Schedule–summer 2005                                                                 Engl 4700



The weekly schedule below contains the reading and assignment schedule for this class.  We will discuss texts on the days indicated, so make sure that you thoroughly read the texts before class. 




In class/Readings

Papers Due


Mon June 6





Wed June 8

Arthur Krystal, "Carpe Noctem," and David Denby, "Free Choice"

Discussion of thesis topics

 Reading Response

  Fri June 10 Topic exercise  


Mon June 13

Min-Zhan Lu, “From Silence to Words”

Reading Response


Wed June 15

Peer review

First draft of #1 due in class


Fri June 17

Peer review

First draft of #1 due in class


Mon June 20

Susan Miller, "On Being the Good Enough Teacher"

Reading Response

Revised # 1 due to teacher 


Wed June 22

Toby Sonneman, "Dark Mysterious Wanderers"

Reading Response

From now on and until the rest of the semester, bring your handbooks to class every time!


Fri June 24

More discussion of Sonneman and paper #2



Mon June 27

Marshall Berman, "Caught up in the Mix"

Reading Response


Wed June 29

Discussion of research and paper #2



Fri July 1

Discussion of research and paper #2



Mon July 4

Federal Holiday--no class



Wed July 6

Peer review

First draft of #2 due in class, including DEJ


Fri July 8

Lewis Thomas, “Notes on Punctuation”

Revised #2 due to teacher, including DEJ


Mon July 11

Atul Gawande, “The Learning Curve”

Reading Response


Wed July 13

John Vaillant, "The Golden Bough"

Reading Response


Fri July 15

Workshopping #3



Mon July 18

Peer Review of #3

First draft of #3 due in class


Wed July 20

Research Strategies

Revised #3 due to teacher


Fri July 22

Research strategies

DEJs of four sources due



Mon July 25

Utah Holiday--no class



Wed July 27

workshopping #4

DEJs of six sources due


Fri July 29

Peer review of #4

First draft of #4 due, including DEJs


Mon Aug 1

workshopping proposal

Revised #4 due to teacher, including seven DEJs


Wed Aug 3

workshopping proposal



Fri Aug 5

Peer Review

First draft of proposal due in class


Mon Aug 8

No class--individual meetings with teacher

Sign up and meet with teacher


Wed Aug 10

Proposal revisions



Fri Aug 12


Final Exam
Revised proposal due in class