US101US: First Year Seminar Reading List
2023-2024 Reading List
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi. “The Danger of a Single Story.” TED.com, uploaded by TED Global 2009, July 2009, www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story.
Dierdorff, Erich. “Time Management Is About More Than Life Hacks.” Harvard Business Review, 29 January 2020, https://hbr.org/2020/01/time-management-is-about-more-than-life-hacks. Accessed 2 March 2023.
Dhadley, Sunny. “Activating Lived Experience to Create Social Change.” YouTube, uploaded by TEDxWolverhampton, 22 May 2019, www.youtube.com/watch?v=93d-LWVAhWY.
Fish, Rosalie. “Running for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.” YouTube, uploaded by TEDx Talks, 30 January 2020, www.youtube.com/watch?v=udaKbOs0zsE.
Headlee, Celeste. “10 Ways to have a Better Conversation.” TED.com, uploaded by TEDx Creative Coast, May 2015, www.ted.com/talks/celeste_headlee_10_ways_to_have_a_better_conversation#t-690034.
Hinton, Anthony Ray. The Sun Does Shine. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2019.
King, Martin Luther, Jr. “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” Matin Luther King Jr. Papers Project, 2004, www.liberationcurriculum.org. Accessed 11 July 2023.
Knezz, Stephanie N. “Drawing a New Scientist: Why I Come Out to My Chemistry Class.” Journal of Chemical Education 96 (2019): 827-829.
Matthews, Kathy L., Linda M. Lyons, and Michael L. Sanseviro. “Successful Skills for Diversity,” Foundations of Academic Inquiry, Seventh Edition, adapted by University Studies, Montana State University, Hayden-McNeill Publishing, 2023.
McCutchen, G. and Riney, E. “Wellness in College,” Success by Design, Fifth Edition, adapted by University Studies, Montana State University, Hayden-McNeill Publishing, 2023.
Morrow, Deana F. “Matthew Shepard 20 Years Later,” The Legacies of Matthew Shepard: Twenty Years Later. Helis Sikk and Leisa Meyer, eds. Taylor & Francis Group, 2019.
Native Hope. “Voices Unheard.” YouTube, uploaded by Native Hope, 21 Jan 2023, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTVuFZuEQWs
Nguyen, C Thi. “Escape the Echo Chamber.” Aeon, 9 April 2018, aeon.co/essays/why-its-as-hard-to-escape-an-echo-chamber-as-it-is-to-flee-a-cult. Accessed 13 May 2022.
Rode, Denise L., Kelly J. Smith, and Scott F. Peska. “Creating Goals,” UNIV 101/UNIV 201 NIU Essentials for Success, adapted by University Studies, Montana State University, Hayden-McNeill Publishing, 2023.
Rode, Denise L., Kelly J. Smith, and Scott F. Peska. “Managing Your Time,” UNIV 101/UNIV 201 NIU Essentials for Success, adapted by University Studies, Montana State University, Hayden-McNeill Publishing, 2023.
Sandel, Michael. “Doing the Right Thing,” Justice: What’s the Right Thing to do? Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, 2009, pp. 3-30.
Sanders, Matthew L. Becoming a Learner: Realizing the Opportunity of Education. Hayden-McNeil MacMillan Learning, 2018.
Saslow, Eli. Rising Out of Hatred. Penguin, 2018.
Schmitz, Rachel M. and Jennifer Tabler, “Here and Queer in Rural America” Vox, Nov. 13, 2021, https://msmagazine.com/2021/11/13/lgbtq-rural-america-queer/. Accessed June 20, 2023.
University Studies. US101US Exploring Place & Identity (2023-2024), Hayden-McNeill Publishing, 2023.
Weaver, Hilary N. "The colonial context of violence: Reflections on violence in the lives of Native American women." Journal of interpersonal violence 24.9 (2009): 1552-1563.
Wyckoff, William. “Navigating Western Landscapes.” How to Read the American West: A Field Guide. University of Washington Press, 2014. pp. 3-27.
Additional Reading PDFs written by the Program Director and posted to D2L on various topics, including: Self Advocacy, Imposter Syndrome, Responding to Critical Feedback, Learning from Mistakes, MMIP Statistics, LGBTQ Voices, and Emmett Till.
US101US treats video as "texts" and discusses them in full alongside additional readings and outside sources that are determined and chosen by class discussion leaders (instructors and students) that will not appear here. Additional readings TBD and subject to change.