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This Week's Work: Dec. 5 - Dec. 12

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Sun. 12/07:

(ENGL) By 5 p.m.: Posting (tagged #lasthurrah): your contribution to the 'zine.

(ICPR) Post on Serendip by 10 PM (this is your last Serendip post for this class!)

One post, but three overlapping options. Choose one or combine them. 

1) Read the prompt for the final essay on intersectionality (below) and begin to sketch out a possible approach to this prompt  

2) AND/OR reflect on intersectional identities/systems in Good Kings, Bad Kings in preparation for class on Monday

3) AND/OR reflect on the article "Unspeakable Offenses"

Intersectionality Essay: As a final reflection on and material representation of the intersecting themes of our 360°, we’d like you to post-and-tag for all three courses a 5-page essay/web event/project that addresses the theme of intersectionality. This could take a number of forms: a close reading of a novel, essay, memoir, or of one or more portraits or other works of art; an ethnographic account of intersections observed during one of our class trips (to Camphill, PMA, Barnes, or the Mütter); an exploration of one or more theoretical approaches to intersectional identity. Feel free to draw on a range of concepts from the reading for all of the three courses (for example: vertical and horizontal identities, contact zones, the ethics of representation, the role of economics, environment, or others in the construction of self…).  

Mon. 12/08:

(ICPR) Continue discussion of Susan Nussbaum, Good Kings Bad Kings

Read "Unspeakable Offenses: Untangling Race and Disability in Discourses of Intersectionality" (DSR)

WHYY will be filming part of our class

(ENGL) By 5 PM: posting #14--your reactions to and questions about Waring's work. How does it invite you to think differently about internationalizing feminism?

Tues. 12/09:

Set up our portrait gallery in campus center

(ENGL) Marilyn Waring. "Preface by Gloria Steinem," "Introduction to the Second Edition," "If Counting was the Limit of Intelligence,""Epilogue." Counting for Nothing: What Men Value and What Women are Worth. Second Edition. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. xi-li, 224-241, 256-264. If you'd prefer to access Waring's work in video form, watch Who's Counting?

(SOWK)  Fagerlin, A. & Schneider, C. (2004) Enough: The failure of the living will. The Hastings Center Report, 34(2): 30-42

Rando, T.A. (1984) Chapters1 thru 3. In Grief, Dying, and Death: Clinical Interventions for Caregivers.  Research Press: Campaign, IL.

Worden, J.W. (1991) Chapters 1&2. In Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner. Springer: New York

Wed. 11/26: 

(ICPR) Evaluations/ Preparation for final event/ Cupcakes

Thurs. 12/11

(ENGL) bell hooks. Chapters 1, 7, 9, 11, 17, 19. Feminism is For Everybody: Passionate Politics. South End Press, 2000. 1-6, 37-43, 48-54, 61-66, 100-104, 110-118--and decompression!

Fri. 11/28: 

(ALL CLASSES) Noon – 2 PM: Our Intersectional On-Campus Event!!

You can do it! Home stretch! <3, Hayley