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ENGL 121 05 (21367)  
Styles of Academic and Professional Prose
Adam Sexton
TTh 2.30-3.45 BRW35 215
Spring 2017 
No regular final examination
Skills WR
Permission of instructor required
Writing Skill

A seminar and workshop in the conventions of good writing in a specific field. Each section focuses on one academic or professional kind of writing and explores its distinctive features through a variety of written and oral assignments, in which students both analyze and practice writing in the field. Section topics include legal, humor, travel, or nature writing; writing about medicine and public health, religion, the visual arts, or food; writing in the social sciences; writing reviews of the performing arts; and writing for radio. May be repeated for course credit in a section that treats a different genre or style of writing; may not be repeated for credit toward the major.

ENGL 114, 115, 120, or another writing-intensive course at Yale.

Enrollment for this course is managed through Preference Selection.

Please visit the English department Web site to find unique descriptions for each section of this course.