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ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Henry David Thoreau, Nonviolent Resistance

Civil Disobedience Reading Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) January 19, 2018 Context to Civil Disobedience: He was an abolitionist He resisted paying taxes ($1.50 poll taxes, you would have to pay it in order...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Sean Mc Alister
ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Jim Crow Laws, Lyndon B. Johnson, Voter Suppression

Martin Luther King 1929-1968 Background: Civil rights movement (1954-68) Jim Crow laws segregation and voter suppression, state-by-state laws o Hundreds of little laws, different for every souther...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Sean Mc Alister
ASTU 100 Lecture 7: In-Text Citations Notes

In-Text Citations January 26, 2018 i) What does it look like? a. If it is clear who the author is (ie. You mention their name in the sentence), then you only put the page number in br...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Sean Mc Alister
ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Alex Haley, Black Panther, Garveyism

Malcolm X: 1925-1965 January 24, 2018 Previous Knowledge of Malcolm X Contrast with MLK because Malcolm X was more violent He was an activist in the civil rights movement Prominent leader in the Nation ...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Sean Mc Alister
ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Thesis Statement, The Main Point

Introductions February 5 , 2018 Introductions Thesis statement Brief outline forecasting Draw people in hook opening quote Introduce texts The main point of it though is to present the the...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Sean Mc Alister
ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Ossie Davis, Hagiography

ASTU January 29, 2018 Ossie Davis (speech about Malcolm X) Godly black prince Hagiography his people Afro-American: African-American o Too weak, too puny, unconquerable ...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Sean Mc Alister
ASTU 100 Lecture 29: MARCH 15
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PSYC MARCH 15 ABNORMALITY PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS By the end of todays class you should be able to: 1. Understand and explain the difficulties with choosing appropriate criteria for defining abnormality 2. Identify common m...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes
ASTU 100 Lecture 30: lecture 30
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STEREOTYPES AND MYTHS Psychological disorders are incurable Majority of mental illnesses people become functioning citizens Many can be cured and some may not even need therapy to do so People with psychological disorders ...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes
ASTU 100 Lecture 26: ASTU – MARCH 7
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ASTU MARCH 7 THE KINGDOM OF THIS WORLD Ti Noel Enslaved person, born in the colonies (probably born in Haiti, though never explicitly mentioned) Cannot read In charge of looking after large livestock (horses); Ti Noels opi...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes
ASTU 100 Lecture 27: MARCH 8
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ASTU MARCH 7 THE KINGDOM OF THIS WORLD Macro + Micro levels The narrative in Isabella and the Pot of Basil is shown at a large scale, while The Kingdom of this World zooms in to the micro levels of the experience. This can...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes
ASTU 100 Lecture 28: ASTU – MARCH 9
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ASTU MARCH 9 What do the metamorphoses of Macandal suggest about resistance? How are his metamorphoses different from those of the Weesageechak from Tomson Highways novel? Weesageechak o Artic Burlesque fox vampy sexy o Po...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes
ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Dutty Boukman, Haitian Revolution, Jean-Jacques Dessalines
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HEADS  So in the opening chapter … o What do the all the heads in the opening seem to suggest? o What do you associate with them?  Wax heads:  Mannequin heads with different styles  In the barber shop  Go...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes
ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Christopher Columbus, The Boat Race 1912, Afro-Cuban
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ASTU – MARCH 2 TODAY’S HIGH STAKES TERM: DIASPORA Learning objectives:  Historically contextualize the Afro-Cuban artistic movement in which Carpentier led the way  Consider why the Haitian revolutions should fasc...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes
ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Royal Aeronautical Society, Toussaint Louverture, Haitian Revolution
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find more resources at oneclass.com Battle at San Domingo (1845)  Very different from the two forces  Organization is shown through the army  Holding a head  Irony about rising up ...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes
ASTU 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: Royal Aeronautical Society, African Diaspora, The Kingdom Of This World
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find more resources at oneclass.com ASTU – FEB 28 THE KINGDOM OF THIS WORLD At the start of this term, we talked briefly about the trans-Atlantic slave trade, in the context f Keat’s ▯Isa▯ella▯ ▯▯▯▯▯▯  Multim...

Arts Studies
ASTU 100
Carmen Faye Mathes

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