Monthly Archives: April 2013

Draft Cover Letters & Draft Response Letters

When you submit your essay draft to your writing group and to me, you’ll include a cover letter. After you read, the drafts written by members of your writing groups, send them letters in response (before class on Tuesday). Here … Continue reading

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Siri Hustvedt’s article in the journal Seizure

Hi everybody. In case you’re curious, here’s a link to the article Siri Hustvedt published recently in the journal Seizure,¬†entitled Philosophy Matters in Brain Matters. From the abstract: “Although most neuroscientists and physicians would argue against Cartesian dualism, Descartes’s version … Continue reading

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Annotated Bibliographies

The next phase of your research projects will be to compile an annotated bibliography–a list of sources you plan to cite, with a short explanation of what roles they’ll play in your essay. Cornell University’s library offers a good overview … Continue reading

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Lowboy or The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Please use post a comment to let us all know if you will be reading John Wray’s Lowboy or Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Thanks.

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Siri Hustvedt Reading: Tuesday, April 9 (6:30)

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Guidelines for Feedback on Proposals

Write each member of your writing group a letter in response to his or her proposal draft. Be sure to address the following questions in your letter: 1. Has the writer included four paragraphs, addressing the four prompts included in … Continue reading

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