For Saturday, 9/22

September 22, 2018

Prep

  • TBA

In Class

  • Blackboard Access
  • Pecha Kucha Demo

For Next Time

  • TBA
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For Thursday, 9/20

September 17, 2018

Prep

In Class

  • PK Sign-Ups
  • Keywords: Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
  • Review: Engels in Manchester; Pfeifer in Uruk

For Next Time

For Tuesday, 9/25 (SOC 227)

September 10, 2018

Prep

In Class

  • TBA

For Next Time

  • TBA

For Thursday, 9/13 (SOC 1102)

September 10, 2018

Prep

  • Friedrich Engels, ‘The Great Towns’ (excerpted from Engels, Die Lage der arbeitenden Klasse in England [1892]), pp. 55-73 (on Manchester and its surrounding area)

In Class

  • PK Sign-Ups

For Next Time

  • TBA

For Thursday, 9/6 (SOC 1102)

September 5, 2018

Prep

In Class

  • Discussion: The Invention of Cities

For Next Time

  • Friedrich Engels, ‘The Great Towns’ (excerpted from Engels, Die Lage der arbeitenden Klasse in England [1892]), pp. 55-73 (on Manchester and its surrounding area)

For Tuesday, 9/4 (SOC 1102)

September 4, 2018

Prep

In Class

  • Review of the Submission Procedure for the HW
  • For Next Time
  • How to Read (Closely)
  • The Community Question

For Next Time

For Tuesday, 9/4 (SOC 227)

August 30, 2018

Before

  • HW Due: What are your goals for the semester in this course? What helps you learn? What hinders or distracts you? This is a low-stakes writing assignment, but it should be at least 300-500 words. This won’t be due until after class next Tuesday; write this up in a Google Doc (or use your customary word processing software for now, if you’re not familiar with Google Docs)  and I’ll show you how to submit it on Tuesday.
  • Read Dan Quayle, ‘Reflections on Urban America’ (19 May 1992)
  • Read Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, ‘Dan Quayle Was Right’, The Atlantic (April 1993)
  • Read Ron Hammond and Paul Cheney, ‘Introduction to the Study of the Family: Changes and Definitions’, in Hammond and Cheney (2016)

In Class

  • Review for the Final Exam
  • Dan Quayle and the ‘Murphy Brown’ Speech
  • The Family: Changes and Definitions

For Next Time

 

REFERENCES

Ron Hammond and Paul Cheney, Intimate Relationships and Families. Santa Clarita, CA: College of the Canyons. Retrieved 30 August 2018 (https://www.canyons.edu/Offices/DistanceLearning/OER/Documents/Sociology%20103%20-%20Final%20Book.pdf).

For Thursday, 8/30 (SOC 1102)

August 29, 2018

I’m still trying to figure out what’s going on with my Microsoft Office programs, so it’ll be a minute until the syllabus is finally completely overhauled. But that’s just a blueprint, in any event; these agendas on the blog are the final article.

Prep

In Class

  • Review for Final Exam
  • Oral Presentation Assignment: Pecha Kucha PK
  • How to Submit the HW
  • How to Read (Closely)

For Next Time

For Tuesday, 8/28 (SOC 227)

August 28, 2018

Before

  • No Reading Assigned

In Class

For Next Time

  • HW Due: What are your goals for the semester in this course? What helps you learn? What hinders or distracts you? This is a low-stakes writing assignment, but it should be at least 300-500 words.
  • Dan Quayle, ‘Reflections on Urban America’ (19 May 1992)
  • Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, ‘Dan Quayle Was Right’, The Atlantic (April 1993)
  • TBA

For Tuesday, 8/28 (SOC 1102)

August 28, 2018

Before

  • No Reading Assigned

In Class

For Next Time