provide the following: 1) a letter of application; 2) a copy of the student’s most recent academic history; and 3) a copy of a recent paper. The deadline for applying for the Taylor Grants is typically in mid-October (the specific deadlines and application information for these grants will be announced in the English Major Newsletter.