UPDATED MARCH 5, 2008
All readings and full bibliographical citations are included in the course reader, available at the Campus Bookstore. A reader is also on reserve at Stauffer Library.
Schedule and Readings are subject to change
*Historical context presentation
†Close reading presentation
|Mon Jan 7||Introduction/Syllabus|
|Wed Jan 9||Context for Contemporary Irish Drama
Screening: Yu Ming is Ainm Dom
|Mon Jan 14||Getting Started on the Research Package I
|Wed Jan 16||Getting Started on the Research Package II
Special Library Instruction Seminar with Elizabeth Gibson
Location: Douglas Library Electronic classroom (main floor, turn left after entering library).
|Mon Jan 21||Themes and Issues in Contemporary Irish Drama
|Wed Jan 23†||Playboy of the Western World cont.(Heather Taws, Kate Ciborowski)|
|Mon Jan 28*||Ghost Stories and Fairy-Tales
(Kristin Greczko, Sacha Brown)
|Wed Jan 30†||The Weir cont.(Caitlin Carr, Adam Wray)|
|Mon Feb 4*||Decorum be Damned! Violence on Stage
(Tricia Riley, Lisa Yaroski)
|Wed Feb 6†||Beauty Queen/McDonagh cont.
Screening: Six Shooter (Martin McDonagh, 2005) [Oscar for Best Short Film, Live Action]
(Stefani Kleinburg, Shana Pereira)
|Feb 11 & 13
||Website Training: No readings
Monday: Interactive demonstration on web skills
Wednesday: MEET IN ROOM 115. Groups and topics pairs work to determine basic layout of class site. Eg. What number of pages will be created? How will topics be organised on these pages? How will images and links be incorporated?
|FEB 18-22||READING WEEK|
|Mon Feb 25*||Ghosts Revisited: Mythology and False Endings
(Michel Hau, Simon Paabor)
|Wed Feb 27†||Portia Coughlan cont.
(Amanda Martinali, Jonathan Khaiat)
|Mon Mar 3*||Language and Culture: What’s in a Name?
(Ashley Williamson, Michelle Kelly, Danielle Sampson)
|Wed Mar 5†||All Queen’s classes canceled due to inclement weather|
|Mon Mar 10||Website Design and Decision-making day|
|Wed Mar 12†||Translations cont.
(Laura Langlois, Megan McCarthy)
|Mon Mar 17*||Protestants and Catholics: Across the Divide
(Evangelia Kambites, Dana McNeill)
|Wed Mar 19†||Observe the Sons… cont.
(Anna Diemert, Conor Moore)
|Mon Mar 24*||Protestants and Catholics: Breaking down the Binary
(Laura Moniz, Stephen Sullivan)
|Wed Mar 26†||Steward of Christendom cont.
(Emily Veryard, Kendra Tyre)
|Mon Mar 31||The Waning Authority of the Catholic Church: The Magdalene Laundries on Stage
|Wed Apr 2||The Magdalene Laundries on Stage and Screen