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Assignment for December 10

PAPER DUE Write a 3,000-word essay documenting the process and outcome of your research project.  Connect your insights to the assigned readings and to your colleagues’ presentations wherever possible.  Support your narrative/argument with citations and bibliography in an appropriate style.  Give … Continue reading

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Assignment for November 19/21/ December 3

PRESENTATION DUE Prepare an oral presentation summarizing your research findings.  Focus on those aspects of the project most relevant to your colleagues in the course.  Practice your extemporaneous comments beforehand until they run about ten minutes in length.  Supplement your talk with a … Continue reading

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Assignment for November 14

REPORT #2 DUE Write a 500-word essay recounting the progress of your research project over the past month.  Speculate on the organization of your final paper, being as specific as possible.  Append an annotated bibliography of sources you have consulted, cited in an appropriate bibliographic style. … Continue reading

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Assignment for November 12

Read pages 82-100 of Peyote Religious Art; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting: Chapter 5. Peyote Artists and Religious Inspiration

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Assignment for November 7

Read pages 67-81 of Peyote Religious Art; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting: Chapter 4. Peyote Painting Traditions

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Assignment for November 5

Read pages 48-66 of Peyote Religious Art; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting: Chapter 3. Peyote Attire and Accessories

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Assignment for October 31

Read pages 23-47 of Peyote Religious Art; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting: Chapter 2. Peyote Ceremonies and Ritual Instruments

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Assignment for October 29

Preview Peyote Religious Art: Symbols of Faith and Belief (cover, front matter, back matter); come prepared to discuss your initial impressions of the book. Read pages 1-22 of Peyote Religious Art; come prepared to outline each chapter and to discuss passages you find interesting: Chapter 1. The Peyote Religion and the … Continue reading

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Assignment for October 24

REPORT #1 DUE Write a 500-word essay detailing the focus, methodology, and significance of your project.  Illustrate your exposition with specific references to the assigned readings and to your research sources.  Append a preliminary bibliography of relevant books, articles, and websites, cited in … Continue reading

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Assignment for October 22

Read selected excerpts from The Peyote Road: Religious Freedom and the Native American Church; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting: The Peyote Road: Religious Freedom and the Native American Church Oregon v. Smith: A … Continue reading

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