The Summer Session Strikes Back!

This Summer, the English Department will be offering a number of courses that students can enroll in to satisfy their English Institutional Requirements or for English Majors to make progress towards their degrees. For details on what courses to take, consult The Ultimate Guide to English Courses. You can see our current course offerings below. So on Tuesday, June 12– the day for Ajustes y Cambios de Verano– enroll early in the courses you need. At 2:00 pm, we will close out sections that don’t have enough enrollment. We will be opening new sections as spaces fill up during the … Read more…

The Ultimate Guide to English Courses: Summer and Fall 2018

Do you need to take English Courses this Summer session or Fall semester? Then this guide is for you! Students Completing Institutional English Requirements See the General Education English Sequences to know which courses you can take to fulfill your institutional requirements for English. Reminders: Basic English (3101-3102) leads to Reading and Composition (3201-3202/3209/3289) NOT to Intermediate English. Intermediate English (3103-3104) leads to electives in English (listed in the link above) NOT to Advanced English. Advanced English (3211-3212) fulfills your institutional English requirements, but are NOT equivalent to electives in English. Please be clear about what sequence you’re in and … Read more…

Join our Graduate Program!

We are now accepting applications for our Master of Arts in English Education program, which also offers a TESOL certificate. The deadlines for Fall 2018 admission are: March 14 April 13 (with late fee) All applications to the MAEE Program should be submitted online through the Office of Graduate Students (OGS) applications portal here. For details about our requirements and application components visit our Admission page. Here’s our flyer!

Cinémathèque Special Screening of: “Cuentas Pendientes”

Cinémathèque invites the community to a screening of the documentary film “Cuentas Pendientes” on Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30 pm in Chardón 121. Director Arleen Cruz and the subject of the documentary, Chilean journalist Carlos Weber, will be attending to present the film and participate in a Q&A. Here’s the trailer and official press release for the event. “El hombre que todos hemos visto pero no todos conocemos” Cinémathèque presenta el documental «Cuentas pendientes» y tendremos como invitados especiales a la directora Arleen Cruz y el periodista Carlos Weber. Ven a conocer más acerca de esta cautivadora historia llena de … Read more…

Interning Crossroads: Imagining Futures in English and Beyond

The Department of English cordially invites its undergraduate students to an activity on Thursday, December 7 in which they will learn about internships and other professional opportunities through the experiences of 4 English majors. The purpose of this activity is to open the eyes of all English majors towards the very real opportunities within their reach. Our four panelists will be sharing the stories of their journeys and the programs they participated in. This event will be held in CH-326 during universal hour (10:30 AM- 12:00 PM). Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to learn about these wonderful research … Read more…

Department of English Alumni, Retirees, and Friends Registry

We’re (re)building a community! The UPRM Department of English is creating an Alumni, Retirees, and Friends Registry so we can stay in touch with members of our community. Sign up with this brief form and let us know how you’ve been and what you’re up to. Our promises: no sharing of contact information with third parties without your consent and no spamming. We will e-mail you 2-3 times a year via an e-mail list that you can unsubscribe from whenever you like. So please take a few minutes to fill in this form. And share it with other alumni, retirees, … Read more…

Department of English Emergency Communication Protocols

The Department of English has a communications network and a set of protocols in place to notify its community of important and emergency events. Please take a moment to examine the document below. If you’re interested in signing up for our Emergency Text Message system sign up here (UPR account needed). Here is the Emergency Protocol document:

INGL 3345: The “Historical” Mini-Series (Summer 2017)

While the so-called Historical Mini Series is not new, it is emerging as a dominant genre, its stock rising with new streaming technologies and “bingeing” audiences. You’ll learn how to “read” these images, account for their hold on fans, and assess the kinds of cultural work such stories are doing in today’s world. This course will be taught by Dr. Nick Haydock. on M-S from 12:50-3:15 pm. “Think now, history has many cunning passages.” Check out the flyer here.

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