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English 482—Spring 2017

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Essay Assignment:
One
Two
Three
Critical Theory Assignment
Portfolio
Handouts:
Reading Response Guide
Course Rubric
Logic of Joining
MLA Page Format
MLA Guide—Purdue OWL
Self Evident Truths Project
 

 

Monday

Wednesday

1

1-16

  • Holiday—No Classes
 

1-18

2

1-23

  • Small-group discussion
  • Exploratory writing assignment

1-25

  • Submit printed copy of writing assignment
  • Read Said—"Knowing the Oriental"
  • Close reading, summary, and analysis
3

1-30

  • Introduction to theory
  • Read Plato—"Allegory of the Cave"
  • Introduction to semiotics and theory

2-1

  • Read Foucault—from The History of Sexuality, Volume 1
  • Post to D2L
4

2-6

  • Read Butler—"Preface (1999)"
  • Read NaMaste—"The Politics of Inside/Out"
  • Post to D2L

2-8

  • Read Rubin, D.—"An Unnamed Blank"
  • Post to D2L
5

2-13

  • Read Nordberg—The Underground Girls of Kabul

2-15

6

2-20

  • Holiday—No Classes

2-22

7

2-27

  • Draft workshop #1—bring 2 clean, printed copies of your draft to class today
  • Make sure your draft is posted in the D2L drop box
  • Compound sentence quiz

3-1

  • Revision of essay #1 due at beginning of class
  • Read Turner—"Liminality and Communitas"
8

3-6

  • Read Butler—"Performance Acts and Gender Construction"
  • Read Johnson—"Queer Theory"
  • Post to D2L

3-8

  • Read Rubin, G.—"The Traffic in Women"
  • Post to D2L
9

3-13

  • Read Rich—"Compulsory Heterosexuality"
  • Post to D2L

3-15

  • Read Anzaldúa—Borderlands/La Frontera
10

 

3-20

3-22

11

3-27

  • Draft workshop #2—bring 2 clean, printed copies of your draft to class today
  • Make sure your draft is posted in the D2L drop box
  • Complex sentence quiz

3-29

12

4-3

  • Read Gough—"The Origin of Family"
  • Post to D2L

4-5

  • Read Lacan—"The Mirror Stage"
  • Post to D2L
13

4-10

  • Spring Break—No Classes

4-12

  • Spring Break—No Classes
14

4-17

  • No Class

4-19

  • Read Braid—"Personal Narrative and Experiential Meaning"
  • Post to D2L
15

4-24

  • Read McCloud—"The Vocabulary of Comics"
  • Post to D2L

4-26

  • Read Bechdel—Fun Home
  • Discuss essay assignment #3
 
16

5-1

  • Thesis workshop—essay #3
  • Compound-complex sentences

5-3

  • Theory papers due at beginning of class
  • Discuss application of theory
17

5-8

  • Draft workshop #3—bring 2 clean, printed copies of your draft to class today
  • Make sure your draft is posted in the D2L drop box

5-10

18

5-15

  • Final—12:45 to 2:45
  • Portfolios are due
  • Final sentence test
 

5-17

  • Finals, cont.
 

 

 

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