Schedule of Readings and Assignment Deadlines-Fall 2014

Week 1:
Tues. Aug. 26—Syllabus and Introduction—Myths of Shakespeare

Fri. Aug. 29—Shakespeare’s Poetic Language—An Introduction.
“The Play of Language” (Norton Shakespeare, 63-66) and Sonnets 15, 23, 24, 33, 61, 98, 110, 111, 112 (Beginning on p. 1946 of the Norton Shakespeare)

Week 2 (No Blogging this Week–Set up WordPress Account to prepare for next week.):
Tues. Sept. 2— A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Acts I and II | Reading Questions  | Practice Weekly Warm-up (done in class)

Fri. Sept. 5—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Acts III-IV | Reading Questions | Weekly Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 3 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Sept. 9— A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act V and “Marriage and Money” from the Bedford Companion , pp. 265-269 | Reading Questions | Weekly Warm-up  (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Digital Scribes Notes for Midsummer

Fri. Sept. 12—Twelfth Night, Acts I and II and “The Legal Status of Women,” in The Norton Shakespeare, pp. 9-10| Reading Questions | Weekly Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 4 (Bermuda Bloggers):

Tues. Sept. 16—Twelfth Night, Acts III and IV | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Fri. Sept. 19—Twelfth Night, Act V | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Digital Scribes Notes for Twelfth Night

Week 5 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Sept. 23—Much Ado About Nothing, Acts I and II| Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Fri. Sept. 26Much Ado About Nothing, Act III and “Primogeniture,” from the Bedford Companion, pp. 263-265 | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 6 (Bermuda Bloggers):

Tues. Sept. 30—Much Ado About Nothing, Acts IV and V | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Digital Scribes Notes for Much Ado

Fri. Oct. 3—Annotation Assignment Due

Week 7 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Oct. 7—Othello, Act I | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Fri. Oct. 10— Othello, Acts II and III | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 8 (No Blogging this Week):

Tues. Oct. 14—NO CLASS (FALL BREAK)

Fri. Oct. 17— Othello, Act IV | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 9 (Bermuda Bloggers):

Tues. Oct. 21—Othello, Act V and Ania Loomba, “Othello and the Racial Question”Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Digital Scribes Notes for Othello

Fri. Oct. 24—Richard III, Act I | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 10 (BOTH Groups Blog this Week on this Topic (Due by 5:00 Thursday)):

Tues. Oct. 28—Richard III, Acts II and III | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Fri. Oct. 31—Richard IIIAct IV | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 11 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Nov. 4—Richard III, Act V | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Digital Scribes Notes for Richard III

Fri. Nov. 7—Hamlet, Act I | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 12 (Bermuda Bloggers):

Tues. Nov. 11—Hamlet, Acts II and III | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Fri. Nov. 14—Hamlet, Act IV | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 13 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Nov. 18—Hamlet, Act V | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Digital Scribes Notes for Hamlet

Fri. Nov. 21—The Tempest, Act I | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Friday)

Week 14 (No Blogging this Week):

Tues. Nov. 25—The Tempest, Acts II and III | Reading Questions

Writing Projects Due

Fri. Nov. 29—No Class (Thanksgiving)

Week 15 (Bermuda Bloggers):

Tues. Dec. 2—The Tempest, Act IV | Reading Questions | Warm-up (Due by 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday)

Fri. Dec. 5—The Tempest, Act V | Reading Questions | Warm-up

Final Exam: Dec. 12 at 12:30

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