Prairie Home Companion mentions Sweetland Writing 200 courses

Jun 13, 2013 Bookmark and Share

Picture of Garrison KeillorNPR's Prairie Home Companion, hosted by Garrison Keillor, held its live broadcast performance at the University of Michigan's Hill Auditorium on June 1st. In Segment 2 of the broadcast, Keillor talked about Ann Arbor and the University of Michigan's history and notable figures. He went on to mention admissions standards, tuition, and a few current courses, including two of Sweetland's Writing 200 mini-courses. The fun begins around the 36-minute mark on the embedded podcast below.

"Out of state tuition, $39,122. Back in my day it was $960, but then back in my day there was not a course in Caribbean Literature. We did not have that, or The Rhetoric of Blogging. There was no course entitled The Audio Essay: Remix and Creative-Nonfiction Approaches to the Podcast."