ENG 20 This week we will review “The Rule of Names” by going over questions 1-8 and summarizing the text. This will be collected for a monthly grade. We will also begin our ongoing discussion of “A Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley.
A useful historical overview Prezi by Daniel Lopez http://prezi.com/ttsccyvvgn_n/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share
A general Overview http://prezi.com/6u4162z1163m/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy
Movie Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVhIsUs8_RU
Audio Book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oESDhaKzoMQ
A recent Huffington Post article on the relation between our world and that of Brave New World http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-kaas-boyle/consumerism-is-ending-bet_b_4228183.html
An interview with the author https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l1btEwwRePs
A movie trailer for “The Island” another film based on a book by Huxley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5hRQwewcUY
COMM7 This week will be dedicated to working on your visual analysis project as well as a lecture the basic tenets of Marxism, our first theory for contextualizing political and economic rhetoric. Visual Analysis projects will be presented in the 1st week of October. Please see me if you have any questions.
Overview of socialism http://prezi.com/4_gqll1pc6bf/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share
8-bit Video What is Marxism? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vz3eOb6Yl1s Crash Course
ENG 10 This week we will be finishing response essays and beginning a new text from Steve Jobs. Below you will find a link to his speech as well as 4 other speeches. Please watch or rea them if they seem interesting to you. http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2011/06/10/best-commencement-graduation-speeches/#stevejobs
An article in disagreement with Jobs’ core message http://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2012/05/sacrifice-and-steve-jobs-commencement-speech