(NWI) Writing Culture: Exploring the Intersection Between Text and Image
Date: May 3 2014 9:00am - May 4 2014 5:00pm Location: Lewis & Clark, TBD
Lewis & Clark, TBD
What is created at the intersection of text and image? In this Northwest Writing Institute course, we’ll examine public art, graffiti, flyers on telephone poles, black Sharpie marks on the bathroom walls, poetry, graphic novels, ‘zines, and manifestos.
We’ll look at artists who blend commentary into their visual work, and writers whose prose strays into other art forms. By observing, scribbling, and dabbling in visual language ourselves, we’ll study how these two art forms work together to document what one alone could not.
This course is part of the Documentary Studies Certificate Program.
Northwest Writing Institute 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, May 3-4, 2014
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Instructor: Laura Moulton, M.F.A.
Degree-applicable credit: WCM 532, 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 832, 1 semester hour, $350
Noncredit: $250, includes 15 CEUs or PDUs
To ensure your place and to avoid cancellation due to insufficient enrollment, please register no later than two weeks before your course or workshop is scheduled to begin.
About the Instructor
Laura Moulton is the founder of Street Books, a bicycle-powered mobile library that serves people who live outside in Portland, Oregon. She has taught writing in public schools, prisons, and teen shelters, and is an adjunct professor at Marylhurst University. Her social art practice projects have involved postal workers, immigrants, prisoners and students. She earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University. For more information, visit lauramoulton.org.
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