ENGL 2130 - Syllabus & Schedule- Fall 2016

The linked attachment below contains the official syllabus.

2130 Weekly Class Schedule (This schedule is subject to change)

Class 1 –  W 8/24 Welcome to American Literature: Born To Be Wild; start reading Into The Wild. Gender & American Adventure: Wild vs. Into the Wild

Class 2  – W 8/31 Into The Wild

Class 3  – W 9/7 Wild

Blog 1 about all things Wild is due on the Ning by 11:59 on Tuesday, September 13 at 11:59pm

Class 4   – W 9/14 The Beats: Kerouac & Ginsberg; readings in Portable Beat Reader (PBR)

Class 5  – W 9/21 The Beats: Ferlinghetti, Snyder, Jones/Baraka, Di Prima (PBR)

Class 6  – W 9/28 The Beats: Special Guest Nancy Grace

Blog 2 about all things Beat is due on the Ning by 11:59 on Tuesday, October 4 at 11:59pm

Class 7  – W 10/5 The Hippies, Music, & Lyrics as Literature

Class 8 – W 10/12 Blues, Gospel, Hiphop, & the African-American Prophetic-Poetic Tradition;

Blog 3 about hippies and hip-hop is due on the Ning by 11:59 on Tuesday, October 18 at 11:59pm

Class 9  – W 10/19 Saul Williams (read said the shotgun to the head)

Class 10 – W 10/26  Midterm: Poetry Slam; Hard copy poems due in class; Extra points for

                                 performing
Class 11 – W 11/2 Introduction to Utopia & Dystopia (read Ecotopia)

Class 12 – W 11/9 Octavia Butler (read Parable of the Sower)

Blog 4 about Utopia & Dystopia is due on the Ning by 11:59 on Tuesday, November 15 at 11:59pm

Class 13 – W 11/16 Hunger Games

11/23  No Class for Thanksgiving Break

Class 14 – W 11/30 This is your Utopia: Final Project Due for Show & Tell 


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Andrew Smith,
Aug 20, 2016, 3:19 PM
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