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ENGL 101 - Hoover: Researching an Issue in Context

Paper #3 ANALYSIS: WRITING ABOUT A CONCEPT AND AN ISSUE

    

Additional Readings

Researching in context of values--variable topics

(on men) http://www.newsweek.com/2010/09/20/why-we-need-to-reimagine-masculinity.html “Men’s Lib” by Andrew Romano and Tony Dokoupil

 (on men) http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/07/the-end-of-men/8135/  “The End of Men” by Hanna Rosin

(Young Men Giving up on Marriage)  https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/young-men-giving-up-on-marriage-women-arent-women-anymore

(The Marriage Gap) http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/11/all-the-single-ladies/8654/  “All the Single Ladies” by Kate Bolik

(anti-female culture)  http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/05/27/your-princess-is-in-another-castle-misogyny-entitlement-and-nerds.html  "Your Princess in in another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds" by Authur Chu  ALSO the follow-up http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/24/who-died-and-made-you-khaleesi-privilege-white-saviors-and-the-elusive-male-feminist-who-doesn-t-suck.html

(Beyonce on pay equity and her new album)   http://pitchfork.com/news/53563-read-beyonces-essay-on-gender-equality/

(Transgender bathroom laws and conversation)  http://theweek.com/articles/620544/symbolism-stupidity-americas-transgender-bathroom-debate

(diversity in the Media) http://www.upworthy.com/5-of-the-most-powerful-moments-from-idris-elbas-speech-on-diversity-in-the-media?c=upw1

(Feelings experiement)   http://www.upworthy.com/i-spent-a-week-sharing-my-feelings-with-everyone-heres-what-happened?c=reccon1

(TED talk about men's emotions) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBdnjqEoiXA

(Be A Man) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVI1Xutc_Ws

Optional--access longer film or book relating to gender studies

The Hunting Ground https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBNHGi36nlM

Trapped  http://www.democracynow.org/2016/1/25/trapped_new_documentary_follows_abortion_providers

Reading:

There is a wonderful study of post-feminist American called Backlash by Susan Faludi

 

READ TO HERE ONLY FOR GENDER TOPIC

 

 

 


(wealth inequality in America--video)  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPKKQnijnsM 

 

(wealth inequality updates)  http://www.nationofchange.org/more-inequality-shock-1391440735

 

(A Practical Guide to Critical Thinking)  http://skepdic.com/essays/Haskins.html

(Fruit Fly research)  http://nihrecord.od.nih.gov/newsletters/10_03_2000/story05.htm  “Fruit Fly Research Illuminates Human Health” by Alison Davis

(Wealth Gap) http://www.slate.com/id/2266025/entry/2266026 “The United States of Inequality: The Great Divergence” by Timothy Noah

(Drug Legalization) “The War on Drugs is Lost” by William F. Buckley Jr. and others for the The National Review -- Try the following link for now      http://www.nationalreview.com/article/383913/war-drugs-lost-nro-staff  with video comment by Buckley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gTyucBinXnY

-- Buckley, W. "The War on Drugs Is Lost." National Review, Feb 12, 1996, Vol.48(2), p.34(16)

(A Gospel According to Earth) http://ezproxy.olympic.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=10016462&site=ehost-live  “A Gospel According to Earth” by Jack Hitt

(Oil) http://ezproxy.olympic.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=11985940&site=ehost-live  “The Oil We Eat” by Richard Manning

 

 (Mushrooms) http://www.ted.com/talks/paul_stamets_on_6_ways_mushrooms_can_save_the_world.html Paul Stamets on How Mushrooms can Save the World/TED Talk

(Mini Earth) 

http://www.cisv.org/resources/running-or-taking-part-in-educational-programmes/mosaic/whats-inspiring-us/the-miniature-earth-project/

 

Reading Journal Materials for Research Paper Section of the Class

For your self-selected reading journal selection each week, you may choose from assigned readings or from the films listed here. 

Further Viewing on Gender:

The Hunting Ground https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBNHGi36nlM

Trapped  http://www.democracynow.org/2016/1/25/trapped_new_documentary_follows_abortion_providers

Reading:

There is a wonderful study of post-feminist American called Backlash by Susan Faludi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spaceship Earth & New Energy

 

The 11th Hour

 

Cool It

 

Escape from Suburbia

 

The Ecological Footprint

 

Designing a great Neighborhood

 

Fixing the Future

 

The End of Suburbia

 

Solar  Energy: Saved by the Sun

 

The Unforeseen

 

Carbon Nation

 

When the Levees Broke—A Requiem in Four Acts

 

Independent Lens: The Atom Smashers

 

Homeland

                                 Surviving Progress

Oil & Old Energy

 

Blind Spot

 

GasHole

 

Black Gold: The Story of Oil

 

A Crude Awakening

 

Oil on Ice

 

The Oil Factor

 

Crude

 

Fuel

 

Countdown to Zero

 

Trinity and Beyond

 

Gas Land

 

Food & Wine

 

Forks Over Knives

 

Deconstructing Supper

 

The Future of Food

 

The Real Dirt on Farmer John

 

Food Beware: The French Organic Revolution

 

Food Fight

 

Food, Inc.

 

King Corn

 

Modern Marvels: Salt, Modern Marvels: Sugar, and others

 

Mondo Vino

 

Blood Into Wine

 

                                Killer at Large: Obesity

Water

 

River Ways

 

Tapped

 

For the Love of Water

 

Blue Gold: World Water Wars

 

Flow

 

Soil & Landscape

 

Dirt! The Movie

 

America’s Lost Landscape

 

American Serengeti

 

Secret Yellowstone

 

Yellowstone: Battle for LIfe

 

Creatures

 

Vanishing of the Bees

 

Colony

 

Earthlings

 

Silence of the Bees

 

Thunderbeast

 

Wolves in Paradise

 

Microcosmos

 

Plants

 

The Green Rush

 

The Union

 

Standing Silent Nation

 

Black Gold (coffee)

 

The Botany of Desire

 

The Secret Life of Plants

 

How Weed Won the West

 

Corporations, Money & Labor

 

The Corporation

 

Plunder

 

Inside Job

 

The Take

 

Mann vs. Ford

 

American Experience: Triangle Fire

 

Born Rich

 

The One Percent

 

Frontline: The Warning

 

Drugs & Toxins

 

Frontline: The Meth Epidemic

 

Libby, MT

 

National Geographic: The World’s Most Dangerous Drug

 

American Meth

 

Waste Land

 

Generation RX

 

Frontline: The Vaccine War

 

Frontline: The Medicated Child

 

Blue Vinyl

 

The Seas

 

The End of the Line

 

American Experience: Into the Deep

 

The Cove

 

Health & Beauty

 

Frontline: Sick Around America

 

Frontline: Sick Around the World

 

Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita

 

Good Hair

 

Death by Design (cells)

                               

                                 Miss Representation

Children & Human Resources

 

Chops

 

Crips and Bloods: Made in America

 

The Business of Being Born

 

Pregnant in America

 

Lake of Fire (extremely disturbing doc. about abortion.  American History X Director)

 

Waiting for Superman

 

American Teacher

 

Fruit of the Vine

 

The Other Side of Immigration

 

Babies

 

The Science of Babies

 

Frozen Angels

 

How Does the Brain Work?

 

Intellectual Property

 

Helvetica

 

Rip! A Remix Manifesto

 

Copyright Criminals

 

(Alternative Freedom)

 

(Steal This Film)

 

Material Culture

 

Bling (disturbing images)

 

I Need That Record