In this JMU X-Labs course, you will build a digital archive for the Furious Flower Poetry Center alongside students majoring in disciplines that include graphic design, education, English, and writing studies. Throughout, you will develop your design, research, collaboration, and project management skills, as well as your understanding and appreciation of African American poetry, history, and art. The course includes a field trip to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

We are looking for talented, dedicated, and interested JMU students from a diverse range of disciplines to research, design, and launch a digital archive for the Furious Flower Poetry Center that will be engaging and accessible to a wide range of audiences, including high school students, researchers, and the general public.

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Space is limited and completing this form does not guarantee acceptance into classes.

Spring 2019

ENG 302 / GRAPH 392 / HON 300 / WRTC 328
Register for “Innovating the Archives” in MyMadison
M 5-7:30pm
Lakeview Hall 1104

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