MAILED: May 30, 2000
The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire department of English and the College of Arts and Sciences Continuing Education/UW-Extension will sponsor "Studies in a Major Author: Jack Kerouac" from July 6-August 10.
This reading and discussion-based course taught by Art Lyons, writing services coordinator in the Academic Skills Center, will explore the prose and poetry of Jack Kerouac. The course will look at the biographical roots of Kerouac's work, the cultural and historical influences and impacts of Kerouac's work as part of the midcentury Beat Movement, and the impact of his work on traditional literary form and method.
The class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays in Room 2112 of McIntyre Library. The course costs $133.47 for one undergraduate course credit or $36.78 to audit.
Contact La Vone Sneen, (715) 836-5179, for more information.
Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Updated: May 31, 2000