Assignments

Assignment 1

Assigned: Ses #1
Due: Ses #2

What is the distinction between center and periphery?

Generate no more than 2 pages of theoretical writing on the above question without citing any sources or using any real-world examples. Do not fall into the trap of comparing and contrasting in a descriptive essay but rather develop a theoretical argument to answer the question. The objective of this exercise is for you to explore your own thoughts and assert yourself in the theoretical realm without hiding behind someone else's ideas.

Assignment 2

Assigned: Ses #2
Due: Ses #3

Relate the physical/visual experience of "up" vs. "down" vs. "at ground level" to the sociological experience of "higher than" vs. "lower than" vs. "equal to."

Generate no more than 2 pages of theoretical writing on the above topic without citing any sources or using any real-world examples. Do not fall into the trap of comparing and contrasting in a descriptive essay but rather develop a theoretical argument to address the issue. The objective of this exercise is for you to explore your own thoughts and assert yourself in the theoretical realm without hiding behind someone else's ideas.

All work is the courtesy of students named and are used with permission.

STUDENT NAMES ASSIGNMENT 1 ASSIGNMENT 2
Lara Belkind (PDF)
Elliot Felix (PDF) (PDF)
David Foxe (PDF) (PDF)
Jennifer Mack (PDF)
Thomas Oles (PDF) (PDF)
Nomita Sawhney (PDF) (PDF)
Olga Touloumi (PDF)
Annis Whitlow (PDF) (PDF)