Calendar

WEEK # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction
2 What is an Archive? A Visit to the MIT Archives and Special Collections
3 Prepare Initial Research Paper Prospectus
4 Presentation of Assembled Archive on MIT Student Life Student Presentations
Hand in Research Paper Prospectus
5 A Philosophy of History Homework #1 Due
6 The Storming of the Bastille and the History of Republican France Homework #2 Due
7 The Turner Thesis and United States History Homework #3 Due
8 Writing Workshop Rough Draft of Five-page Paper Due
9 The Longue Durée. Homework #4 Due
Final Draft of Five-page Paper Due
10 Micro-Technologies of Power Homework #5 Due
11 Submit Second Research Paper Proposal
12 A Return to the Anecdote? Homework #6 Due
13 Individual Consultations w/Instructor
14 Oral Presentations Research Paper Due 2 Days After Class