Week 2: WWII Communication

We’re going to start off looking at WWII, more generally on Tuesday and then more locally on Thursday. You should also be meeting with Keanna this week. See Canvas for sign-ups.

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Tuesday, September 6

Before Class

Read over all sections for PBS Ken Burns WWII Communication. Use Hypothes.is to annotate & highlight. Remember to use our group when annotating.

  • News and Censorship
  • Letters & Diaries
  • Propaganda

In Class

First Letter

Letter to your Future Self

Thursday, September 8

In Class: Meet in Trexler Library The HIve (B-Level)

First Paper

Assignment on Letter Writing: WWII

Weekly Writing

  1. This weekly writing should focus on any reading/activity/exercise/etc. that you found particularly interesting this week.
  2. Weekly Writings will be due by Monday of each week.
  3. Submit your post URL in Canvas.