Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Writing Science, Writing Science Studies|
This Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing will give students practice writing about science, technology, and medical studies for general audiences. It will also function as a capstone experience for SISP majors: students will have a chance to reflect on the methodologies and theories they have learned during their time in the program, while also using those methodologies and theories to analyze issues and texts in our world today. Students will work collaboratively, editing each other's work, and significant class time will be spent workshopping student writing. The aim will be to produce publishable pieces of cultural analysis for the popular press.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL-Literature)(SISP)(SISP-ScieDblMjr)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 75% - 89%
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Influential theoretical work in science studies, as well as journalism, fiction, and television programs that help bring related ideas to a broader audience.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Each week, students will alternate between writing and editing their classmates' writing. Assignments include short essays and op-eds, as well as book and television reviews.
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|Instructor(s): Smith,Courtney Weiss Times: .M..... 01:20PM-04:10PM; Location: 284 HIGH; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 12||SR major: 6||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: X||JR non-major: X||SO: X||FR: X|
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