Week 1 – Winter
WINTER QUARTER PREPARATION
The Academic Fair Handout for Winter Quarter provides program details as well as recommended and required readings in preparation for winter quarter. Come prepared for the first class meeting having read Heather Paxson’s ““Locating Value in Artisan Cheese: Reverse Engineering Terroir for New-World Landscapes.”
Cultural Studies: Reading: Taste Culture Reader (Korsmeyer, ed) ch 15 Zuzuki’s “Zen and the Art of Tea” and review Proust’s “The Madeleine” [SW’s lecture resource notes]
Natural History: Reverse Engineering Cheese and Permaculture
Cheese as Permaculture Mad Lib in-class handout
Tuesday Tasting Lab [BRING TO CLASS YOUR COPY of Stuckey’s Taste What You’re Missing]
Reading: Stuckey pp 339-358, ch 20 “Summary: Sensory Truths You Never Suspected” and ch 21 “Fifteen Ways to Get More from Every Bite”
Stuckey In-Class Handout: Lab1_wk1wtr
Bring your copy of the hard cover version of Barb Stuckey’s Taste What You’re Missing to class. You’ll be using it for an in-class open book PreLab. Please remember to wash your hands with soap on arrival in the Longhouse.
Savoring Tea the Taste of Siliguri: Tea Party!
**WEDNESDAY MORNING–we will be making groups for case studies this quarter– please attend!**
The first Wednesday seminar text is Sarah Besky’s The Darjeeling Distinction: Labor and Justice on Fair-Trade Tea Plantations in India. Week 1 – we will analyze and discuss the introduction and chapter 1. This is detailed, scholarly work, and you will need to read it carefully and take notes to effectively participate in seminar.
Winter Quarter Seminar Writing Assignment– due at 9:30am Wednesday when you walk into seminar. Please make sure it is typed.
Winter Quarter Seminar Writing Assignment
Thursday Case Study
12:10 NOON: Mandatory Meeting for Students Planning Independent Field Trip other than CA weeks 3-4: Meet in Library Lobby then move to Lib rm 2205
9-12 Media Workshop Group A; Case Study Work Time Group B
Thursday Morning Media Workshop— GROUP A
Student, case study group #
Nord , 1
Plenty Wolf 8
Moore (new student- not sure about spelling) 8
1-4 Media Workshop Group B; Case Study Work Time Group A
Thursday afternoon Media Workshop— GROUP B
Student, case study group #
App , 9
Landrieu Murphy, 9
Van Dyck 14
Day unassigned case study group, Steve’s seminar
Moffett unassigned case study group, Steve’s seminar
Hammond unassigned case study group
Saunders unassigned case study group
Wei unassigned case study group
Zion unassigned case study group
Friday In Program Independent Project Meeting with Faculty
10:30-12:30 Most students will not have class. Only applies to continuing students with an in-program ILC pre-arranged with faculty
Week 1 Class Schedule – PLEASE note the online class schedule viewer should be ignored.
FRIDAY CLASS – Most students will not have class. Only applies to continuing students with an ILC pre-arranged with faculty
CALIFORNIA FIELD TRIP AND OPTIONAL ECOFARM REGISTRATION
All students new to Terroir winter quarter, and all able continuing students, will be participating in a terroir-laden CA-based field trip during weeks 3 and 4. An option during the field trip for interested students is participation in the EcoFarm Conference near Monterey, CA 20-23 January: < www.eco-farm.org > See email below for registration details. Quad rooms will sell out quickly.