Each week students will hand in a brief (1–2 pages) response to the readings.
A research paper relating to topics discussed in class will be the main assignment focus throughout the course. Undergraduate students must write a paper of a minimum of 12 pages, while graduate students have a minimum length of 25 pages.
Session 5 — Research paper proposal due
Session 8 — Individual conferences to discuss research papers
Session 9 — Annotated bibliography for research paper due
Oral progress report to class due
Session 15 — Final papers and presentations
Resources for writing an annotated bibliography are available from the Williams College Libraries.