May 6, 2009

Final words

What work from the class did you find most significant, in terms of your understanding and experience of family? Why that particular work?

The Simpsons

Post comments on the episode we watched in class, and on the show in general

April 24, 2009

This American Life: “The Ghost of Bobby Dunbar”; "Switched at Birth"

Post comments/questions in response to the radio programs

April 17, 2009

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic - Alison Bechdel

Post comments/questions in response to the book

April 10, 2009

Matilda - Roald Dahl

Post comments/questions in response to the novel

April 6, 2009

Children's picture books

Post comments on picture books read in class, and/or on such books in general

March 27, 2009

Shadows on the Koyukuk - Sidney Huntington

Post comments/questions in response to the book

March 10, 2009

The Haymakers - Steven Hoffbeck

Post comments/questions in response to the book

March 1, 2009

The Road - Cormac McCarthy

Post comments/questions in response to the novel

February 24, 2009

The Brady Bunch

Post comments in response to the episode, "Where There's Smoke," and/or to the program generally.

February 12, 2009

Beloved - Toni Morrison

Post comments/questions in response to the novel

February 5, 2009

The Grapes of Wrath

Post comments on the film

January 28, 2009

String Too Short to be Saved - Donald Hall

Post comments/questions in response to the book

January 23, 2009

Poetry

What connotations does the word "poetry" have for you?
Name a poem you like, and briefly explain why you like it.

January 21, 2009

"Us and Them" - David Sedaris

Post comments/questions in response to the essay