Please note that class schedule may change / get updated throughout the course to adjust to additions of visitors, lectures, events and adjustments made for the specific needs of the class group.
Class 1 | JANUARY 13
LECTURE & DISCUSSION: Introduction to the course and the HOX gene. RAT, OX, TIGER.
LOGIN: Login and introduce yourself going to My account/Edit/My profile.
BLOG: Introduce yourself and research your zodiac sign and relate it to the RAT, OX or TIGER.
VIEW website: Hox Zodiac
Class 2 | JANUARY 27
LECTURE & DISCUSSION: FOOD: YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT -- RABBIT, DRAGON, SNAKE
BLOG about the food / animal / Chinese zodiac discussion during class.
Games of Chance: Explorations into Our Animal Selves, S. Ramakrishnan, V. Vesna
Class 3 | FEBRUARY 10
LECTURE & DISCUSSION: FOOD: YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT -- HORSE, SHEEP, MONKEY
READ: Why Look at Animals, John Berger
Class 4 | FEBRUARY 24
LECTURE & DISCUSSION: FOOD: YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT -- ROOSTER, DOG, PIG
Class 5 | MARCH 3 | FINAL HOX ZODIAC EAT OR BE EATEN FEAST
Prepare your lunch to share with everyone. You will present your food & share a story -- take a photo of your dish - before you eat it! -- and blog about it. For the presentation use your research / make it visual and plan on 5 mins.