For those who missed the Havel interview in class today, or who’d like to see it again:
If you’re looking ahead at the calendar, you’ll see that the annotated bibliography entry or article review is due this Friday, April 22. I’m not going to formally change the due date. However, since it’s highly unlikely that I’ll have any opportunity to even begin to look at them over the weekend, feel free to take … [Read more…]
I’ll be unable to keep my usual office hours this Wednesday, April 20. However, I’ll hold extended office hours this Thursday, April 21 — from 9:00 am – noon, instead of the usual 10:00 – 11:00 am.
Good morning! Remember that we will not be coming together as a group this Friday, April 15. In lieu of class, I’m asking that you spend the equivalent of a class period finding out what you can about Václav Havel. Who was he, why was he important, and what was the historical setting of his … [Read more…]
The assignment sheet for the second essay (due April 13) is now available.
Due to a 1:00 meeting, I likely will not arrive for Wednesday’s office hours until close to 2:00 pm.
Welcome back from the break! I’ll explain more about the discussion leadership assignment during class. Prior to your group’s date for discussion leadership, you’ll meet with me to talk about your plans for the discussion (what you’ve noticed about the text, the kinds of questions you want to ask, etc.) You can expect the meeting … [Read more…]
First, the apology: though I had expected to have them ready for you, not all of you will have your essays back by class time on Monday. Some of you will (they’ll be going out in email on Monday morning). For the rest of you, I’ll return each one by email as I finish it, … [Read more…]
Due to a meeting, I’ll be late to this afternoon’s office hours. I expect to arrive around 2:00, or shortly thereafter.
Unfortunately, I am not feeling well this morning, and I won’t be able to make it to class. Please finish reading Book I of Aristotle’s Politics if you haven’t already; we’ll discuss it on Friday. By Friday I should have an idea of what adjustments, if any, we might need to make to the rest of … [Read more…]