Summer Courses

The internship can be registered for 4-CR in certain cases. Please contact the Internship Office.


From Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019

Through writing poetry and analyzing examples, students become familiar with poetic forms and techniques. This workshop, led by a publishing writer, includes weekly peer critique of poems written for the course. Students explore what makes a poem moving, evocative, and imbued with a sense of music, no matter what the approach: lyric, narrative, surreal, or experimental.


From Tuesday, July 2, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
RoomDayStart TimeEnd Time
Monday
14:30
18:00
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
Thursday
14:30
18:00

Whether a story is an imaginative transformation of life experience or an invention, the writing must be well crafted and convincing, driven not only by plot and theme but also through characterization, conflict, point of view, and sensitivity to language. Students produce and critique short stories and novel chapters while studying fiction techniques and style through examples.


From Tuesday, July 2, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
RoomDayStart TimeEnd Time
Monday
14:30
18:00
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
Thursday
14:30
18:00

This workshop gives students the opportunity to explore through reading, research, and writing assignments an array of creative nonfiction forms, including memoir, travel writing, food and nature writing, and social essays. Students share their writing for peer critique in a supportive and constructive workshop environment. Creative nonfiction includes guest speakers and field exercises in Paris. Conferences and a final portfolio are required.


From Tuesday, July 2, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
RoomDayStart TimeEnd Time
Monday
14:30
18:00
Tuesday
14:30
18:00
Wednesday
14:30
18:00
Thursday
14:30
18:00

From Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019

In consultation with a faculty member, the student undertakes a senior research project, resulting in a 25-to 30-page paper, which is normally on a literary topic or theme in more than one literature. In certain circumstances, a student may propose a creative project in lieu of a critical paper. May be taken twice for credit.


From Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019

Topics vary every semester. “For the course description, please find this course in the respective semester on the public course browser: https://www.aup.edu/academics/course-catalog/by-term.”


From Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Wednesday, June 26, 2019
RoomDayStart TimeEnd Time
Monday
09:00
12:30
Tuesday
09:00
12:30
Wednesday
09:00
12:30
Thursday
09:00
12:30

Studies rhetoric as a historical phenomenon and as a practical reality. Considers how words and images are used to convince and persuade individuals of positions, arguments or actions to undertake, with particular attention to advertising, politics and culture. Studies the use of reason, emotion, and commonplaces, and compares visual and verbal techniques of persuasion.


From Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Wednesday, July 17, 2019
RoomDayStart TimeEnd Time
Monday
09:00
10:40
Tuesday
09:00
10:40
Wednesday
09:00
10:40
Thursday
09:00
10:40

Students may undertake an internship in an advertising agency, film company, or television company. The internship must be registered for 4-CR if the student decides to do an internship instead of the senior seminar. Students have taken internships at CNN, Harpers, Societe Francaise de Production, Le Courrier International, Sixty Minutes, European Broadcasting Union, amongst many others.


From Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019

From Wednesday, June 5, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019

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