Humanities 302
Section 01 [H]
Fall 2017
SLN 01812
MWF 1:10 - 2:00pm.
Sloan 167
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 -- Washington State University
Hours: MWF 10:10-11:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Medieval/Renaissance Syllabus


August 21 -- Medieval-ism: why? Introduction and Disorientation.
August 23 -- The Early Middle Ages; Anglo-Saxon Culture and Literature.
August 25 -- Anglo-Saxon Literature: Beowulf.

August 28 -- Beowulf; Medieval Architecture, Sacred Space.
August 30 -- Medieval Music: Chant, Polyphony, Motets.
September 1 -- Medieval Art: Hildegard of Bingen.

[September 4 -- Labor Day Holiday.]
September 6 -- Medieval Romance: Culhwch and Olwen; Reverdie Lyric.
September 18 -- Secular Music and Lyrics.

September 11 -- Andreas Capellanus and Fin Amor.
September 13 -- Dante, Inferno, Canto I.
September 15 -- Dante, Inferno, Cantos II-V.

September 18 -- Patristic Exegesis; The Unicorn Tapestries.
September 20 -- Dante, Inferno, Cantos VI-VIII.
September 22 -- [Hell.]

September 25 -- Dante, Inferno, Cantos IX-XVII.
September 27 -- Medieval Food and Domestic Arts: Le Menagier de Paris.
September 29 -- Suspension.

October 2 -- Review & Writing Essays.
October 4 -- Midterm Exam & Essay.
October 6 -- Duh Big Game.

October 9 -- Dante, Inferno, Cantos XXVIII-XX.
October 11 -- Dante, Inferno, Cantos XX-XXIII.
October 13 -- [Conference.]

October 16 -- [Conference.]
October 18 -- Dante, Inferno, Cantos XXIV-XXXIV; Purgatorio and Paradiso excerpts.
October 20 -- The Renaissance: Petrarch and Sonnets. Transitional Art: Le Concert

October 23 -- Da Vinci, Michelangelo.
October 25 -- Shake-speare.
October 27 -- Renaissance Music; "Thule, The Period of Cosmography."

October 30 -- Shake-speare's Lucrece and Giulio Romano in Mantua.
November 1 -- Machiavelli & Castiglione; Perspective Art.
November 3 -- Oxford.

November 6 -- The Merchant of Venice, Act I.
November 8 -- Holiday.
[November 10 -- The Merchant of Venice, Acts II & III.]

November 13 -- The Merchant of Venice, Act IV.
November 15 -- The Merchant of Venice, Act V.
November 17 -- The Art of Railing; Implications.

[November 20 - 24 -- Thanksgiving Holiday.]

November 27 -- Last Works & Review.
November 29 -- Last Exam & Essay.
December 1 -- Supplemental Perspectives.

December 4 -- Post-Renaissance Considerations.
December 6 -- Last Words.
December 8 -- The rest is silence.


Index


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