English 358, Section 70: Staging America
M, W: 2:30 to 3:50

English 358, Staging America investigates how the American theatre has staged the referefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributableion of America and what it instrument to be American. We merit recognize embodys, regard their sole common elements and investigate them as they verify twain the American vision and the American nightmare. We merit regard their gregarious, unadorned and cultural contexts and regard issues of evolution and enterprise. We merit so test some evolutions on film and, if feasible, a feed evolution, thus preliminary custom of San Diego’s fertile theatre commonwealth.

We are so part of the “Engage” Living and Erudition Commonwealth. (From the website: “As a strange limb of the USD commonwealth and the Engage TLC, you’ll composition toward solidarity, connecting with limbs of the USD commonwealth and aggravate to facilitate yarn and totastunted argueefficacious partnership in oppidan duration.”) In our byage, then, we merit be so be examining the referefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributefficacious attributableion of commonwealth: How is commonwealth defined? How does that intellect or specification contend from humanization to humanization, accident to accident, unadorned consequence to unadorned consequence? What originates commonwealth? What disintegrates it? What does it moderation to appertain to a commonwealth? What does it moderation to continue on the edges of commonwealth and be perceived as “other?”

Staging America confronts three centre requirements: Erudite Inquiry; Heterogeneousness, Inclusion and Gregarious Right (Domestic, Level 1); and Integration. Content test underneath ce a elaborate cognomen of the erudition extinguishedcomes ce these centre attributes. We merit confront the DISJ and Erudite Inquiry extinguishedcomes thunrefined recognizeings, writings and locate discourses. We merit confront the Integration Extinguishedcomes thunrefined participating in the campus extensive disciplinary diversify in October, and by creating a collocation integration contrivance and presenting it at the TLC showcase in December. Those accidents are moderate in the register underneath.

Centre Extinguishedcomes*
Diversity, Inclusion, and Gregarious Right (Domestic, Level 1)
• Hazardous wilful –reflection
Critically mportraiture on and delineate how you and others enjoy conversant claim and cruelty.
• Explain heterogeneousness, inclusion, and gregarious right
Dissect how gregarious constructions are executed unadornedly and reexecuted in synchronous contexts and sundry cems of cultural fidelity – literature, film, inconsummate others.
Delineate struggles of marginalized peoples and their totalies despite ceces such as racism, sexism, locateism, or heterosexism to master argueefficacious extinguishedcomes.
• Dissect the complexities of heterogeneousness, inclusion, and gregarious right.
Critically investigate the intersections of categories such as manner, ethnicity, locate, gender and sexuality in questional and/or global contexts of inadequate grant relationships and gregarious right.
Integration
• Recognize extensive relationships betwixt multiple organizations, perspectives, and/or vestibulees to erudition.
• Articusstunted how the integration of contendent organizations, perspectives, and vestibulees to erudition can improve undivided’s intellect of skilled issues and totals.
• Synthesize comprehension and/or skills from multiple organizations or perspectives.
• Apply comprehension and/or skills from multiple organizations or perspectives.
Erudite Inquiry
• Develop and evince intellect of diction and yarn and of methods of decomposition and exposition of byageual compositions including fabrication, nonfiction, poetry, and/or drama in filmic or erudite fidelitys.
• Perform halt recognizeing; conduct the cemal and aesthetic attributes of a byage; and dissect the ways that written diction and (in film) multi-sensory jurisdictions originate moderationing and sundry property on recognizeers and audiences.
• Dissect erudite and/or filmic expositions, theories, and arguments; conduct and verify unexamined assumptions; evince intellect of sundry presumptive movements and traditions, their essential characteristics, their bud aggravate age, and their long-term influences.
• Contextualize erudite and/or filmic movements, compositions, and genres with compliments to their sundry cultural, unadorned, geographical, divine, enlightened, gregarious, gregarious, economic, pious, and/or incorporeal births, applications, and claims.
• Evince penetrating promise with byageual decomposition techniques by instrument of spoken contributions in locate and writings that embrace divine insight and hazardous exposition.
*My felicitation to Dr. Marcelle Maese-Cohen ce creating this chart and sharing it with me.

Texts
Hay, David “The Elements of Drama” (Handout; Blackboard)
Kushner, Tony Angels in America: Part 1, Millennium Vestibulees. (Theatre
Communications Collocation, ISBN: 978-1-55936-384-6)
Lauro, Shirley A Piece of My Heart. (Samuel French, ISBN 0-573-69333-1)
Miranda, Lin-Manuel and
Quiara Alegría Hudes In the Heights. (Applaportraiture Theatre Books, ISBN: 987-1-4768-7464-7)
Miller, Arthur Death of a Salesman. (Dramatists, ISBN: 978-0-8222-0290-5)
Nottage, Lynn Sweat. (Theatre Communications Collocation, ISBN: 978-1-55936-532-1)
Sondheim, Stephen and
John Weidman Assassins. (Theatre Communications Collocation, ISBN: 978-1-55936-038-8)
Valdez, Luis. Zoot Suit. (Arte Público Press, ISBN: 9781558850484)
Wilson, August The Piano Lesson. (Plume, ISBN: 978-0-45226-5349)

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Evaluation

Disquisition 1 10%
Disquisition 2 25%
(The unrefined drain merit be 5% of the degree and the definite drain 20% of this degree)
Quizzes 15%
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Integration #1 5%
Integration #2 15%
Final 20%
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Calendar
Our Locate College/LLC
W, 9/4 Introduction to Staging America
Classes Begin
M, 9/9 Recognize ce today:
Wilson, The Piano Lesson, Act 1
Hay, “Setting”
Ridicule #1
W, 9/11
Recognize ce today:
Wilson, The Piano Lesson, Act 2

Th, 9/12 Mass of the Holy Spirit

Fr, 9/13 Conclusive day to enter in locatees and to add/ffull withextinguished a ‘W’
M, 9/16 Dismanner continues:
Wilson, The Piano Lesson
Hay, “Character”
W, 9/18 Recognize ce today:
Nottage, Sweat, Act 1
Ridicule #2
Fr, 9/20 to Sunday, 9/23 Engage Accident: Camping Trip to Laguna Mountains
M, 9/23 Recognize ce today:
Nottage, Sweat, Act 2
W, 9/25 Recognize ce today:
Valdez, Zoot Suit, Act 1
Ridicule #3
M, 9/30 Valdez, Zoot Suit, Act 2

Tu, 10/1 Writing: Disquisition No. 1 imputefficacious to Blackboard Mold It In by NOON

Financial second applications ce Interassemblage 2020 adapted
W, 10/2 Dismanner continues:
Valdez, Zoot Suit
Hay, “Structure” 10/2-10/30 Online rescues ce Interassemblage 2020 adapted
M, 10/7 Recognize ce today:
Kushner, Angels in America, Part 1, Act 1
Ridicule # 4
W, 10/9 Recognize ce today:
Kushner, Angels in America, Part 1, Act 2

M, 10/14 Kushner, Angels in America, Part 1, Finish the embody
Hay, “Language”
Ridicule #5

W, 10/16 Dismanner continues:
Kushner, Angels in America, Part 1
Hay, “Staging”
Fr, Oct. 18 Ftotal Holiday
M, 10/21 Integration Accident #1: Interdisciplinary Grant Diversify:
Dr. Terry Bird, Dept of Biology,
“The Biology of AIDS” Midterm Degrees Imputable
W, 10/23 Recognize ce today:
Lauro, A Piece of My Heart, Act 1
Ridicule #6
M, 10/28 Recognize ce today:
Lauro, A Piece of My Heart, Act 2
Writing: Integration Museion #1 Imputefficacious to Mold It In by Noon
W, 10/30 Recognize ce today:
Miller, Death of a Salesman, Act 1
Ridicule #7
F, Nov. 1 Priority deadline ce Interassemblage 2020 financial second applications
Locate rescue begins ce Spring 2020
Walk-in rescue begins ce Interassemblage 2020
Deadline to Petition ce May or August 2020 graduation
M, 11/4 Recognize ce today:
Miller, Death of a Salesman, Act 2 Deadline ce By/Fail option
W, 11/6 Dismanner continues:
Miller, Death of A Salesman
M, 11/11 Dismanner continues:
Miller, Death of A Salesman
Tu, 11/12 Conclusive day to recede from a locate with a W
W, 11/13 Writing: Unrefined Drain of Definite Disquisition Imputefficacious (in locate)
Integration #2: Compositionshop on Showcase Contrivance
M, 11/18 Recognize ce today:
Sondheim, Assassins, Act 1
Ridicule # 8
W, 11/20 Recognize ce today:
Sondheim, Assassins, Act 2
Integration #2: Compositionshop on Showcase Contrivance
M, 11/25 Posters ce Integration Showcase Imputable
Dismanner continues:
Sondheim, Assassins

W, 11/27 No locate; Felicitationgiving vacation W, 11/27-F, 11/29 No locatees; Felicitationgiving Vacation
M, 12/2 Writing: Definite Drain of Paper #2 Imputefficacious by Noon to Mold It In
Recognize ce today:
Miranda & Hudes, In the Heights, Act 1
Ridicule #9
W, 12/4 Recognize ce today
Miranda & Hudes, Heights, Act 2

6-8 PM: Integration Showcase @ UC
M, 12/9 Dismanner continues:
Miranda & Hudes, In the Heights,
W, 12/11 Writing: Integration Museion #2 Imputefficacious to Mold it In by Noon (on the Showcase Contrivance)
Passage resurvey
F, 12/ 13 Conclusive Day of Locatees
M, 12/16 2-4: Definite Exam M, 12/16-F, 12/20 Definite Exam Period

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Practicing Original Year Integration
Ordinance Prompt ce Total Locatees, Ftotal 2019
First-Year Integration is a ingredient of the Centre Curriculum. This semester you merit watch an test
where you merit be efficacious to manner making relationships betwixt organizations. Your “Practicing Original Year
Integration” test merit depend of this ordinance following watching undivided of the following:
 Disclosed locateroom: you merit investigate another byage assemblage in your LLC essay. In this disclosed locateroom
a Adherent merit argue a question appropriate to your LLC essay excluding his/her vestibule merit contend from the
vestibule portraitured by your LLC byage adherent.
 Grant diversify: you merit have-a-share in a grant diversify where an tutor from another
organization merit follow into your locateroom to furnish a perspective on a question entity argueed in
class.
This written museion ordinance totalows you to manner integration so that you can successfully
evince your power to confront the couple Original Year Integration erudition extinguishedcomes.
The Original Year Integration erudition extinguishedcomes are:
● Recognize extensive relationships betwixt multiple organizations, perspectives, and/or vestibulees to
learning.
● Articusstunted how the integration of contendent organizations, perspectives, and vestibulees to erudition can
improve undivided’s intellect of skilled issues and totals.
Recognizing multidisciplinary vestibulees is leading to improve undivided’s intellect of a common
problem. This museion ordinance is intentional to totastunted you to manner recognizing these contendent
approaches and how they government conduce to your entertain considering on a total or question.
Content consummate this ordinance and present it to your LLC/TLC adherent by Monday 4 Nov, 2019.
Practicing Original Year Integration
Student Name: ____________________________________
LLC/TLC Essay (restrain undivided):
Advocate Collaborate Cultivate Antipathyuminate Innovate Engage
PART 1: Your Byage
List the LLC/TLC byage you are preliminary this semester ________________________________________
(E.g., FYW150 Original-Year Writing)
Delineate how the LLC/TLC essay connects to the byage you are preliminary.
PART 2: “Practicing Original Year Integration” Test
List the organization and question presented at your test.
Discipline: ________________________ Question: ______________________________________________
(E.g., Chemistry) (E.g., Climate Change)
Delineate the relationship of the LLC/TLC essay to the test that you watched.
(E.g., what scrutinys, assumptions, facts, or vestibulees were presented?)
PART 3: Making Relationships Betwixt Organizations
1. In what ways did your ”Practicing Original Year Integration” test succor you consider abextinguished your
LLC/TLC essay contendently?
2. In what ways do these contendent organizations, seizen concomitantly, improve your power to consider abextinguished your
LLC/TLC essay?

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