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This Week's Work: Nov. 7 - Nov. 14

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Sun. 11/9:

(ICPR) Post on Serendip by 5 PM Sunday: a reflection on the film and/or reading for Monday. 

Mon. 11/10:

(ENGL) By 5 p.m. Mon, 11/8 Posting #10: webby post of your initial reactions to Satrapi's  novel:

What interests (grabs/puzzles/troubles) you? What would you like us to talk about?

(ICPR) Viewing: Judy Lieff, director, documentary film Deaf Jam

Reading: Andrew Solomon, “Deaf,” in Far From the Tree (pdf)

Tues. 11/11:

(ENGL) Marjane Satrapi. Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood. New York: Pantheon, 2003.


Interview Paper Due

Readings for week of 11/04 and 11/11:

Clifton, A., Marples, G. & Clarke, A. (2013) Ageing with a serious mental illness: A literature and policy review. Mental Health Journal Review 18(2): 65-72

Hedden, T. & Gabrielli, J. (2004) Insights into the aging mind: A view from cognitive neuroscience.  Nature Reviews 5: 87-96

Janson, C.G. (2005). White daisies on my mind (Requiem for an Alzheimer patient).  Neurology, 65(4): 654-656

Menninger, J.A. (2002). Assessment and treatment of alcoholism and substance-related disorders in the elderly.  Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic, 66(2): 166-183

Herman, R.E. & Williams, K.N. (2009) Elderspeaks' influence on resistiveness to care (RTC). American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Demetias, 24 (5): 417-423

See the Kaiser Family Foundation for discussion on the Affordable Care Act

See also articles by Gellis and McCracken, and McCracken and Gellis

Wed. 11/12:

(ICPR) H-Dirksen Bauman and Joseph J. Murray, "Deaf Studies in the 21st Century: "Deaf-Gain" and the future of Human Diversity" in DSR

H. Dirksen-Bauman, “Designing Deaf Babies and the Question of Disability” (pdf)

Thurs. 11/13: 

(ENGL) Afsaneh Najmabadi. "Truth of Sex." January 12, 2005.
Marjane Satrapi. Persepolis 2: The Story of a Return. New York: Pantheon, 2005.

Class meets without Anne (who will be attending “Feminist Transgressions,” the National Women's Studies Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, presenting with colleagues about her work “Seeking Justice Inside and Outside the Walls” (on teaching in prison)

Fri. 11/14

(ICPR) Fri, Nov. 14-Sun, Nov. 16--students travel individually, by train, to view the portraits
@ The Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA 19130--or 
the Paul Strand exhibit @ the Philadelphia Museum of Art