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Dub, Spoken Word & Performance Writing (NOT OFFERED IN FALL/WINTER 2012-13)
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 10.0 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits), 1.0 credit of second-year liberal arts & sciences (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM), and ENGL 2B01: Introduction to Creative Writing or permission of instructor.
This is a writing-intensive course where students from a range of backgrounds and poetic sensibilities engage and experiment with the transformative potential of creating socially relevant poetry as they learn how to embody their words and empower their artistic vision in performance contexts. This seminar workshop will chart and contextualize the evolution of Dub Poetry and Spoken Word and hip hop poetics through the examination of critical writings on the subject and a range of written works that live dynamically off the page.
Notes: Alumni students who are considering taking this course to fulfill their writing course requirement must make an advising appointment with the Liberal Arts & Sciences office for approval.
Course was last updated May 14, 2012 - 4:08 PM