"Techniques of the Observer"

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Group definitions and an update

February 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Hi all, Today we’ll discuss Emily Dickinson. (Below is one of the few photographic images of her that exists.) Before moving ahead to Dickinson’s meditations on the eye and seeing, let’s return to the definitions that your classmates devised during class on Thursday. Do you have questions about these ideas? Do you see aspects of these explanations that should […]

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Unsure of what to address in your first blog? Here are a couple of ideas…

February 6th, 2011 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Your blog posts for this seminar may deal with any issue that appears in the readings for the upcoming session (and may make connections between those texts–or images–and previous ones from earlier in the semester). The best blogs will quote sparingly but will have a lot to say about the phrases and sentences that are quoted […]

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Welcome to your Senior Seminar: “Techniques of the Observer”

February 1st, 2011 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Hi all, I really enjoyed meeting you today (or seeing you again). I can already tell that you’ll be an enthusiastic and engaged group. Hold on to that attitude; it will be a wonderful asset to our experience together this semester! What you need for Thursday is listed under the “course readings” and “images” pages. I’ll also look forward to […]

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