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Shaded cells indicated changes to the printed schedule that was distributed with the course syllabus.

 

Date

Class Activity

Reading Due

Writing Due

Th

9/20

Introduction:
Learned in 101

(in-class)

Persuasive Journal #1 (in-class)

T

9/25

 

Turkle, “The Secret Power of Things” (online)

In-class writing Essay #1

Th

9/27

Peer Review Training

Turkle, “What Makes an Object Evocative?”

Persuasive Journal #2

T

10/2

Peer Review Essay #1

Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard, start Act I in class

Bring three copies of Essay #1

Th

10/4

Close Reading and Analysis

The Cherry Orchard, Act I

Persuasive Journal #3

T

10/9

Prepare Group Presentations

The Cherry Orchard, Act II

Revised draft of Essay #1 due

Th

10/11

Groups Presentations

The Cherry Orchard, Acts III and IV

 

T

10/16

Getting Started: The 2nd Essay 

 

Th

10/18

Peer Review Training

Peer Review Essay #2  

Morrison, Song of Solomon, start in class

Bring three copies of Essay #2

T

10/23

 

Song of Solomon, Ch. 1-2

 

Th

10/25

 

Song of Solomon, Ch. 3-5

Revised draft of Essay #2 due

T

10/30

 

Persuasive Journal #4 

Th

11/1

Finish Song of Solomon  

   

T

11/6

Discuss Song of Solomon "Research"

Th

11/8

 

Revision of Essay #2 Due (optional) 

T

11/13

Peer Review Essay #3  

Alpers, “Museum as a Way of Seeing” (online)

Bring three copies of Essay #3  

Th

11/15

Prepare for Essay #4  

Greenblatt, “Resonance and Wonder” (online)

Persuasive Journal #5  

T

11/20

NO CLASS MEETING (see Essay #4 Assignment for details)

 

One-page focusing paper for Essay #4 due by 8am by email

Th

11/22

Thanksgiving Day

 

 

T

11/27

Peer Review Essay #4 Portfolio Workshop

 

Bring three copies of Essay #4   

Th

11/29

Portfolio Workshop

 

T

12/4

FINAL (8am-10:30am)

 

Portfolio Due   

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Last Update: 11/14/2012