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Expos 20 | Slave Narratives

RESOURCES AND RESEARCH STRATEGIES FOR ESSAY 3

Welcome

This resource guide has been designed for students in Peter Becker's Fall 2021 Expos course, Slave Narratives. 

image of a slave with belongings on a stick walking What follows is a preliminary "toolkit": some suggestions about where to concentrate your efforts. They represent our first best guesses at where you might find current scholarly conversations to use in your third essay. 

Remember that good research is often about following up on hunches, testing out a hypothesis and then seeing where else (or to what else) it leads.

Good research is also about using language flexibly and strategically.  It's normal to try several search word combinations before you strike gold

Please reach out if questions arise at any point in your project. We'll triage by email or set up a time to meet in person.

Enjoy your research adventure! 

Sue Gilroy, Librarian for Undergraduate Writing Programs, Lamont Library, Room 210