Schedule

CVSP 207A
Schedule 

We read selections of the listed works. Readings will be available at the bookstore and in a packet at Ghali Copy Center (items found in the course packet bear an asterisk).

This semester we should have 32 class meetings.

Classes/Readings

Week 1:                                  
4 Sep Introduction, Concepts, Syllabus, image
6 Sep Plato, Symposium 1, pp. 1-19

Week 2: 
9 Sep, Plato, Symposium 2, pp. 20-44
10 Sep DROP AND ADD OVER
11 Sep, Plato, Symposium 3, pp. 44-77
13 Sep, Hands-on Lab: Plato (Tapor tools)

Week 3:                                      
16 Sep, Ibn Hazm, Tawq al-Hamama*1, pp.33-45, 68-72, 87-94, 102-106
18 Sep, Ibn Hazm, Tawq al-Hamama*2, pp. 118-131,152-160, 180-82, 202-219
20 Sep, Ibn Hazm, Tawq al-Hamama*3, 230-261

Week 4:
Instructor out of town
Work on your Symposium visual essay (link due 27 Sep, noon)

Week 5:
30 Sep, Ibn Hazm, Tawq al-Hamama 4 , 262-284
2 Oct, Hands-on Lab; Ibn Hazm (Tapor tools)
4 Oct, Bernard of Clairvaux, On Loving God* 1

Week 6:
7 Oct, IN-CLASS TEXT ANALYSIS #1 PLATO AND IBN HAZM
9 Oct, Bernard of Clairvaux, On Loving God* 2
11 Oct, Bernard of Clairvaux, On Loving God* 3

Week 7:
14 Oct, Llull, Book of the Lover and the Beloved* 1
16 Oct Eid al Adha, NO CLASS*
18 Oct, Llull, Book of the Lover and the Beloved* 2

Week 8:
21 Oct, Llull, Book of the Lover and the Beloved* 3
23 Oct, Nizami, Haft Paykar* 1
25 Oct, Hands-on lab: networks and Llull (w/grad students)

Week 9:
28 Oct, IN-CLASS TEXT ANALYSIS #2 BERNARD AND LLULL
30 Oct, Nizami, Haft Paykar* 2
1 Nov, Nizami, Haft Paykar* 3

Week 10:
4 Nov, Hijra New Year, NO CLASS
6 Nov, Nizami, Haft Paykar* 4
8 Nov, Hands-on lab: work on your visual essay (w/ grads) (link and text due 11 Nov)
8 Nov LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW

Week 11:
11 Nov, Guillaume de Lorris, Romance of the Rose* 1
11 Nov, noon visual essay due
13 Nov, ASHOURA, NO CLASS
15 Nov, Guillaume de Lorris, Romance of the Rose* 2

Week 12:
Instructor out of town
Lab exercise on Rose manuscripts – image/text commentary or transcription (for Francophones)
22 Nov, INDEPENDENCE DAY, NO CLASS

Week 13:
25 Nov, Guillaume de Lorris, Romance of the Rose* 3
27 Nov, Guillaume de Lorris, Romance of the Rose* 4
29 Nov, Ferdinand de Rojas, La Celestina 1

Week 14:
2 Dec, FOUNDERS DAY CEREMONY, class in Assembly Hall
2 Dec, noon YOUR ROSE COMMENTARY DUE
4 Dec, Ferdinand de Rojas, La Celestina 2
6 Dec, Ferdinand de Rojas, La Celestina 3

Week 15:
9 Dec, Ferdinand de Rojas, La Celestina 4
11 Dec, READING PERIOD
13 Dec, EXAM PERIOD BEGINS

Week 16: 
Final Exam – Final exam date TBA (Nizami, Lorris, Rojas)

 

 

 

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