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  • Locations: Oberlin, United States
  • Program Terms: Winter Term
  • Restrictions: Oberlin applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
WT Program Focus: Artistic Work, Community Engagement, Personal Development
Program Description:
Project Description:
This interactive, on-campus Winter Term project introduces students to concepts in writing pedagogy and teaches them to lead exercise-based writing workshops for people with no formal writing background. We read and discuss texts on pedagogy while building our own principles for running a vibrant, inclusive workshop. Class meetings focus on analyzing and responding to readings, developing and practicing exercises, and practicing leading workshops. This project pairs with Holly Handman-Lopez’s Dance Community, Community Dance: Teaching Dance to Anyone to exchange classes in dancing and writing; the dancers teach dance to the writers, while the writers teach writing to the dancers.

Number of students: 8

Dates: January 6th - January 27th, 2020

Project Sponsor:
Emily Barton

Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Oberlin College Deadlines (please confirm host program deadlines):
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter Term 2020 12/06/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/06/2020 01/27/2020