Schedule (Fall 2004)

IDST 2315 ~ America’s Diverse Cultural Heritage ~ Magoulick

Note: All readings are to be completed before the beginning of class on the day they are due. Be prepared to answer questions, understand lectures, or participate in discussions based on these readings.

DATE

TOPIC

ASSIGNMENTS

Week 1–  Aug. 19

Course Introduction

8-19: Introduction & excerpt from Bowling for Columbine

 

Week 2–  Aug 23-27

Native American I –Prehistory to History

8-24: Native American prehistory slide lecture

8-26: Slide lecture (cont.)

Week 3- Aug30-Se 3

Native American History & Europeans in America

8-31: Self-portrait DUE (typed assignment) & Film The West Episode One

9-2: Read: Cabesa de Vaca, pp. 1-83

Week 4– Sept 6-10

Early America and Roots of Slavery (African Am I)

9-7: Read: Cabesa de Vaca, pp. 84-143

9-9: Lecture on history

Week 5– Sept 13-17

Slavery (African Am I)

9-14: Read excerpt from Olaudah Equiano, pp. 9-43

9-16: Film: Amistad excerpt in class

Week 6– Sept 20-24

Slavery (African Am I)

9-21: Read excerpt from Olaudah Equiano, pp. 66-81

9-23: EXAM #1 (in-class; no make-ups)

Week7 Sept 27-Oct1

Native Am. II

9-28: Read: Erdrich (Tracks), pp. 1-95

9-30: Read: Erdrich (Tracks), pp. 96-164

Week 8 – Oct 4-8

 

Native Am. II

10-5: Read: Erdrich (Tracks), pp. 165-226

10-7: Lecture & Video on Boarding Schools

Week 9 – Oct 11-15

[Last day to drop classes10-12]

Post slavery

10-12 & 10-14: FILM Beloved (or) Miss Jane Pittman

Week 10– Oct 18-22

African American II

10-19: Read: Morrison (Bluest Eye), pp. 1-93 &

Last day to turn in MOVIE EVALUATIONS (accepted anytime earlier)

10-21: Read: Morrison (Bluest Eye), pp. 97-131

Week 11– Oct 25-29

African American II (cont)

10-26: Read: Morrison (Bluest Eye), pp. 132-206

10-28: Read: Morrison, afterward, pp. 209-216 & Project Proposals DUE

Week12– Nov 1-5

Exam & Chicano (Mexican Americans)

11-2: EXAM #2 (in-class; no make-ups)

11-4: Read: Viramontes (Feet Jesus), pp. 3-46 (chp 1)

Week 13–Nov 8-12

Chicano (cont.)

11-9: Read: Viramontes (Feet Jesus), pp.49-130 (ch2,3)

11-11: Read: Viramontes (Feet Jesus), pp. 133-176

Week 14– Nov15-19

Harlem Renaissance & Civil Rights (Afr. Am III)

11-16: Slide lecture, Music

11-18: Lecture (cont.) & FILM: (excerpt from Malcolm X)

Week15– Nov 22-26

Thanksgiving Break

Nov24-28 (wed-sun)

Native American III

11-23: Read: Alexie (Rez Blues) pp. 1-52

 & FINAL TAKE-HOME EXAMS distributed

Wk16 – Nov29-Dec3

Native American III

11-30: Read: Alexie (Rez Blues) pp. 53-244

12-2: Read: Alexie (Rez Blues) pp. 245-306

Week 17 – Dec 6-10

FINAL EXAMS

(see schedule for day & time for our class’s exam)

FINAL EXAM PERIOD: Project presentations

ALL EXAMS DUE (for all students) Tuesday 12-7 by NOON in Dr. Magoulick’s office or mailbox in A&S 3-21 or 3-03. NO LATE exams accepted for any reason.

NOTE DURING THE DAY & TIME OF OUR FINAL EXAM we will do PROJECT PRESENTATIONS (attendance is mandatory).  Plan to stay in town until after our exam time.

 

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