Courses & Faculty

WRITING AS A CRITICWRITING AS A CRITIC
Barbara Adams

This two-hour, one-time-only craft class is available to students who select the "craft" option for their afternoon track.

The purpose of this course is to learn the essentials of writing arts reviews and criticism for newspapers, magazines, and trade journals—both print and online. Subjects for review might include film, theatre, music, dance, literature, and television.

Barbara Adams holds degrees from University of Southern California and Yale and has worked for the past four decades as a feature writer and theater critic for the Ithaca Journal and Ithaca Times. At Ithaca College, she teaches courses in the Feature Writing concentration, including food and travel writing, and writing as a critic. She also directs the internship program, coordinates the Careers for Writers series, and is an active board member of Ithaca City of Asylum.