Cartography of Story

Winter
Winter 2019
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
4
Credits per quarter

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writing, Native and Indigenous studies

This course explores the relationship between historical narratives, our own histories, and how cartography (mapping) can be an integral element to telling a story.  With a focus on writing, cartography, and indigenous culture in North America, students will create a mapped story generated from their own life, a period in history, a place, or an event of their choosing. It is intended to create discourse around the indigenous memoir and braided-essay as historical narrative in relationship to self, community, culture, and worldview. Students will craft their own written narrative, as well as a critical analysis of the course readings and seminars. The goal of the course is to identify voice, practice critical thinking through an indigenous lens, and cultivate clear, compelling writing as expression of self. The course is inclusive and any student interested in cartography, indigenous history, and writing is welcome. 

4

Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Hybrid Online Learning - This offering delivers < 25% of its instruction online, rather than via face-to-face contact between you and your instructors.
Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Located in: Olympia