LS = Little Seagull Handbook

Date Major Due Dates; Homework (due day listed); In class
W 1/17 Introduction to Course
F 1/19 Read LS 83-86, Burke (Moodle), and Lang (here, here, and here); Notes
M 1/22 Read Hunter, smith; Notes
W 1/24 Identity Mapping due; Read LS 2-10; Notes
F 1/26 Read Fagan, Thom; Notes
M 1/29 Short Analysis due (see LS 49-53 for guidance); Discuss research
W 1/31 Short Analysis Workshop
F 2/2 Bring Public Analysis source to class, read LS 89-118; Public Analysis Activity
M 2/5 Public Analysis due
W 2/7 Public Research due; read LS p. 10-29; Discuss introductions, Evaluating sources activity
F 2/9 Paper 1 due for peer reviews; Discuss comparison samples and Paper 1 Rubric
M 2/12 Conferences
W 2/14 Conferences
F 2/16 Paper 1 due with final revisions; Paper 1 Editing Samples
M 2/19 Read “Stasis Theory,” Berlatsky, Kendall, Cottom, and Stewart; Discuss argument, notes
W 2/21 Reread articles from Monday (Berlatsky, Kendall, Cottom, and Stewart) and analyze them using terms from argument handout (forwarding, countering, stasis theory); Discuss argument reading quiz and argument activity
F 2/23 Paper 2 draft due
M 3/5 Peer reviews; blog post activity
W 3/7 Work on Paper 2 revisions and Paper Reflection; Discuss Notes on Paper 2 and editing activity
F 3/9 Paper 2 due with final revisions; Paper Reflection due (reflect on your work for Paper 1 and Paper 2); Revisit blog post activity, read and comment on other blog posts
M 3/12 Read Villanueva (Moodle); Notes
W 3/14 Reread Villanueva and complete worksheet
F 3/16 Read Royster (Moodle); Discuss Royster and Villanueva
M 3/19 Short AnalysisMeet in library for research activity
W 3/21 Short Analysis Workshop; Workshop Activity
F 3/23 Academic AnalysisCoherence activity and transitions
M 3/26 Academic Analysis Workshop; work on Annotated Bibliography; Academic Analysis Workshop Activity
W 3/28 Annotated Bibliography due; Complete Paper 3 Activity
W 4/4 Work on Paper 3; Discuss Paper 3 Rubric, introductions, resources for incorporating quotes (here and here), and comparison samples
F 4/6 Paper 3 due for peer reviews; APA Worksheet and Annotated Bibliography Samples
M 4/9 Conferences
W 4/11 Conferences
F 4/13 Conferences
M 4/16 Paper 3 due with final revisions; Paper Reflection due; Paper 3 Editing Samples
W 4/18 Read McIntosh; Notes
F 4/20 Read Febos; Notes
M 4/23 Theorizing Identity due
W 4/25 Theorizing Identity Workshop; Workshop Activity
F 4/27 Paper 4 due for peer reviews; Paper 4 Peer Review
M 4/30 Writing workshop; Paper 4 Samples
W 5/2 Conferences
Th 5/3 Paper 4 due with final revisions; Paper Reflection due; Discuss Flaherty