Opportunity: Literary Arts Festival

One thing that I like to recommend to all students is to enter writing competitions. Whether you consider yourself a writer or not, entering and potentially winning a prize in a writing competition gives you important accolades that you can include on a resume, talk about during an interview, and prove to potential employers that you are an effective communicator (which is one of the MOST sought after qualifications in any field). Don’t sell yourself short–enter these contests with your work from class or writing that you’ve done on your own. Sometimes you will win and a lot of times you will lose. However, if you never enter, you obviously stand zero chance of winning anything, so please consider entering your work in writing competitions.

City Tech has a long-running competition built into the annual Literary Arts Festival. The deadline is March 1 for submissions. Details are available here.

Welcome to Science Fiction!

Hello! I’m Professor Ellis and I’m leading our ENG2420 E573 class this Spring 2020 semester. I hope that you’re as excited about Science Fiction as I am or at least curious about what Science Fiction is! In our class, we’ll learn about the development of Science Fiction over time while reading and watching some of the most important examples of the genre. Today, we will go over the syllabus and assignments, and we will begin with the first lecture. If due to circumstances class needs to end early, I am posting a video of the lecture below (I might not be able to include all lectures in video format).