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Creative Writing$179

This Creative Writing class will offer students the opportunity to become more skilled and confident creative writers. We will learn about specific techniques and strategies that writers can use to achieve particular and powerful effects. Students will write drafts and then final copies of a poem and a short story while receiving peer and instructor feedback. Students will also be provided with a variety of online examples of poems and stories for models and inspiration. For more information, email Professor Margie Netherton at mcwaguespack@actx.edu.

Course ID Course Section Instructor Available Seats
187862 NFUND-2092-2001 Margie Netherton 1
Date(s) Days and Times Location
Jan 21 - Mar 13 MTWRFSU 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM DIST WEB - SECT
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La Frontera/The Border$149

In this class we will discuss the literal, cultural, and metaphorical border (or lack thereof) between the United States and Mexico. We will work with short stories, poetry, and two short novels (Ana Castillo's The Guardians and Yuri Herrera's Signs Preceding the End of the World). We will also watch related films: a recent documentary, The River and the Wall; a Latino/a classic Bless Me, Ultima; a film about immigration, El Norte; and the adaption of Cormac McCarthy's All the Pretty Horses. For more information, please email echudson@actx.edu.

Course ID Course Section Instructor Available Seats
187643 NFUND-2092-3001 Edward Hudson 3
Date(s) Days and Times Location
Jan 21 - May 12 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM Amarillo College Washington Street Campus ORDW - 106
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