Fall 2016
Week Of Reading Due Writing Due Activities
August 29th No reading due. In-class short essay (in lecture) No Activities Assigned
September 5th From Just Mercy, by Bryan Stevenson Give your section leader a slip of paper indicating the name of the arts event you will be attending. Attend arts event (alone or in a pair or group) this week or next. Attend the On the Same Page keynote if this is the event you choose to write about for essay #3.
September 12th Kristin Luker, “Sex and Politics in American Life” and Appendices from When Sex Goes to School No Writing Assigned Second chance to attend an arts event. Attend On the Same Page events (beginning Sept 7).
September 19th Rudy Mendoza Denton,”Framed!”;
Dacher Keltner and Jason Marsh, “We Are All Bystanders
Essay #1, arts event, due. Attend On the Same Page events (beginning Sept 7); attend faculty office hours.
September 26th Anthony Barnosky, from Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming;
Marian Diamond, Chapter 1 from Magic Trees of the Mind
Give your section leader a slip of paper with the name of the professor whose office hour you plan to attend written on it. Attend faculty office hours; attend On the Same Page events.
October 3rd Daniel Boyarin, “Genealogy of a Book” No Writing Assigned Attend faculty office hours; attend On the Same Page events.
October 10th Ken Ueno, "Finding the Score Within" Essay #2 due: Interacting with the Faculty (aka Office Hour assignment) Attend On the Same Page events
October 17th Robert Hass, “Images” No Writing Assigned Take a library tour this week or next.
October 24th Walter Alvarez, from The Mountains of St Francis
Edward Frenkel, "Apprentice Mathematician"
No Writing Assigned Last chance for library tour.
October 31st No readings due: all sections meet in Career Counseling Library. If you have a laptop, please bring it. Essay #3 due: Engagement with On the Same Page; be sure to bring it to the Career Counseling Library and hand it to your section leader there. Meet in Career Counseling Library instead of your usual section location.
November 7th No readings; sections do not meet on November 11. But DO go to lecture! No Writing Assigned No Activities Assigned
November 14th Michael Cohen, "Jim Crow's Drug War" Library photos due by the time your section meets this week. No Activities Assigned
November 21st Fall 2014: Nov 27 and 28 are a holiday: no sections this week. But DO go to lecture! No Writing Assigned No Activities Assigned
November 28th John Searle, “Can Computers Think?” Essay #4 due: Self Reflection No Activities Assigned
December 5th RRR week—no class No Writing Assigned No Activities Assigned