This is the blog of the Arts Reviewing and Reporting Class Spring 2016 at the University of San Francisco. As Oscar Wilde wrote, “To the critic, the work of art is simply a suggestion for a new work of his own.”
J. Michael Robertson directs the journalism program in the Department of Media Studies at the University of San Francisco. He was an editor/staff writer at the San Francisco Chronicle, 1980-1991, and Atlanta Magazine, 1976-1980. He received a Ph.D. in English Literature from Duke University in 1972.