Arts One: The Marco Polo Badge

Named after the famed Italian explorer, this badge certifies that Jon Beasley-Murray has travelled far in Arts One Digital: a full semester’s reading and thinking. To be entitled to this badge, and to be listed in the Hall of Fame, a student needs to have:

* Read at least 12 of the books on the syllabus
* Watched all videoed lectures on those books and left comments on each
* Written 12 blogposts (500 words each) on the texts
* Commented on 24 blogposts from fellow students
* Written one longer project (2,500-3,000 words, illustrated)

Blogposts (16):

* scar (on The Odyssey)
* Medea
* intentions (on Oedipus the King)
* hoard (on Beowulf)
* feeling (on Discourse on Inequality)
* Frankenstein
* hope (on The Genealogy of Morals)
* Jekyll and Hyde
* Civilization and Its Discontents
* The Prince
* The Waste Land
* “The Metamorphosis”
* “The Yellow Wallpaper”
* Felisberto Hernández
* Watchmen
* Fray (on Foe)

Longer project: