Cultural Experience Report #2

Cultural Experience Report #2
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Instructions
Cultural Experience Field Report #2
Note: This assignment has been adapted to adhere to the current guidance from the CDC for social distancing because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

For this assignment, you will choose a virtual cultural venue from the instructions below to visit online and write a short 500-800 word report about your visit.

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Purpose
The purpose of this assignment is to introduce you to the process of engaging with the cultural venues and communities. This will inform you personally of the Humanities and groups that support it.

Skills
This assignment will help you practice the following skills that will be useful to you in your professional and personal life beyond school.

Identify cultural venues and inform you with deeper knowledge about the cultural form chosen.
Organize reflections about engaging with a cultural experience and community
Use concepts and skills learned in class to describe and interpret cultural experiences and communities
Use appropriate and proper grammar, organization, and academic-style formatting in order to communicate
Knowledge
This assignment will help you become familiar with the following important content knowledge in the Humanities.

Available virtual cultural venues and communities
Methods of interpretation within the Humanities
Instructions
For your report, choose one virtual venue from this pre-approved list that most interests you, or contact your professor for approval of your own online choice. If your choice below has both a website and a video, make sure you examine both. If you need special accommodations to complete this assignment, please inform your instructor and contact the Accessibility Accommodations office for guidance.

Please watch the entire performance or thoroughly explore the venue you choose.

THEATER PLAY

Shakespeare

First Encounter: King Lear (adapted for children)

Hamlet

Othello
https://youtu.be/LZAElnmqpiw
The Tragedy of Richard II

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

NEW MA by Dora Dee Hunter

Watch a full performance of one of the plays on this list of full length plays available on Youtube. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4UvHdqgzgxyW8nqcnS5NU1FhIkL3NRyC

Watch a full performance of a Broadway musical that is available for streaming on various paid services. A list is available here: https://www.playbill.com/article/15-broadway-plays-and-musicals-you-can-watch-on-stage-from-home

POETRY OR BOOK READING, AUTHOR EVENT, OR SPOKEN WORD PERFORMANCE

Author interviews

Toni Morrison on “The Bluest Eye” and “Paradise”

Inside the Imagination with China Miéville

William Gibson: Technology, Science Fiction & the Apolcalypse

A conversation with Ursula K. Le Guin

George R.R. Martin On Strombo: Extended Interview

Salman Rushdie on Storytelling

Alice Walker

Poetry Readings

Joy Harjo

Leslie Marmon Silko

Rita Dove

Naomi Shihab Nye

Arthur Sze

Heather McHugh

Juan Felipe Herrera

An Evening with Robert Pinsky

Poetry Festivals, Slams and Spoken Word

The BreakBeat Poets

The Last Word Festival- Poetry Slam Final 2018

The Last Word Festival –Poetry Slam Final 2017

Louder than a Bomb (Millennial Stage)

Henry Rollins “Up for It” spoken word performance (includes some obscenities)

Kate Tempest spoken word performance on KEXP

FILM COMMENTARY BY A DIRECTOR OR CINEMA EXPERT

Watch an entire DVD/Blue Ray film with the “audio commentary” special feature as long as the commentary is by or includes the director or a film historian/expert, not just the actors/actresses or commercial film critics.

Examples of a few films on DVD/Blue Ray with director’s commentary:

Get Out, commentary by Jordan Peele
Lord of the Rings films, commentary by Peter Jackson
Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, GoodFellas, commentary by Martin Scorsese
Pan’s Labyrinth, commentary by Guillermo Del Toro
Das Boot, commentary by Stephen Spielberg
National Treasure: Book of Secrets, commentary by Jon Turteltaub
A list of older films with DVD/Audio commentary is available here, just make sure you are listening to directors and film experts: http://www.ratethatcommentary.com/top100.php

Listen to a director’s commentary on a film on this podcast: Watching With…..by NetFlix: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id1464225558

RELIGIOUS SERVICE, CEREMONY OR RITUAL

Your choice should be different from one’s own religion, if practiced. Please view all videos under the ritual, service, or ceremony you choose.

JUDAISM

Passover Seder Meal

The Passover Seder: What to Expect

Model Passover Seder

Yom Kippur

What is Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur Neilah (Concluding) Service
https://youtu.be/KChQ1nDHVnk
Yom Kippur Ritual: Kaparot in Israel

CHRISTIANITY

Baptism rituals

Catholic Baptism


Evangelical Full Immersion Baptism

Baptists in India

Baptist Ceremony

Rituals of the Eucharist

Catholic Sacrament of the Eucharist 101

Orthodox Communion

Baptist Communion Service

Evangelical Communion Service

ISLAM

Ramadan

The Adhan: Call to Prayer during Ramadan

What is Ramadan?

Welcoming Ramadan: Shaykh Abdul Moez Nafti

Hajj

Hajj: BBC News

Hajj: real footage from Mecca to Medina

Bosnian Hajj Pilgrims (transcript/translation of speakers in video notes)

HINDUISM

Upanayana Ceremony

Upanayana Adhar: A Rite of Passage

Upanayana: Thread Ceremony example 1

Upanayanam ceremony example 2

Puja

Why is Puja necessary to maintain Hinduism?

Daily Puja ritual example

Puja Temple Service

BUDDHISM

Heart Sutra Ritual

Heart Sutra Chanting

How to Chant the Heart Sutra Mantra: Robert A.F. Thurman

Heart Sutra Translation

New Heart Sutra translation by Thich Nhat Hanh


Ordination Rite

Ordination and Closing Ceremony

Becoming a Buddhist Monk

Ordination Procedure in the Theraveda Tradition
http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/buddhistworld/ordination1.htm

Restrictions: The experience should be viewed during the current semester. If this is impossible, contact the instructor to arrange for alternatives. You may not report on a cultural experience viewed prior to this class.

Write a report after you have explored or viewed the online resource.

Your report should include the following information. Include photos or links that help convey the information. As always, be sure to document all sources you consult in preparing your work. This includes any learning resources from the class, or information from the websites that informed you about the particular item you explored.

Name and location of event or name and director of the film, writer’s name etc. If there is on-line information about what you viewed, be sure to include a link to it within the text of your essay in an appropriate place.

Type of event. For example is it a film, ritual, service, ceremony, poetry reading, festival, author interview etc. Make sure to include the name of the authors, directors, producers, speakers, author of your favorite poem (if poetry festival or event).

Briefly describe the general setting by talking a bit about the location (you can research the location online) and the general overall “vibe” of the place or places viewed.

Describe at least one aspect of what you viewed that you found especially interesting. For example, you might write about the different ways the same ritual is conducted by different groups, a poem you really liked from the reading or poetry festival, something an author or direct said that really struck you. Explain what impressed or affected you, and why. Your reaction can be positive or negative, as long as you offer an explanation.

Identify and use at least two tools, concepts or methods that you have learned about in this class in the Learning Resources to talk about your viewing. For example, if you view a director’s commentary, you might point out what the director says about lighting or the set, or if you view to a ritual, talk about the myth the ritual is based on, or if you watch a spoken word or poetry reading, you can talk about specific literary language or imagery. Make sure you are explicit in identifying the tools/concept/methods you are using and the specific learning resources they come from. Be sure to inform the reader about the tool/concept/method through a quote or paraphrase from the learning resource. Then, make sure to tell the reader how you interpret and/or analyze some elements of what you experience with the tools.

Be sure to cite the learning resources you have used in MLA format. Please see http://sites.umgc.edu/library/libhow/mla_examples.cfm

Reflect on the relevance–if any–of your viewing to your everyday life. How did the experience engage your feelings or emotions, if at all? What does this tell you about human culture, and/or about yourself?

STOP: Before you hand in your assignment, ask yourself the following questions:

Have I clearly provided identifying information about what I viewed in terms of who was involved and where it took place and provided the URL, if applicable? Have I done what I could to describe the setting and/or vibe?
Have I identified and explained an especially interesting aspect of the experience and used examples to illustrate reflections and to explain why this aspect was interesting?
Have I identified and applied two tools, concepts or methods of interpretation from learning resources to concrete and specific examples from visit?
Have I used examples to clearly explain the relevance of my visit to at least one of the following: 1) emotion 2) human culture 3) self-identity 4) cultural identity?
Have I used Learning Resources from the class and provided a list of resources, and do all of my citations conform to MLA 8th edition guidelines?
Have I proofread this assignment for grammatical, structural, and spelling errors?

Due Date
July 4 2020 11:30 PM
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Rubric Name: Cultural Experience Report Rubric
This table lists criteria and criteria group name in the first column. The first row lists level names and includes scores if the rubric uses a numeric scoring method.
Criteria
Outstanding
Superior
Sufficient
Substandard
No Credit
Criterion Score
Demonstrates ability to follow directions
10 points
Includes all requirements:

1) Name and physical location of the venue and URL of site visited.

2) Type of venue and description of general setting.

3) One aspect of the experience that is found especially interesting and explanation of experience.

4) Identification and use of two tools, concepts or methods of interpretation from learning resources.

5) Learning Resources used are cited in MLA citations.
6) Reflection on the relevance of visit to at least one: 1) emotion 2) human culture 3) self-identity 4) cultural identity
8.5 points
Does not include 1-2 of the requirements.

7.5 points
Does not include 3-4 of the requirements.

6.5 points
Does not include 5-6 of the requirements.

1-6.5 points

0 points
Paper does not match assignment.

/ 10
Identifies and explains interesting aspect of the experience
15 points
A few sentences or one full paragraph identifies and explains an especially interesting aspect of the experience and uses concrete and precise examples to illustrate reflections to clearly explain why this aspect was interesting.

13 points
A few sentences or one full paragraph identifies and explains an especially interesting aspect of the experience and uses examples, but may not clearly indicate why the aspect was of particular interest.

11.25 points
A few sentences or one full paragraph identifies and explains an interesting aspect of the experience and may use unspecific statements or examples to illustrate reflections, and/or does not offer any explanation of why the aspect was of particular interest.

9.75 points
A few sentences identify and explain an especially interesting aspect of the experience and lacks specific examples, reflections, and explanations of why the aspect was of interest.

1-9.75 points

0 points
No sentences identify and explain an especially interesting aspect of the experience.

/ 15
Identification and Use of Tools, Concepts or Methods
30 points
Two tools, concepts or methods of interpretation from the Learning Resources are clearly identified.

Both are insightfully applied to two different concrete examples from visit.

Both are clearly used to provide unique insights to the examples.

25.5 points
Both are identified.

Both are applied to two different concrete examples from visit.

Both are used to provide insights to the examples.

22.5 points
Both are apparently used but one may be implicitly used and not explicitly identified.

Application of one or two to two different concrete examples is unclear or ineffective.

Either or both might not be used to provide insights to the examples.

19.5 points
Only one is identified.

It may be applied ineffectively and/or examples from the visit are too general.

1-19.5 points

0 points
None are identified and applied.

/ 30
Reflects on the relevance of visit
25 points
At least one paragraph or a few sentences specific and concrete examples to clearly explain the relevance of visit to at least one of the following: 1) emotion 2) human culture 3) self-identity 4) cultural identity

21.25 points
At least one paragraph or a few sentences uses examples to explain the relevance of visit to at least one of the following: 1) emotion 2) human culture 3) self-identity 4) cultural identity,

18.75 points
At least one paragraph or a few sentences explains the relevance of visit to at least one of the following: 1) emotion 2) human culture 3) self-identity 4) cultural identity. Explanation may be unclear. Examples may be lacking or inappropriate.

16.25 points
One paragraph or a few sentences attempt to explain the relevance of visit to at least one of the following: 1) emotion 2) human culture 3) self-identity 4) cultural identity. Explanation may be irrelevant. Lacks appropriate examples.

1-16.25 points

0 points
No reflection on the relevance of the visit is included.

/ 25
Writing
10 points
The writing is understandable and appropriate for college-level academic work with little or no errors in structure or grammar.

8.5 points
The writing is understandable and appropriate for college-level work with a few errors in structure or grammar.

7.5 points
The writing is mostly understandable and appropriate for college-level work with some errors in structure or grammar.

6.5 points
The writing frequently lacks clarity and/or appropriateness for college-level work with several errors in structure or grammar.

1-6.5 points

0 points
Most of the writing lacks clarity is not appropriate for college-level work.

/ 10
Citations
10 points
All citations and references conform to MLA 8th edition guidelines.

8.5 points
One citation or one reference may not conform to MLA 8th edition guidelines.

7.5 points
2 citations and/or references do not conform to MLA 8th edition guidelines.

6.5 points
More than 2 citations and/or references do not conform MLA 8th edition guidelines.

1-6.5 points

0 points
No citations provided or no citations conform to MLA 8th edition guidelines.

/ 10
Rubric Total Score
Total
/ 100
Overall Score
Overall Score
Outstanding
90 points minimum
Superior
80 points minimum
Good
70 points minimum
Substandard
60 points minimum
No Credit
0 points minimum
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