Course Meeting Times
Lectures: 2 sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session
The core of this course consists of lectures, in-class listening and discussion, and outside reading and listening assignments. Lectures and discussions will be supplemented, where possible, with guest lecture-demonstrations, film or video screenings. Regular attendance of class is required, and students will be expected to actively participate in discussions and in-class activities.
There is no required textbook for this course. Readings from various sources will be assigned for each class session.
Papers and Projects
Students are required to write two papers, and complete a final research project consisting of a paper and oral presentation.
Quizzes and Exams
Two in-class exams will cover materials from lecture, readings, and listening assignments. The exams are scheduled for Lec #10 and Lec #21; there will be no exam during the final examination period.
Please remember that plagiarism in writing papers is a serious academic offense, and includes any use of unacknowledged outside sources, either scholarly or by fellow students.
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Students must receive a passing grade for each component of the course in order to pass the course as a whole.