Things to do each week

The suggestions of what to do each week are just that, suggestions. They are designed, along with the notes for each week to scaffold your work in the course.

Before things begin, this speech by David Foster Wallace is a useful opener for the course. His This is Water speech is directed at graduates from a liberal arts college in the US. The core of his arguments can be easily mapped over thinking about the research you are planning. It is an opportunity to think on your, and I include myself in this, default settings.

Block 1: Looking ahead

week 1 (First workshop)

week 2

week 3

Block 2: Mapping the intellectual terrain

week 4

week 5

week 6

Block 3: Self Work: Reading, Writing and Curating

week 7

week 8

week 9

Block 4: Collaboration and research trajectories

week 10 (Second workshop)

week 11

week 12

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