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Week of 9/9-9/13 The Half-life of Facts

Next week we will be taking a few days to consider how and why we know what we think we know by reading and discussing excerpts from Samuel Arbesman’s The Half-life of Facts. The selections will be available under the … Continue reading

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Early screening time this week.

Due to its running time of just a bit over two hours, tomorrow’s screening of Fast Five will begin at 4:30.

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Humanties Film Series Assignment

For those who had a Thursday evening class conflict, please see the alternate assignment below. Lebowski_Prompt

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Blog prompt on King reading due Monday

The blog prompt is posted. Remember to complete the reading and post your response by Monday morning.

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Final Paper Information

You will find links to the assignment sheet for the the final paper, as well as a sample paper, below. Note that this example suggests ways of discussing the film using genre, how to incorporate sources, and basic formatting. Your … Continue reading

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No class; French New Wave lecture outline

Due to unforeseen circumstances, I must cancel class today. We’ll pick up with national cinemas on Wednesday. The lecture outline is below. French_New_Wave_Outline

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National Cinemas–French New Wave

Remember that the reserve article for next week is “French New Wave” by T. Jefferson Kline and the film is The 400 Blows (Francois Truffaut, 1959).  Blog prompt is posted on Blackboard.

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