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Oct. 16–Historic Context

CUNY on a Monday Schedule!

Read: Read: Shadid, Anthony. House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2012: xii-xviii, 3-34.

Read: Strand, Ginger. The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2015: 3-20.

Due: Research Proposal

Optional:

Read: Strand, Ginger. The Brothers Vonnegut: Science and Fiction in the House of Magic. New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2015: 164-182

Read: Wilkerson, Isabel. “Isabel Wildkerson on Michelle Obama’s Becoming and the Great Migration.” The New York Times, Dec. 6, 2018. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/06/books/review/michelle-obama-becoming-memoir.html

In-Class

The Biographer’s Craft, Oct. 2019