Course Syllabus

Writing Political Theory (Spring 2012)

Date

In-Class Focus

For Class

Writing From

1/26

Giving & getting feedback; letters of recommendation

Create a work schedule

Austin & Drew

2/2

The Serendipity of Research

Kirsh, Introduction

Ethan & Grace

2/9

How we get here Kirsh, Chapter 1

Julianna & Sam

2/16

The art of introductions

Kirsh, pick an essay and evaluate the introduction; Lipson Chap. 10 (first part)

Ned & Austin

2/23

Staying on Task
Do you need to change you FPA?

Lipson Part V

Drew & Ethan

3/1

The art of conclusions

Kirsh, pick and essay and evaluate the conclusion; Lipson Chap. 10 (last part)

Grace & Julianna

3/8

Summarizing another argument

Post annotated bibliography (See Lipson 84-85)

Sam & Ned

3/15 & 22

Spring Break

3/29

The Real Point of Plan (executing a dream?)

Austin & Drew

4/5

Why do you care?

Kirsh, Chapter 15

Ethan & Grace

4/12

Memorable Endings

Julianna & Sam

4/19

Orals Role Play

Ned

4/26

Final Class: Integration & Reflection

TBD

Potluck at Panic Swamp


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