Reading Schedule: Sailing East Revised

Weeks 8-13 of Class

Week 8, Oct 12-14

Required:

Kalidasa, prologue and acts 1-3

Recommended:

Tagore, “Gitanjali 35” and “On the Seashore

Hossain’s “Sultana’s Dream

Lewton’s “Feminist Visions of Science and Utopia in Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain’s ‘Sultana’s Dream.’”

Bonus:

Justin Shaw’s “‘Rub Him About the Temples’: Othello, Disability, and the Failures of Care

Week 9, Oct 19-21

Required:

Monday-Wednesday, October 19-21: No synchronous class meetings! Instead, book and attend a one-on-one Teams Conferences and a group Peer Review for our Second Projects.

Second Projects due by the end of the day of Sunday, October 25.

Recommended:

Tuesday, October 20, 5:00 PM: Professor Justin Shaw of Clark University will be Zooming in to PSU to discuss the intersections of race, emotions, disability, and medicine in early modern literature. For details and registration, please visit: https://colab.plymouthcreate.net/programs/intersectionality/

Week 10, Oct 26-28

Required:

Kalidasa, acts 4-7

Recommended:

Kevin Nguyen’s “This Fucked Me Up: Ken Burns’s The Vietnam War.”

Teresa Mei Chuc, all.

Bonus:

Shatz’s “‘Orientalism,’ Then and Now.”

Week 11, Nov 2-4

Required:

Chikamatsu, acts 1-2

Recommended:

Shonagon’s The Pillow Book, selections.

Bonus:

Alistair Te Ariki Campbell, all.

Week 12, Nov 9-11

Required:

Chikamatsu, act 3

Recommended:

Kawakami’s Breasts and Eggs, selection

Bonus:

Motoko Rich’s “A Novelist Breaks the Code of Being a Woman in Japan.”

Wednesday, November 11: No class!

Week 13, Nov 16-18

Monday – Wednesday, November 16-18: No synchronous class meetings! Instead, book and attend a one-on-one Teams Conferences and a group Peer Review for our Third Projects.

Third Projects due by the end of the day of Sunday, November 22.

Websites

All posts to our shared website are due by the end of the day on Monday, November 30.