You will be required to attend an event that relates to your final research paper that focuses on one of the issues addressed in one of the class’ novels. It could be a poetry slam that discusses gender issues, abuse, etc. or a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender meeting, an International Festival, or a City Council meeting. Then you are to complete a two to three page paper on your experience.
Describe the event that you attended.
Tell why you are personally interested in this issue?
Does it relate to something or someone in your personal life?
What was the issue? What did you learn that you did not know already?
Did it change your perceptions?
Did you learn of other events that might interest you?
Briefly talk to someone attending the event and include some of your dialogue.