Sample Syllabi

Departments of English and Medieval and Renaissance Studies, "Games of Thrones: Medieval Literature and Popular Culture," Summer 2016, Introduction to medieval literature, examining the relationship between medieval and contemporary popular narratives with a focus on the history of chivalric literature.

Department of English, "Tainted Love," Spring 2015, Elective for non-majors, a survey course spanning from Plato's Symposium to Toni Morrison's Beloved, focusing on love, desire, and ethics in literature and philosophy.

Thompson Writing Program, Writing 101, "The Lives of Sinners and Saints," Spring 2014, Academic writing course for first-year students, focusing on medieval and modern conversion narratives, texts included Augustine's Confessions, Margery Kempe's The Book of Margery Kempe, and Malcolm X's The Autobiography of Malcolm X