2130 Weekly Schedules - Spring 2015

 This is our weekly schedule, & while we plan to stay on track, it is subject to change by announcement of the instructor. 

Monday night section, 6-8:50pm:

Schedule (Subject to change)

Week 1 – No Class for MLK holiday. Purchase books, get set up on the Ning, start reading Snake Oil.

Week 2  M 1.26 Welcome to American Literature; view Perks of Being A Wallflower

        Blog 1 over Perks of Being A Wallflower film, due on Ning by 11:59pm on Sunday, February 1

Week 3  M 2.2 read Snake Oil – Becca Stevens special presentation in Derryberry Auditorium

Blog 2 over Snake Oil, due on Ning by 11:59pm on Sunday, February 8

Week 3  M 2.9 Blue Like Jazz – book & film

Blog 3 over Blue Like Jazz book, due on Ning by 11:59pm on Sunday, February 15

Week 4  M 2.16 Into The Wild – book; blog grades reported to students

Week 5  M 2.23 Into The Wild – film

Blog 4 over Into The Wild book, due on Ning by 11:59pm on Sunday, February 22

Week 6  M 3.2 The Beat Generation! Kerouac & On The Road

Week 7  M 3.9 NO CLASS SPRING BREAK

Week 8  M 3.16 Beats Go On! Ginsberg!  Howl!

         Blog 5 over Kerouac, due on Ning by 11:59pm on Sunday, March 15

Week 9 M 3.23 Saul Williams:  Said the Shotgun to the Head;

                       Waldman, chant poems & performance poets

Blog 6 over Williams or Waldman (your choice), due on Ning by 11:59pm on   Sunday, February 22

Week 10 M 3.30 Class Poetry Slam – Midterm due in class

Week 11 M 4.6 Martin Luther King Jr.: The Prophet as Poet

Blog 7 over MLK due on Ning by 11:59pm on Sunday, April 12

Week 12 M 4.13 Blues/Gospel/Preaching/ Hip-Hop & the African-American Literary Experience

Blog 8 over Blues/Gospel etc. lecture & videos, due on Ning by 11:59pm on Sunday, April 19

Week 13 M 4.20 Folk, Rock & Lyrics as Literature; Searching for Sugarman; Final Exam Assigned

Blog 9 over lyrics or Searching for Sugarman due on Ning by 11:59pm on Sunday, April 26

Week 14 M 4.27 Art as Literature: Patchen, Picture Poems, Etc.

Blog 10 over Patchen due due on Ning by 11:59pm on Friday, May 1

M 5.4  Final exam period: Lyrical Analysis, Picture Poem, or Annotated ‘Mixtape’ is due







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