Participation 30% (Attendance + Discussion Contribution)
Critical Essay 30%
Final Examination 30% (Written - Due at Last Class 17 January 2012)
Note: NO MAKEUP EXAMS are POSSIBLE DURING THE EXAM SESSION in FEBRUARY
Description of Projects and Papers:
1. Class Participation 30% Students must attend the
lecture sessions. Students will read a variety of theoretical texts,
providing active analysis in weekly seminar.
2. Critical Essay 30% Students will prepare and present
a 10 page research paper on a chosen topic. Topics will be chosen early
in the semester. Students will plan, research and develop the paper
in consultation with the instructor.
3. Final Examination 30% Students will write a comprehensive
final examination connecting the issues and readings studied in the
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.
RE: Academic Integrity Policies. It is my policy to fail a student
from the entire course if s/he has plagiarized in any assignment of