Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz - UESC
Departamento de Letras e Artes - DLA
Projeto de Extensão: Dinamizando o Ensino da Língua Inglesa na UESC
Coordenação geral: Prof. Dr. Isaias Carvalho


LTA402 - Literaturas de Língua Inglesa I
Literatures in English I
go to main page Literatures in English I Course Description

     Oral assessment criteria - click here     

A few teaching/learning principles A few teaching/learning principles               Project Gutemberg   


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Tasks
Assignments for UESC Literatures in English students



Task 1    Task 1 Read the Course Description, the Course Plan (on the right column), Assessment, and the Bibliography of Literatures in English I - UESC.


Task 2    Read the short story “The thing around your neck”, by Chimamanda Adichie [in English]. [Request the text to your professor, via e-mail]. Answer the questions in the "Worksheet on The thing around your neck and A private experience" [To be provided by your professor]. The Portuguese version [Request the text to your professor, via e-mail] can be read for better understanding, but it will not be the text approached in class.


    http://www.impressoesdemaria.com.br/2017/04/a-coisa-volta-do-teu-pescoco-chimamanda.html    https://www.companhiadasletras.com.br/detalhe.php?codigo=14306


Task 3    Read about Chimamanda Adichie's life and works. Click on the picture below. Take relevant notes to share with your professor and peers. 

http://chimamanda.com/about-chimamanda/  Chimamanda Adichie


Task 4    Read the Introduction (p. 1-13) to The Empire Writes Back. Click here


Task 5     Read the short story “A private experience”by Chimamanda Adichie [in English]. [Request the text to your professor, via e-mail] Answer the questions in the "Worksheet on The thing around your neck and A private experience" [To be provided by your professor]. The Portuguese version [Request the text to your professor, via e-mail] can be read for better understanding, but it will not be the text approached in class.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/30/books/review/Row-t.html?mcubz=3 Chimamanda Adichie


Task 6    Read the information about Journal WritingOnce a month you are expected to turn in your journal writing notebook with one (or more) journal entry (ies) with at least 250 words. [4 entries throughout the course]  Canceled for the LTA402 2017.2F group


Task 7    Watch "The danger of a single story", by Chimamanda Adichie [Click on the image below]. Take notes, analyze Adichie's main ideas, and be ready to discuss it in class with your peers and professor.

https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story/transcript#t-898281


Task 8    Read chapter I - "Cutting the ground: critical models of post-colonial literatures" (p. 14-36) of The Empire Writes Back. Click here


Task 9    Prepare for oral presentations and following tasks.


Task 10     Poem of the day  (Individually or in pairs) At the beginning of each class, a student will be assigned to give a 5-minute presentation of a poem in English: read it, highlight aspects of it, present a [real] very short bio of the poet etc. Bare in mind: why did you pick this poem? React freely to it.


Task 11    Go to O artigo científico. Check all guidelines for final paper format and more.


Task 12                        One to one orientation                   


Task 13   Read Things fall apart, by Chinua Achebe. Your professor will provide you with a set of questions to be answered about it.  Canceled for the LTA402 2017.2F group





Task 14   Read about Chinua Achebe's life and works. Click here and on the picture below [and other sources]. Take relevant notes to share with your professor and peers. Canceled for the LTA402 2017.2F group

http://chinuaachebe.net/













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The Empire Writes Back http://taiba.maktabat-online.com/bitstream/handle/123456789/4488/The%20Empire%20Writes%20Back%20-%20Theory%20and%20Practice%20in%20Postcolonial%20Literature.pdf?sequence=1           Robinson Crusoe (portuguese) http://blog.educacaoadventista.org.br/bira/arquivos/robinson-crusoe.pdf  


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Course Plan - 2017.2F
Dates with assignments



[1] September 6th [Morning - Part A]:    Task 1 + some getting to know each other [group dynamics] + Who's the professor? Who's Jadlla?

Click on the photo to reach my full Currículo Lattes
ORCID logo   


https://www.facebook.com/jadlla.cruz


[2] September 6th [Morning - Part B]:     Task 2 [reading]


[3] September 6th [Afternoon - Part A]:     Tasks 2 [checking and sharing], and 3 [reading]  
Anglophone Authors 
Jamaica Kincaid 
Afro-American authors http://aalbc.com/authors/top50authors.php

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[4] September 6th [Afternoon - Part B]:     Task 3 [checking and sharing] 
         [plan presentations and deadlines]

[5] September 8th [Morning - Part A]:      Task 9
Portaria UESC nº 1114/2017Ressalvados os serviços essenciais cuja prestação não admita interrupção, a Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC) não funcionará no dia 8/09/2017
                  
[6] September 8th [Morning - Part B]:      Task 9
Portaria UESC nº 1114/2017Ressalvados os serviços essenciais cuja prestação não admita interrupção, a Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC) não funcionará no dia 8/09/2017
                  
[7] September 8th [Afternoon - Part A]:   Task 9
  
Portaria UESC nº 1114/2017Ressalvados os serviços essenciais cuja prestação não admita interrupção, a Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC) não funcionará no dia 8/09/2017
  
[8] September 8th [Afternoon - Part B]:   Task 9
 
Portaria UESC nº 1114/2017Ressalvados os serviços essenciais cuja prestação não admita interrupção, a Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz (UESC) não funcionará no dia 8/09/2017
      
[9] September 11th [Morning - Part A]:    Tasks 4 and 10 [Poem of the day: Ana Luiza and Koroline ] 

[10] September 11th [Morning - Part B]:   Tasks 4 [continuation] and 10 [Poem of the day: Ynaiá and Isadora; Iolanda ]    
[Oral presentation by Antonio and Luan]
 

[11] September 11th [Afternoon - Part A]:     Tasks 5 and 10 [Poem of the day: Ananda Evellen ]   [Oral presentation by Isadora and Karoline]
                                       
[12] September 11th [Afternoon - Part B]:    Tasks 5 [continuation] and 10 [Poem of the day: Antonio and Luan]    [Oral presentations by Ynaiá; Márcio]

[13] September 12th [Morning - Part A]:     Tasks 7 and 10 [Poem of the day: Arlene and Nelma ]                    [Oral presentations by 
Lilian; 
Arlene, Leticia, and Nelma; Camila and Mateus]    

[14] September 12th [Morning - Part B]:    Tasks 
7 [continuation] 
and 10 [Poem of the day: Mateus ]              

[15] September 12th [Afternoon - Part A]:    Tasks 8 and 10 [Poem of the day: Bárbara Lago and Heidi]     [Oral presentations by Bruno]

[16] September 12th [Afternoon - Part B]:    Tasks 8 [continuation], 11 [guidelines for final paper] an10 [Poem of the day: Márcio and Gabrielli]    [Oral presentations by Bárbara and Ana Luiza]

[17] September 13th [Morning - Part A]Task 10 [Poem of the day: Bruno Brandão]   
  
                    [Oral presentations by Laís and Heidi]     

[18] September 13th [Morning - Part B]Tasks 10 [Poem of the day: Lílian and Laís ] and 12

[19] September 13th [Afternoon - Part A]Tasks XX and 10 [Poem of the day: Camila and Letícia ]          
 [Oral presentations by Gabrielli, Ananda and Iolanda] 

[20] September 13th [Afternoon - Part B]Task 10 [Poem of the day: Letícia]  [Deadline for catching up and closing activities]






Disclaimer 
Assessment 
Bibliography 
A few principles 
Professor Isaias  
Anglophone Authors 
Geoffrey Chaucer 
Shakespeare 
John Milton 
John Dryden 
Edgar Allan Poe 
Jamaica Kincaid 
Angela Carter 
Caliban 
Peter Shaffer, Equus 
Eliot talks of Eliot 

Cultural Criticism 
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