Course: AAS 325A. Asian American Creative Studies Workshop: Literary Arts (3)
Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. Intensive practice in the writing of poetry and prose fiction. Includes analysis of published Asian American writings and a series of writing exercises and/or writing assignments that culminate in a portfolio of no fewer than 4,000 words. Offers perspectives on the shifting definitions of Asian American and on the Populist/Activist and Academic/ Literary approaches that have helped shape the contours of Asian American creative writing. Students participate in the written and oral critiques of each other’s work.