Intersecting Literacies: Iraqi and U.S. Narratives Following the War (ENG 181) Course Schedule

Intersecting Literacies- Iraqi and U.S. Narratives Following the War (ENG 181)

Week Date Reading Writing
Phase 1 (Week 1-4): The Anatomy of an Argument
week1 Wed., Aug. 26 Syllabus in-class writing: Personal Reaction/Reflection Paper
Fri., Aug. 28 Argument Against Invasion Articles Argument Extraction Response
week 2 Mon., Aug. 31 Argument For Invasion Articles Argument ID/ Response Handed Back
Wed., Sept. 2 Victim’s and Heroines, Story #1  
Fri., Sept. 4 Victim’s and Heroines, Story #2 Argument ID / Response Final Draft Due
week3 Mon., Sept. 7 The D/A: Impax and Advocacy Shelling Handouts
Wed., Sept. 9 The Prosecution of the War Articles Al-Jazeera / Jerusalem Times Shelling Article Arguments
Fri., Sept. 11 The Prosecution of the War Articles Al Hadith / Beirut Star / BBC Egypt Shelling Article Arguments
week4 Mon., Sept. 14 Iraqi Women: Story 1 Draft “Shell” for Advocacy Takeout Paper Due
Wed., Sept. 16 Iraqi Women: Story 2 Shelling Memoir Arguments
Fri., Sept. 18 Final Draft for Advocacy Takeout Paper Due
Phase 2 (Week 5-8): Operation Extraction: Distilling Claims and Warrants from Works of Literature.
week5 Mon., Sept. 21 Re-Deployment, 1-35 Shelling Arguments
Wed., Sept. 23 Re-Deployment, 36-70
Fri., Sept. 25 Re-Deployment, 71-110
week6 Mon., Sept. 28 Re-Deployment, 110-160Three Kings Screening in class Personal Narration Project (paper, poem, song, art) Proposals Due
Wed., Sept. 30 Re-Deployment, 161-endThree Kings Screening in class Personal Narration Project (paper, poem, song, art) Proposals Returned
Fri., Oct. 2 Field Trip: Memorial Plaza Personal Narration Project (paper, poem, song, art) Due Via Email
week7 Mon., Oct. 5 Death in Exile, Selections Poetry Shelling Worksheets
Wed., Oct. 7 Death in Exile, Selections Poetry Shelling Worksheets
Fri., Oct. 9 Verso, Selections Poetry Shelling Worksheets
week8 Mon., Oct. 12 Verso, Selections Argument Analysis Paper Draft Due
Wed., Oct. 14 The Not Dead, Selections
Fri., Oct. 16 The Not Dead, Selections Argument Analysis Paper Due
Phase 3 (Week 9-15): Argument-Based, Thesis-Driven Research and the D/A
week9 Mon., Oct. 19 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories
Wed., Oct. 21 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories Proposal for Research Paper due
Fri., Oct. 23 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories
week10 Mon., Oct. 26 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories reading response
Wed., Oct. 28 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories
Fri., Oct. 30 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories Bibliography Argument Cards 1-3 Due
week11 Mon., Nov. 2 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories
Wed., Nov. 4 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories
Fri., Nov. 6 Zero Dark-Thirty, Poems and Stories Bibliography Argument Cards 4-6 Due
week12 Mon., Nov. 9 Lone Survivor, Ch 1-2
Wed., Nov. 11 Lone Survivor, Ch 3-4 Research Paper Full Shell Due
Fri., Nov. 13 Lone Survivor, Ch 5-6
week13 Mon., Nov. 16 Lone Survivor, Ch 7-8 Revisions
Wed., Nov. 18 Lone Survivor, Ch 9-10
Fri., Nov. 20 Lone Survivor, Ch 11-12
week14 Mon., Nov. 23 Lone Survivor, Ch 13-14
Wed., Nov.25  
Fri., Nov. 27   Research Paper Final Draft Due
week15 Mon., Nov. 30 Portfolio Materials and Analyses for Assembly
Wed., Dec. 2 Policy Planning & Advocacy ArticlesLone Survivor Screening (In Class) Portfolio Revision Reflection
Fri., Dec. 4 Policy Planning & Advocacy ArticlesLone Survivor Screening (In Class) Portfolio Revision Reflection
week16 Mon., Dec. 7 Policy Planning & Advocacy ArticlesLone Survivor Screening (In Class) Portfolio Revision Reflection
week17 Mon., Dec. 14 Lone Survivor Screening Portfolio Revision Reflection Due

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