Tuesday, 26 February 2013
Good writing reflects careful reading and critical thought. This workshop
will focus on developing strong theses from close readings of texts, marshaling evidence to support these theses, and organizing this evidence to produce cohesive arguments.
Tuesday, 5 March 2013
Around this time in the semester, you're probably contemplating the e-word: exegesis. The exegesis paper is both similar and different from any paper you have written before. This workshop will focus on moving from the preliminary exercises and training you have received in class to the finished product. If you've never written an exegesis paper before, or if you'd like more practice, please join us for a candid discussion of exegesis.
Thursday, 21 March 2013
Analysis of historical texts can present writers with unique challenges. We will use a case study to illustrate strategies for interpreting historical texts, producing a short essay after reading a historical text together.