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Humanities 3: Culture of Medieval and Renaissance Europe

1100-1700

​Syllabus: Humanities 3 Syllabus Sp15.pdfHumanities 3 Syllabus Sp15.pdf

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​Assignment Schedule​​ 

 

Subject to Change

Month

Date

Day

Assignment Due

January

20

Tu

First Day—No Assignment

 

21

Th

Read Chretien de Troyes, Lancelot, pp. 4-40.

 

27

Tu

Read Chretien de Troyes, Lancelot, pp. 41-104.

 

29

Th

Read: Abelard & Heloise, pp. 1-84.

February

3

Tu

Read: Abelard & Heloise, pp. 85-126, Skim pp. 127-259.

 

5

Th

Read: Montaigne, “On Some Lines of Virgil,” (pp. 260-329).

 

10

Tu

Read: Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love. Available on my faculty web page.

 

12

Th

Watch film in class: “Bernini.”

 

17

Tu

Read: Anselm: “On the Existence of God.” Available on my faculty web page.

 

19

Th

Read: Ibn Rushd (Averroes): “On Religion and Philosophy.” Available on my faculty web page.

 

22

Sun

Paper #1 Due at 11:59 p.m. (Use Turnitin on Blackboard)

 

24

u

Read: Thomas Aquinas, “On Being and Essence.” Available on my faculty web page.

 

26

h

Read:  Dante, Inferno,  Cantos 1-11.

March

3

u

Read:  Dante, Inferno,  Cantos 26, 32-34.

 

5

h

Read:  Dante, Purgatoria,  Cantos 1, 16-18, 26-30.

 

10

Tu

Read:  Dante, Paradiso,  Cantos 1-3, 8-10, 19-20, 24, 30-33.

 

12

Th

Read Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, pp. 3-71.

 

17

Tu

Read Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, pp. 71-99.

 

19

Th

Read Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, pp. 102-130, 233-254, 306-307.

 

24

Tu

Spring Break—No Class

 

26

Th

Spring Break—No Class

 

27

Fri

Paper #2 Due at 11:59 p.m. (Use Turnitin on Blackboard)

 

31

Tu

Read: Machiavelli, The Prince, chapters 1-12.

April

2

Th

Read: Machiavelli, The Prince, chapters 13-26.

 

7

Tu

Read: More, Utopia, Book 1.

 

9

Th

Read: More, Utopia, Book 2.

 

14

Tu

Read: Montaigne, Essays, pp. 1-36.

 

16

Th

Read: Montaigne, Essays, pp. 74-92

 

21

Tu

Read: Shakespeare, The Tempest.

 

23

Th

Watch film in class: “Caravaggio.”

 

28

Tu

Watch film in class: “Rembrandt.”

 

30

Th

Watch film in class: The Return of Martin Guerre.

May

1

Fri

Paper #3 Due at 11:59 p.m. (Use Turnitin on Blackboard)

 

5

Tu

Watch film in class: The Return of Martin Guerre.

 

7

Th

Discuss: The Return of Martin Guerre.

 

12

Tu

Watch film on Medieval Architecture in Class

 

14

Th

Review for Exam

 

18

Tu

Final Exam Part I

 

20

Th

Final Exam Part II

 

 

 

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