Calendar (Spring 2011)

HMXP 102-001 and -002

Turnitin.com:  The 9:30 section's I.D. # is 3700664, password Fike001; the 2:00 section's I.D. # is 3700668, password Fike002

Date Assignment Writing
T 1/11 Introduction to the course; "First Day Slide Show"; read "Paper One Slide Show" after class  
R 1/13 Read "How To Write the College Essay" before class; go over "MLA," "Greshki," and "Forbidden" in class  
T 1/18 Plato, "The Allegory of the Cave," 3-6; visit from WC tutor(s)  
R 1/20 Plato, continued; we will touch briefly on Plato's "Apology," but you are not required to read it.  Visit from Jennifer Sandler from the International Center. Submit a focused topic and a thesis statement
T 1/25 Writing workshop:  Discussion of two sample papers (volunteers get up to 5 points extra credit)  
R 1/27 Writing workshop:  bring "Peer Editing" handout to class (you must contribute a paper in order to participate in peer editing)  
T 2/1 Film:  The Secret Paper One due in 9:30 class (see this link:  Paper One)
R 2/3 Lakoff & Johnson, Metaphors We Live By, 7-11.   
T 2/8 Emerson, "Self-Reliance," 88-96; bring Emerson handout to class; fallacy handouts Paper One due in 2:00 class
R 2/10 Myers, "Ingroup and Outgroup," 97-99; and DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, 100-04  
T 2/15 Gilligan, In a Different Voice, 122-35  
R 2/17 Hemingway, "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" (print off a copy of the story); Hemingway activity  
T 2/22 Swimme, "How Do Our Kids Get So Caught Up in Consumerism?" 147-49 Submit a focused topic and a thesis statement
R 2/24 Marx, "Manifesto of the Communist Party" and "The Alienation of Labor," 150-64  
T 3/1 Menkiti, "Person and Community in African Traditional Thought," 165-72  
R 3/3 Writing workshop:  Discussion of two sample papers (volunteers get up to 5 points extra credit)  
T 3/8 Eiseley, "The Secret of Life," 208-13  
R 3/10 Guest presenter: Ms. Brianne Gemeinhardt Paper Two due in 2:00 class (see this link:  Paper Two)
T 3/15 Spring Break  
R 3/17 Spring Break  
T 3/22 Wilson, "The Planetary Killer," 217-29; bring Wilson handout Paper Two due in 9:30 class
R 3/24 Quinn, " An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit," 230-36  
T 3/29 Bodian, "Simple in Means, Rich in Ends:  An Interview with Arne Naess," 237-41  
R 3/31 Orr, "Love It or Lose It:  The Coming Biophilia Revolution," 242-48  
T 4/5 Film:  Through the Tunnel and Beyond Submit a focused topic and a thesis statement
R 4/7 Lewis, Mere Christianity, 249-54  
T 4/12 Tillich, "What Faith Is," 255-59  
R 4/14 Moore, "The Sacred Arts of Life," 284-87  
T 4/19 Writing workshop:  Discussion of two sample papers (volunteers get up to 5 points extra credit) Peer editing
R 4/21 Course evaluation; discussion of final examination:   You may not reschedule your final examination because of travel plans.
  • 9:30 section:  Wednesday, April 27, 8:00 a.m.
  • 2:00 section:  Friday, April 29, 11:30 a.m.

 

Paper Three due (see this link:  Paper Three)

 

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