Middlebury

WRPR 0333

Writing on Contemporary Issues

Writing On Contemporary Issues: Writing, Editing, and Publishing Online
This course is an introduction to writing prose for a public audience. Students will create both critical and personal essays that feature strong ideas and perspectives. The readings and writing will focus on American popular culture, broadly defined. Essays will critically engage elements of contemporary American popular culture via a vivid personal voice and presence. Readings will address current issues in popular culture – Gladwell, “Brain Candy,” Klosterman, “Campus Confidential,” for instance. ReMix: Reading in Contemporary Culture is the central text. The end result will be a new online magazine of writings on American popular culture 3 hrs. lect.
Subject:
Writing and Rhetoric Program
Department:
Writing and Rhetoric Program
Division:
Interdisciplinary
Requirements Fulfilled:
AMR ART CW NOR SOC
Equivalent Courses:
CRWR 0333

Sections

Fall 2020

WRPR0333A-F20 Lecture (Vila)
WRPR0333B-F20 Lecture (Vila)

Spring 2018

WRPR0333A-S18 Lecture (Vila)

Spring 2017

WRPR0333A-S17 Lecture (Vila)