Getting the Story, Getting in Close: Longform Journalism in Conflict Zones (LIT2296.01)

Marguerite Feitlowitz

In this course, we will read the work a range of long-form journalism–reporting that depends on deep research, cultural and linguistic immersion and/or reliance of interpreters, translators, and local guides; knowledge of history, geography, and politics; military embedments; and medical training. Expect to read Luke Mogelson (’07), Robin Wright, Dexter Filkins, Alma Guillermoprieto, Ryszard Kapuscinski, Garcia Marquez, Svetlana Alexievich, and Anna Politkovksya, among other groundbreaking journalists who have covered myriad forms of turbulence all over the world.

Prerequisites: None
Credits: 2
W 4:10pm - 6:00pm
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Course Frequency:
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