Tentative Calendar
Mar. 4 Introductions: "Beginner's Guide and History--How to Listen to the Blues"
11 Crossroads 
18 Work Songs, Hollers, and Spirituals
25 Bessie Smith; group one presentation
April 1 Mississippi John Hurt, group two presentation
8 No Class: Spring Break
15 Memphis Minnie; group three presentation
22 Cutting Heads I: Blues Women
29 Blind Lemon Jefferson; group four presentation
May 6 Robert Johnson; group five presentation
13 In-class exam (listening ]ID/ essay)
20 Cutting Heads II: Piano Blues
27 Blind Willie McTell; group six presentation; book review due 
June 3 Bukka White; group seven presentation
10 Literary Blues: Langston Hughes and Sterling Brown; group eight presentation
17 Cutting Heads III: Chicago Blues
24 Bob Dylan; group nine presentation; &W paper due