Communication, Culture, & Community
CMN 205
Department of Communication

Tentative Course Schedule


31 March
    Course Introduction
2 April Required Reading:
  • David Eggers, "Serve or Fail"
Internet Resources:
7 April Required Reading:
  • Service Learning Coordinating Session with Raechel Tiffe
9 April Required Reading:
  • Meet with groups to construct work plan for quarter
14 April Required Reading:
  • Robert Bellah, "Community Properly Understood"
Internet Resources:
Group Plan Due
16 April Required Reading:
  • TBA
17 April Required Reading:
  • Friday tour of Humboldt Park with Marisol Morales (meet at Fullerton el stop at 1pm)
21 April Required Reading:
  • TBA
23 April Required Reading:
  • Robert Putnam, "The Prosperous Community"
Internet Resources:
28 April Required Reading:
  • TBA
30 April Required Reading:
  • Sara Mosle, "The Vanity of Volunteerism"
  • "Time to Die: Epicenter Zone 1990-1999"
5 May Required Reading:
  • TBA
7 May Required Reading:
  • Ray Oldenburg, "The Problem of Place in America"
Mid-term Report Due
12 May Required Reading:
  • TBA
14 May Required Reading:
  • Stephen Doheny-Farina, "Virtual Vermont"
Internet Resources:
19 May Required Reading:
  • TBA
21 May Required Reading:
  • "Children of the Cul-de-Sac"
  • Walter Kirn, "Crack Country"
  • Mary Rogan, "Please Take Our Children Away"
26 May Required Reading:
  • TBA
28 May Required Reading:
  • William Finnegan "The Unwanted"
Final Journals Due
2 June Group Presentations
4 June Group Presentations
9 June Final Papers Due by 3PM

Last Update: 26 June 2007
Send questions, comments, or reasonable suggestions to: Daniel Makagon