Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Monsters / Delahoyde

English 338
Section 01 [M]
Fall 2009
SLN 27649
MWF 1:10 – 2:00 pm.
Todd 404
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MWF 9:00-10:45
and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


Monster Syllabus


August 24 — Introductions; insane rantings, mad schemes.
August 26 — Monster Studies; Monsters in the Ancient World.
August 28 — Beowulf: Grendel.

August 31 — Beowulf: Grendel’s mother.
September 2 — Beowulf: the Dragon.
September 4 — Frankenstein: the frame.

[September 7 — Holy Day.]
September 9 — Frankenstein: doppelgangers.
September 11 — Frankenstein.

September 14 — Frankenstein: female creature.
September 16 — Dracula: vampires & train schedules.
September 18 — Dracula: vampiresses.

September 21 — Shambleau.
September 23 — Dracula.
September 25 — Vampire short stories.

September 28 — Dracula: conclusion.
September 30 — Vampires.
October 2 — Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

October 5 — Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
October 7 — Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
October 9 — Midterm Exam.

October 12 — Writing Advice.
October 14 — Werewolves; Project #1 Due.
October 16 — The Wolf Man.

October 19 — The Wolf Man.
October 21 — Werewolf stories & Lycanthropy.
October 23 — The Island of Dr. Moreau.

October 26 — The Island of Dr. Moreau.
October 28 — Horror Music.
October 30 — The Island of Dr. Moreau.

November 2 — Zombies.
November 4 — Mummies.
November 6 — Mummies.

November 9 — Kong.
[November 11 — Holy Day.]
November 13 — The Lost World.

November 16 — The Lost World.
November 18 — Dinosaurs.
November 20 — The Lost World.

[November 23 – 27 — Thanksgiving Holiday.]

November 30 — The Lost World; Project #2 Due.
December 2 — Future Monsters?
December 4 — Final Monsterama 2009.

December 7 — Week of the Dead.
December 9 — Week of the Dead.
December 11 — The End.