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Continuing Education

Reading Other Voices

Date: 9:00am PDT May 17 Location: Graduate Campus, York 101

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    Joanne B. Mulcahy, Ph.D.

Graduate Campus, York 101

This course will bring together writers, educators, counselors, and graduate students to read and write about diverse cultural stories. We will draw from work by Zadie Smith, Jhumpa Lahiri, Richard Rodriguez, Francine Prose, and others. 

Participants will write from their own cultural backgrounds to uncover how different world views shape the reading and writing experience, exploring multiple dimensions of language.

  • 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 17-18, 2014

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Instructor: Joanne B. Mulcahy, Ph.D.

Degree-applicable credit: WCM 546/ LA 526, 1 semester hour, TBD

  • 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

Register for continuing education credit (PDF)

Noncredit: $250, includes 15 CEUs or PDUs

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About the Instructor

Joanne B. Mulcahy teaches creative nonfiction at Lewis and Clark College and in prisons, libraries, health centers and other community settings. Her essays appear in numerous journals and anthologies including The Stories that Shape Us:  Contemporary Women Write About the West and These United States. She is the author of Birth and Rebirth on an Alaskan Island and Remedios: The Healing Life of Eva Castellanoz. Her websitejoannemulcahy.com features selected writing as well as her chronicle of teaching in Mexico during 2013, “Stories from Michoacán.”

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