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 share and follow papers, comment on papers, or simply browse and search papers from The CUNY Academic Commons community using the directory below.

Note: We are phasing out the Papers feature. Existing papers can be viewed, but new papers cannot be created.

Papers Directory

  • Profile photo of Danica Savonick
    Written by Danica Savonick Created 4 years, 7 months 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 / 6 comments / 4 followers
  • Profile photo of Erin Glass
    Written by Erin Glass Updated 4 years, 9 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 / 2 comments / 5 followers
  • Profile photo of Achim Koh
    Written by Achim Koh Updated 4 years, 9 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 4 years, 9 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
  • Profile photo of Scott Voth
    Written by Scott Voth Updated 4 years, 9 months ago
    Tags: brooklyn, brooklyn history, digital newspapers, historical newspapers

    Introduction Newspapers from the nineteenth and early twentieth century have a troubled future. Intended from the outset to be “important today, discarded tomorrow,” printed on large sheets of cheap paper that make them expensive to index, hard to photograph, and challenging to preserve (Deegan et al., n.d., p. 3), they are sometimes available to the […]

    Public Paper / 3 followers