From Major Elizondo Schroepfer
Research Paper (20%)
... explore a variety of issues including but not limited to: the power of indigenous groups in the context of colonization, migration patterns, strategies of border enforcement, and the role of cross-cultural influences in music, art, and film. For this project, you will pick a topic of your choosing that relates to the U.S. – Mexico borderlands to investigate in greater depth. Your research must be scholarly, meaning you will have to visit the library, and include at least 5 sources: A minimum of 2 books, 2 articles and 1 primary source.
1. Paragraph-length proposal (10%)
On 7 October, you will turn in a paragraph proposing your topic. In order to receive credit for this portion of the project, you must meet one-on-one with LTC Kocevar-Weidinger, the liaison librarian for History. During your visit, she can help you strategize about your topic and guide you in finding sources. This proposal must include a preliminary list of sources you plan on utilizing. If you do not meet with LTC Kocevar-Weidinger (or another librarian), you will not receive credit for this portion of the project.
2. Paper (85%) On 11 December, you will submit your final paper on Canvas. It must adhere to the following guidelines:
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