DocHolladay

Dr. Denise Holladay Damico, Assistant Professor of History at Saint Francis University
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    Office: Scotus 315
    Office Hours
    MWF, 10-11am and 1-2pm
    and by appointment

    Email: ddamico@francis.edu. Please note that I only check email during office hours!

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    103 Week 15

    Posted By DocHolladay on December 3, 2012

    Dec 3

    Hoffert Week 14

    Posted By DocHolladay on November 16, 2012

    Nov 26

    Hist 103 Week 14

    Posted By DocHolladay on November 16, 2012

    Nov 26

    Nov 28

    IDEA Student Questionnaire links Fall 2012

    Posted By DocHolladay on November 16, 2012

    Hist 103 B (9am): https://theideaonline.org/idea/cs/survey?S=1300715/X/F/F/297275318

    Hist 103 G (2:10pm): https://theideaonline.org/idea/cs/survey?S=1300733/X/F/F/3543161629

    Hist 202 (noon): https://theideaonline.org/idea/cs/survey?S=1300737/X/F/F/649133533

    Hist 201 (Historian’s Craft): https://theideaonline.org/idea/cs/survey?S=1300735/X/F/F/1550888637

    Hist 499 (Capstone):  https://theideaonline.org/idea/cs/survey?S=1300739/X/F/F/2575319996

    Gender History Essays 3 and 4

    Posted By DocHolladay on November 14, 2012

    Essay 3.  Worth 200 points (20% of final grade).  Due via turnitin.com by midnight on November 30th.

    Choose one chapter each from the columns below.  Choose an article from one chapter and a primary source from the other chapter you have chosen.  Write at least a four- page essay that does the following:

    • contains an introduction with a thesis/argument
    • 100-200 words summarizing the primary source and explaining how that summary helps prove your thesis/argument.
      • Consider the following: Content. What is this document? Communication. What can you tell about the biases and point of view of this document’s creator? Citation. When was this created?  Who created it?
      • How does this help prove your paper’s argument?
      • 100-200 words summarizing the article and explaining how that summary helps prove your thesis/argument.
        • Consider the following:  Argument. What is the author’s argument?  Evidence.  What specific sources of evidence (usually primary sources) does the author use to prove his/her argument?  Historiography/Engaging the Literature.  How does this article fit into a larger scholarly conversation about this topic?
        • How does this help prove your paper’s argument?
    • 200-400 words putting the article in conversation with the primary source and explaining how that conversation helps prove your thesis/argument.
      • Consider:  does the primary source prove or disprove the article author’s argument?  If the author of the article had to use the primary source, how would he/she do so?
      • How does this help prove your paper’s argument?
    • 100-200 words putting the aforementioned conversation in context with other information you have learned in class, including readings, lectures, and class discussion; explain how this context helps prove your thesis/argument .
      • Consider: what other topics have you read about in Hoffert, including the textbook section, primary sources, and secondary sources, that connect to your primary source/article?  What about class discussions?  Lectures?  Movies, etc.?
      • How does this help prove your paper’s argument?

    Other instructions.

    1. 1. BE CERTAIN TO CITE, WITH PAGE NUMBERS, ALL INFORMATION.
    2. 2. YOU MUST CITE THE DOCUMENT OR ARTICLE, not simply “Hoffert.”   Example: (Lecompte, 312).
      1. History majors must use Chicago style, including a full citation upon first use; History majors MUST USE FOOTNOTES.
      2. 3. You will be graded on the degree to which your paper follows the above instructions, as well as on citations, syntax, writing conventions, and historical analysis.

    Column 1:

    Chapter 9  (The New Woman and the New Man at the Turn of the Century)

    Chapter 10 (Masculinity in the 20th C)

    Chapter 11 (Femininity in the 20th C)

    Column 2:

    Chapter 12 (Gender, Identity, and  Sexuality)

    Chapter 13 (Gender and Sport)

    Chapter 14 (Gender and Violence)

    Chapter 15 (Gender and Work)

    Essay 4.  Worth 200 points (20% of course grade).  Due via turnitin.com by midnight on Wednesday, December 12th.

    You have two options:

    • I can either average your grades from Essay 1 and Essay 2 together as your Essay 4 grade. OR
    • You may revise either Essay 1 or 2 AND ALSO submit a 250-word paragraph explaining how you revised your paper and why you revised it that way, including how specifically you addressed my comments on your paper.

    Hist 103 Essays 3 and 4

    Posted By DocHolladay on November 14, 2012

    Essay 3.  Worth 200 points (20% of course grade).  Due December 3rd at midnight.

    You will write three one-page essays.  Pick either chapter 4, 5, or 6 of Lies My Teacher Told Me.  Within that chapter, find a person, theme, or event that is also discussed in your textbook.  For that person, theme, or event:

    Part One:

    1. 1. Essay 1. Write one page (300 words) on content: summarize what you know about the person, theme, or event from a. your textbook, b. Lies My Teacher Told Me, and c. in-class discussions and lectures.   BE CERTAIN TO CITE, WITH PAGE NUMBERS, ALL INFORMATION.
    2. 2. Essay 2.  Write one page (300 words) of analysis: comparing and contrasting how your textbook, Lies My Teacher Told Me, and in-class discussion portrayed the person, theme, or event.  BE CERTAIN TO CITE, WITH PAGE NUMBERS, ALL INFORMATION.

    Part Two:

    Find a primary source document connected to the person, theme, or event you have chosen. You may find this document in your textbook or online.  If you need help locating a document, ask Dr. Damico! For your essay, make sure you copy and paste the source or give the page number of the source in your textbook.  DO NOT SIMPLY GIVE A LINK TO THE SOURCE.  YOU WILL LOSE POINTS.  BE CERTAIN TO CITE, WITH PAGE NUMBERS, ALL INFORMATION.

    1. 3. Essay 3.  Write one page on the primary source and its connection to the person, theme, or event:
    • The first paragraph (about 100 words) should explain the source. Consider the following: Content. What is this document? Communication. What can you tell about the biases and point of view of this document’s creator? Citation. When was this created?  Who created it?
    • The second paragraph (about 100 words) should explain what the source reveals about the person, theme, or event you have chosen. Consider Context. What is going on in the world, the country, the region, or the locality when this was created?
    • The third paragraph (about 100 words) should put the source in conversation with Loewen, your textbook, and in-class discussion of your person, theme, or event.  Use Connections: link this primary source to other information you have learned about in class or in class readings.

    Essay 4.  Worth 200 points (20% of course grade).  Due via turnitin.com by midnight on Tuesday, December 11th.

    You have two options:

    • I can either average your grades from Essay 1 and Essay 2 together as your Essay 4 grade. OR
    • You may revise either Essay 1 or 2 AND ALSO submit a 250-word paragraph explaining how you revised your paper and why you revised it that way, including how specifically you addressed my comments on your paper.

    Hist 103 Week 12

    Posted By DocHolladay on November 9, 2012

    Nov 12

    November 14 journal question:  What does Loewen say about John Brown and Abraham Lincoln?

    Nov 16

    Gender Hist Week 11

    Posted By DocHolladay on November 2, 2012

    Nov 5

    Hist 103 Week 11

    Posted By DocHolladay on November 2, 2012

    November 2-5

    November 7th. We read an excerpt from Frederick Douglass’ autobiography and journaled on the answers to the questions under “paragraph 1″ of the last Essay assignment.

    November 9th. We discussed chapter 5 of Lies My Teacher Told Me and we read an excerpt from a recent article by Charles Mann.  We journaled on this question:  Consider the legacies of slaveries and ideologies of race in American history.  Write one sentence on how Loewen discusses continuities of those legacies in American history; write one sentence Mann’s description of change in slavery and connected ideologies in the nineteenth century.

    Gender Hist Week 10

    Posted By DocHolladay on October 29, 2012

    Oct 29-31