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ADVANCED CAREER WRITING: BLOG PROJECTS

ADVANCED CAREER WRITING: BLOG PROJECTS

This blog is designed for students in Advanced Career Writing taught by Jennifer Sears. The aim of this blog is to present issues specific to writing techniques specific to online writing, such as tone and style, using research and visual aids, and creating verbally dynamic content. A separate page indicates assignments for students in the class. Questions? Contact: jsears@citytech.cuny.edu

ENG3407 Gothic Literature and Visual Culture, S15

ENG3407 Gothic Literature and Visual Culture, S15

The purpose of this course is to gain a better understanding of the popular genre of the Gothic as it was developed and practiced in the late-eighteenth century and through to today in a variety of cultural contexts. An important foundation to this class is the idea that the Gothic is more than simply mysterious or strange; it is a transgressive and provocative sort of strange. The course will focus on key concepts such as horror, haunting, madness, monsters, and the undead, concepts that serve as entry points to theories such as the uncanny, queerness, and the sublime. Students will critically read, analyze, and write about the ways that the Gothic questions what it means to be normal or accepted. The class will learn about and practice using tools for reading, interpreting, and critically responding to fiction, film, poetry, and other cultural manifestations of the Gothic. In addition, students will participate in conversations about contemporary American identities and also engage in experiential learning through field trips to Gothic architectural spaces.

My Projects

Gothic Spaces Presentations: NYC And Beyond

Gothic Spaces Presentations: NYC And Beyond

Welcome to the Gothic Spaces Guide. Covering New York City and beyond, we have found all of the hidden gems for your creepy pleasure. Here you can meet Count Dracula, Mr. Hyde, Frankenstein’s creature, and all of the characters that arise in your nightmares. This site will map out some “Gothic” areas around town, around the world, and even in the spaces of video games, film and TV. Bring a friend or lover, O ye faint of heart! Enter at your own risk!

International Inheritance Laws

International Inheritance Laws

This site features the research of students in the day and evening sections of LAW 2301 Estates, Trusts and Wills,Spring Semester 2013.

365 Days of Stuff

365 Days of Stuff

A blog with helpful tips for struggling students

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