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Departamento de Letras e Artes - DLA
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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]. [sent by 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 [sent by 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. Highlight the main points and be ready to comment on them in class.


Task 5     Read the short story “A private experience”by Chimamanda Adichie [in English]. [sent by 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 [sent by 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 2018.1


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


[optional] Another very recent interview with Chimamanda Adichie:

The novelist as forthright political thinker, with Christiane Amanpour (CNN)



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.  





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. 

http://chinuaachebe.net/













NucLi-IsF-UESC
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 - 2018.1
Dates with assignments





Prova Final

T01 - 17.07.18 [7:30-9:10]

T02 - 16.07.18 [18:40-20:20]
[1] Entrega de atividades e apresentações atrasadas
        [ou não feitas durante o semestre]
[2] Redação de um texto dissertativo de, no mínimo, 200 palavras, em língua inglesa, sobre um dos seis itens a serem listados contendo temáticas e objetos referentes à disciplina.  [Materiais impressos referentes à disciplina e dicionários impressos poderão ser consultados]




 

[1]
         April 2nd (T02) - April 3rd (T01)
 
                       [Part A]:
    Task 1 + some getting to know each other [group dynamics]
                                
Who's the professor?

Click on the photo to reach my full Currículo Lattes






          April 2nd (T02) - April 3rd (T01)  
                  [Part B]:   * plan task 10 [Poem of the day]      * Check contact info
                                  Task 2 [reading]



[2]
        
April 9th (T02) - April 10th (T01)  
                 
[Part A]:     Tasks 2 [checking and sharing], and 3
[Poem of the day: T01: Marcelo;  T02: Jhonatan and Carla]

Anglophone Authors 
Jamaica Kincaid 
Afro-American authors http://aalbc.com/authors/top50authors.php

NucLi-IsF-UESC


      
April 9th (T02) - April 10th (T01)  

     [Part B]:     Tasks 3 [continuation] and 10
[Poem of the day: T01: Márcio;  T02: Elisabete and Luan]


  
[3]   Make-up class referring to March 5th (T02) and March 6th (T01) - Reading activity  
Task 5
Reading, highlighting, and note-taking


[4]   Make-up class referring to March 12th (T02) and March 13th (T01) - Reading activity  
Task 4
Reading, highlighting, and note-taking





[5]

   
  April 16th (T02) - April 17th (T01)  
                  [Part A]:      * plan presentations and deadlines  * plan March classes make-up  
                                      
Tasks 5 (checking) and 10
[Poem of the day: T01: Amanda;  T02: Amanda and Laís]


         April 16th (T02) - April 17th (T01)  
                        [Part B]:
  Tasks 4 (checking) and 10
[Poem of the day: T01: Kaliane;  T02: Rafael]



[6]
  
    May 8th (T01) - May 7th (T02)  
                   [Part A]:     Tasks 7 and 10
[Poem of the day: T01: Vivaldo;  T02: Romário]


       May 8th  (T01) - May 7th (T02)  
                    [Part B]:
  Tasks 7 
and 10
[Poem of the day: T01: Andrea;  T02: Gabriel]


[7]   Make-up class referring to March 20th (T01) and March 26th (T02) - Reading activity  
Task 8
Reading, highlighting, and note-taking


[8]                                    * Plan oral presentations
  
      May 15th (T01) - May 14th (T02)  
                     [Part A]:       
                                 
Tasks 4, 7 and 10  [Poem of the day: T01: Arlene;  T02: Tarso]


        May 15th  (T01) - May 14th (T02)  
                     [Part B]:
  Tasks 12 [+ Task 13 - start in class reading] 
and 10
[Poem of the day: T01: Marcelo;  T02: Taiz]

FLIOS


[9]   Make-up class referring to March 27th (T01 only) - Reading activity  
Task 9
Self-study; Group work; Research


[10]
  
      May 22nd (T01) - May 21st (T02)  
                        [Part A]:    Tasks 12 [+ Task 13 - in class reading] 
and 10 
[Poem of the day: T01: Márcio and Andréa;  T02: Ana Luiza and Bárbara]


        May 22nd (T01) - May 21st
(T02)  
                        [Part B]:
  Tasks 12 
+ Task 13 - in class reading]
 and 10 
[Poem of the day: T01: Vivaldo;  T02: Vivian]




         No class on May 28th and May 29th       
Professor will be participating, as a guest speaker, in the IV SEFELI - UFS
http://sefeliufs.pe.hu/

IV SEFELI - Seminário Formação de Professores e Ensino de Língua Inglesa



[11] 
  
      June 5th (T01) - June 4th (T02)  
                        [Part A]:       
                           
Tasks 8
 [checking and sharing] + 
                                  10 
[Poem of the day: T01: Amanda;  T02: Ramon; Luan ]
[Oral presentations by (T01) Xxxxxx; T02 Ramon]


         June 5th (T01) - June 4th (T02)  
                        [Part B]:
  Task 10
[Poem of the day: T01: Kaliane; Marcelo;  T02: Raimundo and Milena]
[Oral presentations by (T01) Xxxxxx; T02: Xxxxxxx]


[12]
  
      June 12th (T01) - June 11th (T02)  
                        [Part A]:     
                              
Task 10  
[Poem of the day: T01: Andrea;  T02: Elizabeth]
[Oral presentations by (T01) Marcelo; T02 
Carla, Jhonatan, Amanda; 
Gabriel; 
Milena and Joelene
]


         June 12th (T01) - June 11th
(T02)  
                        [Part B]:
  Task 10  
[Poem of the day: T01: Arlene;  T02: Fernanda]
[Oral presentations by (T01) Vivaldo; (T02) Romário and Rafael]


[13]          June 19th (T01) - June 18th (T02) 
No class. Professor will be participating in a ISF [Languages Without Borders Program) national meeting in Brasília. However, the reading included in Task 13 should be finished in this time, and Task 14 should be also done.
      Tasks 
13 
[in class reading], 1
and 10 
[Poem of the day: T01: Xxxxxx;  T02: Heidi]
[Poem of the day: T01: xxxxx;  T02: Joelene]



Task 13
Finish reading Things fall apart
[14]   Make-up class referring to June 25th (T02 only) - Reading activity  


[15]
   
Extra for T02! Canceled for T02
        July 3rd 
(T01 regular; T02 extra
  
                        [Part A]:    
Tasks 14 [checking] and 10 
[Poem of the day: T01: Andréa]
[Oral presentations by (T01) Amanda; Kaliane]

Reminder: deadline for sending Research Plan to isaiasfcarvalho@gmail.com [credit 2]: July 13th.  

         July 3rd (T01
  
                        [Part B]:
  
Tasks 13 [start checking] and 10 
[Poem of the day: T01: Vivaldo]
[Oral presentations by (T01) Márcio; 
 Arlene
]




Seleção PPGLLR 2019/2021           Edital nº 91/2018

Mestrado em Letras: Linguagens e Representações




Reminder: deadline for sending Research Plan to isaiasfcarvalho@gmail.com [credit 2]: July 13th



[16] 
         July 10th (T01) - July 9th (T02)   
                        [Part A]:      
                                 
Tasks 13 [checking] and 10 
[Poem of the day: T01: xxxxx;  T02: Lilian]
[Oral presentations by (T01) Andréa(T02) 
Eliszabeth, Laís and Heidi; Taíz; 
Elisabete, Luan and Bárbara; Vivian
]


         July 10th (T01) - July 9th
 (T02)   
                        [Part B]:
  Tasks 13 [checking] 
and 10 
[Poem of the day: T01: xxxxx;  T02: xxxxx and xxxxx]

[Oral presentations by (T01) Xxxxxx and Xxxxxxx
(T02) 
 Lílian and Fernanda;
 
Tarso
]



Research Plan
Final editing


[17] Deadline for sending Research Plan to isaiasfcarvalho@gmail.com [credit 2]: July 13th





Prova Final

T01 - 17.07.18 [7:30-9:10]

T02 - 16.07.18 [18:40-20:20]
[1] Entrega de atividades e apresentações atrasadas
        [ou não feitas durante o semestre]
[2] Redação de um texto dissertativo de, no mínimo, 200 palavras, em língua inglesa, sobre um dos seis itens a serem listados contendo temáticas e objetos referentes à disciplina.  [Materiais impressos referentes à disciplina e dicionários impressos poderão ser consultados]












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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