Overview: Two videos (one on food and one on language) offer interesting comparisons and will help you practice applying cultural relativism in preparation forthe final project.Prompt: Complete the module discussion before completing this journal assignment.Then, view Texans Trying to Pronounce WI City Names (cc) (2:36) andWould You Eat It? 10 Weird Foods We Dare You […]
According to Lorena Oropeza in ¡Raza Si! ¡Guerra No!, how did opposition to the war in Viet Nam shape the politics of Chicano activists?General InstructionsReading essays will ask you to take a position on a question (i.e., make an argument) and defend that position with evidence from one of the assigned monographs, the assigned primary […]
For your alternate assignment, please write a 3-5 page, double-spaced essay on San Antonino’s Climate Action & Adaptation Plan. You can find the plan here:https://www.sanantonio.gov/Portals/0/Files/Sustainability/SAClimateReady/SACRReportOctober2019.pdf.Your essay should include a summary of the plan with emphasis on the negative effects climate change will have on San Antonio and 3 mitigation/adaptation strategies you found interesting.
Compare and contrast Goethe’s Faust, Part One with the two depictions of Don Juan which we have studied in this class (Moliere and Mozart). What is each author’s attitude toward love and romantic relationships as they are conducted by his protagonist? How can these different attitudes be explained by each writer’s cultural circumstances?
Discuss whether you agree or disagree with the ideas presented by Nicholas Kristof andJaweed Kaleem on the value of the humanities. Explain why or why not. Then, reviewthe article Extraordinary Outsiders: The Makers Who Don’t Know They’re Artists. Doyou think the creative process is good for the average person? Explain why or why not.When responding […]
Do sanctuary cities help reduce crime or do they increase crime?InstructionsOverview: Use the writing process to write an argumentative research essay of at least 5 pages to convince readers to accept your point of view (your position on an issue). As stated in The Hub, “An argument is a piece of writing that takes a […]