Course Calendar

A calendar with reading, posting, and writing assignments

 

Date

Focus

Reading

Writing

Fri 8/31

The Land Ethic

Leopold’s “The Land Ethic”

Post on Exegesis Forum

Wed 9/5

The slave’s perspective

Smith, Preface, Intro & Chapter 2

 

Fri 9/7

Possessing the land

Smith, Chapter 3

Post on Exegesis Forum

Wed 9/12

What is beauty?

Smith, Chapter 5

 

Fri 9/14

Describing delight

Leopold, Intro through June

Post on Exegesis Forum

Wed 9/19

A great possession

Leopold, July through December

 

Fri 9/21

Thinking like a mountain

Leopold, Sketches through “Arizona”

Post on Place Forum

Wed 9/26

Generative forces and formative forces

"Thinking Like a Mountain?" and "The Land Ethic"

 

Fri 9/28

General Discussion

 

5-page essay due

Wed 10/3

The urban possibility

Smith, Chapter 6

 

Fri 10/5

What happened in Boston

Medoff/Sklar, Intro. & Chapter 1

Post on Exegesis Forum

Wed 10/10

Organizing in Roxbury

Medoff/Sklar Ch. 2 & 3

 

Fri 10/12

Making a new space

Medoff/Sklar Ch. 4 & 5

Post on Place Forum

Wed 10/17

Holistic Development

Medoff/Sklar Ch. 7

 

Fri 10/19

How capital works

Marx, Preface & Ch. 1; Harvey Chap. 2

Post on Theory Forum

Wed 10/24

Social relations

Marx, Ch. 2; Harvey, Ch. 3

 

Fri 10/26

Other forms of resistance

Marx, Ch. 3; Harvey Chap. 4

Post on Theory Forum

Wed 10/31

Workers of the World!

Marx, Ch. 4; Harvey Chap. 5

 

Fri 11/2

General Discussion

 

5-page essay due

Wed 11/7

Living Wage Campaign

Harvey, Chap. 7; Leopold, "Land Pyramid" in Land Ethic

 

Fri 11/9

The mess

Harvey, Chap. 8

 

Wed 11/14

Architects of the World

Harvey, Chap. 11 & 12

 

Fri 11/16

Pathfinders

Medoff/Sklar, Ch. 9

 

Thanksgiving Vacation

Wed 11/28

 How slavery informs agriculture

Berry, "Racism & the Economy"; "Think Little"

 

Fri 11/30

 Organizing across uneven bodies

Berry, "The Body & the Earth," "Men & Women in search of Common Ground"

 

Wed 12/5

Divine Energy

 Berry "The Whole Horse" & "The Use of Energy

 

 

 

 

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