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Class, Tues, 4/28

Design Elements [docx]

Line Editing

Exchange drafts with the person next to you. Read your partner’s draft closely, pen in hand, marking any work that needs to be done to the following: 186 more words


Sycophants and Control-Freaks? That's our Contemporary Reaction!

In connection with our Bass Culture research project, I’ve just blogged about fiddlers Niel and Nathaniel Gow and their attempts to control Scottish fiddle music in the early nineteenth century.  6 more words

Scottish Music

Class, Tues, 3/24/2015



  • Wed, 3/25: 10-11, and 1-3
  • Thurs, 3/26: 12:30-3:30

15 minutes. We’ll work with a printout of your e1d2 that you’ve highlighted. 68 more words


Paratext: To Read or Not to Read

My own personal rule of reading has always been: Do not read the back cover of the book and rarely read reviews until after finishing the novel in its entirety. 380 more words

Class, Wed, 1/07/2015

Session One

Berger, Essay 1

Forwarding [slides]

  • Postman and Barthes
  • Marc and Barthes
  • Fastwrite: Use the image you brought to class to forward Berger…
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