Assignment for May 1

April 24, 2012

PAPER DUE

Written results of research project:
at least three thousand (3,000) words of polished prose, with citations and bibliography in an appropriate style, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

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Assignment for April 24

April 19, 2012

PRESENTATION DUE

Oral synopsis of research project:
eight to ten (8-10) minutes of extemporaneous comments summarizing your findings, supported by a one-page handout bearing your name and project title.

Assignment for April 19

April 17, 2012

PRESENTATION DUE

Oral synopsis of research project:
eight to ten (8-10) minutes of extemporaneous comments summarizing your findings, supported by a one-page handout bearing your name and project title.

Assignment for April 17

April 12, 2012

PRESENTATION DUE

Oral synopsis of research project:
eight to ten (8-10) minutes of extemporaneous comments summarizing your findings, supported by a one-page handout bearing your name and project title.

Assignment for April 12

April 10, 2012

OUTLINE DUE

Tentative organization of research paper:
at least one (1) full page specifying main points and subpoints, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

Assignment for April 10

April 5, 2012

Read pages 135-159 of Dwellings; come prepared to outline each essay and to critique this text in light of our previous course readings.

Assignment for April 5

April 3, 2012

Read pages 99-134 of Dwellings; come prepared to outline each essay and to critique this text in light of our previous course readings.

Assignment for April 3

March 29, 2012

Read pages 42-98 of Dwellings; come prepared to outline each essay and to critique this text in light of our previous course readings.

Assignment for March 29

March 27, 2012

Preview Dwellings (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to introduce the book.

Read pages 15-41 of Dwellings; come prepared to outline each essay and to critique this text in light of our previous course readings.

Assignment for March 27

March 15, 2012

Review Journey of the Universe; come prepared to discuss the book in light of the film, which we will screen in class.

Assignment for March 15

March 13, 2012

BIBLIOGRAPHY DUE

Penultimate list of research sources:
at least ten (10) relevant books, articles, and websites you have studied, cited in an appropriate bibliographic style, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

Assignment for March 13

March 8, 2012

Read pages 81-118 of Journey of the Universe; come prepared to outline each chapter and to critique this text in light of our previous course readings.

Assignment for March 8

March 6, 2012

Read pages 47-79 of Journey of the Universe; come prepared to outline each chapter and to critique this text in light of our previous course readings.

Explore the book’s website at JourneyOfTheUniverse.org; come prepared to share what you learned.

Assignment for March 6

March 1, 2012

Preview Journey of the Universe (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to introduce the book.

Read pages 1-45 of Journey of the Universe; come prepared to outline each chapter and to critique this text in light of our previous course readings.

Assignment for March 1

February 28, 2012

PROPOSAL DUE

Formal description of research topic:
at least three hundred (300) words detailing the focus, methodology, and significance of your project, accompanied by a working bibliography of relevant sources you have accessed, typed and double-spaced with an original and fitting title.

Assignment for February 28

February 23, 2012

Read pages 180-222 of Dark Green Religion; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Assignment for February 23

February 21, 2012

Read pages 127-179 of Dark Green Religion; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Assignment for February 21

February 16, 2012

Read pages 71-126 of Dark Green Religion; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Assignment for February 16

February 14, 2012

Read pages 42-70 of Dark Green Religion; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Explore the author’s website at BronTaylor.com; come prepared to share what you learned.

Assignment for February 14

February 9, 2012

Review A Reenchanted World with your research project in mind; come prepared to discuss three possible topics inspired by specific passages in the book.

Read pages 1-41 of Dark Green Religion; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Assignment for February 9

February 7, 2012

Read pages 219-254 of A Reenchanted World; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Preview Dark Green Religion (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to introduce the book.

Assignment for February 7

February 2, 2012

Read pages 168-219 of A Reenchanted World; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Assignment for February 2

January 31, 2012

Read pages 124-167 of A Reenchanted World; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Assignment for January 31

January 26, 2012

Read pages 68-123 of A Reenchanted World; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Assignment for January 26

January 24, 2012

Read pages 1-67 of A Reenchanted World; come prepared to summarize/outline each chapter and to discuss your favorite passages.

Assignment for January 24

January 19, 2012

Preview A Reenchanted World (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to introduce the book.

Conduct your own research on the five selected texts in American Indian traditions; come prepared to discuss your favorite and to rank the rest in order of preference.

Assignment for January 19

January 17, 2012

Read the selected excerpts from Nature Religion in America; come prepared to summarize the book and to discuss what Albanese means by “nature religion.”

Conduct your own research on Bighorn Medicine Wheel; come prepared to present what you learned and to discuss how this site might be considered as a form of nature religion.

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October 31, 2011

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