Mythology Syllabus
Summer 2020

Humanities 103
[HUM] [H]
Summer 2015 (June 22 – July 31)
SLN 01706
MTWThF 12:00 – 1:15 pm.
Todd 420
Dr. Michael Delahoyde
Avery Hall 355 — Washington State University
Hours: MTWTh 11:00-12:00, and by appointment.
Phone: 509-335-4832
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.
June 24 — Creation Myths: Native American; review.
June 25 — Creation Myths: Native American, Mayan, cheesy filmic; The Greek Gods.
June 26 — Homer’s Iliad: [Introduction,] Books 1, 2 (lines 1-583).

June 29 — Iliad Books 3, [4,] 5, 6.
June 30 — Iliad Books [7, 8,] 9, 10.
July 1 — Iliad Books 11, 12, [13]; Lost Civilizations: The Aegean.
July 2 — Iliad Books 14, [15,] 16.
[July 3 — Sacred Holiday.]

July 6 — Iliad Books [17,] 18, 19.
July 7 — Iliad Books [20,] 21, 22.
July 8 — Iliad Books 23, 24.
July 9 — The Trojan War Sequel: Aeneid excerpts; Writing Advice.
July 10 — Midterm Exam.

July 13 — Greek Drama: Sophocles, Oedipus.
July 14 — Greek Drama: Euripides, Medea.
July 15 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 1, 2; Werewolves.
July 16 — The Shakespeare Myth.
July 17 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 3, 4, [5,] 6.

July 20 — Trojan War Mythology in Shakespeare’s Lucrece.
July 21 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books [7,] 8, 9, 10.
July 22 — Mythologies of Love: Andreas Capellanus.
July 23 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Books 11, 12, 13, [14].
July 24 — Mythologies of Depression.

July 27 — Ovid, Metamorphoses Book 15.
July 28 — Mythology Video.
July 29 — Mythology of Gender; Review.
July 30 — Final Exam.
July 31 — Final Mythorama 2015.


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