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Spring 2020

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

MW 5-6:30

We'll study some of the ways that fiction writers, essayists, story-tellers, and poets have responded to the worlds that their cultures have built.  We'll read published work by our predecessors and by contemporary writers (including M...(read more)

Giscombe, Cecil S.
Spring 2020

145/1

Writing Technology:
Science Fiction

Lectures MW 11-12 in 3 Leconte + one hour of discussion section per week in different locations (sec. 101: F 11-12; sec. 102: F 11-12; sec. 103: F 12-1; sec. 104: F 12-1)

This introductory course considers an overlap among the disciplines of English, Computer Science, and Data Science—British and American narratives that revolve around technology. We'll look at visual and verbal texts f...(read more)

Serpell, C. Namwali
Fall 2019

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 9:30-11

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing—fiction and poetry (with a brief dip into playwriting). Students will learn to talk critically about these forms and begin to feel comfortable and confident writing within t...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Spring 2019

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
Writing Fiction and Poetry

MW 5-6:30

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing—fiction and poetry (with a brief dip into playwriting). Students will learn to talk critically about these forms and begin to feel comfortable and confident writing within t...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Fall 2018

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

MW 5-6:30

We'll study some of the ways that fiction writers, essayists, story-tellers, and poets have responded to the worlds that their cultures have built.  We'll read published work by our predecessors and by contemporary writers (including M...(read more)

Giscombe, Cecil S.
Summer 2018

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
Creative Reading/Creative Writing through Criticism, Short Fiction, and Poetry

TuTh 2-5

In this class, we’ll explore the links between reading and writing. How is reading related to our creative writing practices? Is reading important to understanding our interests, talents, and methods as creative writers? How can we become bet...(read more)

Muhammad, Ismail
Fall 2017

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 3:30-5

Modes of Writing: Writing Fiction, Poetry, and the Personal Essay

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing--fiction, poetry, and (to a lesser degree) the personal essay.  Students will learn to talk critic...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Fall 2017

141/2

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 3:30-5

Modes of Writing: Writing Fiction, Poetry, and the Personal Essay

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing--ficction, poetry, and (to a lesser degree) the personal essay. Students will learn to talk critic...(read more)

Hass, Robert L.
Fall 2017

166/4

Special Topics:
Writing Poetry and Nonfiction, Writing as Social Practice

TTh 5-6:30

One of the ideas behind this course offering is that poetry and essays (life-writing, creative non-fiction, “essaying,” etc.) have similar aims or field-marks—both are literary vehicles of exploration and documentation; both value...(read more)

Giscombe, Cecil S.
Spring 2017

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 12:30-2

We'll study some of the ways that fiction writers, essayists, story-tellers, and poets have responded to the worlds that their cultures have built.  We'll look at "high" forms and "low" forms and write in both and ...(read more)

Giscombe, Cecil S.
Fall 2016

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
Writing Fiction, Poetry, and Plays

TTh 3:30-5

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing--fiction, poetry, and drama.  Students will learn to talk critically about these forms and begin to feel comfortable and confident writing within these genres.  Student...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Spring 2016

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
Varieties of Creative Writing

MW 4-5:30

We’ll study some of the ways that fiction writers, essayists, story-tellers, and poets have responded to the worlds that their cultures have built.  We’ll look at “high” forms and “low” forms and write in b...(read more)

Giscombe, Cecil S.
Summer 2016

N141/1

Modes of Writing:
Writing Short Fiction

MTTh 12-2

English N141 provides an introduction to the craft of writing short fiction through the practice of reading, writing and revision. We will explore key aspects of craft including voice, point of view, narrative structure, and characterization, and ...(read more)

Tranter, Kirsten
Fall 2015

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 9:30-11

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing--fiction, poetry, and drama.  Students will learn to talk critically about these forms and begin to feel comfortable and confident writing within these genres.  Student...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Fall 2015

141/2

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 9:30-11

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing--fiction, poetry, and drama.  Students will learn to talk critically about these forms and begin to feel comfortable and confident writing within these genres.  Student...(read more)

Hass, Robert L.
Spring 2015

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
Race, [Creative] Writing, and Difference

TTh 3:30-5

This course is an inquiry into the ways that race is constructed in literary texts and a look-by-doing at our own practices as people engaged in creative writing.

The purpose of writing in this course is, broadly stated, to engage public la...(read more)

Giscombe, Cecil S.
Spring 2015

141/2

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
Writing Fiction Across Genres

MWF 1-2

This course will explore modes of creative writing in several distinct contemporary genres of fiction: crime, fantasy & SF, and romance, with the goal of learning to engage creatively with key conventions that define each genre, while developi...(read more)

Tranter, Kirsten
Spring 2014

141/1

Modes of Writing: Exposition, Fiction, Verse, Etc.

TTh 9:30-11

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing--fiction, poetry, and drama.  Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them.  Stu...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Fall 2013

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
Race, Creative Writing, and Difference

TTh 2-3:30

This course is an inquiry into the ways that race is constructed in literary texts and a look-by-doing at our own practices as people engaged in creative writing.

The purpose of writing in this course is, broadly stated, to engage public la...(read more)

Giscombe, Cecil S.
Spring 2013

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.) :
Writing Fiction, Drama, and Poetry

TTh 2-3:30

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing – fiction, poetry, and drama.  Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them.&nb...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Fall 2012

141/1

Modes of Writing

MW 3-4 + discussion sections F 3-4

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing – fiction, poetry, and drama.  Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them.&nb...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Spring 2012

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
Writing Fiction, Drama, and Poetry

TTh 3:30-5

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing – fiction, poetry, and drama.  Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them.&nb...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Fall 2011

141/1

Modes of Writing

TTh 2-3:30

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing – fiction, poetry, and drama. Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them. Students...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Spring 2011

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 3:30-5

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing -- fiction, poetry, and drama. Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them. Students will...(read more)

Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Abrams, Melanie (a.k.a. Chandra, M. J.)
Fall 2010

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
"Race," (Creative) Writing, and Difference

TTh 3:30-5

This course is an inquiry into the ways that race is constructed in literary texts and a look-by-doing at our own practices as people engaged in creative writing.

The purpose of writing in this course is, broadly stated, to engage public lan...(read more)

Giscombe, Cecil S.
Giscombe, Cecil
Spring 2010

141/1

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 11-12:30

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing – fiction, poetry, and drama. Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them. Students ...(read more) Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Abrams, Melanie (a.k.a., Chandra, M.J.)
Spring 2010

141/2

Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.):
“’Race,’ [Creative] Writing, and Difference”

TTh 12:30-2

This course is an inquiry into the ways that race is constructed in literary texts and a look-by-doing at our own practices as people engaged in creative writing.

The purpose of writing in this course is, broadly stated, to engage public l...(read more)
Giscombe, Cecil S.
Giscombe, Cecil
Fall 2009

141/1

Modes of Writing

MWF 1-2

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing – fiction, poetry, and drama. Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them. Students w...(read more) Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Abrams Chandra, Melanie
Spring 2009

141/1

Modes of Writing:
Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.

TTh 12:30-2

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing – fiction, poetry, and drama.  Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them.  ...(read more) Chandra, Melanie Abrams
Abrams, Melanie (a.k.a. Chandra, M.J.)
Fall 2007

141/1

Modes of Writing:
Fiction, Poetry, and Drama

MWF 11-12

"This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing � fiction, poetry, and drama. Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them. Students will wri...(read more) Abrams, Melanie (a.k.a.: Chandra, M.J.)
Fall 2007

141/2

Modes of Writing:
Race, (Creative) Writing, and Difference

TTh 11-12:30

"This course is an inquiry into the ways that race is constructed in literary texts. We�ll read Toni Morrison�s Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination, and we�ll read some of the books she discusses: Twain�s Huckleberry Finn, Cat...(read more) Giscombe, Cecil S.
Giscombe, Cecil
Spring 2007

141/1

Junior Coursework:
Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

MW 4-5:30

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing?fiction, poetry, drama, and memoir. Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them. Students wil...(read more) Abrams, Melanie (a.k.a. Chandra, M.J.)
Spring 2006

141/1

Upper Division Coursework:
Modes of Writing (Exposition, Fiction, Verse, etc.)

TTh 2-3:30

This course will introduce students to the study of creative writing - fiction, poetry, drama, and memoir. Students will learn to talk critically about these genres and begin to feel comfortable and confident with their own writing of them. Students w...(read more) Abrams, Melanie