Monthly Archives: June 2010

Assignment for 7/1

For Thursday July 1, finish the García Márquez book if you haven’t already. Your next response paper will be due next Tuesday, July 6. Then pick a passage from anywhere in the book about failed revolution. Type or photocopy and … Continue reading

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Assignments for 6/24 and 6/31

Good job today. We’re dealing with some difficult concepts which we’ll keep coming back to. This Thursday we’ll continue thinking about gender and development through a discussion of population control and the Bolivian radical film Blood of the Condor; your only … Continue reading

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For 6/22

Thanks for all your response papers. For Tuesday, read as far as you can in the Garcia Marquez book; at least 100 pages, but if you can get further that’s great. I will post some discussion questions later in the … Continue reading

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Response Paper #2

Because we have no class this Thursday, you should plan to email me your response paper (mollyg@bu.edu) by this FRIDAY at 5 PM. This will give you a little extra time but also force you to finish your paper and … Continue reading

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Assignment for Tuesday June 15th

Great job in class Thursday. For next Tuesday, finish Let Me Speak! the testimony of Bolivian revolutionary Domitila Barrios de Chungara. Domitila begins her testimony with “I don’t want anyone at any moment to interpret the story I’m about to tell … Continue reading

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Response paper and readings for Thursday

For your response paper, take your passage or another Fanon passage that interested you. Read your passage closely, carefully noting Fanon’s choice of language, metaphor and simile, argumentative strategy, historical and theoretical frameworks, and anything else you can see in … Continue reading

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Assignment for next Tuesday

Great job in class today. For next Tuesday, read the rest of the essays in The Wretched of the Earth and be ready to discuss them, particularly questions about the place and nature of  colonial and emergent national culture. Also … Continue reading

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