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September 13 What is research?
Project 1: Exploring the Library: Biography (due Monday, September 24)
September 25 Introduction to Print and Electronic Sources
Project 2: Locating Sources (due Monday, October 8)
October 9

Using Primary Sources to Craft an Argument
Project 3: Panel Discussions on Roman imperialism, political campaigning and external threats:
Panel 1. What did Rome learn from, and how did she adapt to, her interactions with Mediterranean powers between 284 & 133? HAR Livy 1.1-9; 33.6-10, 30-33, 38-40; 36.15-19; 38.37-38; 39.51; 45.12, 20-25
Panel 2. What was the nature of political campaigns, what attracted men to run for office, and how do campaigns reflect a change in early Republican virtues? HAR Polybius 6.1-9, 11-18, 56-57; LR 1.146, 155, 165, 166, 170, 186
Panel 3. What social issues were perceived by some as a threat to Rome, and did Rome respond adequately? HAR Livy 34.1-8; LR 1.94-5, 168, 175-6, 178, 185, 191

October 15 Essay due
October 22 Study Day
October 23 Roundtable discussion
Academic Integrity and the Honor Code
October 24 Midterm
October 30

The research paper
Project 4:
Developing the thesis, abstract and bibliography (due Monday, November 12)

November 13 The rough draft
Project 4: Completion of a rough draft (due Tuesday, November 27)
November 27 Discussion: Success and Stumbles
December 11 The final draft
Project 4:
Final draft due Thursday, December 13, 4.30pm, LADD 209