HONORS 102 Assignments

Tuesday 22 January 2019

Thursday 24 January 2019 [Slides: Sixth Extinction]

  • Read the rest of the Course Syllabus

  • Purchase all five course textbooks and three films (see Textbook Availability on Honors 102 page); for the rest of the semester bring to class the text that corresponds to each day's assignment

  • Using the instructions sent to your olemiss.edu email, access your Honors 102 Essays Google Doc and follow the instructions on the first page to verify that you can access this document

  • Using the instructions sent to your olemiss.edu email, verify that you can access your iGradePlus.com account (if you can't access your iGradePlus.com account, contact Dr. Klodt before Thursday's class)

  • Read and study The Sixth Extinction Prologue + Chapters 1-3 (1-69; Chapter 4 is optional)

Tuesday 29 January 2019 [Slides: Sixth Extinction] [Slides: Thesis Statement]

  • Read and study The Sixth Extinction Chapters 5, 6, 8, 9 (92-124, 148-192; Chapter 7 is optional)

  • In class: Mini-workshop on writing thesis statements

Thursday 31 January 2019 [Slides: Sixth Extinction] [Slides: MLA formatting]

Friday 1 February 2019

Tuesday 5 February 2019 [Slides: Copenhagen]

  • Read and study Copenhagen Act 1 (3-54)

Thursday 7 February 2019

Friday 8 February 2019

Tuesday 12 February 2019 [Slides: Nacho Vigalondo Biography]

  • Watch and study Los cronocrímenes (2007) at least twice. Consult the linked resources and timelines on our website to understand the film. By this class you must understand the plot of the film and be prepared to analyze the meanings of Los cronocrímenes

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Thursday 14 February 2019 [Slides: Bike Girl + Schrödinger's Cat]

Tuesday 19 February 2019 [Slides: Shane Carruth Biography]

  • Watch and study Primer (2004) at least three times. Consult the linked resources and timelines on our website to understand the film. By this class you must understand the plot of the film and be prepared to analyze the meanings of Primer

Thursday 21 February 2019

Friday 22 February 2019

Tuesday 26 February 2019 [Slides: Art of Sarah Maple]

  • In class: Art of Sarah Maple (see links on our website)

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Thursday 28 February 2019 [Slides: Belief and Faith]

Tuesday 5 March 2019 [Slides: Miguel de Unamuno Bio]

  • Read and study the novella San Manuel Bueno, Martyr (207-267)

Thursday 7 March 2019 [Slides: San Manuel Bueno, Martyr Historical Background]

  • In class: Analysis of San Manuel Bueno, Martyr

  • Please remember the substantial reading assignment––Parable of the Sower (Chapters 1-9: 1-99)––following Spring Break (19 March 2019)

Tuesday 12 March 2019

  • No class: Spring Break

Thursday 14 March 2019 

  • No class: Spring Break

Sarah Maple "Inaction Is A Weapon of Mass Destruction" (2010)

Sarah Maple "Inaction Is A Weapon of Mass Destruction" (2010)

Tuesday 19 March 2019 [Slides: Octavia Butler]

  • Read and study Parable of the Sower (Chapters 1-9: 1-99)

Thursday 21 March 2019

  • Read and study Parable of the Sower (Chapters 10-14: 101-166)

Tuesday 26 March 2019 [Slides: Maps of California]

  • Read and study Parable of the Sower (Chapters 15-21: 167-269)

Thursday 28 March 2019

  • Read and study Parable of the Sower (Chapters 22-25: 271-329)

Monday 1 April 2019

Tuesday 2 April 2019 [Slides: Archibald Motley] [Slides: Beverly McIver]

  • In class: Art of Archibald Motley + Beverly McIver (see links on our website)

Thursday 4 April 2019 [Slides: Paco Pomet] [Intro to the Cosmos + Rifftrax: Flying Saucer Mystery]

Friday 5 April 2019

Tuesday 9 April 2019 [Slides: Eduardo Mendoza]

  • Read and study No Word from Gurb (Day 9-Day 19 [5-81]); consult the cultural references pdf to deepen your understanding of the novel

Thursday 11 April 2019 [Slides: Katie Bouman + Black Hole Photo]

  • Read and study No Word from Gurb (Day 20-Day 24 [82-144]); consult the cultural references pdf to deepen your understanding of the novel

Tuesday 16 April 2019 [Slides: Extraterrestre]

Thursday 18 April 2019

  • Watch the short film Domingo (Sunday 2005), Nacho Vigalondo's precursor to Extraterrestre

  • Watch the short video narrated by Carl Sagan "The Pale Blue Dot": On 14 February 1990, when Voyager 1 was 4 billion miles away, engineers directed the spacecraft to turn around and take a picture of Earth

Tuesday 23 April 2019 [Slides: Jen Davis]

  • In class: Art of Jennifer Davis (see links on our website)

Wednesday 24 April 2019

Thursday 25 April 2019 [Slides: Global Interpretations]

  • In class: Macro-Messages and Global Interpretations

Tuesday 30 April 2019

Thursday 2 May 2019 

Friday 10 May 2019

 
Film still from  Extraterrestre  ( Extraterrestrial  2011)

Film still from Extraterrestre (Extraterrestrial 2011)