This course is open to new and former students. It will feature some guest poets/speakers and will consist of two parts: I. Study/analysis of cultural poetry and II. Writing following cultural models. We will cover the following cultural themes: Asian poetry [China, Japan, Korea and others], LGBT poetry [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered], Middle-Eastern poetry [Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Turkey and others], African poetry [Morocco, Algeria, South Africa and others], Poetry of the disabled [Physical, Developmental, Hearing- and Sight-impaired]. One final paper is required. A modest $10 fee required for copying of handouts.
This is a creative writing course. Missing class sessions puts participants at a distinct disadvantage. A registration form is required. Request it by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org OR phone: 608-238-3648 (leave message).
No class October 18 and November 8.