Spoken Word and Slam Poetry 2

Course Number
LENG-452
Description

This advanced workshop expands and evolves the students' experience in the world of slam, spoken word, and performance poetry. Students have the opportunity to examine and create group pieces, conceptual art, unusual poetic forms, and effective slam competitions strategy. Students will work within a wide variety of poetic styles, from hip-hop to confessional, and examine a broader spectrum of performers. Students have some autonomy in designing their own projects and reading lists. Students will also engage in experiencing, analyzing, and further developing their own unique artistic compositions. Guest performers and teachers will be featured and the semester will culminate with an end-of-semester poetry showcase.

Credits
3
Prerequisites
LENG-450
Required Of
None
Electable By
All
Semesters Offered
Spring Only
Location
Boston
Department
LART
Course Chair
Mike Mason
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