DAILY SCHEDULE: (Please read all assignments for the day indicated.)

Month Day Date Assignments/Class Topics
Jan. 20 Tue. Introduction
Jan. 23 Fri. Carroll, An American Requiem (Frontispiece, Chapters 1-6)
[Version 1 of Personal Statement due in UWS]
Jan. 27 Tue. Carroll, An American Requiem (Chapters 7-11)
Oral presentation on Carroll: ADAM
[Thurs. Jan. 29: Version 1 of Persuasive Essay on An American Requiem due in UWS]
[Thurs. Jan. 29-- 5:00-5:30--VAXnotes Seminar in UWS--Farber Library, CIMTech classroom]
Jan. 30 Fri. Molière, School for Wives (read whole play)
Oral presentation on Molière: JESSE
COME TO LOWN 203 FOR CLASS
Feb. 3 Tue. Molière, School for Wives
Reaction paper due on Molière
Feb. 6 Fri. Finish Molière, Introduction to Voltaire
9 Mon. Version 2 of An American Requiem Persuasive Essay, 3 pages, due in UWS and USEM
Feb. 10 Tue. Voltaire, Candide (Chapters 1-10)
Oral presentation on Voltaire: ANUJ
Topic of Research Paper (1 sentence) due in USEM
[Thurs. Feb. 12--Library Visit in UWS]
Feb. 13 Fri. Voltaire, Candide (Chapters 11-20)
Oral presentation on Voltaire: SARA
Feb. 17 Tue. Voltaire, Candide (Chapters 21-30)
Oral presentation on Voltaire: ISAK
[Thurs. Feb. 19--Version 1 of compare/contrast paper due in UWS for peer review]
Feb. 20 Fri. Finish Voltaire, Introduction to Sembene
Midsemester Evaluation
Reaction paper due on Voltaire
[Mon. Feb. 23--Version 2 of compare/contrast paper due in UWS]
Feb. 24 Tue. Sembene, The Money Order (read whole text)
Oral presentation on Sembene: MARTINE
[Thurs. Feb. 26--Research Paper Prospectus due in UWS]
Feb. 27 Fri. Sembene, Mandabi (in class viewing in Shiffman 201--please come right at 12, since the film is 90 minutes long!!!)
March 3
6
Tue.
Fri.
MIDTERM RECESS
March 10 Tue. Kincaid, Annie John (Chapters 1-4)
[Thur. March 12--In-class presentation of Research Abstract in UWS]
March 13 Fri. Kincaid, Annie John (Chapters 5-8)
Oral presentation on Kincaid: NICOLE
March 17 Tue. Kincaid, Annie John
Reaction paper due on Kincaid
March 20 Fri. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (Chapters 1-14)
Oral presentation on Salinger: MARY
March 24 Tue. Salinger, The Catcher in the Rye (Chapters 15-26)
Oral presentation on Salinger: JAMES
1:45-3:45--Group viewing of Truffaut film, 400 Blows, Library AudioVisual Room [If you can't attend, please see the film in the Shiffman Language Media Center before Friday's class. Note: the film is 97 minutes long.]
[Thurs. March 26--Version 1 of Personal Literacy Essay due in UWS for peer review]
March 27 Fri. Finish Salinger, discuss Truffaut film
Oral presentation on Truffaut: KEREN
Reaction paper due on Salinger or Truffaut film
March 31 Tue. Kingston, The Woman Warrior (pp. 1-53)
Oral presentation on Kingston: JENNY
April 1 Wed. [Version 2 of Personal Literacy Essay due in UWS]
April 3 Fri. Kingston, The Woman Warrior (pp. 57-109)
Oral presentation on Kingston: LINGYEE
April 7 Tue. {"Brandeis Friday"}:Kingston, The Woman Warrior (pp. 113-209 warning: this is a longer-than-usual assignment!)
Oral presentation on Kingston: JOHN AND ANNIE
April 9 Thurs. Version 1 of Research Paper (5-7 pages) due in UWS and USEM
April 10
14
17
Fri.
Tue.
Fri.
PASSOVER AND SPRING RECESS
April 21 Tue. Finish Kingston
Oral research paper presentations: JOHN; ANJU
Reaction paper due on Kingston
April 24 Fri. Kozol, Amazing Grace (Chapters 1-4)
**VISIT TO CLASS BY DEBBIE BIAL, BRANDEIS ALUM AND FOUNDER OF POSSE**
Oral presentation on Kozol: TAL
Oral research paper presentations: JESSE; KEREN
April 28 Tue. Kozol, Amazing Grace (Chapters 5-epilogue)
Oral presentation on Kozol: MELISSA AND CHRISTINE
Oral research paper presentations: SARA; JENNIE
Thurs. April 30: Oral research paper presentations in UWS: MARY; ADAM; MELISSA; ISAK; NICOLE; CHRISTINE
[Personal Statements due in UWS]
May 1 Fri. Finish Kozol (see parts of video on "Amazing Grace")
Oral research paper presentations: JAMES; ANNIE; MARTINE; GABY; LING YEE; TAL
Reaction paper due on Kozol
May 5 Tue. Conclusion/Evaluation/Party
Final Research Paper, 10-12 pages, due in USEM and UWS



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