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CW/DJRN 346 Creative Writing Workshop: Travel Writing
CEA Partner Institution: John Cabot University
Location: Rome, Italy
Primary Subject Area: English Language & Literature
Instruction in: English
Course Code: CW 346
Course Details: Level 300
Recommended Semester Credits: 3
Contact Hours: 45
Prerequisites: EN 110 with a grade of C or above.
This creative nonfiction workshop explores the long tradition of travel writing, fostered by the keen observation and thoughtful documentation of landscape and culture that travel inspires. Students will gain exposure to several subgenres encompassed by the term travel writing including, but not limited to, the travel memoir, the travel essay, guidebooks, and food and humor pieces that tandem as travel writing. The course offers instruction in the research and mechanics of travel writing aimed at the generation of articles and essays for newspapers, magazines, guidebooks, the Internet, as well as how to begin drafting ideas for longer-form works.