About the Program

The 8-week summer program will provide undergraduates with preparation for doctoral research in literary studies through five main resources:

  • A weekly seminar taught by program faculty that guides students in the design, research, and drafting of an independent research paper for use as a writing sample for PhD program admissions
  • One-on-one faculty mentorships
  • Workshops on preparing for graduate school and professional development
  • GRE preparation
  • Building community and networking