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 Instruction
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 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 will develop into a completed project in order to share with the larger community.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Hybrid courses have both regular remote meeting times and online instruction. Click “See Details” for more information.

Available
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Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Sehba Sarwar
378977
Fee:
$695.00
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 21, 2021
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Apr 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Apr 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Apr 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jun 15, 2021
6:00PM PT - 7:30PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens April 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
380573
Fee:
$695.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student's final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 15, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jul 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jul 8, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jul 15, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jul 22, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jul 29, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Aug 5, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Aug 12, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Aug 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Aug 26, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Sep 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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