sheaf of old papers and letters

Read and write about how narrative informs memory

For students interested in how we record and remember the past, both individually and collectively, the Writing Program offers a range of seminars on these themes.


Recent topics offered in this area include:

  • Family Snaps and Stories
  • Hamilton and Jefferson: Competing Visions of America
  • Marijuana in American History
  • Monuments and Memorials
  • The Atomic Bomb and the Atomic Age
  • Let’s Talk About Sex: The History of American Sex Education
  • The Real Housewives of American Culture
  • 1968-1969: Hope and Horror