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, … Continue reading 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.
Apropos to our discussion last class, here is a short article, with images, about a book about maps of worlds in fantasy books: Sarah Laskow, "How writers map their imaginary worlds," Atlas Obscura (Oct. 22, 2018).
On Wednesday, the 25th, members of the SJ public library staff will be visiting the HWK Commons from 10.30 am till 1.30 pm to give students the opportunity to register for a public library card. As you probably know, cards are free to any resident of New Brunswick and allow holders to access hundreds of thousands of books and other items available at … Continue reading PSA: Saint John Free Public Library
The due dates for your short position papers have been added to the schedule, and the description of the first paper has been posted. You can post questions or comments here, or save them for class.
One of you just emailed to ask in more detail about my expectations for the presentations. First, of course, read the full description of the assignment. But this is more or less what I wrote back: A lot of students use PPT or other types of software for their presentations, but some do it old school … Continue reading On the presentations
is live and presentations, so far, have been posted.
Thanks to all who have sent their blog URLs and presentation choices. If you have sent them and they are not listed in the blogroll in the sidebar to the right, or on the schedule, respectively, please drop me a line. If you haven't sent them, time's a wasting! Contact me with any difficulties or … Continue reading Blogs & presentations
Here is Ward Shelley's fabulous and somewhat queasy-making infographic, The History of Science Fiction: [click for larger image] And here are the definitions we talked about Thursday, and more: [Caveat from Patrick Parrinder: "Definitions of science fiction are not so much a series of logical approximations to an elusive ideal, as a small, parasitic subgenre in … Continue reading History and definitions
Here is a note from Dr. Sandra Bell, the English Coordinator, to all upper-level English students: The 2019-20 Academic Year is almost here! We look forward to meeting new students, and seeing some familiar faces.Here are a few notes and reminders from the English discipline: Be sure to sign up for your Fall and Winter … Continue reading Note from Dr. Bell