WritingAssgnmt1MMW3Summer2011

- First Writing Assignment Topic Exploration MMW3 Summer 2011 Length 2-4 pages Due date Tuesday July 5 in section This quarter you will write a

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First Writing Assignment: Topic Exploration MMW3, Summer 2011 Length : 2-4 pages Due date : Tuesday, July 5, in section This quarter you will write a ten- to twelve-page research paper on a topic relevant to the period and issues covered in MMW3. Since you will be developing your own research question, you will begin the process by finding one or more topics that interest you and learning something about them. The first writing assignment asks you to produce a record of your process. THE RESEARCH PROCESS: Identify research areas relevant to MMW3 that you would like to explore. Consult the online list of MMW3 research areas, read the course syllabus, skim through the assigned texts, and talk with your TA and professor. You must confine your research to the period between 100 BCE and 1200 CE, but you can otherwise follow any line of investigation that intrigues you. You are going to be spending all quarter on your project, so it would be wise to focus on something that piques your curiosity. Conduct preliminary research. Browse through scholarly books and journal articles for interesting information in your research areas. Start in the Geisel library building, where you will find carts of MMW3-specific books next to the MMW high-use tables. You
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course MMW 3 taught by Professor Chamberlain during the Summer '08 term at UCSD.

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