Week 6 (Sept. 30-Oct. 2)
M Essay Two discussion. Ethos. Pathos. Logos. Art Blog Links. Remember the Writing Center is there to help you prepare these next essays. Homework: Go through some art blogs/venues for reviews, discussions about art and begin to assemble ideas for your next essay. Come to class on Wednesday with an idea for your essay. (This counts as an assignment, so you must come prepared.) Be sure to look at the Purdue site for some ideas and warnings about how to approach academic essays. Consider the problems with many of the responses to Miranda July.
W Continued discussion and group brainstorming towards essay two.
Week 7 (Oct. 8-10)
M 3 Copies of draft of Essay Two due. Peer review. Sign-up for individual conferences. You must show up on time. There is no extra time in the schedule to make these up or run over other students. Come in ready with highlights, questions, concerns.
W Conferences with me.
Week 8 (Oct. 14-16) (Midterm grades due--Natasha Tretheway visit!)
M Essay Two due, beginning of class, No late essays accepted. Period.
Introduction Essay 3 and preparation for Thrall reading and Trethewey visit.
W Discussion of Thrall.
Tonight, Trethewey reading. Sign a roll sheet on the table inside the auditorium.
Put a Bird on It; noticing pattern in art;