A Sextet of Video Essays

Dr. Leslie Jill Patterson's Advanced Creative Nonfiction course aims to help students "write the stories that matter, the ones that change the way people think." Here are six of those student essays from the spring of 2021 that make use of text, image, and sound to create immersive and dynamic storytelling experiences.

Shooting Star - Aldridge.PNG

From Aldridge's chapbook, entitled "Reflection." Produced in ENGL 4351, Spring 2021.

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A video essay produced in ENGL 4351, Spring

2021.

Elegy - Russell.PNG

From Russell's chapbook-in-progress, entitled "Chromium." Produced in ENGL 4351 Nonfiction, Spring 2021.

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From Gauff's chapbook-in-progress, entitled "Phobias." Produced in ENGL 4351, Spring 2022.

Change in Perception - Bigham.PNG

From Bigham's chapbook-in-progress, entitled "Front Line." Produced in ENGL 4351, Spring 2021.

On Bodies - Stabeno.PNG

From Stabeno's chapbook-in-progress, entitled "Both Sides Soon," written and produced in ENGL 4351 Nonfiction, Spring 2021.