Foundations of Europe
1:00-2:20 p.m. T Th Harriman 137
Professor: Timothy Westphalen
Office: Humanities 1140
Office Hours; Tues. 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Tues., 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Thurs. 2:30-3:30 p.m.
And by appointment.
Teaching assistant: Anna Geisherik
Office: Humanities 1077
Office hours: Tues. and Thurs., 4:30-5:15; 7-7:45p.m.
READINGS (All books available in the university book store.) Required
Berry (ed.), Blessed are the Peacemakers (Shoemaker & Hoard) Dostoevsky, Notes from the Underground (Norton)
Knox (ed.), Norton Book of Classical Literature (Norton) Shakespeare, Hamlet (Norton)
Davies, Europe: A History (Harper)
Grout, History of Western Music (Norton)
Janson, History of Art (Prentice Hall)
Dawood (ed. and trans.), Koran (Penguin)
Staniforth (ed.), Early Christian Writings: The Apostolic Fathers (Penguin)
Two tests and a final examination will comprise your entire grade. The first test, which is scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, will cover The Iliad, The Odyssey, The Aeneid, and Pindar’s odes. The second, scheduled for Thursday, April 4, will cover lectures on the heroic in art, Beethoven’s Third Symphony (the Eroica), and Dostoevsky’s Notes from the Underground. The final will cover all remaining works. It is scheduled for Monday, May 20, from 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Please note the following: Make-up exams will be granted for reasons of illness only, unless prior arrangements have been made. Due to university policy, the final cannot be rescheduled.
The following works must be prepared by the following dates: Author/EditorRequired Reading Due Date
Knox (ed.)Iliad, excerpts: 63-112Tues., 2/5
Knox (ed.)Odyssey, excerpts: 112-187Tues., 2/12
Knox (ed.)Aeneid, excerpts: 643-702Tues., 2/19
Knox (ed.)Pindar’s odes, excerpts: 251-263Thurs., 2/21
First testTues., 2/26
BeethovenSymphony no. 3 (Eroica)Thurs., 3/14
Spring break March 18-24
DostoevskyNotes from the UndergroundThurs., 3/28
Second testThurs., 4/4
RosselliniFlowers of St. Francis (film)Tues., 4/9
Berry (ed.)Blessed are the PeacemakersTues., 4/16
Knox (ed.)Confessions, excerpts: 833-852Thurs., 4/18
BachMass in B MinorThurs., 5/2
Reading DayWed., 5/15
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