Calendar


Date Description
T, Jan 10 Introduction: policies, requirements, & Domain
“Lethal Seas,” PBS: Nova, 2015.
R, Jan 12 Nixon, “Scenes from the Seabed” (263-280)
T, Jan 17 Infographic Workshop 1
Last Day to Add or Drop Classes
R, Jan 19 Stacy Alaimo, “States of Suspension: Trans-corporeality at Sea” (476-493)
Register a domain & install WordPress
Digital Writing Workshop
Introduction to Infographics & data representation
T, Jan 24 Reading Quiz 1: Nixon and Alaimo
Infographic Workshop 2
Blog Post: Infographic Draft
Rachel Carson, The Edge of the Sea (Introduction & “The Marginal World, 1-9)
R, Jan 26 Rachel Carson, The Edge of the Sea, “Patterns of Shore Life” (9-39)
T, Jan 31 Infographic Due published to website by 11:00AM
Rachel Carson, The Edge of the Sea, “The Rocky Shores” (39-61)
R, Feb 2 Class Cancelled
T, Feb 7 Rachel Carson, The Edge of the Sea, “The Rocky Shores” (61-71 & 110-123)
R, Feb 9 Rachel Carson, The Edge of the Sea, “The Coral Coast” (191-206) and “The Enduring Sea” (249-50)
Blog Post: Before
T, Feb 14 Elizabeth Kolbert, The Sixth Extinction
Reading Quiz
R, Feb 16 Elizabeth Kolbert, “The Sea Around Us” (111-125) (EReserve)
Blog Post: During
T, Feb 21 Blog Post: After
Personal Narrative Workshop
R, Feb 23 Personal Narrative Due published to course website by 11:00AM
Research Instruction
JG Ballard, The Drowned World (9-13 & 17-29)
T, Feb 29 JG Ballard, The Drowned World (29-60)
R, March 2 JG Ballard, The Drowned World (60-98)
T, March 6
R, March 8
No Class—Spring Break
T, March 14 JG Ballard, The Drowned World (98-113)
Blog Post: Article Annotation
R, March 16 JG Ballard, The Drowned World (113-144)
Reading Quiz
T, March 21 JG Ballard, The Drowned World (144-156)
R, March 23 Prep Day-no class
T, March 28 JG Ballard, The Drowned World (156-182)
Reading Quiz
R, March 30 JG Ballard, The Drowned World (182-198)
Blog Post: Paper Drafts
Writing Workshop–independant conferences
T, April 4 Research Papers Due published to websites by 5:00 PM
Treme, Episode 1
R, April 6 Treme, Episodes 2 & 3
T, April 11 Treme, Episodes 4 & 5
Presentations
R, April 13 Treme, Episodes 6 & 7
Presentations
T, April 18 Treme, Episodes 7 & 8
Presentations
R, April 20 Treme, Episodes 9 & 10
Evaluations