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Jeanne Curran
Discourse Preparations
Week of November 6, 2000

Election Help:
The League of Women Voters of California

Popular Vote, 2000 Elections

Multiple Interpretations: Desperately Seeking the President
Academic Discourse on Desperately Seeking the President

Dia de Los Muertos, 2000. by jeanne

Story of the Field Trip to Olvera Street
We didn't meet in front of the Los Angeles Post Office; construction and traffic prevented it.
But we found each other on Olvera Street.

Where's jeanne? Office hours!
Progressive Sociologists Network
Distributive Justice Class
Love and Peace Class
Statistics Class
Theory Class

Week of October 30

The Girl with the Knife

Yoshitomo Nara at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,
The Darker Side of Playland:
Childhood Imagery
, from the Logan Collection.

Helnwein's Malevolent Mickey Mouse also in San Francisco MOMA Exhibit:
Gottfried Helnwein
Link to Artist, then Biography.
Link to Works for the Adoration of the Magi as Fascist Officers.
Heavy symbolism typical of Helnwein's work.

Request for Proposal: November 30 Deadline

New Text Chosen for Graduate Research Methods:

Howard Becker's Tricks of the Trade
Read the first chapter online!

Local Hub Sites
Latest update: November 2, 2000.

Recommended Readings for jeanne's Classes:

Theory Class

Distributive Justice Class

Love and Peace Class

Statistics Class

Reading ahead for jeanne's classes:

  • Constructing Identities
    • Constructing Identities
      Conference Abstracts from University of Huddleford in England. Browse through the abstracts. Note that links are not underlined on this site. Online.
    • National, Ethnic & Post-Colonial Identities Browse through these abstracts for a global perspective on the construction of identities. Note that links are not underlined on this site. Online.

  • Foucault
    • Foucault Links I found this by taking off from the Voice of the Shuttle.
      Excellent link page with comments on what you'll find at each link. Helpful if you're trying to get a handle on Foucault. Again, alert me if something specifically interests you. Online.

  • Post-Colonialism
    • Orientalism Edward Said's book on Orientalism. Fellman mentions Said's work. It would be good to have some familiarity with his work. Online.