English 421B/521B:
World Literature II: Since 1650

Crucial Info for Spring 2022:

Supervisor: Dr. Loren R. Schmidt

Course Facilitator (your primary instructor/grader): Carlos Mendez

Prof. Mendez's Telephone: (509) 654-0708

Prof. Mendez's E-Mail: Mendez_C@heritage.edu

Dr. Schmidt's Telephone: (509) 865-8542 or Ext. 2112 (Work), (509) 307-0104 (Cell), (509) 574-8486 (Home)

Dr. Schmidt's E-Mail: schmidt_l@heritage.edu or loren@llschmidt.net

Dr. Schmidt's Office: 2112 Simkins, Heritage University, 3240 Fort Rd., Toppenish, WA 98948

Mendez Virtual Office Hours on Zoom: Th 630-8 pm PDT/PST or by appointment

Prof. Schmidt's Virtual Office Hours on Zoom: Tentatively W 6-8 pm PDT/PST and F 130-3 pm PDT/PST or by appointment.

Prof. Schmidt's Physical Office Hours (available by phone): F 130-3 pm PDT/PST or by appointment. Also on campus most TWThF afternoons when not in meetings or class.

Time and Place: Via Internet.

Spring 2022, Only Asynchronous Option Available.

Weekly online office hours with Prof. Mendez and Dr. Schmidt for those who have questions.

1. Class for online students will meet via Internet on Heritage University Virtual Campus (AKA MyHeritage). Students will also have the opportunity to make their Seminar Leader presentation LIVE online. See "Schedule" and "Evaluation" pages or watch your weekly emails for more information.

2. Class will have weekly office hours available via Zoom on TBA. Dr. Schmidt or Prof. Mendez will discuss the reading materials and answer questions. SOME SESSIONS WILL BE RECORDED FOR LATER PLAYBACK, BUT NOT ALL.

3. Online students may use a headset or built-in microphone or phone when attending Zoom sessions IF they desire to speak instead of typing questions. Cheap headsets work just fine; webcam not required.

Text: Martin Puchner, et al, ed., The Norton Anthology of World Literature, 4th ed. (NY: Norton, 2018). This is the version with three separate volumes (D, E, and F) to make handling/reading easier. If you have the 3rd ed., Dr. Schmidt will work it out with you.

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