China “Sleeping Giant” / Music / Govt. / Vietnam War (Ends 1975).
CLASS TEN ―Wiki-Goog‖ Journal: Exercise Topic Generation: Essays from Between Worlds―Swimming To Cambodia‖ by Spaulding Gray—Video ―Swimming To Cambodia‖ Journal
WIKI-GOOG JOURNALS: A SAMPLING ―ESSAY—1976‖March 1, 1976: Apple Computer starts. Steve Jobs, and Curt Wozniak.Steve Reich releases “Pulses”, anticipating the minimalist movement; Reichimitates the modern phenomena of repetition in his music.March 16, 2012: “This American Life” retracts excerpt of Mike Daisey’s “The Agonyand The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs”. I will read my 500 word journal entry to the class, as an example of exploring a subject.
WIKI-GOOG JOURNALS: A SAMPLING ―ESSAY—1976‖What year did you choose, and why? What events happened that you remembered?What images stuck with you from that time, or event? NEEDED Five people volunteer to answer the above questions. Grab a dry erase marker.
WIKI-GOOG JOURNALS: A SAMPLING ―ESSAY—1976‖What surprised you about the year you chose? What events and issues are still present today? Then Now
TOPIC GENERATION: ESSAYS FROM BETWEEN WORLDS Chapter 4: Between Perceptions (p. 158) Article List: ―Living Under Circe‘s Spell‖ – Disabilities ―Difference Between Pity and Empathy‖– DR w/ AIDS patient ―Myth of the Latin Woman‖-- Stereotyping Puerto Ricans ―If the Genes Fit‖– ―Gay Gene‖ ―Black Men and Public Space‖—Stereotyping Black males ―Who Shot Johnny? ―– Black Perspective on Violence ―Discrimination At Large‖– Stereotyping Large People ―Ok So I‘m Fat‖– Humor—dealing w/ thin people ―Diabesity‖– Discussion of Diabetic epidemic ―Bodily Harm‖– Eating disorders ―Six Rules for Eating Wisely‖– Simplify your patterns
TOPIC GENERATION: ESSAYS FROM BETWEEN WORLDS Chapter 5: Between Points of View (p. 219) Article List: ―Whole World is Watching‖---Internet and Privacy ―YouTube This!‖---Internet and Public ―When The Patient is a Googler‖— Patient aggression /DR perception ―Is There A Doctor in the Mouse?‖---Using Internet for DR Info ―Why Reality TV is Good For Us‖---Communal Experience ―When Reality TV Gets Too Real-‖– Legality Issues ―Makes Learning Fun‖— Computers help education?―From Learning As Torture To Learning As Fun‖--- Computers help education ―In Groups We Shrink‖--- Group-think ―Rights of The Born‖— Progressive Christian ―Tilling A New World‖-- ―Better‖ = ―more‖?
SWIMMING TO CAMBODIA NarrativeVietnam Thailand war-- 1983 legacy History – ―Killing USA in Fields‖ ‗Nam
SWIMMING TO CAMBODIAConclusion: “So five years of bombing, a diet of bark, bugs, lizards and leaves up in the Cambodian jungles, an education in Paris environs in a strict Maoist doctrine with a touch of Rousseau, and other things that we will probably never know about in our lifetime. Including perhaps an invisible cloud of evil that circles the Earth and lands at random in places like Iran, Beirut, Germany, Cambodia, America, set the Khmer Rouge out to commit the worst auto-homeo genocide in modern history.”
SWIMMING TO CAMBODIAGray talks about his idea of “perfect moments”: what does this phrase mean? What is happening to him during his “perfect moment”?
SWIMMING TO CAMBODIA: JOURNALIn a Microsoft word document, write a 500 word essay on both your experience ofthe film, impression of it, and answer the question: What is your idea of a “perfectmoment”? Have you had one? Detail the experience. Post to BB. DUE: 7995 March 18 7766 March 23 EOD
GOOD LUCK ON PICKING YOUR TOPICS:DON‘T LISTEN TO THE SIGN --
OF COURSE, I WOULD HAVE CHOSEN ―UNITE..EVENTUALLY‖… EMAIL OR CALL W/ QUESTIONS