Schedule

Module One: Nineteenth-Century Literature

Wed. 1/12: Course Introduction
Fri. 1/14: William Wordsworth, “Tintern Abbey”
Blog posts: Maria Rajtik, Rachel Ringgold, Frances Sisson, Alex Tellez, Roseanne Turner

Wed. 1/19: John Stuart Mill, Autobiography (1-12)
Blog posts: Maggie Burch, Kellyn Campbell, Sarah Dean, Cassaundra Fincke, Julia Gilliam

Fri. 1/21: Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, volume I (through ch. 15, p. 172)
Blog posts: Gage Holden, Jessie Krebs, Aromi Lee, Jose Martinez-Duran

Wed. 1/26: Jane Eyre, volume II (through ch. 26, p. 331)
Blog posts: Amani Morrison, Phillip Opsasnick, Max Payeur, Matt Pura, Chelsea Radigan

Fri. 1/28: Jane Eyre, volume III (finish the novel)
Blog posts: Maria Rajtik, Rachel Ringgold, Frances Sisson, Alex Tellez, Roseanne Turner
Presentation: Women’s Rights and Gender Relations in the 19th Century: Kellyn Campbell, Jessie Krebs, Frances Sisson

Wed. 2/2: Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness, parts I & II (through p. 50)
Blog posts: Maggie Burch, Kellyn Campbell, Sarah Dean, Cassaundra Fincke, Julia Gilliam

Fri. 2/4: Conrad, Heart of Darkness, part III (finish the novella)
Blog posts: Gage Holden, Jessie Krebs, Aromi Lee, Jose Martinez-Duran
Presentation: Imperialism in the 19th Century: Aromi Lee, Max Payeur, Gage Holden
Article citation and OED term due in class or by e-mail before class.

Wed. 2/9: Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol, staves 1-3
Blog posts: Amani Morrison, Phillip Opsasnick, Max Payeur, Matt Pura, Chelsea Radigan

Fri. 2/11: Dickens, A Christmas Carol, staves 4-5 (finish the novella)
Blog posts: Maria Rajtik, Rachel Ringgold, Frances Sisson, Alex Tellez, Roseanne Turner
Presentation: Family Dynamics: Work, Class, and Family History in the 19th Century: Maria Rajtik, Amani Morrison, Rachel Ringgold, Maggie Burch
Summary of critical article due in class.

Wed. 2/16: Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Blog posts: Maggie Burch, Kellyn Campbell, Sarah Dean, Cassaundra Fincke, Julia Gilliam

Fri. 2/18: Browning, “My Last Duchess,” “Porphyria’s Lover
Blog posts: Gage Holden, Jessie Krebs, Aromi Lee, Jose Martinez-Duran
Draft paper due in class; please bring two copies to class

Monday, February 21: Writing Workshop, 7:30pm (Weinstein 307)

Wed. 2/23: Robert Browning, “Andrea del Sarto,” “Fra Lippo Lippi
Blog posts: Amani Morrison, Phillip Opsasnick, Max Payeur, Matt Pura, Chelsea Radigan

Fri. 2/25: Digital Storytelling Workshop
*Revision of first paper due by 5pm, 7-8 pages*

Module Two: Twentieth-Century Literature

Wed. 3/2: T. S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”; James Joyce, “Araby
Fri. 3/4: Joyce, “The Dead
Blog posts: Maggie Burch, Kellyn Campbell, Sarah Dean, Cassaundra Fincke, Julia Gilliam

Spring Break

Wed. 3/16: Virginia Woolf, “Character in Fiction”; Katherine Mansfield, “The Garden-Party,” “The Fly,” “The Daughters of the Late Colonel
Blog posts: Gage Holden, Jessie Krebs, Aromi Lee, Jose Martinez-Duran

Fri. 3/18: Woolf, A Room of One’s Own (first three chapters)
Blog posts: Amani Morrison, Phillip Opsasnick, Max Payeur, Matt Pura, Chelsea Radigan
Presentation: Women’s Rights and Gender Relations in the 20th Century: , Alex Tellez, Matt Pura, Julia Gilliam

Wed. 3/23: Rebecca West, The Return of the Soldier, 1-42
Blog posts: Maria Rajtik, Rachel Ringgold, Frances Sisson, Alex Tellez, Roseanne Turner

Fri. 3/25: West, The Return of the Soldier, 43-end
Blog posts: Maggie Burch, Kellyn Campbell, Sarah Dean, Cassaundra Fincke, Julia Gilliam
Presentation: Family Dynamics: Freud, Trauma, and the 20th Century: Roseanne Turner, Sarah Dean, Cassaundra Fincke

Wed. 3/30: J. M. Coetzee, Waiting for the Barbarians, Sections I and II; pp 1-55
Blog posts: Gage Holden, Jessie Krebs, Aromi Lee, Jose Martinez-Duran

Fri. 4/1: Coetzee, Waiting for the Barbarians, Sections III and part of IV; pp. 56-107
Blog posts: Amani Morrison, Phillip Opsasnick, Max Payeur, Matt Pura, Chelsea Radigan
Presentation: Imperialism and Nationalism in the 20th Century: Chelsea Radigan, Philip Opsasnick, Jose Martinez-Duran

Wed. 4/6: Coetzee, Waiting for the Barbarians, finish novel
Blog posts: Maria Rajtik, Rachel Ringgold, Frances Sisson, Alex Tellez, Roseanne Turner

Fri. 4/8: Wole Soyinka, “Death and the King’s Horseman” (Act 1)
Blog posts: Maggie Burch, Kellyn Campbell, Sarah Dean, Cassaundra Fincke, Julia Gilliam

Wed. 4/13: Soyinka, “Death and the King’s Horseman” (Acts 2-4)
Blog posts: Gage Holden, Jessie Krebs, Aromi Lee, Jose Martinez-Duran

Fri. 4/15: Soyinka, “Death and the King’s Horseman” (Act 5)
Blog posts: Amani Morrison, Phillip Opsasnick, Max Payeur, Matt Pura, Chelsea Radigan

Wed. 4/20: Movie: Stranger than Fiction (screening times TBA)
Blog posts: Maria Rajtik, Rachel Ringgold, Frances Sisson, Alex Tellez, Roseanne Turner

Fri. 4/22: Final discussion
Final essay due in class


Digital story presentations during class exam time:
2-5 pm, Wednesday, April 27

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