Five short written papers (up to 6 pages double-spaced) are assigned throughout the semester -- roughly every two weeks. This is for the purpose of facilitating discussion of the readings in class. All five assignments are listed below. Examples of the best papers (assignment 1 and 3) are provided by students. Used with permission.

Assignment 1 (PDF)

Example (PDF) Courtesy of Marinne Dhakshike Wickrema; Used with permission.

Assignment 2 (PDF) none available
Assignment 3 (PDF) Example 1 (PDF) Courtesy of Holly Krambeck; used with permission
Example 2 (PDF) Courtesy of Valentin Zuin; used with permission
Assignment 4 (PDF) none available
Assignment 5 (PDF) none available