Spring 2006

SPRING 2006 READING LIST

Students should purchase their own copies of the assigned readings that are not reprinted in the Paideia I Reader. In addition, the Paideia I faculty require that students own a good hardback dictionary such as The American Heritage, The Random House, or The Webster’s New Collegiate.

TEXTS

Alford, Terry. Prince Among Slaves New York: Oxford UP, 1986.

Crow Dog, Mary. Lakota Woman. New York: Perennial, 1991.

Jacobs, Harriet A. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. 1861. New York: New American Library, 2000.

Lunsford, Andrea A. Easy Writer: A Pocket Guide. 2nd ed. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2002.

Rolvaag, O. E. Giants in the Earth: A Saga of the Prairie. Trans. Lincoln Colcord and the Author. 1927. New York: Harper Perennial, 1999.

Paideia I Reader: Spring 2006. Ed. Storm Bailey. Decorah, IA: Luther College, 2006.

READINGS

Angelou, Maya. “On the Pulse of the Morning.” Complete Collected Poems of Mayo Angelou. New York: Random House, 1994. Paideia I Reader 180-183.

The Declaration of Independence. National Archives and Records Administration. 12 December 2002 <http://www.archives.gov/exhibit-hall/charters-of-freedom/declaration/declaration-transcription.html>. Paideia I Reader 6-11.

Gjerde, Jon “Freedom and the Immigrant Myth: European Immigrants in the United States.” Norwegian-American Essays 2004. Norway: Norwegian Historical Association-Norway Chapter. 1-29. Paideia I Reader 19-39.

King, Martin Luther, Jr. “Letter from Birmingham City Jail.” 1963. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.  289-302. Paideia I Reader 117-130.

King, Martin Luther, Jr. “I Have a Dream.” 1963. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Harper & Row, 1986. 217-220. Paideia I Reader 131-134.

Koren, Elisabeth. The Diary of Elisabeth Koren: 1853-1855. Trans. and Ed. David T. Nelson. Northfield, MN: Norwegian-American Historical Association, 1955. Excerpted Paideia I Reader 57-97. 

Little Hill. “Testimony to Congressional Investigators.” United States Senate Report no. 156, 39th Congress, 2nd session, 1866-1867. Paideia I Reader 55-56.

Locke, John. “Second Treatise of Civil Government.” The Portable Enlightenment Reader. Ed. Isaac Kramnick. New York: Penguin Books, 1955. Paideia I Reader 12-18.

Malcolm X. “Message to the Grass Roots.” 1963. Malcolm X Speaks. New York: Grove Press and Merit Publishers, 1965. 3-17. Paideia I Reader 135-149. 

Newhall, John B. A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846. 1846. Rpt. Iowa City, IA: The State Historical Society of Iowa, 1957. 37-39. Paideia I Reader 51-54.

Paideia I Writing Guide: Spring 2006. Ed. Nancy K. Barry. Decorah, IA: Luther College, 2006.

Paideia I Study Guide: Spring 2006. Ed. Storm Bailey Decorah, IA: Luther College, 2006.

Tienda, Marta. “Demography and the Social Contract.” Demography, V39, N4, Nov. 2002.  587-616. Paideia I Reader  150-179.

“Transcript from a July 1843 Council at the Winnebago sub-agency on the Turkey River.” 

Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs 1824-81: Turkey River Agency 1842-1846.  National Archives Microfilm Publication M234, roll 862, frames 521-555. Paideia I Reader 40-50.

Weisbrot, Robert. “Origins of the Movement” (Chapter 1). Freedom Bound: A History of America’s Civil Rights Movement. 1990. New York: Plume, 1991. 1-18. Paideia I Reader 98-116.

SPRING 2006 SYLLABUS

New Worlds and Imagined Lands

Wednesday, February 1 (Week I)
Lecture: The Declaration and the Founding Documents (E. Tebbenhoff)
• Study Guide
(14-29)
• Introduction
The Declaration of Independence (Reader 6-11)

Friday, February 3
• Study Guide
(29-30)
• “The Second Treatise of Civil Government” (Reader 12-18)

Monday, February 6  (Week II)
• Study Guide
(30-41)
The Constitution of the United States of America

Wednesday, February 8
• Study Guide
(41-44)
• Prince Among Slaves
(“Introduction,” “Notes,” Chs. 1-3; xv-xx, 197-204, 3-65)

Friday, February 10
• Study Guide
(44-45)
• Prince Among Slaves
(Chs. 4-6; 66-141)

Monday, February 13 (Week III)
• Study Guide
(45)
• Prince Among Slaves
(Ch. 7 and Epilogue; 142-187)

Tuesday, February 14
Paper 1 due

Wednesday, February 15
• Lecture: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (N. Whitsitt)
• Study Guide
(45-49)
• Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
(front matter; v-xiii; xvii-xviii; xix-xx; Chs. I-XIII, 1-83)

Friday, February 17
• Study Guide
(49-50)
• Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
 (Chs. XIV-XXVI; 84-152)

Monday, February 20 (Week IV)
• Study Guide
(50-51)
• Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
(Chs. XXVII-XLI; 153-228)

Wednesday, February 22
• Research

Friday, February 24
• Research

Monday, February 27 (Week V)
• Research

Wednesday, March 1
• Research

Friday, March 3
• Research

Monday, March 6 (Week VI)
• Research

Wednesday, March 8
• Research

Friday, March 10
• Research

Monday, March 13 (Week VII)
• Research

Tuesday, March 14
• Research Paper due

Wednesday, March 15
• Lecture: Immigration and Cultural Interaction  (J. Wilkie)

Friday, March 17
• Study Guide
(52)
“Freedom and the Immigrant Myth: European Immigrants in the United States” (Reader 19-39)

Monday, March 20  (Week VIII)
• Study Guide
(53-62)
• “Transcript from a July 1843 Council at the Winnebago sub-agency on the Turkey River” (Reader 40-50)
• “The Turkey River Country,” A Glimpse of Iowa in 1846 (Reader 51-54)
• “Testimony to Congressional Investigators” (Reader 55-56)

Wednesday, March 22
• Study Guide
(63-68)
• The Diary of Elisabeth Koren
(Reader 57-97)

Friday, March 24
• Midterm Exam and Common Quiz 1

Saturday, March 25— Sunday, April 2
• Spring Vacation

Monday, April 3 (Week IX)
• Study Guide
(68-69)
Lecture: Giants in the Earth (P. Scholl)
• Giants in the Earth
(Introduction, Book 1, Chs. I-II; xv-xxviii and 1-69)

Wednesday, April 5
• Study Guide
(70-71)
Giants in the Earth  (Book I, Chs. III-IV; 70-177) or Vesterheim Museum Visit (Sections 5, 7, 8, 9, 18, 19, 20, 22, 28, 29, 30, 31)

Friday, April 7
• Study Guide
(71-72)
Giants in the Earth  (Book I, Chs. V-VI; 178-279) or Vesterheim Museum Visit (Sections 3, 6, 10, 13, 21, 23, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37)

Monday, April 10 (Week X)
• Study Guide
(72-73)
Giants in the Earth  (Book II, Chs I-II; 283-403) or Vesterheim Museum Visit (Sections 1, 2, 4, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 24, 25, 26, 27)

Wednesday, April 12
• Study Guide
(73)
Giants in the Earth  (Book II, Chs. III-IV; 404-531)

Friday, April 14 — Monday, April 17
• Easter Vacation

Wednesday, April 19 (Week XI)
Lecture:  “The Modern Civil Rights Movement” (L. Williams)
• Study Guide (73-74)
“Origins of the Movement,” Freedom Bound: A History of America’s Civil Rights Movement  (Reader 98-116)

Friday, April 21
Study Guide (74-76)
• “Letter from Birmingham City Jail,” A Testament of Hope (Reader 117-130)

Monday, April 24 (Week XII)
• Study Guide
(76-77)
“I Have a Dream,” A Testament of Hope (Reader 131-134)

Wednesday, April 26
• Study Guide
(77-78)
• “Message to the Grass Roots,” Malcolm X Speaks (Reader 135-149)

Friday, April 28
• Study Guide
(79-82)
• Lakota Woman (3-91)

Monday, May 1 (Week XIII)
• Study Guide
(82)
• Lakota Woman
(92-169)

Wednesday, May 3
• Study Guide
(82-83)
• Lakota Woman
(170-263)

Friday, May 5
• Study Guide
(83-87)
“Demography and the Social Contract” Demography (Reader 150-179)

Monday, May 8  (Week XIV)
Research Presentations

Tuesday, May 9
Final Paper of the Semester (due 12 noon, instructor’s office)

Wednesday, May 10
• Final Lecture (L. Kildegaard)
• Study Guide (87-88)
• “On The Pulse of the Morning,” Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou (Reader 180-183)

Friday, May 12
Reading Day

Saturday, May 13 - Wednesday, May 17
• Final Exam and Common Quiz 2