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PHIL 2261 Telling Truths I: Writing for the Cause of Justice (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This PULSE elective will explore writing as a tool for social change. Students will read and experiment with a variety of written forms – memoir, creative non-fiction, opinion and essay – to tell the “truth” as they experience it in their own encounters with social injustice. This workshop is intended to provide a comprehensive introduction to the range of strategies that social prophets and witnesses have used, and are using today, to promote the cause of justice.


Instructor(s): Kathleen Hirsch

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 08-Feb-16