HMXP 102-005 and 010

Fall 2011

Dr. Fike

 

Turnitin.com:  Course I.D. is 4207422; password is Fike010.

Date Assignment Writing
T 8/23 Introduction to the course; "First Day Slide Show"; read "Paper One Slide Show" after class  
R 8/25 Read "How To Write the College Essay" before class; please do NOT read "MLA," "Greshki," and "Forbidden" before class; we will go over them IN class  
T 8/30 Plato, "The Allegory of the Cave," 3-6; visit from WC tutor(s) Submit a focused topic and a thesis statement
R 9/1 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.  
T 9/6 Writing workshop:  Discussion of two sample papers (volunteers get up to 5 points extra credit)  
R 9/8 Writing workshop:  bring "Peer Editing" handout to class (you must contribute a paper in order to participate in peer editing)  
T 9/13 Lakoff & Johnson, Metaphors We Live By, 7-11  
R 9/15 Emerson, "Self-Reliance," 96-101; bring Emerson handout to class; fallacy handouts  
T 9/20 Guest speaker: David Mark Seidel Paper One due in  class (see this link:  Paper One)
R 9/22 Myers, "Ingroup and Outgroup," 113-15; and DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk, 116-20  
T 9/27 Gilligan, In a Different Voice, 138-51  
R 9/29 Hemingway, "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" (print off a copy of the story); Hemingway activity  
T 10/4 Swimme, "How Do Our Kids Get So Caught Up in Consumerism?" 163-65 Submit a focused topic and a thesis statement
R 10/6 Marx, "Manifesto of the Communist Party" and "The Alienation of Labor," 166-80  
T 10/11 Menkiti, "Person and Community in African Traditional Thought," 181-88  
R 10/13 Writing workshop:  Discussion of two sample papers (volunteers get up to 5 points extra credit)  
T 10/18 Fall Break--no class  
R 10/20 Eiseley, "The Secret of Life," 224-29  
T 10/25 Guest presenter: Ms. Brianne Gemeinhardt Paper Two due in class (see this link:  Paper Two)
R 10/27

Wilson, "The Planetary Killer," 233-45; bring Wilson handout; in class we will watch the following:

 
T 11/1 Quinn, " An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit," 246-52  
R 11/3 Bodian, "Simple in Means, Rich in Ends:  An Interview with Arne Naess," 253-57  
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11/8
Orr, "Love It or Lose It:  The Coming Biophilia Revolution," 258-62
The Last Mountain http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5wmUkpOCKE
 
R 11/10 Film:  Through the Tunnel and Beyond; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qUGV4n23dY Submit a focused topic and a thesis statement
T 11/15 Lewis, Mere Christianity, 265-70  
R 11/17 Tillich, "What Faith Is," 271-75  
T 11/22 Moore, "The Sacred Arts of Life," 300-03  
R 11/24 Thanksgiving Break--no class  
T 11/29 Writing workshop:  Discussion of two sample papers (volunteers get up to 5 points extra credit)  
R 12/1 Course evaluation; discussion of final examination:   You may not reschedule your final examination because of travel plans.
  • 9:30 section:  Wednesday, Dec. 7, 8:00 a.m.

 

Paper Three due in class (see this link:  Paper Three)

 

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