Calendar

P = Possible group presentation dates
* = Longer readings

Class # Readings Important Dates
1

Introduction

Journals due weekly.
2

Ender’s Game.

 
3

Ender’s Game.

 
4

Machiavelli. The Prince.

 
5

Machiavelli. The Prince.

 
6

Sahagún. The War of Conquest.

Writing Conferences.
7

Sahagún. The War of Conquest.

Cortés. Second Letter. (CP)

Paper #1 due, a day prior to Class #8.
8

Voltaire. Candide.

 
9

Voltaire. Candide.

Revision of Paper #1 due.
10

Blake. Songs of Innocence and Experience.

 
11

Blake. Songs of Innocence and Experience.

NOTE: Makeup class - time TBA.
12

Williams. Letters from France.

Draft #2 due, a day prior to Class #13.
13

Williams. Letters from France.

 
14

Stowe. Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

 
15

*Stowe. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. P

 
16

Stowe. Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Paper #2 due.
17

*Stowe. Uncle Tom’s Cabin. P

 
18

Whitman. Drum Taps.

 
19

Whitman. Drum Taps. P

 
20

Lincoln. Gettysburg Address and Second Inaugural.

 
21

Field trip: Levinson. Written in Stone.

 
22

*Card. Speaker for the Dead.

 
23

*Card. Speaker for the Dead.

 
24

Robert Lowell, Derek Walcott. P

Paper #3 due.
25

*Ondaatje. Anil’s Ghost. P

 
26

*Ondaatje. Anil’s Ghost.

 

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