11.902 is an advanced reading class. The course assignments were mainly weekly reflections of the assigned readings.
Assignments also consisted of a leading class discussion and a final paper.
Each student will be responsible for leading at least two class discussions. Discussion sessions will be scheduled in the second week of the class.
Students will write a final paper for the class if they decide to take the course for more than 6 credit units. It could either be a research paper or proposal. The project will be divided into two parts: