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Conclave H1ere
On Engineering
Conference For Teachers
In Technical Schools
Will Convene June 30
Teachers of English from the en-
tire United States and Canada have
been invited to attend a Conference.
for Teachers of English in Technical
Schools here from June 30 to July 18.
Sponsored jointly by the Society for
the Promotion of Engineering Educa-
tion and the University Summer Ses-
sion, this assembly will be the first
since a similar gathering in 1932 at
Ohio State University. The purpose of
the meetng is to bring together
these teochers, to develop an esprit
de coeur and to discuss the mutual
problems in the teaching of English
to engineering students.
Three Lectures
The conference will be divided into
three sections: literature, from June
30 to July 4, to be headed by Prof.
J. L. Vaughan of the University of
Virginia, member of the S.P.E.E.
Committee on English; composition,
from July 7 to 11, led by Dr. George
Summey, Jr., head of the Department
of English, Agriculture and Mechan-1
ical College of Texas; and Speech,,
from July 14-18, headed by Prof.
Carl G. Brandt, chairman of the De-
partment of English in the College of
Engineering. .
The conference has been made pos-
sibly through the cooperation of the
S.P.E.E. Committee on English, con-
sisting of Dean O. J. Ferguson, chair-
man, of the University of Nebraska;
Prof. H. L. Creek of Purdue Univer-
sity and Prof. J. L. Vaughan; and
the University of Michigan committee
including Prof. Louis A. Hopkins, di-
rector of the Summer Session; Dean
Ivan C. Crawford of the College of
Egineering; Professor Brandt , and
Prof. J. E. Thornton, of the' Depart-
ment of English of the University Col-
lege of Engineering, who serves as
chairman of the committee on ar-
rangements for the conference.
Speakers Listed
Among prominent , educators who
are scheduled to speak during the
program are President E. C. Elliott,
of Purdue University; E. S. Burdell,
director of Cooper Union; Howard R.
Bartlett, head of the Department of
Reglish and History at Massachusetts
Institue of Technology; C. K. Judy,
head of the California Institute of
Technology and R. L. Shurter, as-
sistant professor of English at the
Case School of Applied Science.
Dr. S. M. Tucker, head of the Eng-
lish department of Brooklyn Poly-
technic Institute; Atwood H. Town-
send, assistant professor of English
of the College of Engineering, New
York University; Amy V. Hall, as-
sistant professor of English at the
University of Washington; Prof. W.
Paul Jones of the Iowa State College
English department; Homer Nugent,
professor of English of Rennselaer
Polytechnic Institute; Sada A. Har-
barger, associate professor of Eng-
lish at Ohio State University and
Prof. C. W. Park, University of Cin-
George S. Wykoff, associate profes-
sor of English at Purdue University;
Karl 0. Thompson, professor of Eng-

Rackham School Of Graduate Studies

Summer Session Program, Offers.
Variety Of Courses To Lit Students

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This beautiful building which houses the Graduate School was made possible by the generous grant from
the Rackham fund in 1935. A large study hall, library and periodical reading rooms are furnished for those
who wish to read uninterruptedly or browse in scholarly fields other than their olvn. This structure has been
called one of the most beautiful campus buildings in the world.

Offer Social Work
Courses In Detroit
Courses in social work, including
introductory theory and actual field
practice, will be offered from June
30 to Aug. 22 at the University's
Institute of Public and Social Admin-
istration, located at 40 East" Ferry
Ave., Detroit.
The courses are for the most part
regular and required fpr completion
of the curriculum of the Institute,
the chief object being to provide op-'
portunity for regular students of the
Institute to meet special requirements
of their schedules.
During the summer session, field
work and thesis preparation will be
carried on in the same manner as
during the regular semesters.
In all courses, the place of the so-
cial agency in the community will be
Many Students Attend
University's Camps
Approximately 228 students at-
tended University summer camps last
year. 116 people received field ex-
-perience at the Biological Station.
Eight people made the trip west for
Geodesy and Surveying work at Camp
Davis in Wyoming.
Camp Filibert Roth was attended
by 62 Forestry and Conservation stu-
dents. 22 took field courses in geology
while 20 took field work in geography.

Summer Session
Calendar, 1941

Public Health
Work Offered

A variety of courses, most of which
give both undergraduate and graduate
credit, will be offered once again
by the College of Literature, Science
and the Arts in its regular Summer
Session program.
Some of the subjects offered this
summer will give only undergraduate
credit. A few may be elected in the
Gradaute School for one-half of the
announced credit. However, most of
the subjects may be elected by either
graduates or undergraduates, al-
though the graduates are compelled
to do extra work in a few instances.
Students in the English department
may do work in composition, ad-
vanced exposition, playwriting, cre-
ative writing, old English, Chaucer,
American English, modern English
grammar, development of standard
English and graduate writing.
English literature courses include
poetry, English drama, Milton, the
age of Wordsworth, modern drama,
the English Bible, Shakespeare's tra-
gedies, English nondramatic litera-
ture of the Renaissance, English lit-
erature from 1730 to 1800, Ameri-
can literature of the Colonial and
Revolutionary periods, American lit-
erature since 1870 and the modern
novel from the Middle of the Nine-
teenth Century to the present.
Graduates may elect proseminars
in the Renaissance, English drama,
the classical period, rhetoric and
criticism, the Romantic Period, Amer-
ican literature, English novel, cre-
ative writing, Nineteenth-Century
criticism, colonial American litera-
ture. Courses are also available in
special research, diction, usage and
literary criticism from 1650 to the
The astronomy department offers
courses in the solar system, stars and
nebulae, and an elementary observa-
tional astronomy for undergradautes.
For both classes of students there
are studies in the history of astrono-
my in Aiperica, variable stars, solar
physics and astrophysics. Research
will be carried on by graduates.
In botany, several courses are list-

ed. The program includes elementary
botany, systematic botany and field
studies, plant physiology, plant anat-
omy, geological history of plants, and
classification and morphology of
freshwater algae. Graduate students
are offered courses in aquatic flow-
ering plants, research in plant anat-
omy, research in plant physiology
and research in Paleobotany.
Students taking chemistry courses
for the summer must observe cer-
tain credit regulations, but all stu-
dents may elect any of the subjects
which include general and inorganic
chemistry, qualitative analysis, or-1
ganic chemistry (several courses),
elementary physical chemistry, phy-
sicochemical measurements (two
courses), chemical bibliography and
advanced inorganic chemistry.
Graduates may elect courses in
analytical chemistry, quantitative
analysis, research in analytical chem-
istry, organic chemistry, organic re-
actions, research in organic chemis-
try, advanced theoretic and physical
chemistry, advanced physicochemical
measurements, colloid and surface
chemistry and research in physical
chemistry including colloid chemistry.
In archaeology only one undergrad-
uate course is offered and two courses

in Roman antiquities for graduate
Economics courses vary from prin-
ciples of economics offered only to
undergrduates, to such courses of
,study as money and credit, labor, in-
ternational trade, international ec-
onomic relations of the United States,
modern economic society, develop-
ment of economic institutions, ele-
ment of accounting and programs of
social-economic reform designed to
meet the needs of both graduates and
undergraduates. Courses primarily for
graduates include war finance, es-
(Continued on Page 5)
Wolverine Coop
To Remain Open
The Michigan Wolverine, 4tudent
cooperative cafeteria will be open
during the full summer session at
no increase in prices, the manage-
ment has announced.
The entire staff will be maintained
during the summer session. The Wol-
verine which caters to all students
will introduce a la carte service to
supplant the table d'hote menu which
} is now in effect.

June 19-21-Registration in the
Law School.
June 23-Work begins in the Law
June 23-Work begins at Camp
June 26-Registration in the Hor-
ace H. Rackham School of Graduate
June 27-28-Registration in all
other Schools and Colleges.
June 30-Work begins in all other
Schools and Colleges, in the Division
of Hygiene and Public Health, at
the Biological Station, and at camp
of School of Forestry and Conserva-
July 4-Independence Day, holi-
July 29-Second term begins in
the Law School.
Aug. 8--Work closes in the Med-
ical School (six-week courses), in
the School of Education (six-week
Aug. 9-Work closes in the Divi-
sion of Hygiene and Public Health.
Aug. 15-Woirk closes at Camp
Aug. 22-Session ends in the Col-
lege of Literature, Science, and the
Arts, of Engineering, of Architecture
and Design, and of Pharmacy, in
the Medical School (eight-week
courses), School of Education (eight-
week courses), School of Business
Administration, School of Music,
and the Horace H. Rackham School
of Graduate Studies.
Aug. 23-Session ends at the Bio-
logical Station.
Sept. 3-Session ends in the Law
Sept. 5--Session ends at camp of
School of Forestry and Conservation.


Programs Of Study
Are Scheduled


Courses offered in hygiene and pub-
lic health during the Summer Session
will be arranged to meet the need
for general cultural knowledge of
hygiene and public health fundamen-
tals, for courses for professional
workers in these or related fields and
for professional programs of study
in public health.
Ten programs of study in the lat-
ter are planned, one of which leads
to the Certificate in Public Health
Nursing and the others to the mas-
ter's degree awarded by the Horace
H. Rackham School of Graduate
Studies. The Division of Hygiene and
Public Health cooperates with this
school and other schools in the Uni-
versity in offering the graduate pro-
grams of study.



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