WEEK 12 (21-25 November) & WEEK 13 (28 November - 2 December)
- Presentations and round-table discussion:
In the last two weeks of class, we’ll return to the questions set up at the very beginning of the class. We will have illustrious distinguished UBC colleagues as our guests in class to talk, to answer your questions, and perhaps to suggest some other questions that we could be thinking about:
---Michael Griffin (Classics / Philosophy)
---Anne Murphy (Asian Studies)
---Bruce Rusk (Asian Studies)
---Cillian O’Hogan (Classics)
---Robert Rouse (English / Medieval Studies)
---Christina Hendricks (Philosophy / Arts One)
---Sam Rocha (Education)
- Topics: a comment on the quote below or answers to any of the following questions:
---“The function of freedom is to free someone else.” (Toni Morrison)
---What is a liberal arts education?
---What is a course in the Faculty of Arts?
---What does it mean to be a student at a university?
---What’s the point of reading?
---What’s the point of lifelong learning?
---What are the personal, public, social, and cultural purposes of all these things?
- Last class: Thursday 1st December
NB DIFFERENT ROOM:
Anthropology & Sociology Building, room 203
Poster / presentation of your final projects (NOT NECESSARILY FINISHED: their ideas, as work in progress) in a Festive Fair of Learning
- Final projects: due 16 December 2016
There will also be extra office hours to talk further about your projects; this week (week 13) as usual and also those next two weeks, of Exam Season