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ENGL391: Advanced Composition: Tolkien in Oxford
A professional writing course exploring the life and works of JRR Tolkien, professor and author of The Lord of the Rings. Virtual visits with scholars and experts in Oxford, England, where Tolkien spent much of his life, offer a unique opportunity to learn about the writer's world and the unique intersections between his scholarship and his fantasy. Watch this short video clip to learn more!
UMD and non-UMD freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students are eligible. ENGL391 also satisfies the Fundamental Studies in Professional Writing. Register in Testudo for the following three credit course:
- ENGL391: Advanced Composition: Tolkien in Oxford (Please email Maria at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to be placed on a waitlist)
This course will include a blend of synchronous and asynchronous learning (check Testudo for more details). The last day to cancel registration is January 3 for a 100% refund and January 4 for a 80% refund.
Peter Grybauskas teaches in the English department. Before joining the faculty at Maryland, he lived and taught for several years in Rome, where he also collaborated with the Roman Association of Tolkien Studies. He has published a number of essays on Tolkien and is delighted to share his interest in fantasy with students. If you are interested in this course but do not meet the eligibility requirements, reach out to Peter Grybauskas to discuss your interest. For general questions, please contact EA Short-term Programs.
|Tuition: Undergraduate, per credit rate||MD-in State Resident||$367|
|Tuition: Graduate, per credit rate||MD-in State Resident||$731|
|Winter Fee||Winter Session||$100|
Costs listed above are calculated based on the university’s standard tuition and fee rates for winter 2021.