Monday will be Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, so our next class together will be on Wednesday. When you arrive to class on Wednesday you will be asked to write an in-class essay. You will know the sources (the readings from #102-#204), but not the question. Since this is the first essay I will provide a hint, which is that the question will involve the themes of nationalism, ethnicity, and "humiliation."
Today will be an open class to discuss our readings -- Wasserstrom, Link, and Tuttle. You will be graded for this activity -- 50% for your facilitation and 50% for your engagement with other groups. We will divide our remaining 40 minutes into four parts: