Fall 2015

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
ENGL 218-01 Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction
Instructor: Adrienne Su, Susan Perabo
Course Description:
An introductory creative writing workshop in poetry and fiction.
1030:TR   ALTHSE 07
1030:TR   EASTC 406
ENGL 218-02 Creative Writing: Poetry and Fiction
Instructor: Elise Levine
Course Description:
An introductory creative writing workshop in poetry and fiction.
1330:MR   EASTC 102
ENGL 219-01 Creative Writing: Memoir/Essay
Instructor: Sharon O'Brien
Course Description:
May include memoir, creative nonfiction, screenwriting, biography, novel writing, graphic novel, playwriting, genre fiction (e.g., detective, sci-fi), subgenres of poetry (e.g., visual poetry), subgenres of fiction (e.g., Magical Realism), and other forms of non-analytical writing not routinely offered.
1330:M   DENNY 315
ENGL 219-02 Screenwriting
Instructor: Shahin Izadi
Course Description:
Cross-listed with FLST 310-01.This course will familiarize students with the fundamentals of good screenwriting: structure, theme, conflict, character, and dialogue. Students take part in weekly writing exercises as preparation for their final class project--creating a detailing outline of an original screenplay, and completing the first act. Topics include plot and subplot, character development, and commercial considerations such as format and genre. Students are required to read essential books on scriptwriting and to analyze several films and the screenplays on which they are based.
1330:M   EASTC 107
ENGL 317-01 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction
Instructor: Susan Perabo
Course Description:
Writing and discussion of fiction. Prerequisite: 218 or permission of the instructor.
1330:M   EASTC 406
ENGL 319-01 Advanced Creative Writing: Poetry
Instructor: Adrienne Su
Course Description:
Writing and discussion of poetry. Prerequisite: 218 or permission of the instructor.
1330:M   EASTC 312
ENGL 337-01 The Craft of Fiction
Instructor: Elise Levine
Course Description:
This course will closely examine the tools, materials, and specific techniques used to create successful short stories and discuss The Masters as craftsmen (and craftswomen) in their trade. We'll begin with Chekhov and end with contemporaries such as Tobias Wolfe and Lorrie Moore. On the way we'll discuss the likes of Joyce, Fitzgerald, O'Connor, Cheever, and Carver.Prerequisite: 101
1130:MWF   DENNY 104
Courses Offered in FLST
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
FLST 310-01 Screenwriting
Instructor: Shahin Izadi
Course Description:
Cross-listed with ENGL 219-02.This course will familiarize students with the fundamentals of good screenwriting: structure, theme, conflict, character, and dialogue. Students take part in weekly writing exercises as preparation for their final class project--creating a detailing outline of an original screenplay, and completing the first act. Topics include plot and subplot, character development, and commercial considerations such as format and genre. Students are required to read essential books on scriptwriting and to analyze several films and the screenplays on which they are based.
1330:M   EASTC 107