What will you learn on this short course?
- To explore freedom of expression an consent in relation to memoir and life-writing. To become increasingly aware of the opportunities and pitfalls involved in this sensitive subject. In addition, you will learn how to prepare subjects, readers and writers for possible outcomes
- To become better informed about the trends and complications of 21st century memoirs
- You will produce and perform a short piece of your own work and gain feeback from your group
- An increasing familiarity with the use of resources, such as archives for creative research and case studies
- This short course is also ideal if you plan to extend your studies further, be that as a writer or on a programme at Goldsmiths
- Week 1 - Introduction - defining life writing an ethics
- Week 2 - Creative styles, freedoms and limits
- Week 3 - Legal considerations - ownership of stories
- Week 4 - Storytelling, resources and publication
- Week 5 - Using your story creatively and future plans
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Goldsmiths, University of London
Goldsmiths, known for its excellence in creative and cultural arts, humanities and social sciences, runs an exciting range of adult education and short training courses, giving busy people the chance to work towards new opportunities and a more fulfilling future. This includes a diverse, new range of evening and weekend courses, taught by the same experts that teach our ground-breaking degree programmes. This is a chance for you to get a taste of the challenging courses that has made our graduates so successful in creative, cultural and business communities.
So whether you want to learn a new career skill, enhance your job prospects or just discover a new hobby, and at the same time develop your networks, then our short courses are a great opportunity to enrich your life and join the vibrant learning community at a world-class university.
What are we offering? Short courses in Business, Innovation and Marketing, Creative Computing, English & Comparative Literature, Music, Dance and Drama, as well as Social Science subjects applied to real life such as Anthropology, Psychology, Social , Therapeutic and Community Studies.
Goldsmiths is also home to the only Confucius Institute for Dance and Performance, whereby professional arts platforms are used to promote Chinese language and culture.