History l62 HISTORY OF WAKE FOREST Hendricks
Thu 3:00-4:15 Spring 1997 2 Credit
A survey of the history of Wake Forest University from its beginnings--to include reading assignments, lectures, tours, and presentations. A tour of the Old Campus is encouraged.
EVALUATION: Pass/Fail. Two objective short answer tests (30% each), and a brief paper or project (30%) will be required of all students. Class attendance and participation will count 10%.
Grade. Students taking the course for a grade will take the two tests (25% each), be graded on class attendance and participation (10%), and a substantial research project leading to some finished product. This may take the form of a paper, audio-visual presentation, oral history interview, or other such form as agreed upon by student and instructor. Project/paper. The project will constitute 40% of the final grade. The focus of the project should be the impact of the subject on the history of Wake Forest. The paper for students taking the course Pass/Fail should be three to four pages in length (750 - 1000 words) based on two or three sources. Papers for students taking the course for a grade should be eight to ten pages in length (2000 -2500 words) based on six to eight sources. Projects and any exceptions to the above must be approved in advance by the instructor.
History Majors must take the course for a grade.
Materials placed on line, on reserve, or copied and distributed to the class.
Bynum Shaw, The History of Wake Forest College, 1943-1967. Wake Forest University, l988.
History 162 SCHEDULE AND ASSIGNMENTS Spring 1997
January 16 Introduction,
The beginning, l820s ff.
January 23 Hendricks:
January 30 Hendricks:
Presidents Hooper and White
February 6 Hendricks:
President Washington Manly Wingate
February 13 Hendricks:
Presidents T. H. Pritchard and C. E. Taylor
February 20 John Woodard,
February 27 Dr. Edward
March 6 Hendricks: Presidents Gaines and Kitchen
PAPER OR PROJECT TOPICS AND LIST OF SOURCES DUE
Spring Break. March 8—March 15
March 20 Provost Emeritus
March 27 Dr. Richard
Janeway, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs
April 3 Hendricks:
The Professional Schools: Law, & Babcock
April 10 Ron Wellman,
Athletics at Wake Forest
April 17 Hendricks: President
April 24 The past and the future. A nutshell view of WFU. Prof. Hendricks
PAPERS AND PROJECTS DUE
Hst 162 HISTORY OF WAKE FOREST Possible Paper or Project Topics
James S. Purify (Purefoy) Calvin Jones
John B. White Wake Forest and the Civil War
Francis Pendleton Gaines Wake Forest Fiction
Literary Societies "Doctor Tom" Jeffries
Magnolias Matthew Tyson Yeats
Needham Y. Gulley and the Law School Lee and Weathers and the Law School
Bud Bowman and the Law School
Laurence Stallings ("What Price Glory") Frank Armstrong ("Twelve O'Clock High")
W. G. Simmons and Wake Forest Art
E. W. Sikes
C. C. Pearson
Forest C. Clonts
Z. Smith Reynolds
New Campus design controversy
A comparative study of three or four individuals who have contributed to WFU (may be taken in part from the biographical sketches from the Dictionary of N.C Biography which are on line for this course). For example: Martin Ross, Thomas Meredith, Samuel Wait, and Calvin Jones.