Category Archives: Reminders

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A link to the PDF handout providing instructions for our collaborative Marco Polo project is now available via the “Handouts” page.  Within the next day or two, I’ll post another link with information about library reserves that are available to … Continue reading

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Copies of your first essay drafts with my comments on them went out by email a few minutes ago. I apologize for the delay in getting these back to you; I got a little swamped with my other class and … Continue reading

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Screening dates for Heimat have now been added to the course schedule.  All screenings will take place on Monday nights from 8-10 pm.  The room is still TBA.  Screenings start in late October and continue through to early December.

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Reminder: There’s been a slight change to Tuesday’s reading list.  You can skip Book XIX.  Read Books XX and XXI as per the syllabus.  In addition, you need to read the article “Odysseus’ Scar” by Erich Auerbach, which is now … Continue reading

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A lot of posts have gone up in the last 24 hours, so be sure you read through all of them (especially Samantha’s excellent commentary on the Odyssey) and leave some feedback.  Some of you have yet to leave even … Continue reading

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Reminder: Your paper outlines are due tonight at Midnight.  Please post them as an independent contribution to this blog, as Adam has done – do not simply cut and paste them into the comments section of an existing entry.  For … Continue reading

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Reminder: Your first homework assignment (other than signing up for this blog, of course!) will be due in class tomorrow.  You are to write a concise thesis statement for a hypothetical paper on the first six books of the Odyssey … Continue reading