Research Essay
Minimum 1,000-word essay on a topic within the remit of this course, Early Civilizations, Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome or the East. You may choose the topic but I must approve it. Possible topics may include, but are not limited to, historical events, works of art, architecture, religion, philosophies, gender studies, historical individuals, etc. The paper should contain a clear thesis/argument that it is trying to make.

Style: MLA formatted with one-inch margins and 12-point Times New Roman, double-spaced. No cover page
Referencing: you should use MLA Style (parenthetical notation with bibliography) referencing
Length: at least 1,000 words
Sources: at least 6 different sources (use both primary and secondary sources). Use academic sources only. Avoid the internet as a secondary source (it can be useful for preliminary research but look up the references and use them instead). Use JSTOR to find scholarly articles. Primary sources can be harder to find and you may need to use an online version. This is fine but be careful that it is from a reliable source.