Let’s keep talking about If He Hollers. Read up to Chapter XVI. Questions about the Omeka project? Let me know . . .
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Continue onward in Chester Himes’ If He Hollers. You’ll want to get to at least the end of Chapter 14. On Monday, we’ll also have a brief Omeka session – – in re, creating your exhibit. By now, you must have … Continue reading
Let’s read the first four chapters of Chester Himes’ If He Hollers Let Him Go. Be prepared: this is a raw, brutal novel. It also offers a very different view of the “Okies” than the one we’ve seen in Grapes of Wrath.
For Monday, let’s listen to some Woody Guthrie (via Spotify – – you may have to register)!
Steinbeck’s novel begins in drought and ends in flood, prompting us perhaps to read Grapes of Wrath as a founding narrative of “cli-fi” (climate fiction), a literary epic that anticipates current narratives of the Anthropocene/Capitalocene. On the other hand, as the novel proceeds it … Continue reading
Let’s finish up Grapes of Wrath. And, add five more items to your Omeka collection! We’ll have an Omeka session on Monday.
We’ll discuss Grapes of Wrath up to about Chapter 24 – – but you should keep reading forward. Remember: add five items to our Omeka repository. These should be as fully documented as possible via the Dublin Core categories. Since, this is … Continue reading
For Tuesday, let’s read up to the end of Chapter 24 in Grapes of Wrath. And, I’ve created a simple forum site to organize our Omeka work. Go to the Steinbeck forum and register. (You’ll see a link to register at … Continue reading
Let’s read up to Chapter 18 in Grapes of Wrath. Also, don’t forget to start thinking about candidate items for your Omeka exhibition. Recall our class discussion. Feel free to email or ask me about items that you’re interested in. And, … Continue reading
Get out the popcorn! Watch The Wizard of Oz (1939) for Monday. (The page is password-protected. Check your email for the password.)