Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Mythology Syllabus
Summer 2020

Humanities 103
Section 1 [HUM] [H]
Summer 2020
SLN 02458
June 22 – July 31
MTWThF 10:30 – 11:45am.


Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
E-mail: delahoyd@wsu.edu


MYTHOLOGY SYLLABUS


June 22 — The Power of Names; Jane Seymour in Le Jardin de Max Factor.
June 23 — Creation Myths: Genesis, Native American.
June 24 — Creation Myths: Native American, Mayan, cheesy filmic; The Greek Gods.
June 25 — Homer’s Iliad: [Introduction,] Books 1, 2 (lines 1-583).
June 26 — Iliad Books 3, [4,] 5, 6.

June 29 — Iliad Books [7, 8,] 9, 10.
June 30 — Iliad Books 11, 12, [13]; Lost Civilizations: The Aegean.
July 1 — Iliad Books 14, [15,] 16.
July 2 — Iliad Books [17,] 18, 19; Lost Episodes.
[July 3 — Sacred Holiday.]

July 6 — Iliad Books [20,] 21, 22.
July 7 — Iliad Books 23, 24.
July 8 — The Trojan War Sequel: Aeneid.
July 9 — Writing Advice.
July 10 — Midterm Exam.

July 13 — The Shakespeare Myth.
July 14 — Greek Music and Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus.
July 15 — The Mythology of Dinosaurs.
July 16 — Greek Drama: Euripides, Medea.
July 17 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 1, [2]; Werewolves.

July 20 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 3, [4, 5,] 6.
July 21 — Trojan War Mythology in Shakespeare’s Lucrece.
July 22 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [7,] 8, [9,] 10.
July 23 — The Mythology of Love: Andreas Capellanus.
July 24 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 11, 12, 13, [14]; Ovid Apocrypha.

July 27 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 15; Mythologies of Food.
July 28 — The Line, The Cross & The Curve.
July 29 — Monsters; Review.
July 30 — Final Exam.
July 31 — Final Essay due. Final Mythorama 2020.


Mythology Index