Tentative Schedule of Readings—Secondary readings may be added as needed

Week One: 
Monday April 3: Introduction

Wed. April 5: Introduction

Fri, April 7: Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination. Random House, New York, 1992. Study questions

Week Two: 
Readings for this week Mon. April 10 and Wed., April 12:
Morrison (continued) and Lampert, Gender and Jewish Difference from Paul to Shakespeare (link), Chapter Two, “Hermeneutics of Difference” 19-57 and 183-202 (notes).  Available online through Geisel (UCSD connection required)

Paul, Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians Douay-Rheims Bible translation
Jerome, Letter LXX, “To Magnus” and Origen, Homily 7. 

Fri., April 14: Mittman: “Are the ‘monstrous races’ races?Postmedieval (2015) 6: 36  link Also on reserve through Geisel e-reserves

Week Three:  Conferences on research topic this week
Mon. April 17:  CLASS MEETS AT SPECIAL TIME for lecture by Prof. Asa Mittman, Professor and Chair, Art History, Chico State University

Wed. April 19: Discussion of Mittman lecture and introduction to Prioress’s Tale Study questions
Fri. April 21: Chaucer’s portrait of Prioress and “Prioress’s Tale.”  Link

Week Four: 
Mon. April 24: Prioress’s Tale
Wed. April 26:  Prioress’s Tale
Fri. April 28: Croxton Play of the Sacrament (translation to be distributed). Middle English version here

Croxton Study and Quiz questions

Video of production of the play

Week Five:
Mon. May 1: Croxton Play of the Sacrament
Wed. May 3: Croxton Play of the Sacrament
Fri. May 5: Croxton Play of the Sacrament

Week Six: Study/quiz questions
Mon. May 8: Marlowe, Jew of Malta.
Wed. May 10: Marlowe, Jew of Malta.
Fri. May 12: Marlowe, Jew of Malta

Week Seven: Merchant study/quiz questions
Mon. May 15: Marlowe, Jew of Malta and Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.
Wed. May 17: Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.
Fri. May 19: Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.

Week Eight:
Mon. May 22: Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.
Wed. May 24: Nashe, Unfortunate Traveller Link to early edition of Nashe Study questions
Fri. May 26: Nashe, Unfortunate Traveller

Week Nine:
Wed. May 31: Nashe, Unfortunate Traveller
Fri. June 2: Nashe, Unfortunate Traveller

Week Ten:  Presentations this week
Mon. June 5: Review/Spill over/Presentations
Wed. June 7: Review.  Final Paper Due
Fri. June 9: Review

Final exam question