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Spring 2018
Feb 24, 2020
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Writing for a Cause - 34340 - ENGL 285 - 01
Section Description: This class will provide an introduction to the craft of fiction writing. Using short stories and prose excerpts by various writers as models, this course will show you how to create fiction for the purpose of social action. You need not be an experienced fiction writer in order to take this course; you need only be excited by the opportunity to advocate for a cause through thoughtful and intentional storytelling. You will write a brief (2-3 pages) response paper for each of 8-10 assigned readings, examining how these artists identify and address injustice in their work. You will also complete a few writing exercises to practice technique and approach. The primary goal of the course, however, will be for each student to produce, through extensive drafts, one solid, 20-page piece of short fiction that takes a position on a public issue.
Associated Term: Spring 2018
Registration Dates: Dec 08, 2017 to Jan 19, 2018
Levels: Undergraduate
Attributes: Core:HALC - Hum, Art, Lit, Cul, X-List: JUPS

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3.000 Credits
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Scheduled Meeting Times
Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Lecture 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm TR Walsh 496 Jan 10, 2018 - May 12, 2018 Lecture Dennis A Williams E-mail

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