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E 603A and B, Fall 2012-Spring 2013, Schedule
TTh 11-12:30 PAR 104 e/l*
10-2 P1 (Power Animal) DUE ON BLACKBOARD [CRITIQUES DUE 10-10]
10-16 P1 HARD COPY DUE
11-20 P2 (Buddhism and You) DUE ON BLACKBOARD [CRITIQUES DUE 11-25]
11-29, P2 HARD COPY DUE
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8-30 Introduction, Time Management: Quiz on Course Description; BRING TO CLASS BOTH VOLUMES OF THE COURSE ANTHOLOGY (REQUIRED) TO SHOW THAT YOU HAVE PURCHASED THEM (-5 PER DAY PER VOLUME UNTIL YOU DO) +BRING TO CLASS QUESTIONS YOU HAVE ABOUT PP. 5-104, 618-623, and ABOUT WATCHING EARTHLINGS corrected Earthlings hyperlink: www.earthlings.com
ETHICS and animals I
9-4 Earthlings: -20 for not attending or leaving early; Bring Time Management Forms or -120 points; + Questionnaire Due or -5 points per class day;
9-5 Earthlings 1 blog due by midnight Blog Instructions
9-6 Earthlings II: -20 for not attending or leaving early
9-7 Earthlings 2 blog due by midnight Blog Instructions
9-10 Carnism blog due by 8 PM, no later than midnight Blog Instructions
9-11 Critical Reading: The Example of Carnism. Discussion Leader: Savannah
9-13 Sadism, Peer Pressure Discussion Leader: Tyler
ANIMAL ETHICS + Multicultural Perspectives And Diversity":
WHO ARE YOU?
9-18 What is Your Power Animal?”[Sympathetic Imagination] Project One InstructionsDiscussion Leader: Elizabeth
9-25 What is Your Totem Animal?Discussion Leader: Caroline
9-27 NATIVE AMERICAN REBIRTH AND TRIBE, AND CLAN, FORMATION
10-2 P1 (Power Animal) DUE ON BLACKBOARD: meet at the Mustangs statue, 24th and San Jacinto
Multicultural Perspectives And Diversity
10-4 WHO IS YOUR TYPE?
Discussion Leader: Andrew Cook
10-6 PowWow Extra Credit Event Saturday, Sacred Springs Powwow 921 Aquarena Springs Drive, San Marcos TX, TX (MAP)
Contact: Maria Rocha Phone: 512-393-3310 mail: ICIinfo@indigenouscultures.org URL: www.IndigenousCultures.org
WHY ARE YOU HERE?
10-9 Alice books as guides to college and leadershipDiscussion Leader: Deer
10-10 CRITIQUES DUE
10-11 Universities, U. T., Liberal Arts, Plan II
Discussion Leader: Brown Woolf
10-13 PowWow Extra Credit Event Saturday, October 13Music night at Central Market w/ Eagle Point Drum and Hoskins Family Dancers 7:30 pm Central Market, 4001 North Lamar Boulevard (512) 206-1020, Austin, TX 78756 (MAP Price Info: FREE
10-16 P1 HARD COPY DUE: meet at Blanton
History of Compassion in the East, to coincide with the visit of the Tibetan Buddhist Monks
10-18 Siddhartha I Discussion Leader: Sparrow meet at ACES private dining room
10-21 midnight: Blanton blog deadline or -10
10-23 + Siddhartha II Discussion Leader: Hummingbird next four chapters of Siddhartha: Part II: Kamala; With the Childlike People; Sansara;By the River OCTOBER BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS: TIGER, SPARROW, GRAY WOLF
10-25 Siddhartha III Discussion Leader: Dove final four chapters of Siddhartha: Part II: The Ferryman; The Son; Om; Govinda
10-30 Eastern Religions Discussion Leader: Gazelle
11-1How Can I Help? I Discussion Leader: Gray Wolf
11-3 PowWow Extra Credit Event Saturday, 21st Annual Austin Powwow Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones Rd., Sunset Valley, TX MAP CP Extra Credit if you go in groups, Individual extra credit otherwise
driving with passengers: 10 pts. + 5 pts. per passenger
15 pts. for proof of attendance at first event below, 10 pts. each for proof of attendance at other eventsy12:00 noon Gourd10:00 a.m. Grand Entry
12:00 noon Gourd Dancing
1:00 p.m. Grand Entry
Competition Dancing -Section One
5:00 p.m. Gourd Dancing
6:00 p.m. Grand Entry
Competition Dancing- Section Two
11-6 How Can I Help? II Discussion Leader: River Otter MEET AT O'S CAFETERIA: GO TO ACE at 24th and Speedway (see map), then to the cafeteria, then with food through the door marked "EMPLOYEES ONLY" to our private dining room, ACE 2.222
11-8 How Can I Help? III Discussion Leader: Chimpanzee?
ETHICS: COMPASSION AND THE SYMPATHETIC IMAGINATION
11-13 PASSION, FEELINGS, ETHICS Discussion Leader: Kodiak Bear
11-15 P1 Website Version jump drive Due. Visit of Buddhist priest to class to lead meditation, talk about her journey, explain Buddhism on compassion and nonattachment, etc.
11-20 P2 DUE ON BLACKBOARD by 10:30 AM*, meet at Natural Science Museum, dressed as your power animal if possible, bringing a printout of the Blackboard version of your P2 [with word count at the end], a camera, writing materials or notebook....
*PENALTIES FOR BEING LATE AND/OR NOT MEETING THE REQUIREMENTS: -20 IF UP BY 10:30 A.M.11-21 ; -30 IF UP BY 10:30 A.M. 11-22; -40 IF UP BY 10:30 A.M. 11-23. -50 IF UP BY 10:30 A.M.11-25. -60 IF UP BY 10:30 A.M.11-26. -100 IF NOT POSTED BY 10:30 A.M.11-27
11-22 Thanksgiving holiday
[11-25 P2 CRITIQUES DUE BY MIDNIGHT]
Nov. 26 Monday Afternoon office hours by appointment: firstname.lastname@example.org
11-27 EMOTIVE ETHICS Discussion Leader: Blue Whale
Nov. 28 Wednesday Afternoon office hours by appointment: email@example.com
12-4 SYMPATHETIC IMAGINATION Discussion Leader: Tiger
12-6 CATS Discussion Leader:Elk
12-11 4 P.M. Final Deadline for all assignments and extra credit opportunities.
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