Schedule Winter 2021

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.

Assignment: 
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

Assignment:

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.