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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 542 - Creative Writing and the Archive

Prerequisite, creative writing, or English, or war and society major. Students will work with archival materials housed at Chapman University and appropriate to their degree program, such as The Center of American War Letters, the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, the Huell Howser Collection, the Mendez et al. vs. Westminster et al. Collection, the Messerli Collection of Literature, or other archival materials. Students will examine the materiality of the texts themselves, the conventions of language the texts employ, the writing techniques used, and the subject matter of the archive. Based on this research, students will produce their own original creative writing and/or digital media projects. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits