2130 Weekly Schedule - Spring 2014

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

Thursday, January 16: Introduction to 2130; Perks of Being a Wallflower

1.27 Perks of Being a Wallflower – book & film

2.3  Into the Wild   Blog 1 over Perks is due by 11:59pm

2.10 Into the Wild  – film

2.17 Blue Like Jazz  – book & film  Blog 2 over ITW

2.20 (Thursday )Andrea Gibson Performance at the Backdoor Playhouse 8pm: Attendance is worth 5 points; extra credit blogs encouraged

2.24 The Beat Generation! Kerouac & On The Road; Blog 3 over BLJ; Major Essay announced & explained

3. 3 Beats Go On! Ginsberg Howl meets Gibson & performance poets!  Blog 4 Over OTR

3.6 by 11:59pm; topic & essay proposal due via email to mr.smith.essaysubmissions@gmail.com

3.10 No Class – Spring Break

3.17 Beats Concluded. Howl – film;

3.24 Anne Waldman & chant poems; Major Essay Rough Draft Due;

       Workshops & Class Discussion; Blog 5 over Howl

3.31 The Houses that Beat Built: Hippies, Punks, & Hipsters; Blog 6 over Anne Waldman

4.7 Songwriters & Singers as Poets!

      Final Poetry/Music ‘Zine/Blog/Remix Assignment Announced & Explained! Major Essay due

4.14 Blues/Hip-Hop/Gospel/Preaching & the African-American Literary Experience;

4.21 Saul Williams & SLAM; Blog 7 over (your choice) Williams or Songwriter/Preacher/MC

4.28 Class Poetry Slam (participants get extra credit)! Blog 8 of original poems due

5.5 Final ‘Zine/Remix Due in our Final Exam for Show & Tell!

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