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Humanities and Writing Courses

Humanities provides us the opportunity to find out who we are by allowing us to look at where we’ve been and to imagine who we will become. Writing gives us the chance to explore the essence of what it is to be human; and editors make it a pleasure to read. Discover hidden talents, great literature and the infinite wonder of being human in one of our compelling courses today.

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“Books are humanity in print.”

BARBARA W. TUCHMAN

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Creative Writing
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"A professional writer is an amateur who didn't quit." Richard Bach

Learn the vital techniques designed to enhance, encourage, and enrich your writing in one of our many creative writing courses. Beginner to advanced, as well as specialized workshops available.

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Better Than a Book Club
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Take yourself back to the day when you first experienced that amazing sense of expansiveness and transcendence that comes from feeling the world around you dissolve into a book. Join other passionate and intelligent readers and our extraordinarily knowledgeable and enthusiastic expert instructors, and begin a new chapter in your own life.

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Technical Communication
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Technical writers work in every field. Our Professional Certificate in Technical Communication is designed to meet the needs of the marketplace by providing participants with the knowledge, skills and abilities to get hired. And the program is now online!

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Backpack Journalism Workshop
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Learn how to use the tools you have on-hand to generate and produce stories and features for TV and Internet digital video news organizations. Learn how to choose topical news and entertainment stories, write the story, and how to effectively and professionally complete the process of video production, post-production, uploading, and distribution of digital news videos.

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History, Politics and Culture
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Are you concerned with the state of the nation and the world? Do you like to discuss and debate current events? Discover new depths to issues and learn the history of our social, cultural and political values.

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Revelle Forum: A Series for Serious Minds
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An innovative series of lectures, readings, and public interviews with leading figures from the worlds of arts and culture, literature, current events, and the media.

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Creative Writing

Take your writing to the next level. Beginner to advanced courses available quarterly.

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