ENGLISH 244 - Introduction to Literary Journalism
Winter 2022, Section 001 - Great Lakes Writers Corps Part I
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is   Hybrid (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Start/End Date:
Full Term 1/5/22 - 4/19/22 (see other Sections below)
NOTE: Drop/Add deadlines are dependent on the class meeting dates and will differ for full term versus partial term offerings.
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CHECK IT OUT - Video Course Description!

The Great Lakes Writing Project is an extended course sequence (spring, summer, fall) in which students conduct immersion research from which to compose purposeful, community engaged nonfiction narratives/longform journalism about the Great Lakes region, as geography, cultures, natural resources, international commercial shipping routes, borderlands, ecosystem, history, and/or home. 

Through experience and community engagement, students will learn about journalism and documentary nonfiction writing, research techniques and methods, and issues related to the most freshwater-rich region on the planet. 

What does GLWC entail? 

1.     English 244 W22: GLWC Literary Journalism

2.     GLWC Summer Field Research – 4, 6, or 8-week Independent Research meaningfully immersed in a Great Lakes Community

3.     English 344 F22: GLWC Writing Workshop


ENGLISH 244 - Introduction to Literary Journalism
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
1/5/22 - 4/19/22
Note: Enrollment is by application only. See https://sites.lsa.umich.edu/glwc/ for application information.

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