Spring 2006

SPRING 2006 READING LIST

Students should purchase their own copies of the assigned readings 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:  HarperPerennial, 1999.

Paideia I ReaderSpring 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 12 noon, instructor’s office)

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 12 noon. Note:  Revised Research Paper due two weeks after conference with instructor.)

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

• Midsemester 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

• CONCLUDINGLECTURE (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