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Course


 

The course readings and links to lecture notes are all linked here. 

 

Date Date Session Name (Lecture Notes) Materials Assignment (due before class on the date listed below)

January

JANUARY

     
1/11 1/13 Introduction to the American Hero
1/13 1/15  Introduction to the American Hero
 
1/16 1/18  MLK Day (no class)     
1/18  

Hero Narratives of the American West

 
 
1/20 1/20  The American Hero and Manifest Destiny
  • Louis L'Amour The Daybreakers
  • Sign up for a group. 
  • Sign up for Turnitin: 
    • CLASS ID 11454535
    • ENROLLMENT PASSWORD amlit2 
1/23 1/22  The American Hero and Manifest Destiny - SNOW DAY (no class)
  • Quiz 1 (on MyBC - due 1/25/16 BEFORE CLASS)
1/25 1/25  The American Hero and Manifest Destiny
  • Identify a term (for group project) 
1/27 1/27  The American Hero and Manifest Destiny
  • Post the OEDOnline definition 
1/30 1/29 Challenging Manifest Destiny 
  • Find a media clip. 

February

FEBRUARY

 

 

 
2/1 2/1 Challenging Manifest Destiny
  • Create a working thesis. 
2/3 2/3 In-Class Work Day (Definition Project)

 

  • post signed attendance sheet at the END of the hour (1:50pm).
2/6 2/5 Online Resource Group Project    
2/8 2/8 Online Resource Group Project 

 

  • Quiz 2 (on MyBC - due BEFORE class)
2/10 2/10 American Heroes, in Short
 
2/13  2/12 REVIEW    
2/15 2/15 EXAM I - CLASS WILL MEET IN COMPUTER LAB TBA CLASS CANCELLED - SNOW DAY

  

 
2/17  

Hero Narratives of the North East

   
2/20 2/17

EXAM I RESCHEDULED (Computer Lab SCI 103).

 

 
2/22 2/19 The American Hero in the World  
  • Anca Vlasopolos The New Bedford Samauri - Introduction

 

 
2/24 2/22 The American Hero in the World  - GUEST LECTURE
  • Anca Vlasopolos The New Bedford Samauri 
2/27 2/24 The American Hero in the World  
  • The New Bedford Samauri  
  • Finding an artifact. 

March

2/26 The American Hero in the World  

 


 
3/1 2/29 Realism and the American Hero  

  • Quiz 3 (on MyBC - due BEFORE class)
3/3

MARCH

     
3/6-10 3/2 Realism and the American Hero  

 

  • Defining the American Hero 
3/13  

Hero Narratives of Appalachia and the American South

   
3/15 3/4 Modernism and the Question of Regional Heroes  
3/17 3/7 - 3/11 SPRING BREAK (no class)    
3/20 3/14

Domestic Female Hero 

 
 
3/22 3/16 Domestic Female Hero 
  • Doing a Close Reading  
3/24 3/18 Domestic Female Hero 
 
3/27  

East Coast Urban Heroes

   
3/29 3/21 New York Heroes and the Harlem Renaissance

Poetry in the City

 
3/31 3/23 Making Connections and Using Artifacts

 

  • Making Connections (artifact and text)  

April

3/25 EASTER BREAK (no class)    
4/3 3/28 EASTER BREAK (no class)    
4/5 3/30 New York Heroes and the Harlem Renaissance

Poetry in the City

  • Secondary Sources  
4/7  

West Coast Urban Heroes

   
4/10

APRIL

 

 

 
4/12 4/1 Hero and Anti-hero: Alexie's Mystery  Sherman Alexie Indian Killer   
4/14 4/4 Hero and Anti-hero: Alexie's Mystery  - JARA ARMSTRONG (guest speaker) Indian Killer 
  • Quiz 4 (on MyBC - due BEFORE class)
4/17 4/6 Hero and Anti-hero: Alexie's Mystery   Indian Killer 
  • Theiss and Outline 
 
4/19 4/8 Hero and Anti-hero: Alexie's Mystery    Indian Killer   
4/21 4/11 Return to the Epic Hero in American Fiction 

 

4/24 4/13 Exam II (SCI 109)    
4/26 4/15 Rough Draft Workshop (SCI 109)  
  • Revising a paper 
FINAL 4/18 CONFERENCES     
  4/20 CONFERENCES    
  4/22 CONFERENCES
   
  4/25 FINAL PRESENTATION   
  4/27 FINAL PRESENTATION    
  5/3 FINAL EXAM (Tuesday, 3 May 2016 at 8:00am) SCI 109    

 

 

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