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For Monday (5/8)

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

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For Wed. (May 3)

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.

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For Wed. (April 26)

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

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For Wed. (April 19)

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

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