This section contains homework assignments and instructions for the papers required in the course.
|LEC # ||ASSIGNMENTS |
|2 ||Homework 1: Ong, Orality and Literacy (PDF) |
|3 ||Homework 2: Was There a Printing Revolution? (PDF) |
|4 ||Homework 3: English Chapbooks (PDF) |
|5 ||Homework 4: Eisenstein's Printing Revolution Revisited (PDF) |
|8 ||Homework 5: Inkan Khipus (PDF) |
|9 ||Homework 6: Scripts, Grooves, and Writing Machines (PDF) |
|11 ||Homework 7: Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life (PDF) |
|12 ||Homework 8: Digitizing the News: Innovation in Online Newspapers (PDF) |
Together these papers constitute 60% of the final grade. Editing suggestions are available in study materials.
First paper: Ten page paper (PDF)
Second paper: Five page paper (PDF)
The following document is an exemplary second paper written by David Proudfoot. The paper appears courtesy of the author and is used with permission. (PDF)