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The Denver School of Forms and Poetics

Department of English

COVID-19 UPDATE - Thank you so much for your application to the Denver School of Forms and Poetics. Unfortunately, the University of Denver has not been immune to the outbreak of COVID-19 and, as a result, the Denver School of Forms and Poetics will not be able to run this summer. We've very regrettably decided to defer the program until next summer (2021). We do hope that you will all be able to participate in the program next year.

DENVER SCHOOL OF FORMS AND POETICS

University of Denver
Date: June 14-26, 2021

Denver School of Forms and Poetics

Focusing on aesthetic forms and critical poetics, the Denver School of Forms and Poetics, a summer program of the Department of English and Literary Arts at the University of Denver (DU), provides a forum for the exploration of the unique as well as the inter-active capabilities of creative writing and literary studies. In four- and six-hour seminars over a two-week period (June 14-26), DU and guest faculty, many of them significant voices in their fields, discuss creative ideas and critical approaches with imagination and insight. Cosmopolitan and innovatory in character, the aims of the Denver School of Forms and Poetics include the interdisciplinary expansion of intellectual boundaries and transcultural studies of form and meaning.

Advanced seniors contemplating graduate studies and graduate students already furthering their professional development are bound to find the experience particularly helpful. So too will all individuals principally interested in knowledge and a dynamic vision of the world. Among other benefits, the Denver School of Forms and Poetics helps students develop a robust critical education that aligns with their creative education, or vice versa, and current literary practices. It also facilitates access to enriching ideas and methods, engaging faculty and engaged participants, and a blend of curricular and co-curricular activities.

Tuition & Registration: One thousand, five hundred and ninety dollars ($1,590) for the two-week program. Applications for one-week participation (at $795 per week) will be considered. Please make checks payable to Dept. of English, Univ. of Denver. DU alumni, US veterans, and early registrants (with completed applications submitted before March 15, 2020) will receive a 10 percent discount. Only 50 percent of tuition will be refunded after April 15, 2020. No tuition will be refunded after May 15, 2020.

Program Highlights
8 seminars (6 hours per)
4 mini seminars (4 hours per)
2 guest lectures/readings (2 hours per)
3 special sessions* (2 hours per)
3 conferences* (2 hours per)

*Subject to availability

Application Procedure: To apply, send a cover letter or personal statement (including information about academic qualification and professional experience) to:

Denver School of Forms and Poetics
Department of English and Literary Arts
University of Denver, 2000 E. Asbury Ave.
Denver, CO 80208.

You can also apply online at https://www.du.edu/ahss/english/denverschoolofformsandpoetics.html.

The initial application deadline is April 15, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed there-after until the beginning of the program on June 14, 2021.

Tuition & Registration:

Two Week Enrollment $1,600.00
One Week Enrollment $ 800.00

Please make checks payable to Dept. of English, Univ. of Denver. Only 50% of tuition will be refunded after May 28, 2021.

No tuition will be refunded after June 11, 2021.

Tuition Assistance and Financial Aid: DU alumni, US veterans, and early registrants will receive a 10% discount.

Two Week Enrollment $1,440.00
One Week Enrollment $ 720.00

Call 303.871.2742 or email CAHSS.English@du.edu for more information.