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ENGWR 300 - Professor Bronstein (Fall 2019): Welcome

Welcome

This guide will help with your research projects for ENGWR 300.

It highlights library resources that will be useful for this class, explains how to contact a librarian, and provides helpful tips on MLA style. Use the tabs at the top to navigate to each page. The quick survey helps us improve our presentations and service to you. 

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Prompt

Select a topic from class readings, listed below. 

  • "The Case for Reparations"
    • Suggested topics: discrimination, police brutality,  income inequality, reparations, implicit bias, mass incarceration, redlining.
  • The Best We Could Do
    • Suggested topics: refugee policies, asylum, treatment for PTSD, child separation/remaining intact with families at refugee camps, psychological abuse,  America's involvement in Vietnam
  • "On Becoming Educated"
    • Suggested topics:  canon in literature (what should be read in college?) single gender education (all boy/all girl schools), discrimination, income inequality, women's rights, voice
  • "How to Tame a Wild Tongue"
    • Suggested topics: assimilation, English-only in the classroom, LGBTQ laws & policies, US-Mexico relations, voice, discrimination
  • “It’s Time to Give Some Bigots a Break”
    • Suggested topics:  political correctness, implicit bias, racism,
  • "Education: Attentional DisarrayPreview the document" by Sherry Turkle
    • Suggested topics: cell phone usage, social media, 
  • "My Gay Voice" by Guy Branum
    • Suggested topics: LGBTQ rights, equality,  gay marriage
  • "Nobody"Preview the document by Marc Lamont Hill
    • Suggested topics: Michael Brown, Eric Garner, discrimination, "magical negro," stereotypes, public housing, police brutality

Include a minimum of 6 sources.

  • 4 articles from ARC databases (may include books or eBooks)
  • No more than 2 websites (It's okay not to include websites)

Your paper should be 2500-2750 words..

 

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