Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2020

     

FWIS 156 001 (CRN: 23498)

SPEECH AND COMM IN HOMER

Long Title: SPEECH AND COMMUNICATION IN HOMER
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Instructor: Mackie, Hilary S.
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR RZR 227 (13-JAN-2020 - 24-APR-2020) 
Session: First Year Writing
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 3
Enrollment data as of: 4-AUG-2020 3:09PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
5-MAY-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM T TBA TBA
 
Description: Introduces students to oral tradition, oral performance, oral poetics, and the Homeric poems. We will read the Iliad and Odyssey closely, focusing on the speeches, songs, and stories performed by characters, and considering what those performances suggest about the constructive and destructive use of speech in human relationships and societies.