Stinging Real! Four Essays on the Transformative Power of Films and Storytelling in Planning Education

  • Andrew Isserman
  • Anuttama Dasgupta
  • Susy Hemphill
  • Mallory Rahe
Part of the Urban and Landscape Perspectives book series (URBANLAND, volume 7)


The plan is simple. Every Tuesday night we watch two films, every week you write a one-page essay, and Mondays and Wednesdays we meet in seminar. Through the films, essays, and discussions with your classmates, you learn about the United States, yourself, and your values. You become a more complete human being, better writer, and better planner (Course syllabus 2008)


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Isserman
    • 1
  • Anuttama Dasgupta
    • 2
  • Susy Hemphill
    • 3
  • Mallory Rahe
    • 4
  1. 1.University of IllinoisUrbanaUSA
  2. 2.Urban Design and Planning Consultant Cherokee DrRichardsonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Urban and Regional PlanningUniversity of IllinoisChampaignUSA
  4. 4.Department of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsOregon State UniversityCorvallisUSA

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