URBN 120 Introduction to Memphis for Bonner/Day Scholars


This course, which is currently open only to first-year Bonner and Day Scholars, offers an opportunity to discuss the ongoing challenges and opportunities to Rhodes students doing engagement work in the city of Memphis. The class has three interlocking goals: 1) provide an introduction to historical and contemporary topics in the Memphis area; 2) offer opportunities for students to reflect on the first year of their work on campus and in the community and to enrich that work throughout their Rhodes career 3) explore connections for between the work of Bonner and Day Scholars in Memphis and their other academic interests. In weekly meetings, students will examine and explore these topics through a variety of activities.