Emeritus Summer 2023 Schedule

English – Writing


ENGL E27, Poetry and Fiction

This course helps older adults explore a wide variety of poetry; in particular, poetry as adventure, confirmation, and renewal. Older adults also employ selected poems as a means to examine their life experiences and discuss these experiences with their peers. This course is designed to refresh older adults’ enjoyment and increase their appreciation of poetry as a means of expression, and helps older adults explore poetry in relation to other types of literature, in particular in its use of language and imagery.

Course Number: 9521 Time: 10 - 11:50 a.m. WLocation: ONLINEInstructor: Davis C V

ENGL E30, Creative Writing

This course nurtures, revitalizes, and stimulates older adult writers who may already be producing or thinking about producing written material. The course is intended to discover, encourage, and develop untapped writing talent in older adults. It also allows older adults to develop and refine their writing and self expression skills, discuss their writing with peers, and comment on their peers’ writing in a respectful and constructive manner. The course is also a forum for older adults to share their creative voices with peers.

Course Number: 9523 Time: 9 - 11:15 a.m. MLocation: ONLINEInstructor: Kronsberg G JExperiment with writing projects to explore style, content and effect from the basics to more sophisticated techniques.

Course Number: 9524 Time: 9:30 - 11:45 a.m. TLocation: ONLINEInstructor: Ghabaei BCome learn the art of skillful writing. All levels are welcome.

ENGL E33, Autobiography

This course helps older adults review and integrate the experiences that have shaped their lives, share memories with peers, and create a record of events for themselves and their families. Through this class older adults achieve a sense of pride in their accomplishments, improve their writing abilities, and express themselves in writing that can be shared with family, friends, and the public if desired.

Course Number: 9525 Time: 9 - 11:15 a.m. ThLocation: ONLINEInstructor: Fox Jr R W

Course Number: 9526 Time: 9:30 - 11:45 a.m. SLocation: ONLINEInstructor: Fox Jr R W

Course Number: 9527 Time: 12 - 2:15 p.m. SLocation: ONLINEInstructor: Reyes A C