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Assignment1:

Reading imagines 1&2&3&4 and summarize all bullet points in complete sentences in one paragraph (Sections “Privatizations Effect on Legitimation”, “Branding”, and “Reclaim the Infrastructures”)

Assignment 2:

Write a 12-page formal research paper about an artist whose work is relevant to the topic of Art in the Age of Dissent. This topic should, in part, be derived from the Art 130 reading assignments and your independent research. Any of the assigned readings can be used in your research paper and bibliography.

Research Materials: You will need to utilize the books, exhibition catalogues and scholarly journal articles that are available at the Davidson Library to conduct your research. 

DO NOT USE: Wikipedia, blogs, newspaper articles, encyclopedias, unverified online sources that are not scholarly.

Paper Format
1. 12 pages of text (this does NOT include the cover page, bibliography or images)
2. Double-spaced
3. Cover page
4. Footnotes or Endnotes
5. Bibliography
6. Images of the works of art discussed
7. Use numerous different research sources (including peer-reviewed journal articles, books, exhibition catalogues, monographs, etc.). You may not use blogs, Wikipedia, encyclopedias, dictionaries, Grove Art Online, textbooks and unauthorized websites.

On writing the paper:
1. The selection of a good thesis and supporting examples is an important part of producing a good paper. Be selective. The paper is about how to look closely at works of art and how your evaluation of objects and images is expanded by the specific context in which they are presented.
2. Write primarily with nouns and verbs. Avoid unnecessary (especially vague and imprecise) adjectives and adverbs.
3. Revise and rewrite. Proofread your work. Do not rely solely on “spell check.”


4. Use the dictionary to refer to words you do not fully understand.
5. Do not overstate, or excessively use qualifiers (such as very, rather, little, etc.). 


6. Use orthodox diction and accurate spelling. (“Its” is possessive; “It’s” is a contraction for “it is,” “Its’ ” doesn’t exist. “Their” is possessive, “They’re” is a contraction of “they are,” There is declarative).
7. Be clear. Make references clearly. (Do not use the word “this” as the subject of a sentence).
8. Do not let your opinions get in the way of your writing.
9. Avoid using Wikipedia, blogs, newspaper articles, encyclopedia entries and other materials that are not scholarly. These ARE NOT research materials for a formal research paper.
10. Get to the point quickly. Concentrate on quality of writing not quantity of words.