We are nearing the end of the semester + it is important that you keep track of all assignments and deadlines:
DUE: Essay draft for in-class peer review
Read: Mariadson + Wong – we will do Reading Worksheet #12 in class.
December 12 (last class)
DUE: Final essay
IN-CLASS: Presentations on your research (5 minutes each– you can do your presentation alone or with other people in your group)
*I will give the take-home exam instructions
December 19 (finals week, we do not meet as a class)
DUE, 2PM: Take-home exam (no late exams accepted)– You can turn the exam in on Blackboard or in my mailbox or office.
For 11/28, you only have to read one piece by Bayoumi — I took the other reading off the syllabus. The reading worksheet questions are attached here and pasted below: rw11
In your own words, summarize the story of Yasmin, answering the following questions: What is the conflict that she faces at school? What is Yasmin’s perspective of the conflict and what is the school’s perspective? How does Yasmin attempt to resolve this problem?
Just a reminder: we are on a Friday schedule at CUNY today, so no class. Your reading worksheet will be up later this afternoon.
Have a good long weekend,
Reminder: NO CLASS on Tuesday 11/21 because we are on a FRIDAY schedule at CUNY.
Read: Warikoo AND Bayoumi
Due: Reading Worksheet #11
The questions for Reading Worksheet #10 are below and here: RW10f17asn
Tang, Chapter 4
- Who is Kun Thea, and how does she support her family?
- What is workfare, or the WEP program?
- According to Tang, what is the “welfare trap?”
- How did YLP (Youth Leadership Project) attempt to release refugees from the WEP requirement?
- What was the BEGIN program and how did Kun Thea feel about it?
The instructions for Essay #3 are up here: https://bmccasianamericanhistory114munshi.wordpress.com/assignments/
And, this is the schedule for the assignment:
Do preliminary research to identify at least one group/organization/institution—bring this information to class for a small-group assignment.
FRIDAY Schedule (no class)
Bring in research notes—library research and/or your field notes—for a small-group assignment.
Draft for Essay #3 due—an outline or notes is not sufficient. You must bring in a full draft.
DUE: Final draft of essay
DUE: Research Presentations
Click on this link for more information about this event at BMCC on Thursday, 11/9: