OpportunitiesWelcome Week 2022

Welcome Week

We’re excited to welcome new Bruins and to welcome back familiar faces!

The Department of English will be hosting a number of info sessions on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. These sessions offer you the opportunity to learn more about specific programs within the department and to meet some of our faculty. We hope to see you there!

We encourage all of our students to attend the annual Humanities Welcome the afternoon of 9/21.

Info Session: Departmental Honors Program with Professor Sarah Kareem
Wednesday, 9/21
11 am – 11:30 am
Kaplan Hall 193

Interested in producing a senior honors thesis? Professor Kareem, Director of Departmental Honors, invites you to learn more about the departmental honors program. Applications open in January of the junior year–rising juniors and incoming transfer students are encouraged to attend.

Info Session: Minor in Professional Writing with Professor Michael Cohen
Wednesday, 9/21
11:30 am – 12 noon
Kaplan 193

Professor Cohen will be answering questions about our newest minor, launched in Spring 2019! Learn about the minor’s curriculum, application process, capstone experience, and more. 

Info Session: Creative Writing with Professor Justin Torres
Wednesday, 9/21
12 noon – 12:30 pm
Kaplan Hall 193

Professor Torres will be available to answer your pressing questions about Creative Writing at UCLA. What are the workshops really like? How does the application process work? Is the Creative Writing Concentration right for you? Come and find out!

Meet the Chair + London Summer Travel Study with Professor Saree Makdisi
Wednesday, 9/21
4:15 pm – 5 pm
Kaplan Hall 193

Professor Saree Makdisi, Chair of the Department of English, leads one of our annual summer travel study programs. Stop by to learn more about summer travel with UCLA English and to meet our Chair!

Info Session: Florence Summer Travel Study with Professor Christopher Looby
Thursday, 9/22
4 pm – 4:30 pm
Kaplan Hall 193

English and American literatures can be studied around the world! Professor Christopher Looby, program director, looks forward to sharing information about summer travel study in Florence, Italy.