MB&B 459a/EVST215/ENG459, Writing about Science, Medicine, and the Environment. Professor Carl Zimmer
Advanced non-fiction workshop in which students write about science, medicine, and the environment for a broad public audience. Students read exemplary work, ranging from newspaper articles to book excerpts, to learn how to translate complex subjects into compelling prose. Prerequisites: Admission by permission of the instructor only. Applicants should email the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information: 1. One or two samples of nonacademic, nonfiction writing. (No fiction or scientific papers, please.) Indicate the course or publication, if any, for which you wrote each sample. 2. A note in which you briefly describe your background (including writing experience and courses) and explain why you’d like to take the course. WR T 9:25-11:15.
This seminar is capped and requires an application sent to the email above by the deadline of August 16, 2017.