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Theories & Methods of Writing about Creative Practice

ARTDES 506.001


Credit Hours: 3
Course Fee: $0
Instructor(s): Metsker, Jennifer
Schedule: Mon 5:30p-8:30p
Location: 2147


Winter 2023

Prerequisites: No Prerequisites.

Description: This course will allow students to explore the theories and methods of writing about creative practices in different disciplines, including art, design, performance, dance, music, and other fields. Students will have a chance to reflect upon their creative research and methodologies in traditional ways, while also finding their own voice and discovering alternative ways to discuss their work, including poetic inquiry, auto-theory, creative nonfiction, and conceptual writing. Through course readings and writing assignments, regular reflection, rhetorical analysis, writing workshops, and a self-designed final project, students will gain an understanding of the wide variety of forms that writing about creative practice can take and develop individual ways to make writing an engaging part of their practice.