This section contains homework assignments and instructions for the papers required in the course.
|2||Homework 1: Ong, Orality and Literacy (PDF)|
|3||Homework 2: Was There a Printing Revolution? (PDF)|
|4||Homework 3: English Chapbooks (PDF)|
|5||Homework 4: Eisenstein's Printing Revolution Revisited (PDF)|
|8||Homework 5: Inkan Khipus (PDF)|
|9||Homework 6: Scripts, Grooves, and Writing Machines (PDF)|
|11||Homework 7: Book Clubs: Women and the Uses of Reading in Everyday Life (PDF)|
|12||Homework 8: Digitizing the News: Innovation in Online Newspapers (PDF)|
Together these papers constitute 60% of the final grade. Editing suggestions are available in study materials.
First paper: Ten page paper (PDF)
Second paper: Five page paper (PDF)
The following document is an exemplary second paper written by David Proudfoot. The paper appears courtesy of the author and is used with permission. (PDF)