Jan 19, 2022  
2021-22 University Catalogue 
    
2021-22 University Catalogue

CRWT 240 Spoken Word and Performance Poetry



3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

What happens when a poem moves from the page to the stage? How have spoken word, slam, and other types of poetic performance connected to culture, politics, and popular media? How have the conventions of poetic performance changed in the past decades and what can they teach writers and artists from all backgrounds? Students will write and perform original poetry, while gaining a deep understanding of artists who exemplify the history, theory, craft, and possible futures of poetry in performance.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102D, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or general elective requirement.