Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Humanities in the Modern World

Humanities 304
Section 01 [HUM]
Humanities 304
Section 01 [HUM]
Spring 2017
MWF 1:10 – 2:00
Humanities / Foreign Languages
SLN 01611
CUE 316
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 9:00 – 10:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu

HUMANITIES
IN THE MODERN WORLD

January 9 — Introduction and Disorientation; L’Après-midi d’un faune. Read the Course Description, and my own Work Tips.
January 11 — Music: Late 19th Century to Debussy to Stravinsky.
January 13 — Art: Late 19th Century, Expressionism, Fauvism, Ashcan.

[January 16 — Martin Luther King Holiday.]
[January 18 — Wazzucalypse: no classes.]
January 20 — Colette, Chéri.

January 23 — Art: Cubism, Orphism, Futurism, Constructivism, Dada.
January 25 — Metropolis.
January 27 — Metropolis.

January 30 — Colette, The Last of Chéri.
February 1 — Metropolis.
February 3 — Art: Bauhaus, École de Paris, Art Deco.

February 6 — Music: Schoenberg, Bartok.
February 8 — Sartre, No Exit.
[February 10 — Conference Work.]

February 13 — [Sartre, The Flies;] Beckett plays.
February 15 — Art: Concrete Art, Social Realism, Surrealism & Dali.
February 17 — Jazz and Electronic Music.

[February 20 — St. Nixon Holy Day.]
February 22 — Art: Art Brut, Existential, Organic Abstraction, Kinetic.
February 24 — Fashion: Schiaparelli; Review.

February 27 — Writing Advice.
March 1 — Midterm Exam & Essay.
March 3 — Art: Kitchen Sink School, Funk, Assemblage.

March 6 — Robbe-Grillet, Jealousy.
March 8 — Music: New Virtuosity, Cage.
March 10 — Intermission.

[March 13 – 17 — SPRING BREAK.]

March 20 — Pop Culture.
March 22 — Pop Art, Fluxus, Op Art.
March 24 — Churchill, Top Girls, Act I.

March 27 — Performance Art; Minimalism in Music.
March 29 — Churchill, Top Girls, Acts II & III.
March 31 — Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Body Art, Installation.

April 3 — Postmodernism; Laurie Anderson.
April 5 — Super-realism, Earth Art, Video Art.
April 7 — Scholarly Research Things.

April 10 — Glass, Koyaanisqatsi.
April 12 — Late-Century Music: Scott, Daugherty.
April 14 — High-Tech, Sound Art, Disposable Art, Digital Art, Internet Art.

April 17 — Churchill, This Is a Chair.
April 19 — End-of-Semester Exam.
[April 21 — No formal class meeting.]

April 24 — End Game.
April 26 — Wrap-Up.
April 28 — Finale.

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