Schedule of Required Reading Assignments
and
Due Dates for Interpretive Essays (***)



Minutes of HST 338 class meetings, including worksheet assignments, are posted on the internet at http://coursesa.matrix.msu.edu/~hst337 (note, please, that there is one home page for HST 337 and HST 338, so scroll down to HST 338 before clicking on any items). We will attempt to update the minutes by the following day.

Meeting Date

1 1/7 Introductory exercise: "In a Grove" - What do we know with relative certainty (agreement by at least two accounts)? What is less certain (only one perspective)? TC.

2 1/9 "In a Grove" - what evidence (testimony) seems trustworthy, and why? what is untrustworthy, and why? SoA.

Byatt, "Morpho Eugenia," 3-57.

3 1/14 "In a Grove" - what happened? how did it happen? Thesis statement.

Byatt, "Morpho Eugenia," 57-125.

4 1/16 Byatt, "Morpho Eugenia," 125-83. Zola, Introduction.

5 1/23 Zola, parts 1, 2, 3.

6 1/28 Zola, parts 4, 5.

7 1/30 Zola, parts 6, 7.

8 2/4 Mann, parts 1, 2, 3.

9 2/6 Mann, parts 4, 5.

*** 2/8 Essay #1 due in V-J's box in 301 Morrill Hall (History Department) by 2:00 p.m.

10 2/11 Mann, parts 6, 7.

11 2/13 Mann, parts 8, 9.

12 2/18 Mann, parts 10, 11.

13 2/20 Lightman, 3-111.

14 2/25 Lightman, 112-79. Forster, chapters 1-4.

15 2/27 Forster, chapters 5-14.

Spring Break

16 3/11 Forster, chapters 15-20.

17 3/13 Brittain, 5-236.

*** 3/15 Essay #2 due in V-J's box in 301 Morrill Hall (History Department) by 2:00 p.m.

18 3/18 Brittain, 237-463 or Jünger, ix-204 (if you select Jünger, you may skip Brittain until assignment for 3/25).

19 3/20 Brittain, 465-534 or Jünger, 205-319.

20 3/25 Brittain, 535-661 (everyone). Orwell, part 1.

21 3/27 Orwell, part 2.

22 4/1 Levi, 9-135.

23 4/3 Levi, 136-87.

24 4/8 Camus, parts 1, 2.

25 4/10 Camus, parts 3, 4, 5.

*** 4/12 Essay #3 due in V-J's box in 301 Morrill Hall (History Department) by 2:00 p.m.

26 4/15 Stoppard (entire play).

27 4/17 Hare (entire play).

28 4/22 Ignatief, 3-108.

29 4/24 Ignatief, 109-90.

4/26 Course processfolio, organized according to the check-list provided, due by 3:00 p.m. in 301 MH (look for a box for HST 338 on counter near V-J's mailbox).
 

Final Exam 5/2 (Thursday) 12:45 - 2:45 p.m. in our regular classroom. Final examination exercises distributed in mid-April are due at the beginning of the period. Course evaluations. Film clips and discussion.