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Read and write about the stories we tell

For students interested in literature, the arts, and pop culture, the Writing Program offers courses on a wide range of art forms, including poetry, short stories, graphic novels, films, video games, and more.


Recent topics offered in this area include:

  • America’s True Crime Obsession
  • American Lives, American Leagues: Sports and Social Issues in Contemporary American Life
  • Case Studies in Fairy Tales
  • Examining Graphic Medicine
  • Literature on Film
  • Poetry of Witness
  • Present Tense: Literary Fiction For Our Time
  • Philosophy Through Science Fiction: The Journey from Ancient Mind to Singularity
  • Tragedy and Resistance
  • Travel Writing
  • Supernatural and Horror Literature