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LEC # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Introduction  
2 Mary Rowlandson, Narrative of the Captivity of Mrs. Mary Rowlandson  
3 Benjamin Franklin, selections from the Autobiography  
4 - 5 Frederick Douglass, A Narrative of Frederick Douglass  
6 Harriet Jacobs, selections from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl  
7 Mark Twain, selections from Roughing It  
8 Discussion and peer review of Essay 1 Essay 1 due by midnight
9 - 12 Tobias Wolff, This Boy’s Life  
12 - 14

Art Spiegelman, Maus: A Survivor’s Tale

 
15 - 17 Sherman Alexie, The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven Essay 2 due by midnight
18 -20 Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Among the White Moon Faces  
21 - 23 Edwidge Danticat, Brother, I’m Dying Essay 3 due by midnight
24 - 25 Alison Bechdel, Fun Home In-class report
26 Conclusion Essay 4 due by midnight

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