E221 - World Literature I

This online course provides a chronological and geo-politico-religious survey of the major literary works that contributed to shaping world history.  Students will examine selective literary works from three major regions from the antiquity to the present: 1) the Greco-Roman world and Europe, 2) the Middle Eastern world and India, and 3) the Far East (China and Japan).  Prerecorded video lectures will be the primary source of lecture content. Assessment will be made up of a combination of the following: discussion forums, exam, quizzes and several written assignments.