[all are required and available at bookstore or amazon.com]
Other readings are on the web or provided
as handouts: see syllabus.
Berger, John – Ways
– In Praise of Shadows
Keane, Marc Peter –
The Art of Setting Stones
Young, James E. –
At Memory's Edge
Attendance: While there will not be a specific attendance requirement,
a number of activities in class will count towards the participation component.
of this course component will include your participation in class discussion
and activities, including the writing and posting of your questions for
class discussion [as assigned], the leading of the class discussion
based on your questions and appropriate contributions to the discussion
2 Essays [4-5
pages each] 30% of grade [15% each]
of grade [
in class February 10, 2011]
Essay based on your
visit to the Art Institute of Chicago:
your own -- Due one week after your visit Visits may start
any time AFTER the Midterm -- [2- 3 pages] 10% of grade
of grade [Tuesday,
March 15, 2011 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm]
Online Part I:
available on blackboard late Friday, March 3, 2011 and DUE by 11:30pm
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Part II: available
as a substitute for AIC visit if and only if you present your professor
with a legitimate reason, other than inertia. If permitted, it will
count 10% towards your grade. Questions are HERE.
The information on this
website has the same status as a paper syllabus.
Students are responsible
for accessing this website on a regular basis for updates.
Computers may be used
in the classroom only with instructor permission and for stated