Each student will be assessed through a combination of seminar contribution, oral presentation, and written work.
For MA students, the requirement is two literature reviews and one research paper. The literature review is 1,500 words long (plus/minus 10%); the research paper is 4,000 words long (again, plus/minus 10%), and can be, if chosen, an extension to one of the prior literature reviews. For the final grade: 25% is given to each literature review (40%); 50% to the research paper; with the remaining 10% being allotted to seminar attendance and contribution.
For PhD students, the requirement is three in-class, oral presentations and three literatures review. The literature review is 3,000 words long (plus/minus 10%). For the final grade: 30% is given to each oral presentation and literature review taken as a whole (60%); with, again, the remaining 10% being allotted to seminar attendance and contribution.
For MA Students, the First Literature Review is due at the end of week 5; the second at the end of week 9. All other deadlines for assessed work will be established in the first, introductory seminar.