21W.731-1 | Spring 2004 | Undergraduate
Writing and Experience: Exploring Self in Society

Related Resources

Supplementary Resources on Authors

Maya Angelou - Voices from the Gaps

Margaret Atwood Website

James Baldwin - Web Resources

Andre Dubus - Web Resources

Barbara Ehrenreich - Web Resources on Nickel and Dimed

Anne Frank - United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Exhibit

Martin Luther King, Jr.- Web Resources

Tim O’Brien - Web Site

Flannery O’Connor- Web Resources

Tillie Olsen - Web Resources

George Orwell - Web Resources

John Steinbeck: Web Resources

Amy Tan- Voices from the Gaps

Alice Walker- Voices from the Gaps

Tobias Wolff- Web Resources

Readings and Dramatic Versions of Assigned Short Stories

Tim O’Brien- Reading of “The Things They Carried” by Rob Riley (Chicago Public Radio)

Tillie Olsen reading excerpts from “I Stand Here Ironing” on This American Life

Tobias Wolff reading “Bullet in the Brain” on This American Life

Tobias Wolff - film version of “Bullet in the Brain”

Documentary Film

No Logo (More information on this film is available on the Media Education Foundation Web site.)

Eyes on the Prize (More information on this film series is available on the Museum of Broadcast Communications Web site.)

Additional Short Story Resources

Stories on Stage - Chicago Public Radio

“Scribbling Women”: Dramatizations of Stories by American Women

Perspectives on American Literature - Reference Guide

Student Publications


MURJ: MIT Undergraduate Research Journal


The Tech

MIT Writing Resources

MIT Program In Writing and Humanistic Studies

MIT Writing Center

MIT Communication Requirement

Writing Resources on the World Wide Web

Writing Across the Curriculum at MIT

Writing Prize Competitions

Ilona Karmel Writing Prizes

Louis Kampf Writing Prize in Women’s Studies

L. Austin Kelly Essay Prizes

Benjamin Siegel Prize in Science, Technology and Society

History Writing Prize Competition

MIT Grants for Writing, Service, and Research

Eloranta Summer Fellowships

Public Service Fellowships and Grants

Course Info
As Taught In
Spring 2004
Learning Resource Types
assignment Written Assignments
assignment Presentation Assignments