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College Catalog 2015-2016 
College Catalog 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AMST 202 - Engaging the Public: Writing and Publishing in American Studies

Students enrolled in this course form the editorial collective for the American Studies on-line journal Tapestries published on Macalester’s Digital Commons. Course content will focus on writing, editing, and the art of preparing a journal article for publication. It will also consider how to engage various publics, including students, the College, and local communities, through digital publishing. Students are part of a collaborative model for circulating scholarship, art and criticism. The class is involved in all aspects of layout and design and peer-review, and discuss issues including verifying facts, copyright, intellectual property, author rights, and open access. May be repeated one time for credit. Prerequisite(s): at least one course in American Studies. Every semester. (2 Credits)