Thursday, December 6, 2012

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Weeks 14 & 15

Week 14 – November 26-30: Grimm Pictures: Fairy Tale Archetypes in Horror and Suspense Films 
Take Home Exam 2 is due by Thursday, November 29
Tuesday: Lecture: "Masters reloaded: Rammstein's "Sonne" and "Snow White" by the Brothers Grimm"
Wednesday: Film: “Silence of the Lambs” - Part 2
Thursday: Discussion of film, the Grimm’s tale and the reading
READ: Walter Rankin: “The Path of the Resistance,” in: Grimm Pictures Fairy Tale Archetypes in Horror and Suspense Films, pp. 17-39. On Blackboard under Course Documents.
Blog Entry 11: This is your final Blog. In this blog, please reread all blogs you have written and reflect about what you have done and learned in the semester. Blog is due by Sunday, December 2.
Friday: Boys & Girls Club Service Learning Project - All Groups MUST present today

Week 15 – December 3-7:
Tuesday: Group Presentations … Final Project is due.
Wednesday: Group Presentations … Final Project is due.
Thursday: Group Presentations/ Evaluations   Final Project is due.

Weeks 12 & 13


Week 12 – November 12-16: Rapunzel and Tangled
Monday:  Evening Film: “Tangled” by Walt Disney, 2010 (100 Min)
Tuesday:  Read: The Complete Fairy Tales, "Rapunzel,” pp. 42-45
Read: L├╝thi: Chapter 8: Rapunzel, pp. 109-119
Wednesday:  Guest Speaker: Jim Mayola: Planning for Your Future: Part 2: “The CEO Database/Developing Your Action Plan” (CEO Office, Rouzer)
Thursday:   Review Session for Paper2 with Mary and Daniel
Friday:    Boys & Girls Club Service Learning Project
Blog Entry 10: Find a cartoon on-line with a Rapunzel motif and discuss the cartoon and compare it with either the original tale or the Disney film. Add a copy of the cartoon, name of cartoonist and the source (URL). Blog is due by Sunday, November 18.

Week 13 – November 19-23:  Exam 2
Tuesday:   Paper 2 is due on Tuesday
Film: Silence of the Lambs - Part 1
Wednesday  No Class – Thanksgiving Recess
Thursday:   No Class – Thanksgiving Recess

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Week 11 – November 5-9: Villains: Bluebeard & Robber Bridegroom


Tuesday: Read: The Complete Fairy Tales, "The Robber Bridegroom," pp. 141-145, "Fitcher's Bird," pp. 155-158, and Charles Perrault “Bluebeard” - On Blackboard under Course Documents.

Wednesday: Guest Speaker: Jim Mayola: Planning for Your Future: Part 2: “The CEO Database/Developing Your Action Plan” (CEO Office, Rouzer)
Optional: Evening Film: “Barbe Bleue,” (2009, 80 min)

Thursday: Discussion of Film and Tales
 
Report 16: Maria Tatar: “The Attractions of “Bluebeard”: The Origins and Fortunes of a Folktale,” in: Secrets beyond the Door, pp. 11-66 (many pictures). On Blackboard under Course Documents.
Friday: Boys & Girls Club Service Learning Project

Blog Entry 9: Reflect about the three versions of the story of “Bluebeard”. How are these tales similar or different? What is unique about them? Which one did (didn’t) you like the most? Why/ Why not?  Blog is due by Sunday, November 11.
Paper #2 is due by Tuesday November 13th.

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Week 9 & 10: Boys & Girls Club


Week 9 – October 22–26:
Tuesday:               Boys & Girls Club Preparation
Wednesday:       Guest Speaker: Erin MacDougall, Counseling Services: “Strategies for Adjusting to College Life”
Thursday:             Boys & Girls Club Preparation
Friday:                    Boys & Girls Club Service Learning Project

Week 10 – October 29 – November 1:
Tuesday:               Boys & Girls Club Preparation
Wednesday:       Guest Speaker: Jessame Ferguson, Director, Hoover Library
Thursday:             Boys & Girls Club Preparation
Friday:                    Boys & Girls Club Service Learning Project