Introduction to course
What do we mean by "globalization"?
Chanda, Bound Together, Introduction and chapter 1.
|2||Discuss: Chanda and Sen|| |
Chanda, chapter 2.
Menocal, Maria Rosa. The Ornament of the World: How Muslims, Jews, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain. New York, NY: Back Bay Books, 2003, pp. 32-47, 72-87, 107-111, and 126-129. ISBN: 9780316168717.
|3||What difference does language make? Why did Latin disappear? What is "the spell of Arabic"? Who is Abd Al-Rahman and should we care?|| |
"Major World Trade Networks, 1000-1450." Map 2 in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction.
Islamic Architecture in Spain
|4||How and why have certain musical instruments traveled to and been adapted by cultures around the globe?|| |
Chanda, chapter 3.
Byrne, David. "Crossing Music's Border: 'I Hate World Music'." New York Times, October 3, 1999.
Garofalo, Reebee. "Whose World, What Beat: The Transnational Music Industry, Identity, and Cultural Imperialism." World of Music 32 (1993): 16-32.
|5||Issues of authenticity and cultural imperialism in global pop|| |
Chanda, chapter 4.
Tang, Patricia. "Negotiating Performance in Senegalese Popular Music: Sound, Image, and the Ethnomusicologist as Exoticized 'Other'." Journal of Popular Music Studies 17 (2005): 275-300.
Visit the Group Saloum Web site for information about next week's concert.
Prepare for outing: Group Saloum
Discuss: Chanda, chapters 3 & 4
|Communication Notes: "Misuses of Logic," "Seven Tips for Reader-Friendly Writing," and "The Craft of Effective Oral Presentations."|
|7||Guest Lecture: Jane Dunphy, "The Art of Presenting Information."|| |
Chanda, chapter 5.
Lahiri, Jhumpa. "Gogol." The New Yorker, June 16, 2003.
|8||Discuss: "Gogol" and Chanda|| |
Grillo, Ioan. "Mexico's Emo-Bashing Problem." Time, March 27, 2008.
Marshall, Wayne. "(Tight)Pantshall & Metro Cool, or 'How Mi Look?' 'Gay!'" Wayne and Wax, September 22, 2008.
———. "Follow Me Now: The Zigzagging Zunguzung Meme." Wayne and Wax, May 10, 2007.
|9||Guest Lecture: Wayne Marshall, Mellon Fellow.|| |
Chanda, chapters 6 & 7.
Chamoiseau, School Days, all.
Nair, Mira, and Sooni Taraporevala. Mississippi Masala. Burbank, CA: Columbia TriStar Home Video, 1992.
|10||Discuss: Chamoiseau||Alvarez, How the García Girls Lost Their Accents, pp. 1-164.||(PDF)|
Guest Lecture: Mark Szarko, Humanities Librarian, "Research Tools."
Discuss: finish Chamoiseau
|Alvarez, pp. 164-end.|
|12||Discuss: Alvarez|| |
Onishi, Norimitsu. "For English Studies, Koreans Say Goodbye to Dad." New York Times, June 8, 2008.
Activity: examine the relationship of focus languages to English, English only movements.
Discuss: finish Alvarez
|Issenberg, Sasha. The Sushi Economy: Globalization and the Making of a Modern Delicacy. New York, NY: Gotham Books, 2008, pp. ix-xxiv, 92-105, and 107-129. ISBN: 9781592403639.|
|14||Outing to Asian food court|
|15||Activity: compare hybrid foods in the focus cultures, American hybrid cuisine.||Condry, Ian. "Anime Creativity: Characters and Premises in the Quest for Cool Japan." Theory, Culture, and Society 26 (2009): 139-163.|
|16||Guest Lecture: Ian Condry, "Anime."||Chanda, chapters 8 & 9.||(PDF)|
|17||Technology and education, One Laptop Per Child||Sola, Chaos and All That, all.||(PDF)|
|18||Discuss: Liu Sola||Prepare for global music in focus culture groups.||(PDF)|
Activity: compare global music in focus cultures.
Discuss: Liu Sola
Parreñas, Rhacel Salazar. "The Care Crisis in the Philippines: Children and Transnational Families in the New Global Economy." Global Woman: Nannies, Maids, and Sex Workers in the New Economy. Edited by Ehrenreich, Barbara, and Arlie Russell Hochschild. New York, NY: Holt & Co., 2004, pp. 39-54. ISBN: 9780805075090.
|20||Discuss: Global Woman selections|| |
Brennan, Denise. "Selling Sex for Visas: Sex Tourism as a Stepping-Stone to International Migration."
|21||Discuss: Global Woman selections, gender and globalization, women as sex workers|| |
Gray, Lorraine W. The Global Assembly Line. 1986.
"The Age of AIDS." Frontline. Boston, MA: WGBH/PBS, September 30-31, 2006.
|22||Guest Lecture: Rachel Glennerster, Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, "Globalization and the Academy."|
"Young & Restless in China." Frontline. Boston, MA: WGBH/PBS, June 17, 2008.
DeParle, Jason. "Should We Globalize Labor Too?" New York Times, June 10, 2007.
Kanter, Rosabeth Moss. "Corporate Citizenship Meets the Anti-Globalization Backlash." Supplement to "The New Corporate Responsibility." Special Coverage. Boston, MA: WBUR, January 2, 2002.
Muller, Jerry Z. "Us and Them: The Enduring Power of Ethnic Nationalism." Foreign Affairs 87 (March/April 2008): Excerpt.
"Major Global Environmental Treaties, 1971-2007." pp. 96 in Globalization: A Very Short Introduction.
|25||Overview of course/global citizenship|