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 Courses Summer 2018 

Below please find our course catalog. We will update these pages throughout the break and the semester. Unless stated otherwise, classes start in the week of April  9, 2018.
Students are responsible for keeping track of updates on actual course dates (some are alternating).



BA Professional Skills Module “Creative Writing: Envisioning America”
(04-001-1020 | 5 Credits)

Wednesday, 3.15 - 4.45 pm, GWZ 3 5.15
Rajesh Parameswaran (Picador Guest Professor)

Seminar: Short Story Workshop
Wednesday, 3.15 - 4 pm, GWZ 3 5.15

Tutorial: Creative Writing
Wednesday, 4 - 4.45 pm, GWZ 3 5.15

This creative writing class will focus on the role of voice in short stories. Participants in the class will be assigned writing exercises, and by the end of the class, will complete a short story. Participants will be expected to read and actively discuss their classmates’ work. We will also read and critique short stories encompassing a range of styles and approaches. Readings will draw from an anthology of contemporary short stories.

Please also see our news item for more information on this module.


Writing Clinic

Monday, 11 am - 13 pm, GWZ 3 5.01
Heather Prüßing

Advice for American studies Kernfach and Wahlbereich students who have specific questions concerning their BA or MA theses and research papers, as well as more general writing and style issues.

If you are interested, please email Ms Prüßing about your question, and she will schedule a time with you.

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