Links related to our discussion on Emerson

Here are links related to our discussions on Emerson:

Stanford Encyclopedia -- Transcendentalism

Stanford Encyclopedia — Ancient Theories of Soul

Concise outline by U Idaho Prof. Nick Gier

A comparison of Platonic and Judeo-Christian concepts (1958 MA Thesis by Lester Newman)

The Dial

White Shaman Mural (TexasCoopPower)

White Shaman (Texas Observer)

White Shaman (Discover Magazine)

 


Sunday Q&A - 9/20 & Additional links

Here is a Sunday Q&A recording and a few additional links related to our reading of Ovid--

Audio recording for our recent Sunday Q&A - 9/20

Two great books on Roman religion:

Scheid, An Introduction to Roman Religion

Beard, Religions of Rome

A novel imagining Ovid's life in exile:

Malouf's, An Imaginary Life


Reading Selections for Ovid

Our first session of the Fall Semester is coming up! These are recommended selections, the "not to be missed" sections that will form the basis for our class discussions of Ovid's Metamorphoses. Prioritize reading the complete books noted below in boldface. If you have time for more reading, read the selected stories from the other books as noted. Of course, read straight through if you have the time and inclination. References are to the new, annotated Rolfe Humphries editions (Indiana UP).

Book One, complete

Book Two, The Story of Phaeton; The Story of Raven; Europa

Book Three, complete

Book Four, The Story of Pyramus and Thisbe; The End of Cadmus; The Story of Perseus

Book Six, complete

Book Seven, The Story of Jason and Medea

Book Eight, The Story of Daedalus and Icarus; The Calydonian Boar; The Story of Baucis and Philemon

Book Nine, The Story of Hercules, Nessus, and Deianira; The Story of Hercules' Birth

Book Ten, complete

Book Eleven, The Death of Orpheus; The Story of Midas; The Building of the Walls of Troy; The Story of Thetis

Book Twelve, The Invasion of Troy; Story of the Battle with the Centaurs

Book Thirteen, complete

Book Fourteen, The Deification of Aeneas; Legendary History of Rome; Pomono and Vertumnus

Book Fifteen, complete


More on An American Sunrise

Here are a few additional select links and resources for Joy Harjo's An American Sunrise:

Review at NPR
https://www.npr.org/2019/08/14/750502736/in-an-american-sunrise-joy-harjo-speaks-with-a-timeless-compassion

Review at New York Times
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/08/13/books/review/an-american-sunrise-poems-joy-harjo.html

Overview and Introduction at the NEA
https://www.arts.gov/national-initiatives/nea-big-read/an-american-sunrise

Stomp Dance at Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stomp_dance

Mound Builders at Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mound_Builders

Muscogee language lesson


Sunday Q&A - 7/19 - recording with links

Audio

https://www.dropbox.com/s/03vu4mauth4773d/Sunday%20Q%26A%2020200719%20audio_only.m4a?dl=0

NYTimes Article

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/11/us/muscogee-creek-nation-oklahoma.html?searchResultPosition=1

NYTimes Opinion

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/14/opinion/mcgirt-oklahoma-muscogee-creek-nation.html

SCOTUS

https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/19pdf/18-9526_9okb.pdf

1866 Treaty

https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/u-s-treaty-creek-nation-1866/

Louis Erdrich, The Round House

https://amzn.to/39aRzLz

Jane Alison on Narrative

https://amzn.to/32A4aqo