Spring 2002 - Villanova University
Dr. Charlene Mires
"Rediscovering Jane Addams" conference at Swarthmore, Feb. 1-2
Assignment updates and links (most recent at top):
For April 23-30
For Thursday, April 11:
For Thursday, April 4:
For Thursday, March 21:
-- Read Chapters 1-9 in The Souls of Black Folk. For your reading response, select any one question from the list on pages 275-76.
For Thursday, March 14:
For Thursday, Feb. 21:
For Thursday, Feb. 14, and Tuesday, Feb. 19:
For Thursday, Feb. 7:
- Excerpts from Rerum Novarum (Pope Leo XIII, 1891) - print and bring to class. If you prefer to read the whole text, click here.
- Entries from The Catholic Encyclopedia (1908).
Browse for at least two entries that explain the Church's early twentieth-century teaching on issues we have been discussing in class (for example: wealth; poverty; labor ...) - Print your selections and bring them to class.
Optional: To learn more about Catholic Social Teaching, click here.
For Tuesday, Feb. 5:
For Tuesday, Jan. 29:
In addition to these, please bring to class a printout of Carnegie's "Wealth" from last week's reading.
- Eugene V. Debs Biography (not necessary to print out)
- Eugene V. Debs, "How I Became a Socialist" (print and bring to class)
- Socialist Labor Party Platform (print and bring to class)
- Emma Goldman Online Exhibition (not necessary to print out)
- Emma Goldman, "Anarchism: What It Really Stands For" (print and bring to class).
For Thursday, Jan. 24:
For Tuesday, Jan. 22:
-- PBS Companion Web Site to The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie - Meet Andrew Carnegie . (Browse the rest of the site as you wish.)
-- Andrew Carnegie, Wealth (North American Review, June 1889)