Michael Delahoyde, PhD

Professor of English

Mythology

Humanities 103
Mythology
Section 02
Spring 2015
SLN 01710
MWF 2:10 – 3:00 pm.
Todd 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


Mythology
Syllabus


January 12 — The Power of Names; Jane Seymour in Le Jardin de Max Factor.
January 14 — Creation Myths: Genesis.
January 16 — Creation Myths: Native American, Mayan, cheesy filmic.

[January 19 — Martin Luther King Holiday.]
January 21 — Creation Myths: (Hesiod’s Theogony), The Greek Gods.
January 23 — Homer’s Iliad: Books 1, 2 (lines 1-583).

January 26 — Homer’s Iliad: Books 3, [4,] 5.
January 28 — Iliad Books 6, [7,] 8.
January 30 — Lost Civilizations: The Aegean.

February 2 — Iliad Books 9, 10.
February 4 — Iliad Books 11, 12.
February 6 — Iliad Books [13,] 14, [15].

February 9 — Iliad Books 16, [17,] 18.
February 11 — Iliad Books 19, [20,] 21, 22.
February 13 — Iliad Books 23, 24.

[February 16 — St. Nixon Holy Day.]
February 18 — The Fall of Troy–Aeneid excerpts, Books I-II.
February 20 — The Underworld–Aeneid excerpts, Book VI. Review.

February 23 — Writing Essays.
February 25 — Midterm Exam & Essay.
February 27 — Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus.

March 2 — Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus; Euripides, Medea.
March 4 — Euripides, Medea.
March 6 — Trojan War Mythology in Shakespeare’s Lucrece.

March 9 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 1; Werewolves.
March 11 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 2.
March 13 — Intermission.

[March 16 – 20 — SPRING BREAK]

March 23 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 3, 4.
March 25 — The Shakespeare Myth.
March 27 — African Myth: “The Woman with One Hand.”

March 30 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [5,] 6, 7.
April 1 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 8, 9.
April 3 — The Mythology of Love: Andreas Capellanus.

April 6 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 10; Ovid Apocrypha.
April 8 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 11, 12, 13.
April 10 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [14,] 15.

April 13 — Herpetophobia and Dinosaur Mythology.
April 15 — The Line, The Cross and the Curve.
April 17 — Review. [No formal class meeting.]

April 20 — Mythology of Gender: Kids’ Toys and Games.
April 22 — End-of-Semester Exam & Essay.
April 24 — Limbo.

April 27 — Final Mythorama 2015.
April 29 — Final Mythorama 2015.
May 1 — Last Words: Evaluations, Eulogies.


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