New England and Empire
Kaplan, "Left Alone with America"
Potts, from Wesleyan University (handout)
Viswanathan, "The Naming of Yale College" (handout)
|February 8||Stover at Yale (packet)|
Colonizing the "Indians"
ESSAY #1 DUE IN CLASS
Demos, The Unredeemed Captive
FIELD TRIP TO PEQUOT MUSEUM
West Indies Trade and Slavery
Conde, I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem
Northeast Magazine, "Complicity: How Connecticut Chained Itself to Slavery"
The Yankee Peddler
Film, Mosquito Coast
Brahmins in Boston
ESSAY #2 DUE IN CLASS
Elsie Venner (packet)
|MARCH 5-20: SPRING BREAK|
RESEARCH PAPER PROSPECTUS DUE IN CLASS
Drake, "Protestant Geography in China"
Hayford, "Chinese and American Characteristics"
Liu, "Translating National Character"
The China Trade
Alcott, Eight Cousins, Rose in Bloom
|Saturday, April 2||
FIELD TRIP TO SALEM, PEABODY-ESSEX MUSEUM
Teddy Bear Imperialism
Turner, from The Frontier in American History
Roosevelt, from The Winning of the West
Roosevelt, from The Rough Riders
Michaels, "Anti-Imperial Americanism"
Beisner, from Twelve Against Empire
Wharton, The Age of Innocence
Stevenson, from The Victorian Homefront
Conclusions: Final project/paper presentations
RESEARCH PAPER DUE IN CLASS