Advanced Nonfiction Workshop|
|This course may be repeated for credit.|
This workshop offers students with prior experience writing nonfiction a chance to analyze a wide range of published texts, develop and revise new work of their own, and collectively consider the possibilities of the genre.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Creative W)(ENGL-Literature)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Authors studied will likely include: Sarah Broom, Jamaica Kincaid, Dawn Lundy Martin, Christina Nichol, Lauret Savoy, Rebecca Solnit, Olga Tokarczuk, Hector Tobar, and others.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Short essays, long essay, revision, presentation, regular feedback on peers' writing
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Student Option Grading Mode: If you are planning to pursue the Creative Writing path in English, you should choose the Graded option to fulfill those requirements.
Attendance at and participation in every class are required. Students must also make every effort to attend events with visiting writers.
The application deadline is November 7 (the Monday after the start of preregistration) at 5:00 PM.
Application Process: Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request. In addition, please email firstname.lastname@example.org the following in one document: a) 5 double-spaced pages of nonfiction. b) a cover page that includes the following: your name, email address, class year, major (if any); the number of this course; some of your favorite writers and any other influences; a short biographical statement (a paragraph) describing your creative writing background. c) list the creative writing course(s) you have taken previous to this one. Please use either Microsoft Word or rich text format for your attachment, with the file name: "Last Name-First Initial" (e.g. Smith-J.docx). You will be notified electronically of the status of your application by November 15. Students who have missed this deadline may submit materials directly to email@example.com in mid-January up to the week before classes begin, in case there are any last-minute openings.
It is highly recommended that students be enrolled in only one Creative Writing course in a semester. If you are admitted to more than one Creative Writing course, you will choose one and let the instructors know during Adjustment Period. Please be serious about your choice for the consideration of instructors and other students.
Contributes to fulfillment of English major requirements: CW requirement, CW 300-level course, CW upper-level workshop, elective
|Instructor(s): Cohen,Lisa Times: ..T.... 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: ALLB113; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 12
|Permission of instructor approval will be granted by the instructor during pre-registration through the Electronic Portfolio. Click "Add to My Courses" and "To request a POI electronically, click here" to submit your request.|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
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