Schedule- World History 2- Fall 2022

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Week 1: August 22

Historical Thinking Skill: Leveling up digital literacy and history
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Week 2: August 29

Historical Thinking Skill: Leveling up digital literacy and history
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
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Week 3: Sept 5 (no class, assignments due as usual)

Historical Thinking Skill: Art Analysis

Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)

  1. Middleton, Nick. Rivers : a Very Short Introduction. Chapter 3, pages 47-67 Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.
  2. Skeen, Bradley A. "Climate and Geography in Medieval Asia and the Pacific." Climate and Geography in Medieval History. Facts On File, 2019. Accessed August 29, 2022. online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=100853&itemid=WE49&articleId=225329.
  3. Crash Course World History: Water and Classical Civilizations, Accessed 2022-08-29

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Week 4: September 12

Historical Thinking Skill: Art Analysis
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)

Christian art in India: Indo-Portuguese ivory statuettes Pay particular attention to the Christ Child as Good Shepherd rockery and its water usage.

Video Lecture: Water and Sound in Islamic Architecture

Chinese landscape painting

Shaded Dwellings among Streams and Mountains ca. 1622–25

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Week 5: September 19

Historical Thinking Skill: Metadata
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)

George, J.J. & Suarez, A.C., 2011. Inca Architecture and Urbanism. Handbook to Life in the Inca World. Available at: online.infobase.com/Auth/Index?aid=100853&itemid=WE53&articleId=425346 [Accessed September 15, 2022].

Rinne, Katherine. “Trickle Down: Water in Late Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Rome.” Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome 66 (2021): 151–83. https://www.jstor.org/stable/27129168.

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Week 6 September 26

Historical Thinking Skill: Metadata
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Trans-Atlantic Slave Economy

This week's reading involve the enslavement of humans. Recognize that working with historical records involves intellectual work (learning historical thinking skills) and emotional work (confronting the imprisonment and torture of humans.) Both types of work are necessary to historical scholarship and require us to prepare ourselves as we encounter these types of sources.

Short web readings with pictures

From the Nation Museum of American History
Rum
A Sweet Addition
A Brief Overview of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
Early Slaving Voyages
The Middle Passage
African Culture and the Middle Passage

Database

Please review how the database uses metadata

Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade - Database

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Week 7: October 3

Historical Thinking Skill: Geographic Information Systtems (GIS)
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Prepare- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Project- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 8: October 10

Historical Thinking Skill: Geographic Information Systtems (GIS)
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Revision- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Reflection- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 9: October 17 (note abbreviated week)

Historical Thinking Skill: Distant Reading
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Prepare- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Project- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 10: October 24

Historical Thinking Skill: Distant Reading
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Revision- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Reflection- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 11: October 31

Historical Thinking Skill: Data literacy
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Prepare- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Project- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 12: November 7

Historical Thinking Skill: Data literacy
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Revision- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Reflection- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 13: November 14

Historical Thinking Skill: Podcasting
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Prepare- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Project- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 14: November 21 (note alternate turn in)

Historical Thinking Skill: Podcasting
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Revision- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Reflection- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 15: November 28

Historical Thinking Skill: Portfolio Building
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Prepare- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Project- Thursday at 10 pm

Week 16: December 5

Historical Thinking Skill: Portfolio Building
Sources (take notes on before doing Prepare assignment)
Assignments

  • Revision- Tuesday at 10 pm
  • Reflection- Thursday at 10 pm

Finals Week: No class meeting