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The EGSA maintains an “organization” on Blackboard, accessible by all CWRU English graduate students. In this digital space, we share documents such as:

  • the EGSA Constitution
  • M.A. comprehensive exam information (including past years’ exam questions and student answers)
  • Ph.D. qualifying exam information (including past years’ reading lists, questions, student answers, and advice)
  • Ph.D. prospectuses for former and currently dissertating students
  • Syllabi and other sample course materials for classes graduate students teach
  • Proposals to teach USEM – SAGES courses (including past years’ applications and advice for applicants)
  • Job search materials (including links to job listings, sample application documents, and job market advice)
  • Graduate student advice (including information about applying to Ph.D. programs, submitting conference proposals, and getting the most out of your graduate years)

Other essential information for prospective and current English graduate students include:

The Guide to Graduate Studies in English at Case Western Reserve University (PDF)

The Graduate Student Handbook from the School of Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies Funding Opportunities

The Graduate Student Council website

Graduate Council of Arts and Sciences: Facebook and Twitter

Additional resources about the courses English graduate students teach and tutoring work we do include:

Writing @ Case (CWRU’s writing program)

Writing Resource Center

SAGES (the Seminar Approach to General Education and Scholarship)

SELP (Spoken English Language Partners)

myTATraining (for graduate students enrolled in the Educational Services for Students UNIV400 seminar course for new teaching assistants)