Class Schedule


Group Session

10:30 -12:30 - Lecture Hall 3


1:30 - 3:00 - Sem.II/Longhouse


Writing Sessions

8-10, 9-11 or 11-1 (depending on group)


10-12 - Sem II

End of Week Group Session

2-5 - Lecture Hall 3




Week 1 (9/29-10/3) - Homer, The Odyssey, Books 1-4

Week 2 (10/6-10/10) - Homer, The Odyssey, Books 5-13

Week 3 (10/13-10/17) - Sophocles, Ajax

Week 4 (10/20-10/24) - Aristotle, Ethics, Books 1-4

Week 5 (10/27-10/31) - Chinua Achebe, Things Fall Apart. Clifford Geertz, Notes on the Balinese Cockfight (available on electronic reserve, see beow)

Week 6 (11/3-11/7) - Gordon Wood, Revolutionary Characters, introduction and G.Washington chapter

Week 7 (11/10-11/14) - Gordon Wood, Revolutionary Characters (rest of book), Nathaniel Hawthorne, The Scarlet Letter

Week 8 ( 11/17-11/21) - The Scarlet Letter, William Leach, Land of Desire

Week 9 (12/1-12/5) Land of Desire, Edith Wharton, House of Mirth

Week 10 (12/8-12/12) -House of Mirth


Students will be placed in one of two writing groups; A and B.

A group wll submit papers in weeks 3, 5, 7 and 9.

B group will submit papers in weeks 4, 6, 8 and 10.

Initial drafts must be submitted electronically to the appropriate web page by noon on Monday of the week in question. The drafts wil be reviewed during the writing workshop on Wdenesday.

The final version must be submitted hard copy by noon on the following Monday.Copies should be placed in the mailbox of faculty seminar leaders. The mail boxes are located on the second floor of Lab II.

During weeks when students are not submitting papers, they will revise their prior week's essay and write critiques for students in the other writing group.

To post your drafts, go to the following site.


Electronic reserves

Some readings will be posted in the electronic reserves of the library. To access those readings, use the following link.