Summer Reading and Viewing Assignments

INTD 100 (Eastman) and GCS 100 (Kaufman)

INTD 100 (Eastman), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. 
GCS 100 (Kaufman), Introduction to Globalization, Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:50 a.m.
Professor Charles Eastman, faculty mentor

Professor Eastman requires you to read Exit West: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Donnelly) and INTD 101 (Rehn)

INTD 100 (Donnelly), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 am - 11:50 am 
INTD 101 (Rehn), Your Whittier College Experience, Thursday, 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Professor Andrea Rehn, faculty mentor

Professor Rehn requires you to see "Nosedive" and “San Junipero,“ from Black Mirror Season 3 prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the episodes when you arrive. The series, "Black Mirror," is available on Netflix.

INTD 100 (Durbin) and PHYS 150 (Lagan)

INTD 100 (Durbin), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
PHYS 150 (Lagan), Introduction to Physics, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Professor Seamus Lagan, faculty mentor

Professor Lagan requires you to read the article, “Science is not About Certainty: A Philosophy of Physics,” prior to arriving to campus during Orientation. You will discuss the article when you arrive. 

INTD 100 (Durbin) and INTD 101 (Muller)

INTD 100 (Durbin), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm 
INTD 101(Muller), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am
Professor David Muller, faculty mentor

Professor Muller requires you to read Quiet by Susan Cain prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Durbin) and ENGL 110 (Barnstone)

INTD 100 (Durbin), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm 
ENGL 110 (Barnstone), Exploring Literature, Monday, Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm 
Professor Tony Barnstone, faculty mentor

Professor Barnstone requires you to read Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Durbin) and INTD 101 (Chirol)

INTD 100 (Durbin), College Writing Seminar, Monday & Wednesday, 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm 
INTD 101 (Chirol), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am
Professor Marie Magdeleine Chirol, faculty mentor

Professor Chirol requires you to see My best friend / Mon meilleur ami (2006) by Director Patrice Leconte prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the film when you arrive. The film is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Simonian) and INTD 101 (Householder)

INTD 100 (Simonian), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm 
INTD 101 (Householder), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am
Professor Melanie Householder, faculty mentor

Professor Householder requires you to read The Other Wes Moore, by Wes Moore prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Simonian) and INTD 101 (Camparo)

INTD 100 (Simonian), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 am - 11:50 am 
INTD 101 (Camparo), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday, 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Professor Lori Camparo, faculty mentor

Professor Camparo would like you to read The Young and the Reckless, which will be available via Moodle on your INTD 101 course page. You can contact Professor Camparo if there are additional questions.

INTD 100 (Simonian) and INTD 101 (Collins-Dogrul)

INTD 100 (Simonian), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 11:00 am - 12:20 pm 
INTD 101 (Collins Dogrul), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday, Thursday, 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Professor Julie Collins Dogrul, faculty mentor

Professor Collins-Drogul would like you to read the following articles prior to Orientation:

INTD 100 (Simonian) and INTD 101 (Hash)

INTD 100 (Simonian), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00 am - 9:50 am
INTD 101 (Hash), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday, 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Professor Joanne Hash, faculty mentor

Professor Hash requires you to read Daring Greatly prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Conti) and INTD 101 (O'Connor Gómez)

INTD 100 (Conti), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 9:30 am - 10:50 am 
INTD 101 (O’Connor Gomez), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday, 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Professor Doreen O’Connor Gomez, faculty mentor

Professor O’Connor Gomez requires you to read Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Conti) and CHEM 110 (Iimoto)

INTD 100 (Conti), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 am - 9:20 am 
CHEM 110 (Iimoto), General Chemistry I, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm; Thursday, 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm; Thursday, 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Professor Devin Iimoto, faculty mentor

Professor Iimoto requires you to read The End of the Long Summer by Dianne Dumanoski prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Conti and INTD 101 (Radisich)

INTD 100 (Conti), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm 
INTD 101 (Radisich), Your Whittier College Experience, Thursday 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Professor Paula Radisich, faculty mentor

Professor Radisch requires you to see Black Panther prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the film when you arrive. The film is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Conti) and CHIN 120 (Berthel)

INTD 100 (Conti), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 am - 9:20 am 
CHIN 120 (Berthel), Elementary Chinese, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 11:00 am - 11:50 am
Professor Ken Berthel, faculty mentor

Professor Berthel requires you to read The Knowledge Illusion: Why We Never Think Alone prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Killian) and SOC 243 (Overmyer Velazquez)

INTD 100 (Killian), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am - 10:50 am 
SOC 243 (Overmyer Velazquez), Popular Culture, Monday, Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Professor Rebecca Overmyer Velazquez, faculty mentor

INTD 100 (Kjellberg) and EDUC 101 (Stanton)

INTD 100 (Kjellberg), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 am - 8:50 am 
EDUC 101 (Stanton), Introduction to Teaching, Monday, Wednesday,  12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Professor Paul Kjellberg, faculty mentor

Professor Kjellberg requires you to see Dogtown and Z-Boys prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the film when you arrive. The film is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Colcord) and INTD 101 (Colcord)

INTD 100 (Colcord), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday,  9:30 pm - 10:50 am 
INTD 101 (Colcord), Your Whittier College Experience, Tuesday 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Professor Cean Colcord, faculty mentor

Professor Colcord requires you to read On Writing prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Shaikh) and INTD 101 (Shaikh)

INTD 100 (Shaikh), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday,  9:30 pm - 10:50 am 
INTD 101 (Shaikh), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Professor Ayesha Shaikh, faculty mentor

Professor Shaikh requires you to read The Young and the Reckless, which will be available via Moodle on your INTD 101 course page. You can contact Professor Shaikh if there are additional questions.

INTD 100 (Sage) and HIST 206 (Zappia)

INTD 100 (Sage), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am - 10:50 am
HIST 206 (Zappia), United States to 1865, Monday, Wednesday, 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm
Professor Elizabeth Sage, faculty mentor

Professor Sage requires you to read Exit West: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Norden) and INTD 101 (Norden)

INTD 100 (Norden), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday,  9:30 am - 10:50 am 
INTD 101 (Norden), Your Whittier College Experience, Tuesday 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Professor Deborah Norden, faculty mentor

Professor Norden requires you to read The Prince of Los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood, by Richard Blanco. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (McBride) and ENGL 110 (Adams, C.)

INTD 100 (McBride), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday,  9:00 am - 9:50 am 
ENGL 110 (Adams, C), Exploring Literature, Monday, Wednesday, Friday,  10:00 am - 10:50 am 
Professor Mike McBride, faculty mentor

Professor McBride requires you to read Classics Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass. ISBN 978-0-14-310730-9. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Swift) and ENVS 100 (Fissore)

INTD 100 (Swift), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am and Friday, 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm
ENVS 100 (Fissore), Introduction to Environmental Science, Monday, Wednesday, Friday,  11:00 am - 11:50 am 
Professor Cheryl Swift, faculty mentor

Professor Swift requires you to read Advice to a Young Scientist. Please click on the title to read the selected excerpt. You will discuss the chapters when you arrive. 

INTD 100 (Valenzuela) and BIOL 152 (Fradinger)

INTD 100 (Valenzuela), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am and Friday, 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm
BIOL 152 (Fradinger), Biology of Organisms, Monday, Wednesday, Friday,  10:00 am - 10:50 am 
Professor Hector Valenzuela, faculty mentor

Professor Valenzuela requires you to read a variety of articles, which will be posted to the class Moodle page or emailed to you. Please contact Professor Valenzuela for details.

INTD 100 (Mbora) and BIOL 152 (Fradinger)

INTD 100 (Mbora), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am and Friday, 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm
BIOL 152 (Fradinger), Biology of Organisms, Monday, Wednesday, Friday,  11:00 am - 11:50 am 
Professor David Mbora, faculty mentor

Professor Mbora requires you to read Lab Girl: A Story of Trees, Science and Love. Please click on the title to read the selected excerpt. You will discuss the chapters when you arrive. 

INTD 100 (Vetrone) and BIOL 151 (Vetrone)

INTD 100 (Vetrone), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am and Friday, 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm
BIOL 151 (Vetrone), Biology of Organisms, Monday, Wednesday, Friday,  11:00 am - 11:50 am 

Professor Sylvia Vetrone, faculty mentor

Professor Vetrone requires you to would like you to read The Drug Hunters: The Improbable Quest to Discover New Medicines. Please click on the title to read the selected excerpt. You will discuss the chapters when you arrive. 

INTD 100 (Chihara) and FREN 120 (Dzeguze)

INTD 100 (Chihara), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm 
FREN 120 (Dzeguze), Introduction to Political Science, Monday, Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:20 pm 
Professor Michelle Chihara, faculty mentor

Professor Chihara requires you to would like you to read Reclaiming Conversation by Sherry Turkle. Please click on the title to read the selected excerpt. You will discuss the chapters when you arrive. 

INTD 100 (pAddy) and PLSC 100 (Kazakova)

INTD 100 (pAddy), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday,  9:00 am - 9:50 am 
PLSC 100 (Kazakova), Elementary French I, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11:00 am - 11:50 am 
Professor dAvid pAddy, faculty mentor

Professor pAddy requires you to read Exit West: A Novel by Mohsin Hamid prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Carbine) and INTD 101 (Carbine)

INTD 100 (Carbine), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday,  9:00 am - 9:50 am 
INTD 101 (Carbine), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Professor Rosemary Carbine, faculty mentor

Professor Carbine requires you to read Wade in the Water by Tracy K. Smith prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Gonzalez) and INTD 101 (Gonzalez)

INTD 100 (Gonzalez), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday & Thursday,  9:30 pm - 10:50 am 
INTD 101 (Gonzalez), Your Whittier College Experience, Thursday 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm
Professor Gil Gonzalez, faculty mentor

Professor Gonzalez requires you to read Between the World and Me prior to arriving to campus for Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Zappia) and INTD 101 (Zappia)

INTD 100 (Zappia), College Writing Seminar, Monday & Wednesday, 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
INTD 101 (Zappia), Your Whittier College Experience, Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Professor Nat Zappia, faculty mentor

Professor Zappia requires you to read Into the Wild. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you. You will discuss the book when you arrive. 

INTD 100 (Kozek) and MATH 141 (Kronholm)

INTD 100 (Kozek), College Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
MATH 141 (Kronholm), Calculus and Analytical Geometry I, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11:00 am - 11:50 am 
Professor Mark Kozek, faculty mentor

Professor Kozek  requires you to read Logicomix: An Epic Search for Truth by Apostolos Doxiadis, Christos Papadimitriou, et al. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you. You will discuss the book when you arrive.

INTD 90 (Koehler) and PSYC 100 (Hill)

INTD 90 (Koehler), Introductory Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00 am - 9:50 am
PSYC 100 (Hill), Introduction to Psychology, Tuesday & Thursday, 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm 
*This section must also enroll in INTD 70: Whittier Seminar
Professor Chuck Hill, faculty mentor

Professor Hill requires you to read Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America by Firoozeh Dumas prior to arriving to campus during Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you

INTD 90 (Koehler) and MUS 102 (Lozano)

INTD 90 (Koehler), Introductory Writing Seminar, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:00 am - 10:50 am
MUS 102 (Lozano), History of Jazz, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 10:00 a.m - 10:50 a.m.
*This section must also enroll in INTD 70: Whittier Seminar
Professor Danilo Lozano, faculty mentor

Professor Lozano requires you to watch Hip-Hop: Beyond the Beats and Rhymes by Byron Hurt prior to arriving to campus during Orientation. You will discuss the film when you arrive. The film is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you.

INTD 100 (Holland) and Math 80 (Jordan)

INTD 100 (Holland), College Writing Seminar, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 3:00 pm - 4:20 pm
MATH 80 (Jordan), Elementary Statistics, Monday, Wednesday, Friday 11:00 am - 11:50 am 
Professor Gina Jordan, faculty mentor

Professor Jordan requires you to read Standard Deviations, Flawed Assumptions, Tortured Data and Other Ways to Lie with Statistics prior to arriving to campus during Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and at a bookstore near you. 

INTD 100 (TBD) and PLSC 205 (Angevine)

INTD 100 (TBD)
PLSC 205 (Angevine), Women and U.S. Politics, Monday, Wednesday, 12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m.
Professor Sara Angevine, faculty mentor

Professor Angevine requires you to read When They Call You a Terrorist, A Black Lives Matter Memoir prior to arriving on campus during Orientation. You will discuss the book when you arrive. The book is widely available at Amazon.com and bookstores near you.