Your first formal essay assignment is an analysis and evaluation of one of three of our class readings. Compose your 3-4 page essay following the guidelines below and submit your rough draft as a file upload here before class on Wednesday, 9/30. You will also submit your revised final draft in this same Canvas assignment portal before midnight on Tuesday, 10/13.
Essay #1, Analysis & Evaluation Guidelines
The article selections are listed below as links to a pdf copy of each:
- “Craving the Other, (Links to an external site.)” Soleil Ho
- “The End of White America,” Hua Hsu
- “Gin, Television, and Social Surplus,” (Links to an external site.) Clay Shirky
The linked detailed scoring rubric for this assignment includes grading criteria in several categories and specific length requirements.