Creative Project Assignment
Due Wednesday, November 15. In class.
Each student will briefly present/show their creative work in class as part of the project.
and other educational theorists place creative work at the very top of the
intellectual hierarchy.** It shows a special kind of skill with analysis and
synthesis when done well.
This assignment asks you to create something that is not a written argument on paper, but that nevertheless shows a thoughtful and original response any topic of interest to you in animal studies. It may be to one or several works you've read for this class, or to any other works engaged with animal studies. Projects should aim to draw on a unique strength or interest of yours, whether from another academic field besides literature (e.g. history, psychology, sociology, communications), from the fine arts, from design and engineering, web work, games, etc.
project must show significant, thoughtful engagement with the topic you choose
and should require comparable time and effort as compared to the critical
What you will turn in must include
Successful projects in the past used these media: creative writing, sculpture, music, photography