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The prompts for Extra Credit Opportunity C and D (ECEO-C and ECEO-D) are now available. ECEO-C is due on Friday, April 5 at 5pm. ECEO-D is due on Wednesday, May 1 at 5pm.

Note: Students may now complete up to two extra credit opportunities. These are listed on the Writing Assignments page as they become available.

We encourage you to visit office hours to discuss research paper proposals and other class assignments. Office hours are held on Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Grainger Library (Room 402). To allow time to discuss your work in office hours and then improve it, the standard time on Wednesdays when assignments are due by electronic submission has been changed to 10:00 pm. Please see the Schedule for due dates.

Under the Supplemental Information tab of the course menu, you can now find resources for exploring how nuclear weapons and arms control have shaped our modern cultural imagination. — Watching Game of Thrones? You'll find a link under the Television section to a discussion (informed by political science theory) of the dragons as a metaphor for nuclear deterrence.