Class Schedule 2012

* denotes a meeting in Mills A*  
Confucian Journeys

M 8/20

Meeting in seminar sections and rooms (9:10-10:00 and 12:10-1:00, for 2nd and 5th period classes respectively)  and

Confucius 2

 


 

 

 *Presentation of Different Ways of Interpreting* - Drs. Pfau, M. Sutherland, Stuber, Schmidt, Tettlebaum, Krebs, and Zorwick  (10:10-11:00 and 1:10-2:00, for 2nd and 5th period classes respectively)

W 8/22

*Lecture on Confucius* - Dr. Bill Gorvine 

F 8/24

“Renting a Son for New Year,” in Journeys: Selected Readings, 2-4; xiao in “An Abridged Glossary for the Confucian Journey” Journeys: Selected Readings, 5; Introduction pages xii-xxii in Confucius: The Essential Analects; Selected Analects (and associated commentary): 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.7, 2.8, 4.18, 4.19, 4.21, 13.18, 17.21 (These numbers are the numbered analects in the text)

M 8/27

Ru and li in “An Abridged Glossary for the Confucian Journey” in Journeys: Selected Readings, 5-6; Confucius: The Essential Analects (and associated commentary): 1.12, 3.3, 3.4, 3.12, 3.17, 3.23, 6.18, 6.27, 8.8, 9.3, 9.10, 9.11, 10.2, 10.3, 10.10. 10.11, 10.12, 10.17, 10.19, 10.20, 10.23, 10.25, 12.1, 17.11

 

W 8/29

Junzi, ren, tian, de and dao in “An Abridged Glossary for the Confucian Journey” Journeys: Selected Readings, 6-9;Confucius: The Essential Analects (and associated commentary):  2.4, 3.24, 4.1-4.17, 5.12, 5.28, 6.22, 7.3, 7.6, 7.8, 7.12, 7.16, 7.17, 7.20, 7.22, 7.28, 7.30, 7.33, 7.34, 7.35, 9.5, 9.19, 9.24, 11.12, 12.24, 14.12, 15.24

 

F 8/31

Confucius: The Essential Analects (and associated commentary): 2.1, 2.3, 2.19, 2.21, 5.19, 8.13, 12.7, 12.9, 12.11, 12.13, 12.18, 12.19, 13.3, 13.6, 15.1 15.28. Selections from Mengzi and Xunzi in Journeys: Selected Readings, 10-19

 

M 9/3

Labor Day: no classes

 

Greek Journeys 

 

W 9/5

*Lecture on Socrates and Plato* - Drs. Kim Maslin and Lawrence Schmidt 


socrates 3

 


 


 

 

 

F 9/7

Plato, Euthyphro in The Trial and Death of Socrates and Journeys: Selected Readings,22-23 

M 9/10

Plato, Apology in The Trial and Death of Socrates 

W 9/12

*Lecture on Greek Art* - Dr. Rod Miller and "Greek Visual Arts Glossary" in Journeys:Selected Readings, 30-31

 

F 9/14

Discussion of Apology continued and Plato, Crito in The Trial and Death of Socrates 

 

M 9/17

Discussion of paper

 

W 9/19

Discussion of Crito continued and selections from Plato, The Republic, in Journeys: Selected Readings, 24-29

 

Islamic Journeys 

 

F 9/21

*Lecture on Islam* - Dr. Jay McDaniel and Dr. Sasha Pfau and Goldschmidt, "The Prophet of Mecca," in Journeys: Selected Readings pp. 34-45 

Paper 1 due 

 Islam


 


 


 

M 9/24

Sells, Approaching the Qur’an, Suras 1, 53, 81-83, 87, 89, 90, 93, 97-98, 109, 112 and their commentaries 

W 9/26

“Excerpted Sura from the Koran about Human Relations” in Journeys: Selected Readings, 46-51; and “The Medina Document” in Journeys: Selected Readings, 52-66 

F 9/28

Leila Ahmed, A Border Passage, chapter 5 

 

M 10/1

Leila Ahmed, A Border Passage, chapter 12 

 

Seminar Leader’s Choice  

 

W 10/3

Assignments from your seminar leader 

 

F 10/5

Assignments from your seminar leader

 

M 10/8

Assignments from your seminar leader

 

W 10/10

Assignments from your seminar leader

 

F 10/12

Fall Break: no classes

 

M 10/15

Review Day

 

W 10/17

Exam 1 

 

Scientific Journeys 

 

F 10/19

*Lecture on Western Science* - Dr. David Hales 

 Darwin 1


 


 


 

M 10/22

*Lecture on Darwin and Natural Selection*- Dr. George Harper 

W 10/24

Introduction to and selections from Darwin, Origin of Species in Journeys: Selected Readings, 68-106 

F 10/26

Discussion of Origin of Species continued 

M 10/29

Stephen Jay Gould, two essays from Hen’s Teeth and Horse’s Toes in Journeys: Selected Readings, 107-121 

 

Democratic Journeys 

 

W 10/31

*Lecture on Democratic Journeys*- Dr. Deborah Skok

 John Locke


 


 

F 11/2

Introduction to and selections from Locke in Journeys: Selected Readings, 124-136 

M 11/5

Locke continued in Journeys: Selected Readings, 136-145 

W 11/7

Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull-House, 59-96, 106-114, and 243-252 

 Addams 1


 


 

F 11/9

Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull-House, 114-147, 180-190, and 232-238 

M 11/12 Discussion of paper

W 11/14

*Lecture on Reading and Responding to Rhetorical Texts* -  Dr. Dorian Stuber 

Paper 2 due 

F 11/16

W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk, “The Forethought” and chapters 1, 3, and 5 

 Du Bois 1


 


 

M 11/19

W.E.B. Du Bois, The Souls of Black Folk, chapters 11, 13, and 14 

 

 

W 11/21

Thanksgiving Break: no classes

 

F 11/23

Thanksgiving Break: no classes 

 

M 11/26

Dangarembga, Nervous Conditions: chapters 1-4 

 Dangarembga 1


 


 

W 11/28

Dangarembga, Nervous Conditions: chapters 5-7 

F 11/30

Dangarembga, Nervous Conditions: chapters 8-10 

M 12/3

Review day

 

T 12/11

Exam 2 and Final Essay: 8:30-11:30 for 2nd period Journeys classes 

 

T 12/11

Exam 2 and Final Essay: 2:00-5:00 for 5th period Journeys classes