LHSP 228 - What is Writing?
Section: 002 Zell Visiting Writers Series
Term: WN 2014
Subject: Lloyd Hall Scholars Program (LHSP)
Department: LSA Lloyd Hall Scholars
Requirements & Distribution:
Credit Exclusions:
A maximum of 20 Lloyd Hall Scholars Program credits may be counted toward a degree.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Completion of the First-Year Writing Requirement.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The Zell Visiting Writers Series brings some of the most exciting writers working today to the University of Michigan. In this introductory creative writing course students will use the ZVWS to enrich their own writing, considering the literary devices contemporary authors use to create their own signature voices.

Over the course of the term, students will tease out the concerns, challenges, and approaches of the semester’s line-up of visiting writers, and will learn how crafting poems, stories, and essays can illuminate their own experiences. Students will read samples of visiting writers’ work and attend the ZVWS readings; assignments will include research and presentation on a visiting writer, an interview with a writer of interest, and imitations of and creative responses to selected readings. The course will culminate in a final portfolio inspired by the ZVWS.

LHSP 228 - What is Writing?
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (LEC)
Th 3:00PM - 6:00PM
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