Welcome back! Syllabi are coming soon. Please check back for more information in a few days!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Welcome to the Fall 2008 Semester!
Hi there! Welcome to the class! I’m still working on setting up our discussion forum, so for now, here’s the syllabus for our class: Literature in a Multicultural Society Syllabus (PDF) See you next week!Continue Reading... Comments Off on Syllabus and Welcome!
I will be bringing copies to class for all my classes, but in case you missed it, or lose your copy, you can download the Student Info Sheet here: Student Info Sheet (PDF) You must fill this out with a partner. If you wish to write comments on the back, fold the paper on the […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Student Info Sheet
The Discussion forum for this class is now up and running. It is located here. You will notice that several classes use the forum for their discussions. Each class has its own “category.” You are free to look at the other classes’ forum if you like, or you can block their “category” so that you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Forum is Up!
Everyone! I discovered something horrible! When I ordered my copy of the film Such a Long Journey , the website said that there were English-language subtitles. I just received the film, and it has no subtitles! However, there is always a silver lining in every rainbow, so what I’m going to do is get you […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on No Subs!
Just in case you’ve forgotten, the Discussion Board for this class is located here. Go apply for a membership: I should get around to approving your application in a day or two!Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Discussion Board You Should Join
Hi there, As I announced on Thursday, there will be no class on Tuesday, because I will be at a conference. We will next meet on Thursday, Sept. 25th. Until then, your homework is to do two things: Write me a 500-word essay on the kinds of problems or tensions that we can expect to […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Homework Update
Hi there, I’m fighting my scanner — something bad happened to it, I think — and so I am still trying to scan those pages from the story for you. In the meantime, I promised I’d post about your essay homework, so here is the information: Our class will not have a midterm exam. Instead, […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Scanner Messed Up
Hi there! I finally got the scanner to work! Long story… Anyway, here’s the missing page from “The Lamp at Noon.” The Lamp At Noon (PDF) If the PDF is hard to read, try the (big!) JPG file below: The Lamp At Noon (JPG) Sorry it’s so late! This Tuesday, we’ll discuss this story some […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on The Missing Page
Here are some things that might interest you for our class: THOMAS KING The introduction to a book about Thomas King and his writing is available online for free. There’s an interview with Thomas King from CBC Radio here. Here’s another interview with King. NALO HOPKINSON There are some interviews with Nalo Hopkinson on this […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Some Interesting Stuff