Schedule of Assignments
***Revised October 15, 2001***
Assignments are due at the beginning of class on the date listed.
Be sure to look at the course's online photogallery on days when "Photo/Bio" is noted.
Please note that this schedule of assignments is subject to change.
Changes will be announced in class and posted on the course website,
You are responsible for all changes announced in class.
|Date||Day||Topics for Discussion and Assignments Due|
|September 5||Wednesday||First day of class.|
Welcome and introductions.
Declaration of Independence.
United States Constitution.
Douglass, "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?", 1852. Photo/Bio
Course Information, Schedule of Assignments.|
"Declaration of Sentiments," Seneca Falls, 1848.
Stanton, Seneca Falls Address, 1848. Photo/Bio
Truth, "Ain't I a Woman?", 1851 (two versions). Photo/Bio
|September 12||Wednesday||Discussion continues from Monday.|
McKay, Remonstrating Against the Right of Suffrage, 1870.|
Anthony, Address on the Charge of Illegal Voting, 1872. Photo/Bio
Cleveland, "Would Woman Suffrage Be Unwise?", 1905. Photo/Bio (link repaired on 9/16/01)
|September 19||Wednesday||Discussion continues from Monday.|
Terrell, "Progress of Colored Women," 1898.
Shaw, "Fundamental Principle of a Republic," 1915. Photo/Bio
Discussion continues from Wednesday.|
Have you stopped by to chat during office hours yet?
Visit Africana.com. Do a search
for, and read about, the Civil Rights Movement, Black Power, the Southern
Christian Leadership Conference, the Black Panthers, and the Student
Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
Kennedy, "To the American People on Civil Rights," 1963. Photo/Bio
Wallace, "Segregation Forever," 1963. Photo/Bio
|October 3||Wednesday||Discussion continues from Monday.|
King, "I Have a Dream," 1963.
King, "Letter from Birmingham City Jail," 1963.
Malcolm X, "The Ballot or the Bullet," 1964. Photo/Bio
Discussion continues from Monday.|
Mid-semester evaluation of the course.
SNCC, Black Power, 1966.|
Carmichael, Black Power, 1966. Photo/Bio
Carmichael, Black Power, 1967.
King, Black Power, 1967.
|October 17||Wednesday||Discussion continues from Monday.|
Cleaver, "A Word to Students," 1968.
Davis, "Get it Together," 1971. Photo/Bio
Discussion continues from Monday.|
|October 29||Monday||First exam.|
National Organization for Women's
"Chronology of the
Equal Rights Amendment 1923-1996".
Read the Eagle Forum's "A Short History of ERA".
National Council of Jewish Women, Statement in Opposition, 1970.
National Council of Catholic Women, Statement in Opposition, 1970.
Mainardi, "Politics of Housework," 1970.
Syfers, "Why I Want a Wife," 1971.
Chisholm, "The 51% Minority," 1970.|
Beale, "Double Jeopardy," 1970.
|November 7||Wednesday||Discussion continues from Monday.|
Friedan, "An Open Letter to True Men," 1974.
Falwell, "The Feminist Movement," 1980. Photo/Bio
|November 14||Wednesday||Discussion continues from Monday.|
ERA-America, Eagle Forum, and NOW, Letters of Appeal, 1982.|
Look at the Eagle Forum and Now's websites, linked from the Organizations page.
See Schlafly Photo/Bio.
|November 21||Wednesday||No class: Thanksgiving recess.|
Shelley, "Gay is Good," 1970.|
Milk, "The Hope Speech," 1978. Photo/Bio
Measure Nine, Oregon, 1992.
LaHaye, "One Man, One Woman," 1999. Photo/Bio
|November 28||Wednesday||Discussion continues from Monday.|
Lorde, "There is No Hierarchy of Oppressions," 1983.
Liebman, Letter to William F. Buckley, Jr., 1990.
|December 5||Wednesday||Discussion continues from Monday.|
Steinem, "Words and Change," 1979/1982/1995.
Wrap-up, review, and class evaluation.
|December 12||Wednesday||Second Exam.|
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