Storytelling for Social Justice

WRITING X 424.21E

Craft your passion for justice through urgent stories that address pressing social issues in this course.

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Hybrid (Remote)
Starting at $695.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify urgent and important stories in your life and your community that only you can write
  • Develop work rooted in fact and experience while writing across genres and formats
  • Read published works that help you identify opportunity for your writing
  • Spark new work you can develop into complete projects

About this course:

Well-told, new narratives can change the world. Living in a time of rising movements such as Black Lives Matter, MeToo, DACA/refugee and immigrant rights, LGBTQ rights, and more, students are encouraged to uncover stories that are not included in our history textbooks. Through workshops, students gain access to pathways to explore personal history, family narratives, and stories amidst their communities. Students read and produce compelling creative nonfiction—memoir, essays, literary journalism, blogging, audio/video recording, live performance, and more—to share with larger audiences. Integral to the creation of new work is revision, peer feedback, and literary work that serves as models. By the end of the course, students have begun a narrative in a format of their choice that they develop into a completed project in order to share with the larger community.

Summer 2022 Schedule

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Tuesday 6:00PM - 7:30PM PT
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Instructor: Sehba Sarwar
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Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required. 

This a hybrid (Remote) format course which combines asynchronous online instruction with semi-regular, required live meetings held on Zoom. Please see the course syllabus for specifics. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 13, 2022
Course Requirements

Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jul 5, 2022
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Jul 12, 2022
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Jul 19, 2022
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Sep 6, 2022
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Remote Classroom

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