HUMANITIES 6 / SECTION 8427 / SUMMER 2012
SYLLABUS (Subject to Revision)
Instructional weeks begin each Monday from opening date of semester.
Week 1: June 11-17
Check-in and Introduction to the course.
Week 2: June 18-24
Readings: The Story of Virginia, Parts I-VI; American Slave Narratives.
Week 3: June 25-July 1
Readings: Angel Island Poetry.
Week 4: July 2-8
Readings: Poems by Juan Felipe Herrera and Jimmy Santiago Baca.
Semester project proposals due Tue. July 5
Week 5: July 9-15
Readings: Martin Luther King, Jr., "Letter from a Birmingham Jail."
Review for final exam.
Week 6: July 16-22
Readings: President Barack Obama's Inaugural Address.
Final exam due date: Sun., July 22.
Semester project due with final exam.