ENG 384 Writing About American Society
Russell Rymer, Th 1:00-2:50 PM
In this class, students will develop their skills in narrative, long-form non-fiction writing as they explore the ways that science and technology are transforming American culture. We will analyze science writing by authors ranging from John McPhee to Elizabeth Kolbert, and discuss issues ranging from social networking to research into the origins of life. Students will write several original essays and reported pieces during the semester. Enrollment limited to 15. Admission by permission of the instructor, based on submitted writing samples.