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Katzenjammer Kids

As Claire Suddath explains in the May 17, 2010 issue of Time Magazine, “Rudolph Dirks’ The Katzenjammer Kids debuted in 1897 in William Randolph Hearst’s Sunday edition of the New York Journal. At 113 years and counting, the strip is the longest-running newspaper … Continue reading

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Essay Grading Rubric (version 1.0)

The first version of the essay grading rubric is appended below. This rubric may change slightly during the semester depending upon the type of writing assignment, so always be sure to carefully read the assignment description.

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Essay #1. histories vs. History (Assignment Description)

As you know, this course is titled “Secret histories of the 20th Century told (mostly) through comics.” Please consider the following proposition: When contemplating the legacy of the past, historians and citizens should always think in terms of histories rather … Continue reading

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Required texts and readings

You can avoid paying shipping fees and get your books via 2-day shipping if you set up a free Amazon Prime account. College students can get Amazon Prime free for six months via Amazon Student. The following books are required for … Continue reading

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