(NWI) Reading Other Voices
Date: 9:00am PDT July 6, 2013 - 5:00pm July 7, 2013 Location: Room 219, Graduate Campus
Room 219, Graduate Campus
This Northwest Writing Institute course will bring together graduate students and educators and counselors from the community to find ways to incorporate culturally sensitive texts in their work.
We will draw from a variety of texts that address differences in race and culture such as Pam Munoz Ryan’s Esperanza Rising, Sandra Cisneros’s Woman Hollering Creek, Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner, Sherman Alexie’s Ten Little Indians.
We will write from our own cultural backgrounds to uncover how our worldview shapes the reading of works made unfamiliar by different notions of self and community, time, religious and social values. Reading and writing together, we will experience the richness and multiple dimensions of language itself.
Northwest Writing Institute (NWI) classes are offered to teachers, counselors, parents, veterans, and all community members interested in the power of stories to help us understand and practice human connections for the good of all.
Course Details & Registration
Dates: Saturday-Sunday, July 6-7, 2013
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Marcia Silver, Ph.D.
Degree-applicable credit: WCM 546, LA 526, 1 semester hour, $804
If you are a current Lewis & Clark graduate student, please register through WebAdvisor. Non-Lewis & Clark students seeking degree-applicable credit, please complete the Special Student Registration form (PDF)
Continuing education credit: CELA 846, 1 semester hour, $350
Noncredit/CEU: 15 hours, $250
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