Category / Extra Stuff

  • May 7, 2017 - mh9868a

    Presenting my Project

    On Monday I went to class with Professor Hoskins and some other classmates to present my project on the topos of Dupont Circle. Honestly, I was very anxious about presenting because I do not like speaking in front of a crowd. However, I persevered and decided to just present my project because I am very […]

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  • April 28, 2017 - mh9868a

    Office Hours 5

    On Thursday, I went to office hours with Professor Hoskins one last time to ask some final questions. I cleared up some question on the Mapping Commonplaces project and extra credit assignments. Those questions were about the basic format of all of those assignments. Then, we went over my final plan for my essay one […]

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  •   This afternoon I attended a series of presentations about gentrification in DC. The first presentation was Joseph Marcus’s movie about the gentrification of the area of DC east of the Anacostia River. Historically, Anacostia has been a primarily black community. However, recently the city officials decided to build a massive bridge across the river […]

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  • April 25, 2017 - mh9868a

    Reflecting on Course Concepts

    *This post does not reflect on just one concept. Rather, it focuses on what I have learned, and why I believe those lessons as a whole are important. I honestly feel that in this class I learned a tremendous amount of more new and more effective ways to write. In my last writing class, an […]

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  • April 24, 2017 - mh9868a

    Office Hours 4

    I went to office hours on Monday to discuss my essay one redo. I was very nervous because I had worked on it a lot and thought it was an improvement on my first essay 1 attempt. However, I was still weary of my redo because I was worried I was making the same mistakes […]

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  • April 23, 2017 - mh9868a

    Office Hours 3

    The third time I went to office hours was to make sure my Mapping Commonplaces project was on track. My first essay did not go well, but thankfully I had the opportunity to rewrite it. I knew I would not be able to rewrite my Mapping Commonplaces project, so I decided to go to office […]

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    Office Hours 2

    The next time I went to office hours with Professor Hoskins was to talk about the redo for Essay 1. I was really lost because the original essay I submitted was pretty bad. Honestly, I did not know how to recover from the original essay. So, I went in and asked about where I went […]

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    Office Hours 1

    Two weeks ago the third set of Digital Archives was due, and I realized I was not sure what to write about. I had felt like I had used all of the information about my site as I possibly could. So, I knew it was time to go to office hours. I went in to […]

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