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Advanced Writing in Arts, Media, and Design

Examines writing in the arts and in the fields of media and design. Explores writing for a range of public and professional audiences, including scholarly and critical. Emphasizes understanding different literacies: alphabetic, visual, musical, and sculptural. Genres might include critical reviews, grant writing, promotional pieces, interactive narratives, newspaper articles, and Web pages, among others. Offers students an opportunity for analysis, reflexive imitation, and creative interdisciplinary work.


  • Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges: Coll of Arts Media & Design (AM).
  • Must be enrolled in one of the following Classes: Junior (JR); Senior (SR).
  • All others need to contact the English department.

ENGW 3314 Experiences

Alissa Lederer (B.A. ’19, English):“Because our assignments were so open to personal interpretation, I was able to put my energy towards a project that was really personal & meaningful to me. I ended up making a book of my poetry with one of my classmates for my final project using the letterpress in the English department. [. . .] it’s something we put a lot of care and energy towards and pushed our thinking about how we write within this medium and the tools we use as writers.” Read more.