This 6 week course focuses on the 1937 novel by author Zora Neale Hurston, Their Eyes Were Watching God, a classic of the Harlem Renaissance. The novel explores themes of race, gender roles, femininity, and freedom.
In this 1 week course, students will read and explore a short story by American author Shirley Jackson, and then we will explore how this story has influenced other famous works in American culture (such as Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games series!)
This fun class on the Art of Persuasion will teach students how to argue effectively through the process of proper rhetorical writing. By the end of the course, they will have created a peer-reviewed argumentative essay!
Fiction spans many cultures and genres. In this 4 week workshop, learn about the creative process of fiction and try your hand writing your own fictional masterpiece!
Learn about different forms of poetry, the culture that gave rise to these forms, and some of the famous poets that came out of those movements. Then, put this knowledge to the test with creative writing assignments!