Course Details for Prof. Kathleen Marie Buttermore - summer - 2018

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Storytelling, and Telling Your Own Tale

Faculty:
Prof. Kathleen Marie Buttermore (More Info)

Course:
Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Storytelling, and Telling Your Own Tale

Program Dates:
July 7 - July 22, 2018

Honors Credit:
None

WKU Course:
TBA

Discipline(s):
English Language and Literature

Course Description:
This two-week summer course in London, designed for English, Creative Writing, Communication, and MCE/AYA Language Arts Majors, is a pilgrimage, reading selected excerpts from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales and immersing yourself in London, Canterbury, and other historical sites. Create your own up-to-date Tale, by video/blogging. Reading selected excerpts from “The Wife of Bath,” “The Miller,” “The Knight,” and others, we will use iterary analysis to explore storytelling. Your final will be to write and tell your tale, with the winner getting a free meal.

Prerequisites:
Completion of first year English composition requirements, including research and argumentation.

Physical Activity Requirements:
Able to walk 2-4 miles.

Course Highlights:
Coming soon