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English 482—Spring 2019

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Essay Assignment:
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Three
Critical Theory Assignment
Portfolio
Handouts:
Reading Response Guide
Course Rubric
Logic of Joining
MLA Page Format
MLA Guide—Purdue OWL
 
 

 

Tuesday

Thursday

1

1-22

1-24

  • Small-group discussion
  • Exploratory writing assignment
2

1-29

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

1-31

  • Introduction to theory
  • Read Plato—"Allegory of the Cave"
  • Introduction to semiotics and theory
3

2-5

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

2-7

  • Read Butler—"Preface (1999)"
  • Read NaMaste—"The Politics of Inside/Out"
  • Post to Canvas
4

2-12

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

2-14

  • Read Nordberg—The Underground Girls of Kabul
  • bacha posh
5

2-19

2-21

  • Analysis and examples
6

2-26

 

2-28

  • Draft workshop #1—bring 2 clean, printed copies of your draft to class today
  • Make sure your draft is uploaded to Canvas
7

3-5

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

3-7

  • Read Butler—"Performance Acts and Gender Construction"
  • Read Johnson—"Queer Theory"
  • Post to Canvas
8

3-12

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

3-14

  • Read Rich—"Compulsory Heterosexuality"
  • Post to Canvas
9

3-19

  • Read Anzaldúa—Borderlands/La Frontera

3-21

10

 

3-26

3-28

  • Draft workshop #2—bring 2 clean, printed copies of your draft to class today
  • Make sure your draft is uploaded to Canvas
  • Complex sentence quiz
11

4-2

4-4

  • Read Gough—"The Origin of Family"
  • Post to Canvas
12

4-9

  • Read Lacan—"The Mirror Stage"
  • Post to Canvas

4-11

  • Read Braid—"Personal Narrative and Experiential Meaning"
  • Post to Canvas
13

4-16

  • Spring Break—No Classes

4-18

  • Spring Break—No Classes
14

4-23

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

4-25

15

4-30

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

5-2

  • Theory papers due at beginning of class
  • Discuss application of theory
16

5-7

  • Draft workshop #3—bring 2 clean, printed copies of your draft to class today
  • Make sure your draft is uploaded to Canvas

5-9

17

5-14

5-16

  •  Finals—No Classes
18

5-21

  • Finals—No Classes
 

 

 

 

 

 

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