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Dear Habermas
A Journal of Postmodern and Critical Thought
Devoted to Academic Discourse on Peace and Justice

Volume 10, No. 2, Week of September 3, 2001

jeanne's classes - Susan's classes
Volume 10, No. 1, Week of August 27, 2001
Mirror Sites: CSUDH - Habermas - UWP
Site Map - Daily Site Additions - Site Stats - Site Index
Concept Index - Vocabulary Index - Essay Index
Merriam-Webster Dictionary

jeanne's wolf
jeanne's wolf: "What paradigm shift?"

Announcing:

The Newly Arrived Ms. Ryave

Dr. Ryave, Chair of the Sociology Department, has a lovely new daughter,
born just before school started.
Dear Habermas wishes her a long and happy life.
We offer her the gift of this delightful cowgirl suit from the Gene Autry Museum
as appropriate to her Southern California home.
Please be sure to sign her welcoming card on Tuesday or Wednesday,
so we can present her cowgirl suit to Dr. Ryave this week.
jeanne and Susan and Pat

Autry Museum of Western Heritage

American Society of Criminology Meetings in Atlanta, Georgia:
Tuesday, November 6, 2001 through Saturday, November 10, 2001
Jeanne will be taking students for presentations at this conference.



Field Trip

Philip Gourevitch, author of
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
on Rwanda's Genocidal Conflict between the Hutus and the Tutsis

will be at Vroman's Bookstore in Pasadena at 7 p.m. on Monday, Septemer 10, 2001.
695 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena. Phone: 800-769-BOOK

Gourevitch will be at Vroman's on a book tour for his new book, A Cold Case,
an unusual and highly praised fictional book on the "resolution of a 27-yar-old murder case."

jeanne and Arnold will be there, since we both devoured
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
on our recent trip to South Africa. Please join us.



Weekly Readings and Suggested Measures of Learning



California State University, Dominguez Hills
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Table of Contents

Archives - How to Navigate the Site - Teaching and Review Essay Index, by Topic - Announcements
Left/Right Perspectives - PSN - Virtual Faculty - Transcend Art and Peace
The Justice Studies Association - TR Young's Site
Who To Take - Syllabi - Art and Poem Gallery - Sociology Sites

CSUDH: Where's jeanne - Who's jeanne? - Where's everyone?
UWP: Susan's classes - Who's Susan?
Merriam-Webster Dictionary Search:

What's New?
For the Week of September 3, 2001

Teaching Essays
In Other Languages
Art and the Imaginary
Collaborative Writing Journal
Conflicts Around the World
Scholastic Resources
Lagniappe! You Gotta Read This!
Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Gallery
Resource Pages:
. . . Criminology and Aging and Peacemaking and Theory
. . . and Women and Social Justice and Social Justice Issues and Writings
. . . and The Writer's Bookshelf and Poverty and Sociology of Law
Syllabi Instructions on How to Access Syllabi
Calls for Proposals: Conference and Article Plans
Kids' Site
What people are saying about Dear Habermas
Who To Take

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Teaching EssaysTeaching Essays

Teaching and Review Essay Index

New This Week:

  • Adversarialism and Mutuality Teaching essay on concepts that we will be using in all our classes. Based on Gordon Fellman's Rambo and the Dalai Lama.

  • Agency and Structural Context Teaching essay on concepts that we will be using in all our classes. Based on Stuart Henry and Dragan Milovanovic's Constitutive Theory.

  • Aesthetics and Communicating Across Racism Graduate Theory level articles, but teaching essay will clarify. Will include Foucault and a discussion of aesthetics and how aesthetics is involved in dominant discourse.

  • Social Justice and Refugees ZMag Sustainers' commentary by Dr. Lynette Dumble. Essay depicting the difficulties faced by internally displaced persons and the callousness shown by those nations that could provide refuge.

  • Rwanda: A New Imaginary Teaching essay on Philip Gourevitch's We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families. Field trip to Vroman's in Pasadena next Monday when he appears on a book tour.

  • Easing Censorship on the Networks. By Jim Rutenberg. September 2, 2001. p. A1. Issues of respect. Start of teaching essay and NY Times article up.

  • Stretching the Bounds of Expression and Propriety Teaching essay on a consdieration of artists who have exceeded bounds of propriety and how that affects dominant discourse.

  • The Death Penalty Debate An Open Society Institute Program of the Soros Foundation. Reappraising Death: The new debate over capital punishment. By Tanya E. Coke. ". . . victims do not uniformly support the death penalty . . ." Link to the article.

  • Accountability and Privatization Essay based on the privatization attempts on social service delivery and the results to both policy and agenda.

  • Zizek on the reductive reading of Lacan This is the first of a series of teaching essays on reductive reading. Just started.

  • The Iron Cage of Bureaucracy: Weber Teaching essay and journal entry by Darby.



signifiers across cultures: other languages In Other Languages

  • Andres Serrano "Es una costumbre en Serrano investigar el tema con una sucesión de imágenes que estan temáticamente relacionadas. Serrano insiste en examinar temas controversiales y poco agradables incluyendo representaciones religiosas, inhibiciones hacia los fluídos del cuerpo, racismo, el Ku Klux Klan y la injusticia con las personas sin casa."



Art and the Imaginary

Art as Healing

  • Up soon.

Art as Expanding the Imaginary

    Up soon.

Poets We Share

Music We Share

Art You should Know

Artists You Should Know



Collaborative Writing Journal

Current work in progress on teaching and review essays
by jeanne, Susan, Pat, et alia.

New additions this week:



Conflicts Around the World:

  • Present Danger

    • Social Justice and Refugees ZMag Sustainers' commentary by Dr. Lynette Dumble. Essay depicting the difficulties faced by internally displaced persons and the callousness shown by those nations that could provide refuge.

  • Long-Term Effects
    • Peaceful Parents, Peaceful Kids Introduction and Table of Contents online. And you can subscribe to a free e-mail newsletter by the author, Naomi Drew, on Peaceful Parenting. The present danger of child abuse is here at home as well as abroad. I encourage you to consider this site. Link provided by Ian Harris of Peace Education Commission.

  • History
    • Up soon.



    Scholastic Resources:

    Scholastic Resources Site under revision, but useable.
    Sociology Sites New Scholastic Resources file going up for behavioral sciences.
    American Society of Criminology Tutoring for student members of ASC.

    • Up soon.



    Lagniappe!

    You Gotta Read This

    • Chicagoans Are Reading the Same Book at the Same Time By Stephen Kinzer. New York Times, August 28, 2001. Chicago is asking all adults and young people to read To Kill a Mockingbird this Fall. There will be community discussions, continuous showings of the movie, and efforts to promote literacy and encourage the whole community to read again. backup1 backup2



    jobs, jobs, jobs Jobs and Job-Training:



    Gallery