Middlebury

WRPR0333A-F20

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.
Course Reference Number (CRN):
92410
Subject Code:
WRPR
Course Number:
0333
Section Identifier:
A

Course

WRPR 0333

All Sections in Fall 2020

Fall 2020

WRPR0333A-F20 Lecture (Vila)