2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

Writing: On the Page and in the Frame

Summer quarter

Faculty: Marilyn Freeman media arts, film and television, creative writing

Fields of Study: literature, media arts and writing

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40153 (8) First Session  

Credits: 8(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Day


This course explores the essay as a catalytic and experimental form of creative nonfiction in literary and media arts. Autobiographic, lyrical, contemplative, improvisational, poetic, process-oriented, performative—essayists defy and blend genres, craft, and technologies to create one of the most compelling interdisciplinary art forms in contemporary culture. Lectures, readings, screenings, critique sessions, and seminar combine to support this course’s central focus – writing essays for the page and screen.

Maximum Enrollment: 25

Advertised Schedule: 9a-5p Tue/Thu (Jun. 21 - Jul. 21)

Required Fees: $60 for books and film screenings

Preparatory for studies or careers in: writing, literature, media arts.

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

Books: www.tescbookstore.com

Program Revisions

Date Revision
May 26th, 2011 Schedule changed to meet two days a week.