Fall 2011

Monday, August 29 (Week I)
Reader (15-30)
• Introduction
• Tracy Kidder, Strength in What Remains

Wednesday, August 31
Strength in What Remains
They Say/I Say, 141-144 (“Entering Class Discussion”)

Thursday, September 1
• Opening Convocation (9:40 a.m., Center for Faith and Life)

Friday, September 2
Strength in What Remains
• “Writing in Paideia:  Getting Started” (Reader 31-40)
They Say/I Say, 145-155 (“Reading for the Conversation”)
• Reading Response due on Strength in What Remains

Monday, September 5 (Week II)
Reader (41-43)
• Lecture: “How the Lion Learned to Write History: The Narrative of Frederick Douglass”  (N. Whitsitt; V206)
• Douglass, Frederick. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave, Written by Himself: Preface by Wm. Lloyd Garrison, Letter From Wendell Phillips, Esq., Chs. 1-2 (1-27)

Wednesday, September 7
Reader (43)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Chs. 3-6 (28-46)

Friday, September 9
Reader (43)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Chs. 7-10 (47-99)

Monday, September 12 (Week III)
Reader (44)
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, Ch. 11 (100-114)
• Common Quiz on Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Wednesday, September 14
Reader (44-51)
• Writing Workshop on Paper One
They Say/I Say, “Introduction” (1-15) and “They Say” (19-29)

Friday, September 16
• Lecture: “Socrates, Plato, and the Notorious Good” (S. Bailey, V206)

Monday, September 19 (Week IV)
Reader (51-54)
• Plato, “The Allegory of the Cave,” The Republic (Reader 93-101)

Wednesday, September 21
Reader (54-56)
Plato, The Apology of Socrates (Reader 102-122)
• Paper One due

Friday, September 23
Reader (56)
Plato, The Apology of Socrates (Reader 122-128)
Common Quiz on Plato

Monday, September 26 (Week V)
Reader (57-61)
Lecture: “Luther and Larsen: from Theological Commitments to Educational Views” (R. Christman and D. Faldet, V206)
Article on Martin Luther from The Oxford Encyclopedia of The Reformation­—Link on KATIE Common Site.

Wednesday, September 28
Reader (61-62)
Martin Luther: “The First Commandment” (Reader 129-137)

Friday, September 30 (Week VI)
Reader (62-63)
Martin Luther: “To the Councilmen of all Cities in Germany that They Establish and Maintain Christian Schools (Reader 138-168)

Monday, October 3
Reader (63-65)
Larsen, Laur. “The Norwegian Luther College in Decorah,” from Kirkelig Maanedstidende, 1868. (Reader 169-179)
Common Quiz on Luther and Larsen

Wednesday, October 5
Reader (66-68)
Writing Workshop on Paper Two
• They Say/I Say
, 30-40 (“The Art of Summarizing”); 42-50 (“The Art of Quoting”); 55-67 (“Yes / No / Okay, But”)

Friday, October 7
Open Unit (Your instructor will provide a detailed syllabus for your section’s open unit.)

Monday, October 10 (Week VII)
Open Unit: Consult your section syllabus

Wednesday, October 12
Open Unit: Consult your section syllabus
• Paper Two due

Friday, October 14
Open Unit: Consult your section syllabus

Monday, October 17 (Week VIII)
Open Unit: Consult your section syllabus

Wednesday, October 19
Open Unit: Consult your section syllabus

Friday, October 21
Midterm Exam

Saturday, October 22 thru Wednesday, October 26
Fall Break

Friday, October 28
Reader (69)
Writing Workshop on Paper Three
• They Say/I Say
, 68-75 (“And Yet”); 78-90 (“Skeptics May Object”); 92-100 (“So What? Who Cares?”)

Monday, October 31 (Week IX)
Reader (69-73)
Lecture: “Persepolis: A Look at Revolutionary Iran” (R. Bowman, V206)
Marjane Satrapi, Persepolis (1-71)

Wednesday, November 2
Reader (73-74)
• Persepolis
(72-153)

Friday, November 4
Reader (74-76)
Review Persepolis; Read Hillary Chute, “The Texture of Retracing in Marjane Satrapi’s ‘Persepolis’” JSTOR Reading
• Common Quiz on Persepolis and Hillary Chute article
• Paper Three due

Monday, November 7 (Week X)
Reader (77-81)
Lecture: “Role Models and Role Playing in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, part 1” (M. Muggli, V206)
• William Shakespeare. The First Part of King Henry the Fourth, Act I, scenes I and II (1-14)

Wednesday, November 9
Reader (82)
The First Part of King Henry the Fourth, Read Act I, scene III (14-24); Review Act I, scenes I and II

Friday, November 11
Reader (82)
• The First Part of King Henry the Fourth,
Act II (24-54)

Monday, November 14 (Week XI)
Reader (83)
• The First Part of King Henry the Fourth,
Act III (54-77)

Wednesday, November 16
Reader (83-84)
• The First Part of King Henry the Fourth,
Act IV (77-90)
Performance by ENG 261: Shakespeare in Performance

Friday, November 18
Reader (84-85)
• The First Part of King Henry the Fourth,
Read Act V (90-108); Review the whole play
Common Quiz on The First Part of King Henry the Fourth

Monday, November 21 (Week XII)
Reader (85-87)
Writing Workshop on Paper Four
• The Say/I Say,
105-118 (“As A Result”); 121-128 (“Ain’t So / Is Not); 129-138 (“But Don’t Get Me Wrong”)

Wednesday, November 23 thru Sunday, November 27
Thanksgiving Break

Monday, November 28 (Week XIII)
Reader (87-89)
Lecture: “Contexts for Reading A Lesson Before Dying” (M. Klammer, V206)
Ernest Gaines, A Lesson Before Dying (1-32)

Wednesday, November 30
Reader (89-90)
• A Lesson Before Dying
(33-79)
Paper Four due

Friday, December 2
Reader (90)
• A Lesson Before Dying
(81-141)

Monday, December 5 (Week XIV)
Reader (90-91)
• A Lesson Before Dying
(142-194)

Wednesday, December 7
Reader (91-92)
• A Lesson Before Dying
(195-256)
Common Quiz on A Lesson Before Dying

Friday, December 9
Reader (92)
Semester Review
Writing Portfolio with Self-Assessment due

Exam Week, December 12 thru December 15
Final Exam Wednesday, December 14