Syllabus

[This schedule is subject to change.]

Lectures: M 12:00-1:50 in IBLC 182.
Seminars: TTh 12:30-1:50 in IBLC 156
Tutorials: Th 9:30-10:20, 10:30-12:20, 2:30-3:30, and F 10:00-10:50, 11:00-11:50 in IBLC 372

You must have read the text by the Monday lecture, and written and published a short (400 word) response on your blog.
Essays are due at the Tuesday seminar.

The lecturers for The Monster in the Mirror are Jon Beasley-Murray, Robert Crawford, Jill Fellows, Kevin McNeilly, and Caroline Williams.

Term One

week one (Sep 4): Imagine UBC; seminar on “Introduction to the course”

week two (Sep 10): Odyssey lecture by Caroline Williams; seminars on Odyssey

week three (Sep 17): Medea lecture by Caroline Williams; essay one assigned; seminars on Medea

week four (Sep 24): Genesis guest lecture by Robert Daum; essay one due; seminars on Genesis; essay one returned

week five (Oct 1): Republic lecture by Rob Crawford; essay two due; seminars on the Republic

week six (Oct 8): Tuesday lecture on Republic in IBLC 261 by Jill Fellows; seminars on the Republic; essay two returned

week seven (Oct 15): Oedipus Rex lecture by Caroline Williams; essay three due; seminars on Oedipus Rex

week eight (Oct 22): Beowulf lecture by Kevin McNeilly; seminars on Beowulf; essay three returned

week nine (Oct 29): The Four Voyages lecture by Jon Beasley-Murray; essay four due; seminars on The Four Voyages

week ten (Nov 5): The Prince lecture by Rob Crawford; seminars on The Prince; essay four returned

week eleven (Nov 12): Tuesday lecture on The Tempest in CHEM D200 by Rob Crawford; seminar on The Tempest; essay five due

week twelve (Nov 19): Robinson Crusoe lecture by Jon Beasley-Murray; seminars on Robinson Crusoe; in-class essay

week thirteen (Nov 26): Leviathan lecture by Rob Crawford; seminars on Leviathan

Term Two

week one (Jan 3): seminar review and discussion of term one

week two (Jan 7): Discourse on Inequality lecture by Rob Crawford; seminars on Discourse on Inequality

week three (Jan 14): Frankenstein lecture by Kevin McNeilly; seminars on Frankenstein; essay seven due

week four (Jan 21): The Genealogy of Morals lecture by Jill Fellows; seminars on The Genealogy of Morals

week five (Jan 28): The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde lecture by Caroline Williams; seminars on The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; essay eight due

week six (Feb 4): Civilization and Its Discontents lecture by Jill Fellows; seminars on Civilization and Its Discontents

week seven (Feb 11): Tuesday lecture on The Waste Land in IBLC 261 by Kevin McNeilly; seminars on The Waste Land; essay nine due

reading week: no classes Feb 18-22

week eight (Feb 25): The Metamorphosis and The Yellow Wallpaper by Jill Fellows; seminars on The Metamorphosis and The Yellow Wallpaper; revised essay nine due

week nine (Mar 4): Arlt, Borges, and Hernández lecture by Jon Beasley-Murray; seminars on Arlt, Borges, and Hernández; essay ten due

week ten (Mar 11): Survival in Auschwitz lecture by Caroline Williams; seminars on Survival in Auschwitz; revised essay ten due

week eleven (Mar 18): Foe lecture by Jon Beasley-Murray; seminars on Foe; essay eleven due

week twelve (Mar 25): Watchmen lecture by Kevin McNeilly; seminars on Watchmen; in-class essay

week 13 (April 1): Tuesday review panel with all five lecturers in Room TBA; please come prepared to ask a question about any material on the course syllabus; seminars on Watchmen and review

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