Documentary Poetry

Course Number: 
DOCST 279S
Course Instructor: 
Jaki Shelton Green
Location: 
CDS, Bridges 201
Days and Times: 
Tu 11:45 a.m.-2:15 p.m.
Course Category: 
Writing
Course Type: 
Normal
Course Level: 
Intermediate
Crosslisting(s): 
LIT 279S

Investigates written and oral poetry as a mode of documentary storytelling. Engage with contemporary and historical poetry examining real-life, historical events. Investigate relationship between history, documentary, and poetry. Write poems based on research with multiple forms of archival source material and critical interpretation thereof.