Week One: (9/29-10/1)          Modiano, Doris Bruder

                                                                 excerpts from Genesis

Week Two: (10/6-10/8)           Sappho, If Not, Winter

                                                                 Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War: Intro; Book 1 (all); Book 2 (paragraphs 1-69)

Week Three: (10/13-10/15)  Notley, The Descent of Alette;

                                                                  Homer The Iliad, pdf, excerpt

Week Four: (10/20-10/22)     Saint Augustine, Confessions;

                                                                   Howe, The Wedding Dress

                                                                    Pdfs of Natalie Davis, “Printing and the People” and “City Women and Religious Change” from

                                                                     Society and Culture in Early Modern France

Week Five: (10/27-10/29)         Darnton, The Great Cat Massacre;

                                                                     Benjamin, “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”

Week Six: (11/3-11/5)                 Howe, The Wedding Dress;

                                                                    Paul Celan poetry (photocopy)

Week Seven: (11/10-11/12)    Hunt, The Family Romance of the French Revolution

                                                                    Note: Wednesday, 11/11 is a school holiday – no class

Week Eight: (11/17-11/19)       Proust, Swann’s Way

Thanksgiving Week: No classes

Week Nine: (12/1-12/3)         Proust, Swann’s Way

                                                                 Benjamin, “The Work of Art”

Week Ten: (12/8-12/10)         Duras, The War

Evaluation Week (12/15-12/17)   Note: you will be required to be on campus through 4pm 12/17