Schedule of Readings and Deadlines

Week 1:
Tues. Aug. 25—Syllabus and Introduction—Myths of Shakespeare

Fri. Aug. 28—Shakespeare’s Poetic Language—An Introduction.
“The Play of Language” (Norton Shakespeare, 63-66) and Sonnets 15, 23, and 110 (Beginning on p. 1946 of the Norton Shakespeare)

For our Hybrid Component this week, please go to http://hawksites.newpaltz.edu and login using your New Paltz username and password. Complete by class time Friday.

Week 2 (Blogging Circles):
Tues. Sept. 1— A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Acts I and II | Reading Questions

Wed. Sept. 2— Blog Post Due to Small Group Blog by 5:00

Fri. Sept. 4—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Acts III-IV | Reading Questions | Two Comments Due to Small Group Blog by 5:00

Week 3 (Featured Blog Posts):

Tues. Sept. 8—NO CLASS (EXTENDED LABOR DAY BREAK)

Wed. Sept. 9—Two Comments Due to Featured Blog Posts by 5:00

Fri. Sept. 12—A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Act V and “Marriage and Money” from the Bedford Companion , pp. 265-269 | Reading Questions

Week 4 (Blogging Circles):

Tues. Sept. 15—Twelfth Night, Acts I and II and “The Legal Status of Women,” in The Norton Shakespeare, pp. 9-10| Reading Questions |

Wed. Sept. 16—Blog Post Due to Blogging Circle by 5:00

Fri. Sept. 18—Twelfth Night, Acts III and IV | Reading Questions

Two Comments Due to Blogging Circle by 5:00

First Deadline Option for Written Assignments

Week 5 (Featured Blogging Posts):

Tues. Sept. 22—Twelfth Night, Act V | Reading Questions

Wed. Sept. 23—Two Comments due to Featured Blog Posts by 5:00

Fri. Sept. 25—Othello, Act I | Reading Questions 

Week 6 (Blogging Circles):

Tues. Sept. 29—Othello, Acts II and III | Reading Questions

Fri. Oct. 2—Othello, Act IV | Reading Questions

Second Deadline Option for Written Assignments

Week 7 (NO BLOGGING ASSIGNMENT THIS WEEK):

Tues. Oct. 6—Othello, Act V and Ania Loomba, “Othello and the Racial Question” | Reading Questions

Fri. Oct. 9—MIDTERM EXAM

Week 8 (NO BLOGGING ASSIGNMENT THIS WEEK):

Tues. Oct. 13—NO CLASS (FALL BREAK)

Fri. Oct. 16—Richard III, Act I | Reading Questions

Week 9 (Blogging Circles):

Tues. Oct. 20—Richard III, Acts II and III | Reading Questions | Character Chart for Richard III

 

Fri. Oct. 23—Richard IIIAct IV | Reading Questions

Week 10 (Featured Blog Posts):

Tues. Oct. 27—Richard III, Act V | Reading Questions

Fri. Oct. 30—Julius Caesar, Acts I and II | Reading QuestionsLast Day for Course Withdrawal

Week 11 (Blogging Circles):

Tues. Nov. 3—Julius Caesar, Acts III and IV | Reading Questions

Fri. Nov. 6—Julius Caesar, Act V | Reading Questions

Third Deadline Option for Written Assignments

Week 12 (Featured Blog Posts):

Tues. Nov. 10—Hamlet, Act I and “Primogeniture,” from the Bedford Companion, pp. 263-265| Reading Questions

Fri. Nov. 13—Hamlet, Acts II and III | Reading Questions 

Week 13 (Blogging Circles):

Tues. Nov. 17—Hamlet, Act IV | Reading Questions

Fri. Nov. 20—Hamlet, Act V | Reading Questions

Week 14 (NO BLOGGING ASSIGNMENT THIS WEEK):

Tues. Nov. 24—The Tempest, Act I | Reading Questions

Fri. Nov. 27—NO CLASS (THANKSGIVING BREAK)

Week 15 (Featured Blog Posts):

Tues. Dec. 1—The Tempest, Act II | Reading Questions

Fri. Dec. 4—The Tempest, Acts III and IV | Reading Questions

Final Blogging Portfolio Due

Week 16:

Tues. Dec. 8—The Tempest, Act V | Reading Questions

Fourth Deadline Option for Written Assignments

Final Exam: Friday, Dec. 18 at 12:30

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