Classes

Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reading

  • Term: Fall 2022
  • Start Date: October 19, 2022
  • End Date: October 19, 2022
  • Day of Week: Wednesday
  • Time: 7:10pm - 9:10pm
  • Level: Open to all levels
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $60.00
  • Member Price: $54.00

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Teaching Black: The Craft of Teaching on Black Life and Literature

In crafting literary works that delve into characters from diverse communities, the writer has an obligation to their readers to avoid the pitfalls of stereotypes. One way to avoid stereotypes is to read about Black life and literature. In this course, we will discuss the anthology Teaching Black: The Craft of Teaching on Black Life and Literature written by writers and teachers who identify as Black.

Registration dates:

August 22: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

August 23: Member registration opens

August 30: General registration opens

Michele L. Simms-Burton

Michele L. Simms-Burton

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Michele L. Simms-Burton is a writer and a retired university professor living in metro DC. Her recent writings appear in DownBeat, DCMTA, Auburn Avenue, and the Crisis Magazine.