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Schedule through the end of the semester

Dear all,

The following schedule reflects changes based on our need for slower pacing. We will discuss the issue of the final exam tomorrow night.

Week Seven October 17th: Eating and Excreting — Waste and Wasting; Travel and the Body

–          Required:

  • Smollet, Humphrey Clinker through volume II

–          Assignments:

  • Discussion post and response due by Tuesday at 5pm

 

Week Eight October 25th: Eating and Excreting — Waste and Wasting

–          Required:

  • Smollet, Humphrey Clinker through end

–          Assignments:  

  • History Wiki due at 5pm on 10/31;
    • Pick one historical topic, person, event, etc. from a text we have encountered this semester (I will provide a list for your reference, but you are more than welcome to post on a topic of your own choosing). Post a well-supported “wikipedia” style article that demonstrates a broad understanding of the issue at hand.  

Week Nine Nov 1: Cultural Cannibalism

–          Required:

  •  Johnathan Swift: “A Modest Proposal”*
  •  Equiano through chapter 5

–          Assignments:

  • Discussion post and response due by Tuesday, at 5pm

 

Week Ten Nov 8: : Cultural Cannibalism

–          Required:

  • Equiano through end

–          Assignments:

  • Discussion post and response due by Tuesday, at 5pm

Week Eleven Nov 15: Cultural Cannibalism

–           Mary prince, and Equiano wrap up

–          Assignments:

  • Discussion post and response due by Tuesday, at 5pm

Thanksgiving break

Week Thirteen Nov 28: Consuming the Feminine

–          Required

  • Clarissa, pages TBA

–          Assignments:

  • Discussion post and response due by Tuesday, at 5pm

*Please note that this evening we might have a special presentation from the student safety team  on gender violence that we will use to put in discussion with our analysis of Clarissa.

Dec 5th:

–          Required

  • Clarissa, pages TBA
  • Clarissa s”Anorexia Nervosa: Psychopathology as the Crystallization of Culture” Susan Bordo

–          Assignments:

  • Discussion post and response due by Tuesday, at 5pm

 

–          Dec 12th: Required

  • Clarissa, pages TBA

–          Assignments:

  • Final project due, take home exam due on Sunday, Dec 16th.
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