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For Monday, 15 April

Prep

We didn’t get very far in discussing Baldwin, so let’s finish the job on Monday.

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Q&A: Was gangsta rap the real conscious rap?
  3. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Wednesday, 10 April

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Q&A: Was gangsta rap the real conscious rap?
  3. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Monday, 8 April

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Q&A: Where does keepin’ it real go wrong?
  3. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Wednesday, 3 April

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Q&A: If hip-hop is protest music, then what’s with all the gaybashing?
  3. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Monday, 1 April

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance/SMALL GROUP HUDDLES
  2. Q&A: If hip-hop is protest music, then what’s with all the gaybashing?
  3. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Wednesday, 27 March

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Q&A: If hip-hop is protest music, why did so many conscious rappers support the patriarchy?
  3. Small Group Huddles
  4. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Monday, 25 March

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Q&A: What do we mean when we talk about ‘authenticity’ in hip-hop?
  3. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Wednesday, 20 March

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Q&A: How can we come up with a thesis, and what is the mark of a good one? 
  3. Small Group Huddles
  4. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Monday, 18 March

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Overview: Story Maps Annotated Bibliography (DUE 3/25)
  3. Q&A: What can the study of poetics teach us about rap lyricism?
  4. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time

For Wednesday, 13 March

Prep

In Class

  1. Attendance
  2. Q&A: Story Maps Proposal Outlines
  3. Small Group Huddles
  4. Overview: Annotated Bibliography
  5. Q&A: What can the study of linguistics teach us about the language of hip-hop?
  6. Reading Notes for Next Time

For Next Time