Honors/Individual Study in English

The English department has specific guidelines for its majors who wish to pursue honors study or individual study. 

Also, consult the College's Honors Study Guidelines. 

Oakes Ames Prize for an Honors Thesis

At the 2008 Commencement, the College's Oakes and Louise Ames Prize was awarded to Scott Kingsland Borchert '08, a double major in English and history, for his honors thesis, "Against Accumulation: Moby-Dick, Mason & Dixon, and Atlantic Capitalism." Named for a previous president of the College and his wife, the prize is given to a graduating senior who has completed most outstanding honors study.

"Scatterlings and Orphanages," another English honors paper by Taylor Katz '08, may be viewed, with other English honors papers, at Digital Commons @ Connecticut College.

Contact Information:



Email Julie Rivkin, julie.rivkin@conncoll.edu

Department of English
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196

Department Assistant: Debra Bensko