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ENGL& 102: Political Protest and Social Movements, with Dan Hurley: Explore Topic Ideas

Exploring topic ideas

News and magazine articles, reports, videos and audio programs are great places to discover ideas for your research topic.  Sometimes a headline or title can spark an interest in an issue or topic and become a starting point in your research process.  Use the resources listed below to explore potential topics for your paper.  The various resources listed below are not scholarly sources but they are from credible sources. 

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► Browse the titles and chapter titles of books and ebooks in the library.

► Learn general, background information on different movements: Nine Powerful Social Change Movements You Need to Know About.

► Get an overview of the role of young people from this 2018 audio program on the History and Impact of Youth Protests

► Check out these TedTalk playlists:  The Power of Protests and Revolutionary Women.

► Watch/listen to these presentations:  

► Think about readings and discussions you are having in class.

► Talk to me!