Humanities Syllabus

Humanities 304
Section 01 [HUM]
Spring 2019
MWF 1:10 – 2:00
Humanities / Foreign Languages
SLN 03910
CUE 418
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 7 — Introduction and Disorientation; L’Après-midi d’un faune.
Read the Course Description, and my own Work Tips.
January 9 — Music: Late 19th Century to Debussy to Stravinsky.
January 11 — Art: Late 19th Century, Expressionism, Fauvism, Ashcan.

January 14 — Colette, Chéri.
January 16 — Art: Cubism, Orphism, Futurism, Constructivism, Dada.
January 18 — Metropolis.

[January 21 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day.]
January 23 — Colette, The Last of Chéri.
January 25 — Metropolis.

January 28 — Art: Bauhaus, École de Paris, Art Deco.
January 30 — Metropolis not: Tech crap.
February 1 — Music: Schoenberg, Bartok.

February 4 — Sartre, No Exit.
February 6 — Art: Concrete Art, Social Realism, Surrealism & Dali.
February 8 — Sartre, The Flies.

[February 11 — Snow Day.]
February 13 — Beckett plays.
February 15 — Jazz and Electronic Music.

[February 18 — St. Nixon Holy Day.]
February 20 — Art: Art Brut, Existential, Organic Abstraction, Kinetic.
February 22 — Review and Writing Advice.

February 25 — Midterm Exam & Essay.
February 27 — Robbe-Grillet, Jealousy.
March 1 — Art: Kitchen Sink School, Assemblage, Funk Art.

March 4 — Music: New Virtuosity, Cage.
March 6 — Pop Culture.
March 8 — Other Concerns.

[March 11 – 15 — SPRING BREAK.]

March 18 — Minimalism in Music.
March 20 — Pop Art, Fluxus, Op Art.
March 22 — Churchill, Top Girls, Act I.

March 25 — Churchill, Top Girls, Acts II & III.
March 27 — Minimalism, Conceptual Art, Body Art, Installation.
March 29 — Glass, Koyaanisqatsi.

April 1 — Postmodernism; Performance Art, Laurie Anderson.
April 3 — Super-realism, Earth Art, Video Art.
April 5 — Late-Century Music: Scott, Daugherty.

April 8 — Churchill, This Is a Chair.
April 10 — High-Tech, Sound Art, Disposable, Digital, Internet Art.
April 12 — Office Hours.

April 15 — Fashion; Review.
April 17 — End-of-Semester Exam.
April 19 — Up-To-Date.

April 22 — End Game.
April 24 — The Future and Wrap-Up.
April 26 — Finale.