2017 Winter School Subject List

Creative Writing:Theory and Practice (ENGL2666) - Opens 10 May 2017

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences
Department: English
Level: Undergraduate
Credit Points: 6

Instructors:
There are no Instructor details available for this course.

Contacts:
(1)  English Dept Office  - slam.enquiries@sydney.edu.au

Start Date: 03 Jul 2017 
End Date: 21 Jul 2017 
Capacity: 25 
Status: Places available 
Applications Open: 10 May 2017 
Applications Close: 19 Jun 2017 
Census date: 10 Jul 2017 
On-time withdrawals close: 10 Jul 2017 
Available to audit: No
Open to HSC graduates?: No

Prerequisites:

  1. Prerequisites - 

    2 x Junior English 1000-level units (12 credit points)

  2. Assumed Knowledge: - 

    English language proficiency; English essay writing proficiency; evidence of creative writing ability (if do not have prerequisites)

Description

This unit fosters students’ practice and knowledge of creative writing through interactive workshops, seminars and lectures led by established writers and academics.

The emphasis is on writing as a creative mode of intellectual, historical and aesthetic engagement with the contemporary.

Assessment

1 x 500 word reader response task; 1 x 1000 word workshop piece; 1 x 1500 word portfolio of creative work; 1 x 1500 word research essay

Timetable

Start Date: 03 Jul 2017     End Date: 21 Jul 2017

Lectures: Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri, 10:00 - 11:00

Tutorials: Mon, Tue, Thu & Fri, 11:00 - 13:00

Venues:

Lectures & Tutorials:

1st Wk Mon ONLY Eastern Ave Seminar Room 121

All Other Classes Carslaw Tutorial Room 355

Texts

None – eReadings and reading links will be supplied