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Nat Holtzmann

Lecturer

Bio

Nat Holtzmann is a writer, editor, translator, and book designer. Education: BA, 2016 University of Chicago; MA, 2020 University of Illinois at Chicago; MFA in Writing 2023, School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Selected Journal Publications: Necessary Fiction, Salt Hill Journal, Variant Literature, The Minnesota Review, Sundog Lit, JMWW Journal. She received a 2023 Pushcart Prize nomination.

Courses

Title Department Catalog Term

Description

This is the first of two English language fluency courses for students who do not speak English as their first language. Students improve their academic English skills by reading and responding to art appreciation and art history texts. Texts are analyzed for formal as well as contextual information. Students learn how to integrate their own observations and knowledge with information gained from reading and lecture. Students also build competence and confidence in college-level writing. Topics include formal analyses and/or critical responses to works of art. Presentations and class discussions also give students practice communicating their knowledge through speaking.

Class Number

1593

Credits

3

Description

This is the first of two English language fluency courses for students who do not speak English as their first language. Students improve their academic English skills by reading and responding to art appreciation and art history texts. Texts are analyzed for formal as well as contextual information. Students learn how to integrate their own observations and knowledge with information gained from reading and lecture. Students also build competence and confidence in college-level writing. Topics include formal analyses and/or critical responses to works of art. Presentations and class discussions also give students practice communicating their knowledge through speaking.

Class Number

1416

Credits

3