Course curriculum

  • 01

    Welcome to Lessons from War-Time Literature

  • 02

    Weeks 1-4: The Hiding Place

    • Aug 13: Introductions

    • Aug 13: Class Recording

    • Aug 15: Class Discussion - Nobody Wins a War

    • Aug 15: Class Recording

    • Aug 19: The Hiding Place Writing and Notes Assignment

    • Aug 20: Class Discussion -- Why War Produces Beautiful Things

    • Aug 20 Class Recording

    • Due Aug 21: The Hiding Place chpts 1-3

    • Aug 22: Class Discussion The Hiding Place chpts 1-3

    • Aug 22 Class Recording

    • Due Aug 26: The Hiding Place chpts 4-6

    • Aug 27: Class Discussion The Hiding Place chpts 4-6

    • Aug 27 Class Recording

    • Aug 29: Class Discussion The Hiding Place chpts 7-9

    • Aug 29 Class Recording

    • Sept 3: Class Discussion The Hiding Place chpts 10-12

    • Sept 3 Class Recording

    • Due Sept 4: The Hiding Place chpts 13-15

    • Sept 5 Class Recording

    • Due Sept 10: The Hiding Place Writing and Notes Assignment

    • Sept 10: Class Discussion The Hiding Place Conclusion

    • Sept 10 Class Recording

    • Due Sept 11: It's A Beautiful Life (Movie)

    • Due Sept 13: Class Participation Self-Evaluation Weeks 1-4

    • Sept 12 Class Recording

  • 03

    Weeks 5-8: And There Was Light

    • Sept 15: And There Was Light Writings & Notes

    • Due Sept 16: And There Was Light chpts 1-3

    • Sept 17: Class Discussion And There Was Light chpts 1-3

    • Sept 17 Class Recording

    • Due Sept 18: And There Was Light chpts 4-6

    • Sept 19: Class Discussion And There Was Light chpts 4-6

    • Sept 19 Class Recording

    • Due Sept 23: And There Was Light chpts 7-9

    • Sept 24: Class Discussion And There Was Light chpts 7-9

    • Sept 24 Class Recording

    • Due Sept 25: And There Was Light chpts 10-12

    • Sept 26: Class Discussion And There Was Light chpts 10-12

    • Due Sept 30: And There Was Light chpts 13-15

    • Oct 1: Class Discussion And There Was Light chpts 13-15

    • Oct 1 Class Recording

    • Due Oct 3: And There Was Light Writings & Notes

    • Oct 3 Class Recording

    • Due Oct 11: Class participation Self-Evaluation Weeks 5-8

    • Due Oct 14: Watch A Bag of Marbles

    • Oct 15 Class Recording

  • 04

    Weeks 9-12: Man's Search for Meaning

    • Oct 17: Open Class Discussion

    • Oct 17 Class Recording

    • Oct 20: Writings & Notes for Man's Search for Meaning

    • Due Oct 21: Man's Search for Meaning Part 1

    • Oct 22: Class Discussion Man's Search for Meaning Part 1

    • Oct 22 Class Recording

    • Due Oct 23: Man's Search for Meaning Part 2

    • Oct 24: Class Discussion Man's Search for Meaning Part 2

    • Oct 24 Class Recording

    • Due Oct 28: Complete Man's Search for Meaning

    • Oct 29: Class Discussion Man's Search for Meaning

    • Oct 29 Class Recording

    • Due Oct 31: Man's Search for Meaning Writings & Notes

    • Oct 31 Class Recording

    • Nov 5 Class Recording

    • Nov 5: Four Feathers Writing & Notes Assignment

    • Due Nov 6: Four Feathers Chpts 1-6

    • Due Nov 8: Class Participation Self-Evaluation Weeks 9-12

  • 05

    Weeks 13-16: Four Feathers

    • Nov 7: Class Discussion Four Feathers chpts 1-6

    • Nov 7 Class Recording

    • Due Nov 11: Four Feathers chpts 7-12

    • Nov 12: Class Discussion Four Feathers chpts 7-12

    • Nov 12 Class Recording

    • Nov 14: Open Class Discussion

    • Due Nov 18: Four Feathers chpts 13-18

    • Nov 19: Class Discussion Four Feathers chpts 13-18

    • Nov 19 Class Recording

    • Due Nov 20: Four Feathers chpts 19-25

    • Nov 21: Class Discussion Four Feathers chpts 19-25

    • Nov 21 Class Recording

    • Due Dec 2: Four Feathers chpts 26-31

    • Dec 3 Class Recording

    • Due Dec 5: Writings and Notes for Four Feathers

    • Dec 5 Class Recording

    • Due Dec 6: Class Participation Self-Evaluation Weeks 13-16

    • Dec ?: Class Discussion The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

    • Due Dec?: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

    • Dec 10: Open Class Discussion

    • Dec 10 Class Recording

    • Dec 12: Open Class Discussion

    • Dec 12 Class Recording

    • Dec 17: Semester Review and Major Takeaways

  • 06

    Vimeo Videos

    • Wartime

    • Wartime Nov 12

    • Wartime Nov 14