Peter Monahan

Peter Monahan

Director of the College Writing Program
Teaching Professor in College Writing
PhD, Washington University in St. Louis

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  • College Writing Program
    MSC 1096-153-122
    Washington University
    1 Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Peter Monahan is the director of the College Writing Program. He teaches the Dreams & Nightmares theme of College Writing.

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College Writing: Dreams & Nightmares

This course is an opportunity to explore and experiment, to dwell in uncertainty and inquiry, and entertain confusion before resolution. Whether your area of interest is the psychology of dreams, monsters, memory, desire, cognition and neuroscience, or the underbelly of the American Dream, you will find room to interrogate subjects, both real and imagined, as well as texts and theories that destabilize categories, embody possibility, and threaten established order.