Past Work Lists


Humanities 1 & 2,  2018-2019

     Fall 2018

            Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice

            Boethius, The Consolation of Philosophy

            Dostoyevsky, Notes from Underground

            Baudelaire, Flowers of Evi

            Euripides, The Bacchae

            Vieux-Chauvet, Love, Anger, Madness

     Peele, GET OUT
     Tarkovsky, SOLARIS

     Unit on Northern Renaissance/Brueghel


    Winter 2019

          The Odyssey, Homer trans. Emily Wilson

          The Arabian Nights. Ed. Muhsin Mahdi, trans. Husain Haddawy

          A Doll's House, Henrik Ibsen. Trans. Deborah Dawkin and Erik Skuggevik

          Home, Toni Morrison

          Don Quixote, Cervantes. Trans. Edith Grossman Paperback:


          Oh Brother, Where Art Thou?/Coen Brothers


          Seascapes/Turner and Constable 



         Massenet, Don Quichotte



Humanities 1 & 2, 2017-18

        Fall 2017

            Hegel, G.W.F. "The Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness:

                           Masterdom and Slavery"

            Montesquieu. Persian Letters. Oxford World's Classics

            Graffigny, Françoise de. Letters of a Peruvian Woman

            Anonymous. The Tales of Perpetua and Felicitas

            Shakespeare, William. Othello The Arden Shakespeare

            Verdi, Giuseppi. Otello (opera)

            Salih, Tayeb. Season of Migration to the North

            Peele, Jordan. Get Out (film)

            Anonymous. Lazarillo de Tornes.

            Velázquez, Diego. Las Meninas (painting)

            Gondry, Michel. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (film)

            Morrison, Toni. The Bluest Eye


     Winter 2018

           Adichie, Chimamanda. Americanah

           Homer. The Odyssey

           Hwang, David Henry. M. Butterfly

           Machiavelli, Niccolò, The Prince


Humanities 1 & 2, 2016–17

     Fall 2016

         Virgil, The Aeneid

         Selected poems from the Harlem Renaissance

         Machiavelli, The Prince

         Andy Warhol, Multiple Queen Elizabeth

         Shakespeare, Macbeth

         Murasaki, The Tale of Genji

         Hitchcock, Vertigo

         Schiller, The Robbers

         Balzac, Père Goriot


     Winter 2017

         Dante, The Inferno

         Tchaikovsky, Yevgeny Onegin

         Rumi, The Masnavi, Book Three

         Donne, Selected Sonnets and Essays

         Molière, The School for Wives

         Wilde, An Ideal Husband

         Wilder, Some Like It Hot

         Forster, A Passage to India

         Kawabata, Snow Country

         Wolf, Cassandra


Humanities 1 & 2, 2015–16

    Fall 2015

        Homer, The Iliad

        Klay, Redeployment

        Auden, The Shield of Achilles

        Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida

        Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther

        Massenet, Werther

        Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway

        Cunningham, The Hours

        Tolstoy, Anna Karenina


    Winter 2016

         Ovid, Metamorphoses

         Kafka, The Metamorphosis

         Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

         Wagner, Tannhäuser

         Laclos, Dangerous Liaisons

         Borges, Ficciones

         Boccaccio, The Decameron

         Munro, Selected Short Stories


Humanities 1 & 2, 2014–15

    Fall 2014

        Homer, The Odyssey

        Dante, The Inferno

        Plato, Phaedrus

        Mann, Death in Venice

        Sophocles, Philoctetes

        Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

        Munro, The Beggar Maid


    Winter 2015

         Nabokov, Pale Fire

         Borges, Ficciones

         Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway

         Faulkner, Absalom, Absalom

         Flaubert, Madame Bovary

         Catullus, Wedding Poem