Weeks 7 & 8 in CSP 67 2015

Week 7) Read and take notes on Brotton, ch. 5 “Science and Philosophy”

Mon. March 2  Critical Analysis of a well researched paper on 2 Renaissance individuals. Pick one of the chapters on reserve from Jane Slaughter and Melissa K. Bokovoy, Sharing the Stage: Biography and Gender in Western Civilization.   Argue some with their interpretation or provide additional support as you make some points of your own based on the primary sources they provided or others you find.   Choice of  Galileo and his daughter Sister Maria Celeste, Alberti and either Laura Cereta or Isotta Nogorola, Ferdinand and Isabella, or Luther and Katharina von Bora.  Write 2 typed pages plus endnotes. 

 Wed. March 4 Discussion of Brotton.   Bring to class 1 or 2 primary sources for your research paper.

*** Paper Sentence Outline Due for Research Paper (topical sentences of paragraphs) with Complete Bibliography divided into Primary and Secondary Sources

SPRING BREAK  March 9-13

Week 8  Read Fiero, ch. 17

 Mon. March 16  Meet in Special Collections of Library for Hands-On Workshop on books and prints of 16th-17th centuries.

***Wed. March 18 Pass in 2 images with captions for research paper,  2 proposed paragraphs of your paper which cite the images, and a Figure List (if more images intended, include those).   Discussion of images for papers.


Fri. March 20  Student oral presentations on documents or images chosen ahead from ch. 17.