On Smith's Plantation, Beaufort, SC   (1862)       from The Library of Congress Collection               SEE ORIGINAL PHOTO                                          

                        STEPHEN RAILTON            


    READINGS                 REQUIREMENTS                 REPORT TOPICS            

                            CALENDAR            

WED. 8/24 -- INTRODUCTION
MON. 8/29 -- Douglass, Narrative of the Life
WED. 8/31 -- Blackface Minstrelsy
    POSTER   |   ASSIGNMENT HOMEPAGE
MON. 9/5 -- Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin (Chapters 1 - 28)
WED. 9/7 -- Uncle Tom's Cabin (Chapters 29 - end)
    UNCLE TOM'S CABIN & AMERICAN CULTURE: A MULTI-MEDIA ARCHIVE
MON. 9/12 -- "Anti-Tom" Novels
    HOMEPAGE  |  IMAGES  |  AUNT PHYLLIS' CABIN (read Preface & Chaps 1-3, 9-11, 17, 19, 26)
WED. 9/14 -- "Tom Shows"   |   ASSIGNMENT HOMEPAGE
MON. 9/19 --
        George Washington Harris, from Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings,
        Thomas Nelson Page, "Mars Chan", &
        Charles Chesnutt, The Conjure Woman (pages 31 - 81)
WED. 9/21 -- Chesnutt, The Conjure Woman (pages 82 - 135)
MON. 9/26 -- Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson (Chapters 1 - 14)
    IMAGINING SLAVERY IN MT'S WORKS
WED. 9/28 -- Pudd'nhead Wilson (Chapters 15 - end)
    PW, SLAVERY AND RACE
    ILLUSTRATING THE NOVEL
MON. 10/3 -- READING DAY
WED. 10/5 -- Slavery in the Movies
    1903 UNCLE TOM'S CABIN   |   1927 UTC
FRI. 10/7 -- SECOND CLOSE READING DUE
            2 EXEMPLARY ANALYSES
MON. 10/10 -- Mitchell's Gone With the Wind (Part 1, through page 140)
      & Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom! (Chapter 1)

           ELECTRONIC CHRONOLOGY
WED. 10/12 -- A,A! (Chapters 2 - 4) & GWTW (keep reading)
MON. 10/17 -- GWTW (Part 2, through page 283) & A,A! (Chapter 5)
WED. 10/19 -- GWTW (Part 3, through page 508) & A,A! (Chapters 6 - 7)
MON. 10/24 -- A,A! (Chapters 8 - 9)
WED. 10/26 -- GWTW (Chapters 31-35, 37-38, 42 & 52)
MON. 10/31 -- Styron, Confessions of Nat Turner (Parts 1-2, thru page 253)
WED. 11/2 -- Confessions of Nat Turner (Parts 3-4, pages 257-429)
MON. 11/7 -- Morrison, Beloved (Part One, pages 1-165)
WED. 11/9 -- Beloved (Part Two, pages 169-end)
MON. 11/14 -- Jones, The Known World (Chapters 1 - 7)
WED. 11/16 -- The Known World (Chapters 8 - end)
MON. 11/21 & WED. 11/23 -- THANKSGIVING BREAK
MON. 11/28 -- Children's Books
WED. 11/30 -- Slavery at UVA
           SHORT HISTORY OF UVA
MON. 12/5 -- Slavery in the 21st Century            
  • TOMMING TODAY
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  • C.S.A. TRAILER
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  • U.N.C. MEMORIAL (1)
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  • U.N.C. MEMORIAL (2)