Message from Professor Jesse about Fall 2011’s William Blake seminarMarch 30, 2011
For students interested in registering for the Blake seminar,
The registrar has incorrectly posted prerequisites for this course. I’m trying to get that corrected. There are no prerequisites except that you must be a junior or senior. Here is a description of the course:
PHRE 476: Seminar in Philosophy and Religion: William Blake’s Religious Thought
This course takes an interdisciplinary religion, literature, and aesthetics approach to selected works of the English Romantic poet, painter, and engraver William Blake (1757-1827). We will attend to both the visual and verbal dimensions of his works, focusing specifically on their theological aspects. This is a seminar course designed for upper-level majors and minors in PHRE, English Literature, Art, or Art History. There will be very little lecture; the majority of our time together will be spent on individual presentations and seminar discussions based on the assigned passages. Requirements include active class participation, and an interpretive research project presented orally and in writing.
If you have any questions about the course, let me know!