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Final Project Assignment

Paper Length: 4-5 Pages (~1000 words) + images or videos Due: December 16, 2011 This assignment has been designed to help you gain experience in revising your work and synthesizing your ideas as you write a comprehensive review of your … Continue reading

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Gabriel Furman Assignment

As we discussed at the BHS on Tuesday, your next assignment is to post a reflection on our visit to the BHS to look at the Gabriel Furman papers. If you can, please try to a direct transcription from the … Continue reading

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Class Notes – 11/22/11

Occupying Campus Space Difference between Zuccotti Park before and after: clusters — lost something really big. Mood different. People sitting alone. Library/Information gone Removal of Protestors from Zuccotti Park: Analysis of video: Music: Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” – … Continue reading

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Prof. Ben Shepard on OWS

Prof. Ben Shepard of the Human Services Department was at Occupy Wall Street this morning at the time of eviction. You can read his account here. It touches on some of the issues we discussed in class today. I’m going … Continue reading

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Assignment for Thursday – Updated

Write a blog post in which you discuss three sources on #occupywallstreet. In choosing your three sources, please take one of the following two paths: Option A: Find three sources that address the same particular issue or event. For instance, … Continue reading

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Class Notes – 11/15/11

Rhetoric of #ows Slogans #ows 99%, 1% – We are the 99% * show that they are the majority, and that they can make the change, more people vs. the 1%. No matter how much power the 1% have, if … Continue reading

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Class Notes – 11/8/11

Occupy Wall Street/2008 Financial Crisis “Giant Pool of Money” podcast Assignment for Thursday: write a blog post that examines Occupy Wall Street or the roots of the financial crises (as explained in “Giant Pool of Money”) from any angle. You … Continue reading

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Assignments for Tuesday

WRITING: 1. Write a blog post in which you focus on one of the maps we’ve examined in our last two visits to the BHS and attempt to answer the questions related to that map in your post. You don’t … Continue reading

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Assignments for Tuesday

READING: Finish “Crisis in the Hot Zone” (if you haven’t already done so) Read selection from The Ghost Map (will be posted on the Readings page soon) WRITING Write a blog post about today’s trip to the BHS. Describe your … Continue reading

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Fire Suppression Systems in Libraries and Archives

Hi All — As we prepare to head back to the BHS on Thursday, I thought you’d be interested in this message from BHS Outreach and Public Services ArchivistĀ Robin Katz: Following up on your studentsā€™ amazing question about our sprinklersā€¦ … Continue reading

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