20 pts. Participation (attendance, preparation, and informed discussion
30 pts. Critical Recipe
Analysis (due Nov 20)
50 pts. Final Examination (due at last class Dec 11)
NOTE: No make up exams allowed
This is a seminar. It is extremely important that you come to class.
You are allowed two unexcused absences during the semester. After that,
you WILL jeopardize the completion of this course. You are responsible
for the material covered in each class you were absent. Absence is not
a legitimate excuse for coming unprepared to class or for not turning
an assignment in on time. Late arrivals, early departures: every two
instances that you either arrive FIFTEEN minutes late or more, or leave
FIFTEEN minutes or more before class ends, count as one absence.
Please review the Academic Integrity Policies, which can be found on
the Columbia College Student Handbook. It is my policy to fail a student
from the entire course if s/he has plagiarized in any assignment of
Note: A passing grade in this class satisfies the Cultural Studies
Major requirement of a LEVEL 3 Topics Seminar.