Fall 2013 | Shakespeare I

Week 1 (No Blogging this Week):
Tues. Aug. 27—Syllabus and Introduction—Myths about Shakespeare (Clip)

Fri. Aug. 30—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 (Bermuda Bloggers):
Tues. Sept. 4— A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Acts I and II | Reading Questions | “Scribe” Notes from this class

Fri. Sept. 6—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Acts III and IV | Reading Questions | “Scribe” Notes from this class
“Marriage and Money” from the Bedford Companion , pp. 265-269

Weekly “Scribes”—Catrin Jacobi and Coleen Higgins

Week 3 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Sept. 10— A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act V | Reading Questions | “Scribe” Notes from this class

Fri. Sept. 13—Twelfth Night, Acts I and II | Reading Questions | “Scribe” Notes from this class
“The Legal Status of Women,” in The Norton Shakespeare, pp. 9-10

Weekly “Scribes”—Lauren Abousamra, Anika Krempl, Karissa Keir

Week 4 (Bermuda Bloggers):

Tues. Sept. 17—Twelfth Night, Acts III and IV | Reading Questions | “Scribe” Notes from this class

Fri. Sept. 20—Twelfth Night, Act V | Reading Questions | “Scribe” Notes from this class

Weekly “Scribes”—Liz Browne, Annalea Sullivan, Marcella Guarino

Week 5 (No Blogging this Week):

Tues. Sept. 24—Othello, Act I|Reading Questions | “Scribe” Notes from this class

Fri. Sept. 27Othello, Acts II and III | Reading Questions

Weekly “Scribes”—Taylor Domenick, Jordan White, Jelicia Jimenez

Week 6 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Oct. 1—Othello, Act IV | Reading QuestionsResearch Assignment Due | “Scribes” notes from this class

Fri. Oct. 4—Othello, Act V and Ania Loomba, “Othello and the Racial Question” | Reading Questions | “Scribes” notes from this class

Weekly “Scribes”—James Kwapisz, Crystal Vaccaro, Melissa Nau

Week 7 (Bermuda Bloggers):

Tues. Oct. 8—Richard III, Act I | Reading Questions | “Scribes” notes from this class

Fri. Oct. 11—Richard III, Acts II and III | Reading Questions | “Scribes” notes from this class

Weekly “Scribes”—Nate Cayea, Alexa Tirapelli, David Young

Week 8 (No Blogging This Week):

Tues. Oct. 15—NO CLASS (FALL BREAK)

Fri. Oct. 18—Richard IIIActs IV and V | Reading Questions

No “Scribes” this week.

Week 9 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Oct. 22—The Tempest, Act I | Reading Questions | “Scribes” notes from this class

Fri. Oct. 25—The Tempest, Acts II and III | Reading Questions | “Scribes” notes from this class

Weekly “Scribes”—Ben Hack, Robert Gagnon, Alexander Hall-Hognason

Week 10 (BOTH Groups Blog this Week in response to This Prompt–Posts Due by Tuesday, 5:00):

Tues. Oct. 29—The Tempest, Act IV | Reading Questions | “Scribes” notes from this class

Fri. Nov. 1—The Tempest, Act V | Reading Questions | “Scribes” notes from this class

Weekly “Scribes”—John Cahill, Alex Sokolinski, Michelle Daneshvar

Week 11 (Bermuda Bloggers):

Tues. Nov. 5—Hamlet, Act I | Reading Questions | “Scribes” Notes for this class

Fri. Nov. 8—Hamlet, Acts II and III | Reading Questions | “Scribes” Notes for this class

Weekly “Scribes”—Brian George, Heather Mowen, Elaine Bongiardina

Week 12 (Stratford Bloggers):

Tues. Nov. 12—Hamlet, Act IV | Reading Questions | “Scribes” Notes for this class

Fri. Nov. 15—Hamlet, Act V | Reading Questions | “Scribes” Notes for this class

Weekly “Scribes”—Alexa Bullis, James Frauenberger, Ben Hack

Week 13 (BOTH Groups Blog this Week on this topic; Posts Due by Friday, 5:00):

Tues. Nov. 19—The Merchant of Venice, Act I | Reading Questions | “Scribes” Notes for this class

Fri. Nov. 22—The Merchant of Venice, Acts II and III | Reading Questions | “Scribes” Notes for this class

Weekly “Scribes”—Crystal McKinney, Irene Corvinus

Week 14 (No Blogging this Week):

Tues. Nov. 26—The Merchant of Venice, Act IV | Reading Questions

Writing Projects Due

Fri. Nov. 29—No Class (Thanksgiving)

Week 15 (No Blogging this Week):

Tues. Dec. 3—The Merchant of Venice, Act V | Reading Questions

Fri. Dec. 6—Last Day of Class

Final Exam: Tuesday, Dec. 17, 12:30-2:30

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