September 2019

Reading great essays & finding your own voice written down

This program is the follow-up to Logical Communication — a course that emphasizes logical flow, organization of ideas. The emphasis for this course, in comparison, is insight: those fleeting, intuitive leaps and connections we all make at some point — magic glimpses of understanding, and even wisdom.

Inside our daily lives, we seldom capture our insights, seldom record them or explore them. Yet they make for splendid essays. Students in this program, accordingly, are trained, first, to note and record their own observations and insights; second, to explore them in the shape of essays.

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