TFD meets in 111 Wimberly on alternate Tuesdays. Please join us.
Feel free to choose sessions to attend if you cannot attend every
one. Both books are available FREE through
Fall 2006 Jump to Spring
Sept. 12 Tim Wise: "Erasing Katrina: Historical Revisionism and the Denial of the Obvious." Originally Published on Civilrights.org, July 25, 2006. Black Student Unity is bringing Wise to campus in October. Check out his website at http://www.timwise.org
Sept. 19 Susan is bringing Simi Linton to campus in October, including, we hope, a workshop on incorporating disability studies into the curriculum. In preparation for Linton's visit, let's explore this website: http://disstud.blogspot.com/2005/08/simi-linton-promotes-ds-in-village.html, especially the Village Voice and the Public History articles.
Oct. 3 New York Times, Class Matters (NY: Times Books, 2005) Read the Intro, Chapter 1-2, and the poll section at the end. And check out the accompanying website: http://www.nytimes.com/pages/national/class/index.html
Oct. 17 New York Times, Class Matters (NY: Times Books, 2005) Read Chs. 3-5
Oct. 31 New York Times, Class Matters (NY: Times Books, 2005) Read Chs. 6-9
Nov. 7 New York Times, Class Matters (NY: Times Books, 2005) Read Chs. 10-12
Nov. 21 New York Times, Class Matters (NY: Times Books, 2005) Read 13-14, and the "encounters"
Dec. 5 End of Semester Celebration!
Apr. 3 Karyn
May 1 End of Semester Celebration!
To ask about this website: Deb Hoskins