Schedule 2006-2007  

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 Deb HoskinsEmail her to request a copy.

Fall 2006                                            Jump to Spring

Date          Reading/Viewing:      

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! 

Spring 2007            Same Time, Same Place

Jan. 23      Karyn D. McKinney, Being White:  Stories of Race and Racism (NY:  Routledge, 2005), Foreward, Preface Appendix C.  Carmen has to read Appendices A and B.

Feb. 6        Karyn D. McKinney, Being White:  Stories of Race and Racism (NY:  Routledge, 2005), Ch. 1.

Feb. 20      Karyn D. McKinney, Being White:  Stories of Race and Racism (NY:  Routledge, 2005), Ch. 2.

Mar. 6        Karyn D. McKinney, Being White:  Stories of Race and Racism (NY:  Routledge, 2005), Ch. 3.

Mar. 20      Karyn D. McKinney, Being White:  Stories of Race and Racism (NY:  Routledge, 2005), Ch. 4.

Apr. 3        Karyn D. McKinney, Being White:  Stories of Race and Racism (NY:  Routledge, 2005), Ch. 5.

Apr. 17      Karyn D. McKinney, Being White:  Stories of Race and Racism (NY:  Routledge, 2005), Ch. 6.

May 1        End of Semester Celebration!

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