Some links to do with tomorrows readings, in case any of you have some spare time: An annotated online edition of Thomas Gray’s poem “Poem of the week: ‘Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray‘,” Carol Rumens, The Guardian, Jan. 17, 2011 “Poem of the week: ‘The Deserted Village by Oliver Goldsmith‘,” Carol … More A little extra
This special topics course is unlikely to be offered again for perhaps three or four years, so if you are interested in theatre, modernism, Irish literature, 20th-century philosophy, or writing so smart, funny and weird that it takes your breath away, make room in your schedule for Samuel Beckett in the Winter 2020 term. [Click … More For your consideration:
The British Apostrophe Protection society may have closed its doors, but its spirit lives on in your professors as they mark your papers. [Image from The Guardian]
Those who have not yet picked up their second essays may find them in the Hum&Lang office (HH100) on the shelves, in envelops with your names on them. Any questions or issues with the next paper, blog it or email me!
Here is the link to “Mapping Northanger Abbey,” the website I showed you last class. It is more or less finished, though there is always tinkering to be done. If you have any suggestions, comments, or questions, or find any typos (!!), I would be grateful if you would let me know either in person, … More StoryMap
I have uploaded, I believe, all the slides I have shown you, thus far, to D2L; if there are any that I have missed please let me know and I will add them. Each set of slides has been uploaded in three formats: Powerpoint, Keynote, and PDF. [Image: late-18th-c silhoutette]
I have posted details about the second and third position papers, and moved the due date for the second paper so that you have a little more time to prepare it. We will talk more about them in class, and I would encourage you to blog about them as you work through the process. [Image: Wangensteen … More Position papers two and three
Your papers were marked last week though some of you had left before I remembered. I will bring them to class again this week. Grades have been entered into D2L. Grades and comments have also been entered for all the presentations and their attached blog posts so far. If your paper was handed in on … More Papers, marks, rewrites
Here is an article from Samantha McCready at The Brunswickan, the UNBF student paper: “We have a voice and we can be heard”: Why the student vote matters” (Oct. 10, 2019). And here is Elections Canada information about voting: how to make sure you are registered, how to vote if you are away from home, … More PSA: Vote!
This is a general reminder that the presentations are to be accompanied by either a blog post or a handout that outlines your presentation and lists resources on your topic. For further details, check the posted assignment. [Image: Leverian Collection, Wikimedia]