HUST 103: Lives and Times
"Place Matters"
Saint Mary's College

Mary Cassatt, "Young Mother Sewing"  (1900)

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  • Blog #11: Power DUE: 4/20TOPIC: Connection to Translations *or* "Servants of the Map"DETAILSPower is our last reading in the class and the last in the "Place of Culture" grouping. Apply one theme, topic, or question we explored in relation to Friel's play or Barrett's short story to this novel. As always, be sure to be specific in your analysis, citing exact lines from the text.
    Posted Apr 19, 2017, 11:24 AM by Laura Williamson Ambrose
  • XC #16: Saint Mary's Symposium Interested to see what kind of research Saint Mary's students conduct? Come check out the senior poster presentation showcase (and more) at the Saint Mary's Symposium on Friday, April 21 from 1 to 5 p.m. You'll also see collaborative teams of faculty and students from English, Nursing, Art, Biology, Spanish, and Physics--many of whom won SMC fellowships from $3000 to $5000 to support summer research. If you have any questions about how *you* can apply for opportunities like this, come talk to me.For a full list of events--all of which count toward this extra credit opportunity--see below. All talks and presentations will be held in the Student Center.****1:00 P.M ...
    Posted Apr 18, 2017, 4:52 AM by Laura Williamson Ambrose
  • XC #15: Take Back the Night "Take Back the Night" (TBTN) is a national campaign aimed at supporting survivors of sexual violence by allowing them to "take back" the spaces on college campuses which once reminded them of their assaults and making these spaces safe again. TBTN is a collaborative event between Saint Mary's, Notre Dame, and Holy Cross, for we want to unite our communities in the fight against sexual violence because we understand that sexual assault can happen to anyone, and therefore, should be ended by everyone. We will begin our event at Lake Marian around 6:30 PM, and then we will march to Notre Dame for dessert and a sexual assault survivor speak-out. Finally, we will "take back the night ...
    Posted Apr 11, 2017, 6:22 AM by Laura Williamson Ambrose
  • Blog #10 DUE: April 13TOPIC: Open! Write on "Servants of the Map" or even your progress toward your third writing assignment.
    Posted Apr 11, 2017, 6:21 AM by Laura Williamson Ambrose
  • Blog #9: Barrett DUE: Thursday, April 6 TOPIC: Mountaineering TIPS: "Servants of the Map" offers the story of mountains, mountain climbing, mountain measuring & mapping.  Using this post from HONY (to the right), consider how can a story about mountains and mountain climbing connects to your own life. Why climb mountains at all? What does it tell us about success, failure, and personal identity? Do your best to draw points of connection between Max's story and this Facebook post. 
    Posted Apr 4, 2017, 5:52 AM by Laura Williamson Ambrose
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