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Humanities 20: Intro to Religion
 
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Assignment Schedule 

 

Assignment Schedule

Subject to Change

Month

Date

Day

Assignment Due

January

20

Tu

 

Discussion: What is religion and how can we study it?

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 1-3.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapters 1-2.

 

 

27

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion, Chapter 1.

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 28, 38, 39.

 Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 5.

 

February

3

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion, Chapter 2.

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 6-7, 29.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 6.

 

 

10

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion, Chapter 3.

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 8-9, 30.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 8.

"No Church in the Wild" Video​

"No Church in the Wild" Lyrics​

"No Church in the Wild . . . Youth's Unrecognized Spirituality"

 Missy Elliott "Can You Hear Me?"​

 

17

Tu

 ​​Class Cancelled

Read: The Study of Religion, Chapter 4.

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 10-11, 31.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 10.

 

 

22

Sun

Short Paper #1 Due at 11:59 p.m. (Use Turnitin on Blackboard)

 

24

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion, Chapter 4.

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 10-11, 31.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 10.


March

3

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion, Chapter 5.

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 12, 32.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 12.


 

10

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion, Chapter 6.

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 13-14, 33.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 4.


 

17

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 15-16, 34.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 26.


 

20

Fri

Short Paper #2 Due at 11:59 p.m. (Use Turnitin on Blackboard)

 

24

Tu

Spring Break—No Class

 

31

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 17-18, 35.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 27.​



April

7

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 19-20.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, Chapter 28.


 

14

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 21, 25.

Read: Hip Hop and Religion Reader, “Conclusion.”


 

21

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 26, 27.

Group Assignments: Hip Hop and Religion Reader: “Islam” and “Christianity”


 

28

Tu

 

Read: The Study of Religion Reader, Chapters 36-37.

Group Assignments: Hip Hop and Religion Reader: “Judaism” and “Eastern Religions


May

5

Tu

Watch film in class TBD

 

12

Tu

Watch film in class TBD

 

15

Sat

Long Paper Due at 11:59 p.m. (Use Turnitin on Blackboard)

 

18

Tu

Final Exam

 

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