- Last chance to fill out D&T Intake Form (NYU sign-in required) if you haven’t already. Thanks.
- Upcoming dates to note:
- Monday, 9/26: class will be on Zoom (Prof will be in Baltimore for work). A Zoom link will go out by Sunday 9/25.
- Wednesday, 10/5: Manhattan Field Trip. We will discuss more next week.
- Wednesday 10/19: Brooklyn Borough Hall field trip
- Note the standard response for absences/latenesses.
- Follow-ups from previous sessions
- Last intros
- UCLA: types of papers
- Final notes on imperialism, slavery and technology
- One of the earliest large-scale manufacturing industries was established to convert the juice from the sugarcane into sugar… The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 gave slavery a new life in the United States” (NatGeo)
- Sugar, slavery, and technology: the mill (Brown University)
- Before cotton, sugar established American reliance on slave labor (PBS News Hour, NY Times 1619 Project)
- Barracoon (Zora Neale Hurston)
- No Escape (Nury Turkel)
- The syllabus includes books on imperialism and tech
- Checking in on assignments due today: Community Partner links to start deciding what your topic might be for the term paper.
- Inua Kike (you might get a warning about their site since I think they need to renew their https certificate; click on “advanced” or “show details” to view the site)
- The Great Tit is a Bird
- NYU Aging Incubator
- NYU Prison Education Program
- Kennedy Krieger Institute
- 2022 Templates:
- <Independent Variable> and <Dependent Variable>: <Topic of Study>
- CHOOSE THE TEMPLATE YOU WANT and paste it in your doc. If you’re working on your own topic, please modify the template to reflect your topic. This will help me gauge what kinds of resources I should prepare for upcoming classes.
- Quick Tutorials:
- Add page numbers
- Add a table of contents
- Add page breaks
- Add URLS
- Note that word counts are recommendations only. You can have slightly longer/shorter sections as long as your first full draft of writing adds up to about 4000 words.
- More on NYU Research Guides
- NYU Citation Style Guide
- EasyBib for Google Docs
- Encyclopedia use
- NYU: Google Scholar
- NYU: Advanced Google References and Resources
- NYU: Accessing E-Resources Off Campus (has the proxy URL and bookmarklet)
- Other useful tips: PEN America’s Guide on COVID-19 and Disinformation
- Walk to Gowanus: Superstorm Sandy & Environmental Justice
- In randomly assigned groups of two, discuss the following, then stop by my station and chat about one of the points for your participation grade. If there’s a line behind you, please keep your comments brief. Participation tracking starts today!
- Discuss: Protected groups (Wikipedia). How is this similar/different from Protected Classes in New York City, New York State, and the United States?
- In which identity/class/group does your conversation partner hold the most privilege? The least privilege? Are either of these their salient social identity?
- Chat about your projects. Any questions or concerns?
Assignment, due 9/26: Simple Annotated Bibliography
- Work on your document’s Works Cited list (bibliography) by
- Researching and listing 10+ scholarly sources. You might not keep all these sources.
- For each source, write about 30 words (e.g. 2-3 sentences) for each source, explaining why the source is relevant to your project.