Mythology

Humanities 101
Section 01
Fall 2016
SLN 01293
MWF 1:10 – 2:00 pm.
Todd Hall 230
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
Syllabus


August 22 — Jane Seymour in Le Jardin de Max Factor.
August 24 — The Hebrew Bible: Genesis (Pdf in Content, or The Norton Anthology 158-161).
August 26 — The Hebrew Bible: Murder of Abel (161-162), Noah (163-167), Babel (167), Job (193-218).

August 29 — Hesiod’s Theogony (39-47): The Greek Gods.
August 31 — Homer’s Odyssey: Books 1, 2 (332-352).
September 2 — Homer’s Odyssey: Books 3, 4 (353-385).

[September 5 — Labor Day Holiday.]
September 7 — Odyssey Books 5, 6 (385-403).
September 9 — Odyssey Books 7, 8 (404-426).

September 12 — Odyssey Books 9, 10 (426-451).
September 14 — Lost Civilizations: The Aegean.
September 16 — Odyssey Books 11, 12, 13 (451-488).

September 19 — Odyssey Books 14, 15, 16 (488-526).
September 21 — Odyssey: Lost Episode.
September 23 — Odyssey Books 17, 18, 19 (526-567).

September 26 — Odyssey Books 20, 21 (567-587).
September 28 — Odyssey Books 22, 23, 24 (587-622).
September 30 — Review.

October 3 — Writing Advice.
October 5 — Midterm Exam & Essay.
October 7 — Ancient Music.

October 10 — Oedipus Rex (707-747).
October 12 — Greek Drama: Oedipus Rex, Medea (786-822).
October 14 — Partial exam return.

October 17 — Aesop (623-635).
October 19 — Sappho (635-643); Catullus (940ff); “Love” Poetry.
October 21 — [Conference.]

October 24 — Ovid (1073-1115).
October 26 — Philosophy: Heraclitus, Pythagoras (48-51, Ovid 15 online).
October 28 — Greek Medicine and Beyond.

October 31 — Philosophy: Plato (pdf in Content, More folder).
November 2 — New Testament Studies.
November 4 — [Conference. No Formal Class Meeting.]

November 7 — Better Academic Writing.
November 9 — New Testament Studies.
[November 11 — Sacred War Holiday. No Class Whatsoever.]

November 14 — New Testament Apocryphal Gospels.
November 16 — TBA.
November 18 — Summations.

[November 21 – 25 — THANKSGIVING BREAK.]

November 28 — Review & Writing.
November 30 — End-of-Semester Exam & Essay.
December 2 — Further Considerations.

December 5 — Final Thing 2016.
December 7 — Final Thing 2016.
December 9 — Last Words: Evaluations, Eulogies.


Dr. Michael Delahoyde, Clinical Professor, Department of English
delahoyd@wsu.edu
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