Oral Presentation Schedule

Course Presentations: Below you will find the date and text for your class presentation. Be aware that there are more readings here than listed. This is ONLY the presentation information. Check the Reading Schedule tab to see all readings. 

9/3 The Discourse on Method René Descartes :Johnny

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Mary Wollstonecraft:Pedro

 9/17 Bewitched Ueda Akinari (text on Blog) Ashley

9/19 Life of a Sensuous Woman Ihara Saikaku (Volume D- 585) Rafael



Ode on Intimations of Immortality William Wordsworth  Alice

Conversation Between Me and the Women Anna Bunina  Gabriella 


10/17  The Sufferings of Young Werther Goethe Ethan

10/31  A Simple Heart Gustave Flaubert

Bartleby, the Scrivener Herman Melville Loriana

 Edith Wharton (Roman Fever or Muse’s Tragedy; Selections TBA) Sutoy

11/5:  The Tattooer Tanizaki Jun’Ichirō    David

11/7: In Praise of Shadows (excerpts on the class blog) Tanizaki Jun’Ichirō Yasmine and Misheel

Samurai Champloo– Netflix

(Intro to Manifestos)

11/12: Manifestos!

Dada Manifesto 1918 Tristan Tzara Jackie

Manifesto of Surrealism André Breton Julian

The Foundation and Manifesto of Futurism F.T. Marinetti Harrison

SCUM Manifesto, Valerie Solanas Jon

Black Panther Manifesto: Vincent E

Cyborg Manifesto- Donna Haraway

11/14 : Chike’s School Days, Chinua Achebe G’Nelle

The Daydreams of a Drunk Woman, Clarice Lispector Johnnason

11/19: Notes of a Native Son, James Baldwin Maurice

(+Between the World and Me) Vincent Liu

1Week Thirteen: Contemporary Fiction + “ World Literature” and  ‘Cli-Fi/ Sci-fi’

Folding Beijing: Cecilia 

Calvino- Petrol :Evelyn