Observe a Class: Applied Political Writing
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Main Campus (McKinley Building)
Professor Carrie Giddins Pergram invites prospective students to join her class Applied Political Writing on Tuesday evenings in the McKinley Building, from 5:30 - 8:00PM, during the Spring 2019 semester.
This course provides students with the writing skills necessary for success in political fields, from campaign politics to political journalism to Congressional offices and issue advocacy organizations. Each student develops a portfolio of writing samples that can be used in applying for positions and/or demonstrating skills, and becomes familiar with the tools and techniques of expository and persuasive writing needed in the world of politics. The course emphasizes clarity and precision as well as the forms, substantive knowledge, and creativity important in political writing.
Location TBA. Space is limited, so please only sign-up for one class per semester.
If you require special accommodations, please email GradComm@american.edu, at least five days before the event, and let us know what accommodations you require.
Registration period closes Friday, January 18, 2019