Social Paper (beta)

Welcome to Social Paper, a tool for networking in-progress student writing and feedback across disciplines, semesters, and publics. Use Social Paper to create papers, share and follow papers, comment on papers, or simply browse and search papers from The CUNY Academic Commons community using the directory below.

Papers Directory

  • Profile photo of madi
    Written by madi Created 1 year, 11 months ago

    My reflections: The following is an excerpt from a paper I intend to submit to a peer reviewed journal. I must confess that this is a long delayed endeavor. Last semester, I took a course where every student writing a final paper was expected to submit it to a journal of their choice. The idea seemed so foreign and unrealistic at that time that […]

    Public Paper / 43 comments / 9 followers
  • Profile photo of Jojo Karlin
    Written by Jojo Karlin Created 1 year, 12 months ago

    for Professor Wayne Koestenbaum
    Experiments in Art Writing 2016

    Public Paper / 2 followers
  • Profile photo of Marilyn Weber
    Written by Marilyn Weber Created 2 years ago
    Tags: Fakertation
    Public Paper / 1 follower
  • Profile photo of Samantha Raddatz
    Written by Samantha Raddatz Updated 2 years ago

    “The digital audience wants different things.”[1] According to a recent article on, they want fiction. There has been a large push for fiction titles since e-books became popular. One explanation is that the anonymity of e-readers allows people to be more comfortable reading strange books on their commute (e.g., Fifty Shades of Grey) or […]

    Public Paper / 1 follower
  • Profile photo of Maura A. Smale
    Written by Maura A. Smale Created 2 years ago
    Tags: blog post, book chapter, draft

    This is where I could think about whether to use Social Paper for that book chapter I have to write for later this year. Or for that blog post that’s due in 2 weeks.

    Public Paper / 1 comment / 1 follower
  • Profile photo of Danica Savonick
    Written by Danica Savonick in Futures Initiative Updated 2 years ago

    This is a test syllabus.

    Public Paper / 1 follower
  • Profile photo of Danica Savonick
    Written by Danica Savonick Created 2 years ago
    Tags: pedagogy, science fiction

    I threw this proposal together in response to a CFP for an MLA panel. It’s for a paper I haven’t yet written, but have been looking for an excuse to write. Feedback would be greatly appreciated!

    Public Paper / 5 comments / 3 followers
  • Profile photo of Erin Glass
    Written by Erin Glass Updated 2 years, 2 months ago
    Tags: emerson, etherpad, experimental, graduate students, journaling, process, reflection, writing

    I argue that process, not publicity, must guide the design of our digital writing tools. Thought’s right to publicity or privacy is as important as its right to reflect upon the twists and turns of its own long term development. InProgressBeGentle.

    Public Paper / 1 comment / 5 followers
  • Profile photo of Achim Koh
    Written by Achim Koh Updated 2 years, 2 months ago

     The editor is breaking my emojis!  Oh well…  This paper is a working document for jotting down some thoughts I have on digital tools and learning, and related stuff I might be interested in doing/making. I could eventually organize this and turn it into an actual paper, or I could keep it casual and use it […]

    Public Paper / 6 comments / 4 followers
  • Profile photo of Patrick Smyth
    Written by Patrick Smyth Updated 2 years, 2 months ago

    In 1954, Lionel Trilling declared, with regard to Mansfield Park, that “no other work of genius has ever spoken, or seemed to speak, so insistently for cautiousness and constraint, even for dullness” (11). Trilling’s assessment of Austen’s third novel as overwhelmingly concerned with “security, … fixity, and enclosure,” combined with his blithe dismissal of Fanny […]

    Public Paper / 2 followers