21W.760 Creative Writing and Visual Culture: Writing in the Museum
Critically explores how and why objects are collected and consumed, drawing upon visual culture and museum and cultural studies. Students engage in forms of creative writing that imitate museums, enact curatorial gestures, and/or try to dismantle such structures. They also curate their own writing into a chapbook, blog, or other creative form. Readings cover a range of genres. Includes visits to actual and virtual galleries.
This class has no prerequisites.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.
You can find more information at the Comparative Media Studies / Writing (Course 21W) < MIT site.
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