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LIFE WRITING
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectEnglish
Number & Suffix: 106
Full UC Title: LIFE WRITING 
Transcript Title: LIFE WRITING 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: Stories drawn from lived experience are a powerful force in English language culture and society. This course examines the core themes and issues raised by a variety of cultural forms that take lived experience as their base, such as biography, memoir, autobiographical poetry and fiction, the essay, documentary, and social media. The course explores questions including: How do life writers establish the veracity of their narratives? How do they negotiate the need to tell the truth of their experience with the desire to tell an engaging story? How is life writing received by audiences, and what kinds of contributions does it make to cultural, political, and social debates? How do we respond to the complex ethical terrain of writing and reading stories based on real people and real events? Students investigate the importance of confession, testimony, witnessing, and documentation to a range of life writing forms to develop answers to these questions. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LIFE WRITING 
Partner University Department: Languages, Literature, and Communication 
Partner University Course Number: EN3V18006