Week 2

Reading to do this week:

For Monday:
1. Lugo’s Ch. 1: “G.W. Bush Administration Narratives of Threat and Containment”
2. McDuffie’s article, “Black and Red: Black Liberation, the Cold War, and the Horne Thesis”

In class on Monday: Bush’s “Get on Board” speech & Truman’s 1949 Inaugural Address

For Wednesday:
1. Lugo’s Ch. 3: “Bodies that Resisted Containment”
2. Dittmer’s article, “Captain America’s Empire: Reflections of Identity, Popular Culture, and Post 9/11 Geopolitics”

In Class on Wednesday: Example RAs (to read ahead, see the “Rhetorical Analysis” page)

Assignments to Complete this week:

Reminder: sign up for RA Conference

For Monday:
Blog Post #1 due, before class. For guided instructions on how to make a blog post, click here.

Wednesday
RA text selection due in class

Saturday
RA Rough Draft due to Canvas on by 11:59pm

Looking forward to next week:

Sign up for a conference if you haven’t already done so, and remember to bring three printed copies of your RA draft with you to class on Monday, Oct. 10th

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Cold War American Culture Post 9/11

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