1) attend or participate in a cultural event or gathering during spring quarter 2014 and 2) write a 7-10 page research paper on your experiences. Examples that meet the requirements for this assignment are weddings, sporting events, conventions, etc. It will be essential that your cultural experience be lengthy and rich enough to yield quality material. A topical outline and grading rubric for this paper are included in this syllabus. Topics must be cleared through the instructor, and the cultural experience MUST OCCUR DURING SPRING QUARTER 2014.