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English 2111.07 schedule, summer 2017

Updated 5/29/17

Note that this schedule of readings and assignments is tentative.  I will make additions and adjustments as need arises, giving ample notice when making changes in the schedule.

Unit
Lesson
Dates
Readings
Assignments
 
 Introduction to course
May 31-June 1

Course syllabus
21XX syllabus supplement
2000-4000 grading

Student info form (online)
Syllabus quiz (in D2L) 

 
 Drop/Add ends
June 1
 Drop/Add ends
 
1
Gilgamesh
June 1-5

Definition of Plagiarism
Plagiarism pledge
Simple Stuff
  
Norton Anthology Vol. A:
   Gilgamesh
, pp. 95-151

 
2
 The Odyssey, part 1
June 5-8
Golden rules
Elements of fiction
Elements of poetry

Homer headnote, pp. 222-23, 226-29
   The Odyssey
, 332-477
3
 The Odyssey, part 2
June 9-12

Nuggets
The Odyssey, 477-622

Terminology test (in D2L)   
4
 Oedipus the King
June 12-15

Quotations
Sophocles headnote, 701-5
   Oedipus the King
, 707-47

 
5
Medea
June 16-19
Word problems
Euripides headnote 783-86
   Medea
786-822
  Writing matters test (D2L)
6
Lysistrata
June 19-22
Norton: Aristophanes headnote, 823-25
   Lysistrata
, 825-62
 
7
The Aeneid
June 23-26
Norton:  Virgil headnote, 960-64
   Aeneid excerpts, 964-1027
 
MX
Midterm exam
June 26
 
Midterm exam 
8
Song of Roland
June 26-29
Norton Vol B:
  
Song of Roland
excerpts, 219-84

 
9
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight 
June 30-July 3
Sir Gawain & the Green Knight 725-80
Paper assignment 
10
Inferno, part 1
July 3-6
Norton: Dante headnote, 387-91
   Inferno, 392-447
Paper proposal due
 
 Withdrawal deadline
July 7
 Last day to withdraw with "W" grade
 
11
Inferno, part 2
July 7-10
Norton: Inferno, 447-511
 
12
Don Quixote
July 10-13
Norton Vol C:
Cervantes headnote, 381-86
   Don Quixote, 386-426, 451-73
Formal Paper due
13
Hamlet, part 1
July 14-17
Norton: Shakespeare headnote, 652-56
    Hamlet, 656-700
 
14
Hamlet, part 2
July 17-20

Norton: Hamlet, 700-51

 
15
Paradise Lost
July 20-25
Norton: Milton headnote, 770-73
   Norton: Paradise Lost excerpt, 814-42
Paper corrections
FX
Final exam
July 26-27
  
Final exam
   
July 29
  
Formal paper rewrites due