SP.240 / ESG.SP240 Composing Your Life: Exploration of Self through Visual Arts and Writing

Spring 2006

Photo of a person's face, sunglasses, shirt and necklaces.
One student's final project for the class explored the link between clothes and personal identity. (Image courtesy of Mirat Shah. Used with permission.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of readings, extensive assignments, and examples of students' final projects.

January 2009: The instructors have published a book expanding on the concepts discussed in this course.

Course Description

In this interdisciplinary seminar, we explore a variety of visual and written tools for self exploration and self expression. Through discussion, written assignments, and directed exercises, students practice utilizing a variety of media to explore and express who they are.
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Graham Ramsay
Dr. Holly Sweet

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session