Humanities 103
Mythology

Section 02 & 03
Fall 2017
SLN 01811 & 04938
MWF 11:10am - 12:00noon & 9:10am - 10:00am.
Bryan 324
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


Mythology
Syllabus


August 21 -- The Power of Names; Jane Seymour in Le Jardin de Max Factor.
August 23 -- Creation Myths: Genesis.
August 25 -- Creation Myths: Native American, Mayan, cheesy filmic.

August 28 -- Hesiod's Theogony: The Greek gods.
August 30 -- Homer's Iliad: Book 1.
September 1 -- Homer's Iliad: Books 2 (lines 1-583), 3, [4].

[September 4 -- Labor Day Holiday.]
September 6 -- Iliad Books 5, 6, [7].
September 8 -- Iliad Books 8, 9.

September 11 -- Iliad Books 10, 11.
September 13 -- Lost Civilizations: The Aegean.
September 15 -- Iliad Books 12, [13,] 14, [15].

September 18 -- Iliad Books 16, [17,] 18.
September 20 -- Iliad: 19, [20,] 21, 22.
September 22 -- [Lost Episode.]

September 25 -- Iliad Book 23; Homeric Apocrypha.
September 27 -- Iliad Book 24; The Fall of Troy.
September 29 -- Aeneid excerpts, Books I-II.

October 2 -- The Underworld--Aeneid excerpts, Book VI. Review.
October 4 -- Midterm In-Class Exam.
October 6 -- Writing Essays.

October 9 -- Midterm Essay. Greek Music and Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus.
October 11 -- Euripides, Medea.
October 13 -- [Conference.]

October 16 -- [Conference.]
October 18 -- Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 1; Werewolves.
October 20 -- Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 2, 3, 4.

October 23 -- Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [5], 6, 7, 8.
October 25 -- The Shakespeare Myth.
October 27 -- Trojan War Mythology in Shakespeare's Lucrece.

October 30 -- Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 9, 10, 11; Monsters.
November 1 -- Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 12, 13.
November 3 -- [Conference. No Formal Class Meeting.]

November 6 -- Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [14,] 15.
November 8 -- The Line, The Cross and the Curve.
[November 10 -- Sacred War Holiday. No Class Whatsoever.]

November 13 -- The Mythology of Love: Andreas Capellanus.
November 15 -- Mythology of Gender: Kids' Toys and Games.
November 17 -- The Mythologies of Personality & Depression.

[November 20 - 24 -- THANKSGIVING BREAK.]

November 27 -- Review & Writing.
November 29 -- End-of-Semester Exam & Essay.
December 1 -- Mythological Considerations. Dinosaurs?

December 4 -- Final Mythorama 2017.
December 6 -- Final Mythorama 2017.
December 8 -- Last Words: Evaluations, Eulogies.


Mythology Index


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