Topics in Current Literature

W664 — Spring 2018

Ballantine Hall 221
Days and Times
1:00-2:15 MW
Course Description

Topic: Graphic Memoir; Request permission through Open to writers of all genres, and of all artistic abilities (and inabilities), this class will examine the art and craft of the graphic memoir, closely reading the textual elements while also analyzing their visual counterparts in an effort to understand how they work together to create an effective whole. Students will enact a close critical reading of a text of their choosing, and the final project will consist of an original graphic memoir written and illustrated by each writer. (Note that the illustrations do not have to be conventionally rendered cartoons but may instead consist of sketches, photographs, collages, or any number of alternatives.) Instructor: Stacey Brown

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