READING AND ASSIGNMENT SCHEDULE

 

 

 

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Below you will find the complete weekly schedule for assignments and readings. Written assignments are due at the beginning of class; readings are to be prepared outside of class--please read all materials carefully, underline important sections, and always bring all texts to class.

 

WEEK

DATE

READINGS/WORK DUE

1

Th Jan 8

Syllabus
Introduction

2

Tu Jan13

Berman, "Introduction: Caught up in the Mix"
Graff and Birkenstein, "Preface: Demystifying Academic Conversation"

 

Th Jan 15

Re-read Berman
Marx, "Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts,"
pp. 70-81

3

Tu Jan 20

Marx, "Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts," pp. 81-105
Graff and Birkenstein, "Introduction: Entering the Conversation"

 

Th Jan 22

Short Paper #1: Summary of Berman and Marx

4

Tu Jan 27

Shelley, pp. 1-58

 

Th Jan 29

pp. 59-101

5

Tu Feb 3

pp. 103-end

 

Th Feb 5

Re-read Shelley
Graff and Birkenstein, chapters 1+2+3

6

Tu Feb 10

Short Paper #2: Discussion of Shelley

 

Th Feb 12

Revise paper #1 and paper #2 and turn them in to me
Bring to class Foucault, Discipline and Punish

7

Tu Feb 17

Foucault, Discipline and Punish, "Panopticism," pp. 195-228
Read http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panopticon
Read http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discipline_and_punish

 

Th Feb 19

Re-read Foucault

8

Tu Feb 24

Kafka, "Publisher's Note," "Translator's Preface," 1-53

 

Th Feb 26

Kafka, pp. 54-110

9

Tu Mar 3

Kafka, 110-end

 

Th Mar 5

Re-read Kafka
Graff and Birkenstein, chapters 4+5

10

Tu Mar 10

Short Paper #3: Response to Kafka

 

Th Mar 12

Final draft of Paper #3 due
***Please also turn in previous draft that we discussed in class on Tuesday so I can see revisions you've made***
Miller, pp. 7-69--read as much as you can of this act I, but at least 25 pages

11

Tu Mar 17

Research Day--No class!

 

Th Mar 19

Spring Break--No class!

12

Tu Mar24

Miller, 71-end

  Th Mar 26 Re-read Miller
Miller, pp. 143-155
13 Tu Mar 31 Re-read Miller
Miller, pp. 155-171, 172-186 and 415-421
  Th April 2 Graff and Birkenstein, chapters 6+7
14 Tu April 7 Short Paper #4: Response to Miller
  Th April 9 Graff and Birkenstein, chapters 8+9+10
15 Tu April 14 Ehrenreich, 1-49
  Th April 16 Ehrenreich, 51-119
Bring all class texts to class
16 Tu April 21 Ehrenreich, 121-221
Bring all class texts to class
  Th April 23 Discussion of final paper
Bring detailed outline to class
  Th April 30
11-1
Final Exam in the classroom
Short Paper #5 due