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21W.730-1 Imagining the Future, Spring 2004
Turn-of-the-century eras have historically been times when people are more than usually inclined to scrutinize the present and speculate about the future. Now, the turn not just of a century but of a millennium having ...
21W.742J / SP.575J / WGS.575J Writing About Race, Spring 2007
In The Souls of Black Folk (1903), the great cultural critic W. E. B. Du Bois wrote that "...the problem of the Twentieth Century is the problem of the color line." A century after Du Bois penned those words, most Americans ...
21W.730-4 Writing and the Environment, Fall 2002
Environmentalists have traditionally relied upon the power of their prose to transform the thoughts and behavior of their contemporaries. John Muir, founder of the Sierra Club, evoked the wonders of California's Hetch ...
21W.745 / SP.576J / WGS.576J Advanced Essay Workshop, Spring 2005
For students with experience in writing nonfictional prose. Advanced study of rhetorical strategies and techniques of prose style. Considerable writing and revision required. In addition to analyzing the work of class ...