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Week 15: Republic of East LA

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. Announcements: Our second (and last) assignment is posted on the Assignments page.¬†Continue working on it! Schedule a session with the Lehman College Writing Center for coaching with your paper if needed Remember to keep up with weekly comments on […]

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Week 14: Borderlands / Republic of East LA [UPDATE: TUESDAY CLASS CANCELLED]

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. UPDATE: NO CLASS FOR SECTION A01 ON TUESDAY 5/4. BOTH THURSDAY CLASSES MEET AS NORMAL. Announcements: Our second (and last) assignment is now posted on the Assignments page. Download the PDF and start working on it! Remember to keep […]

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Week 13: Gloria Anzaldua Borderlands part 1

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. Announcements: Remember to keep up with weekly comments on the discussion board here! COVID-19 vaccines are now available at Lehman College! Walk-in vaccine shots are available for those over 50; appointments available (and recommended) for everyone else. Details here. […]

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Week 12: Angie Cruz’s Let it Rain Coffee part 2

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. Announcements: Remember to keep up with weekly comments on the discussion board here! I’ll be teaching the following courses in Fall 2021. Would love to have some of you join me: Contemporary Urban Writers (ENG 229) meets synchronously online […]

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Week 11: Angie Cruz’s Let it Rain Coffee part 1

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. Announcements: The first written assignment is due Tuesday 4/13. Download it on the assignments page. Use the submissions page to turn it in when done. Lehman College’s ACE Center offers writing tutoring and is operating via Zoom this semester. […]

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Week 10: Julia Alvarez’s Yo! part 2

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. Announcements: No class meeting next week (Week 9) spring break! Keep working on the first written assignment. Download it on the assignments page. Use the submissions page to turn it in when done. Lehman College’s ACE Center offers writing […]

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Week 8: Julia Alvarez’s Yo!, part 1

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. Announcement: Lehman’s pre-graduate advising program offers weekly office hours for the graduate school application process and is having two sessions via Zoom. Wednesday March 24 addresses admissions interviews. Details and Zoom link at their website. On the weekly Zoom […]

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Week 7: Latinx film: La Mission

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. First a few housekeeping things before we get to the assignment itself. Reminder to get copies of the required course books. Most are inexpensive and a few can probably be borrowed from libraries or available via ebook copies, etc. […]

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Week 6: Down These Mean Streets conclusion

Hi everyone, This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. First a few housekeeping things before we get to the assignment itself. Reminder to get copies of the required course books. Most are inexpensive and a few can probably be borrowed from libraries or available via ebook copies, etc. […]

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Week 5: Down These Mean Streets

Hi everyone, Reminder: expect a new post here every week with full details on what to do. Posts will usually go live on Fridays for the next week’s class. This update covers both class sections: the 2x/week A01 and 1x/week A81 night section. First a few housekeeping things before we get to the assignment itself. […]