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Daily Class Activities & Homework for The New World [dis]Order

*** CLASS: DAY1 *** Introduction: End of the Cold War  Pretest of Geography  Overview of 1990s w/visual & timeline  Discussion: Foreign Policy & new roles for UN & NATO? *** CLASS: DAY 2 *** American Exceptionalism  Discussion:, PPP & discussion sheet w/"In Defense …" & response; Newsroom & "The Myth Of American ..." *** CLASS: DAY 3 *** US and “The New  World Order” Discussion: What is the promise of NOW?  Introduce UN Human Rights Declarations  Review active reading *** CLASS: DAY 4 *** Role of Human Rights in US Foreign Policy  Review UN Human Rights Declarations  Discuss C&P rights vs. E,S, & C rights *** CLASS: DAY 5 *** Role of Human Rights in US Foreign Policy  Review & Discuss “The Precarious Triumph …”  Set up RSA with Cry Freedom clip
Homework: Read “What …Exceptional” & “The End of … Exceptionalism” Homework: Read “America Really…” w/?s & Bush Speech on “The New World Order” Homework: Read “Basic Rights,” “What are …?,” & "Human Assistance …”Homework: Read “The Precarious Triumph …” & complete reading guideHomework: Read “The Attack on Human Rights” & complete reading guide
*** CLASS: DAY 6 *** Role of Human Rights in US Foreign Policy  Review & Discuss “The Attack on Human Rights …”  Human Rights in South Africa: Cry Freedom [clip] *** CLASS: DAY 7 *** Ephemeral Hope RSA  Reading Quiz & Discussion:"De Klerk's Gorbachev Problem"  End of apartheid & transition to democracy, using Invictus *** CLASS: DAY 8 *** Ephemeral Hope RSA  Discussion: "The Rebels Take Charge"  The Power of Nelson Mandela Morgan Freeman Boyd Varty *** CLASS: DAY 9 *** Ephemeral Hope Somalia  Operation Provide Comfort  Mini-Lecture on Humanitarian crises in Sudan & Somalia, using Nachtwey images *** CLASS: DAY 10 *** Ephemeral Hope Somalia  Discuss: Somalia mission Review argument in "Debacle …” Review Lessons Learned ? Clip: Black Hawk Down  Review critical reading
Homework: Read "De Klerk's Gorbachev Problem" & “Invictus”Homework: Read "The Rebels Take Charge"Homework: Research “Operation Provide Comfort” w/ info. literacy task; Read "Taking on …" & " For the Sudan, …”Homework: Read "Debacle in …" w/ critical reading guide & "Retreat from …” Homework: Read "Refugees, War, …"
*** CLASS: DAY 11 *** Ephemeral Hope Sudan  Quiz on "Refugees . . .”  Discuss: Conflict in Sudan  TED: The music of a war child  Set up the unit - ephemeral hope?  Explain chronology group discussion *** CLASS: DAY 12 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  PP lecture on Background  Intro. Peter Maass and Love Thy Neighbor *** CLASS: DAY 13 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Group discussion on chronology of the conflict up to Sarajevo  Clips from The Death of Yugoslavia *** CLASS: DAY 14 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Discuss Love Thy Neighbor chpts. 1&2  RQ & Discussion of: "From the Heart …” *** CLASS: DAY 15 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Group discussion on chronology of the conflict up to Dayton Accords  Introduce analytical writing assignment on Srebrenica
Homework: Research for Bosnian Conflict Chronology; Read :"From the Heart of . . .” for Day 16Homework: Read LTN pgs. 3-35 & ?s #s1 - 7Homework: Read LTN pgs. 36-67 & ?s #s11 – 15; Review "From the Heart of . . .”Homework: Read LTN pgs. 68-116 for Day 16 be ready for RQ; Read "A Chronicle of …”Homework: Read "The Fall of Srebrenica,""Tears And Terror”; Take notes for ¶
*** CLASS: DAY 16 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  RQ: LTN though page 116 Review analytical  ¶ assignment  Introduce Sontag & Waiting for Godot, using "To Sarajevo…” *** CLASS: DAY 17 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Read & Discuss Waiting for Godot Act I *** CLASS: DAY 18 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Discuss Love Thy Neighbor chapters 3 & 4  Mini-lecture -Discussion of Existentialism  Introduce WFG paper *** CLASS: DAY 19 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Read & Discuss Waiting for Godot Act II *** CLASS: DAY 20 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  RQ: LTN though page 230-47  Discuss Love Thy Neighbor chapters 5 & 6  Discuss WFG essay, using Post essay discussion & excerpts of "Waiting for Godot in Sarajevo"
Homework: Read LTN pgs. 117-192 & ?s #21 – 30 [Day 18]Homework: Read LTN pgs. 117-192 & ?s #21 – 30 [Day 18] & Research existentialismHomework: Read LTN pgs. 191 – 229 & ?s #31 – 35; Find examples of modern art for WFG interpretationHomework: Read LTN pgs. 230 – 247 & be ready for RQ; Find examples of modern art for WFG interpretationHomework: Read LTN pgs. 248-277 & ?s #41-43; send image; Start "The Banality of Ethnic War" for Day 25
*** CLASS: DAY 21 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Discuss Love Thy Neighbor chpts. 7 & end  WFG & modern art – Review art images *** CLASS: DAY 22 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Discuss the process to & results of Dayton w/ PPP lecture  Review “The Triage of Dayton” *** CLASS: DAY 23 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Discuss: Milosevic in Kosovo  Discuss: Int’l reaction this time, using Power/ Scahill debate *** CLASS: DAY 24 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Discuss the Milosevic case at the ICC  Review "The Defendant” *** CLASS: DAY 25 *** Nationalism Fracturing of Yugoslavia  Prompt relating to "The Banality of Ethnic War"  What do you see exercise? With some Nachtwey images of Rwanda
Homework: Write 1st draft of WFG art interpretation; Read “The Triage of Dayton”Homework: Read "Kosovo’s Valley of Death" [Day 23] & "The Banality of Ethnic War" for Day 25 Homework: Complete WFG art interpretation for Day 25; Read "The Defendant”Homework: Read "The Banality of Ethnic War" for Day 25Homework: Read & complete questions for "Bystanders to Genocide"
*** CLASS: DAY 26 *** Genocide in Rwanda  Defining Genocide YouTube Samantha Power on Genocide  Discuss: "Bystanders …” *** CLASS: DAY 27 *** Genocide in Rwanda  Introductory PPP on background  Read "Cry …”  Discuss: "The Third Genocide" & "We Wish to…” *** CLASS: DAY 28 *** Genocide in Rwanda  Show part 1 of Hotel Rwanda with viewing guide *** CLASS: DAY 29 *** Genocide in Rwanda  Show part 2 of Hotel Rwanda with viewing guide *** CLASS: DAY 30 *** Genocide in Rwanda  Show part 3 of Hotel Rwanda with viewing guide  Discussion using Viewing Guide
Homework: Read "The Third Genocide," & "We Wish to…”Homework: Read "Abort Mission"Homework: Read "The Case Against … & "Ghost Story"Homework: Read "Life After" w/reading guideHomework: Read "Teenage Wasteland"
*** CLASS: DAY 31 *** Genocide in Rwanda/Violence in Sierra Leone  Discuss: Refugees and the crisis in the camps  Intro Beah’s memoir *** CLASS: DAY 32 *** Genocide in Rwanda  Discuss: What happens when “evil triumphs” "State of…”  Blame & Reconciliation "The Case…” & “Ghost…” *** CLASS: DAY 33 *** Genocide in Rwanda/Violence in Sierra Leone  Discuss: Reconstruction w/ "Life After," "The Wanderer"  Clinton TED  Check-in on ALWG to pg.68 *** CLASS: DAY 34 *** Violence in Sierra Leone  Review: "The Heart of Darkness"  Research for ALWG assessment *** CLASS: DAY 35 *** Violence in Sierra Leone  RQ on 1st ½ of ALWG
Homework: ALWG pgs. 5-68 for Day 33; Review "The Case …” & "Ghost Story"Homework: ALWG pgs. 5-68 for Day 33; Read "The Wanderer"; Review "Life After"Homework: ALWG pgs. 69-137 for Day 35; Read "The Heart of Darkness"Homework: ALWG pgs. 69-137 for Day 35; Read "Teenage Wasteland"Homework: ALWG pgs. 138-192 for Day 37; Read "Where Angels Fear …" for précis on Day 37
*** CLASS: DAY 36 *** Violence in Sierra Leone  Introduce conflict w/Mini-lecture on background, using "Fighting For …"  Review How to Write a Précis *** CLASS: DAY 37 *** Violence in Sierra Leone  Discussion: Clarifying questions on “Where Angles …”  Write Précis  Self evaluation of Précis *** CLASS: DAY 38 *** Violence in Sierra Leone  RQ: 2nd ½ of ALWG *** CLASS: DAY 39 *** Violence in Sierra Leone  Discussion of ALWG *** CLASS: DAY 40 *** Violence in Sierra Leone Is Africa a microcosm of growing global instability?  Write Précis for "A Region in…”  Discuss: "The Coming Anarchy…”
Homework: ALWG pgs. 138-229 [Day 38]Homework: ALWG pgs. 193-229 [Day 38]Homework: Complete writing exercise on ALWG [Day 40]; Read "A Region in…”Homework: Read "The Coming Anarchy…”Homework: Read "Somalia and the Future of …”
*** CLASS: DAY 41 *** Intervention Set up CHOICES DISCUSSION on How & When to intervene?  Values Exercise  Intervention Calculation Great Decisions *** CLASS: DAY 42 *** Intervention  Discuss: Imperatives, Obama Doctrine, & "Somalia and the Future of …” Discuss “Give War a Chance” & “Other People’s Wars” *** CLASS: DAY 43 *** Intervention  Set up Role Play  Review positions *** CLASS: DAY 44 *** Intervention How & When to intervene  DISCUSSION *** CLASS: DAY 45 *** Intervention  Debrief CHOICES DISCUSSION  Discuss “Into Africa” & “When the UN Fails…”
Homework: Read "Give War…” & "Other People's…” w/reading guideHomework: Complete individual note taking for Role Play DiscussionHomework: Read “Doctrinal Divisions …” Homework: Read "Into Africa" & "When the U.N. Fails,…Homework:

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