Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Medieval & Renaissance: Arts & Humanities

Humanities 302
Medieval & Renaissance: Arts and Humanities
Section 01
Fall 2005
SLN 38828
TTh 1:25-2:40
Avery 106
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: TTh 8:30-10:15, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Medieval & Renaissance
Syllabus


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

August 30 — Warrior Societies: Beowulf.
September 1 — Beowulf.

September 6 — Medieval Architecture: Sacred Space; Medieval Music: Origins, Chant.
September 8 — Medieval Music: Early Polyphony, Motets, Ars Nova; Medieval Philosophy.

September 13 — Medieval Art: Introduction and Hildegard of Bingen.
September 15 — Andreas Capellanus and Fin Amor.

September 20 — Medieval Lyrics and Secular Music: Courtly Love.
September 22 — Medieval Domestic Arts: Le Menagier de Paris.

September 27 — The Unicorn Tapestries; Patristic Exegesis.
September 29 — Dante, Inferno, Canto I-III.

October 4 — Project #1 Due; Exam #1.
October 6 — Inferno, Cantos IV-X.

October 11 — Inferno, Cantos XI-XVII.
October 13 — Inferno, Cantos XVIII-XXI.

October 18 — Inferno, Cantos XXII-XXV; Herpephobia and Dinosaur Films.
October 20 — Conference.

October 25 — Inferno, Cantos XXVI-XXXIV; Purgatorio and Paradiso excerpts.
October 27 — The Late Middle Ages: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

November 1 — Arthurian Romance: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
November 3 — The Renaissance: Petrarch and Sonnets.

November 8 — Renaissance Art: Da Vinci; Michelangelo.
November 10 — Boccaccio.

November 15 — Shake-speare’s Lucrece and Giulio Romano in Mantua.
November 17 — Renaissance Music.

November 21 – 25 — THANKSGIVING BREAK

November 29 — Renaissance Tapestry: Le Concert.
December 1 — More Renaissance Music; Project #2 Due.

December 6 — Machiavelli, Castiglione; Last Words.
December 8 — Final MedRenarama 2005.

Whenever — Exam #2


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