Students will contribute five posts in response to the prompts listed below. These posts must draw on research from the archives.
- 250 words in length
- Feel free to use images and other visual elements
- Write for a general audience – try to think about what might interest other students in the class and other readers as well
- Any material you use must be properly cited by collection, box number, date, and file number, so that others can locate the materials.
- If you are citing materials from SCUA, you need to password protect your post.
The best entry for each week will win a prize!
10/10/13: Blog post 1 due by 5 pm (Prompt: Most provocative thing you’ve come across in the archives)
10/17/13: Blog post 2 due by 5 pm (Prompt: Funniest thing you’ve come across in the archives)
10/22/13: Blog post 3 due by 5 pm (Prompt: Most surprising thing you’ve come across in the archives)
10/31/13 (Thursday): Blog post 4 due by 5 pm (Prompt: Best-written thing you’ve found in the archives)
11/5/13 (Tuesday): Blog post 5 due by 5 pm (Write a letter to one of the writers you’ve been researching in the archives. In it, you can ask questions, agree or disagree with their politics or fiction, whatever)