Jeanette M. Bushnell
Close readings of a specific work, author, artist, or body of work.
One of the top scholars of our century, Deloria's research, writings and teaching encompass history, law, religion and politics. In this senior seminar we will read and analyze a sampling of his writings, beginning with six books and including articles and additional books for special projects. This syllabus is a beginning draft and subject to change. Final syllabus details will be determined by the class during the first week of the quarter.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Read works by Deloria, write about the readings and discuss in class
For upper level undergraduates and graduate students.
Class assignments and grading
Weekly responses and questions of the readings. Develop a word list. In-class talking about the readings. Final presentation to the class about a selected topic.
Thoughtful engagement with the materials. Involvement with class discussions. Quality (quantity) of weekly responses and questions.