BLAST COURSES IN THE HUMANITIES (from AGHI on Hopkins@Home)
Course Title: “How To Read Poetry"
Dates: Mondays/Thursdays from July 13th through August 14th (5 weeks)
Class Type: 1 lecture + 1 live discussion meeting (Zoom) per week
Course Description: “How to Read Poetry” is a five-week long, entry-level course designed to enrich your understanding of poetry by providing you with practical tools for reading. Through lectures on sound, image, language, and genre, you will learn what poetry is made of, and discover, along the way, poets of various national and historical traditions, from Shakespeare to Claudia Rankine.
Instructor: Joel Childers, English (he/him)
Open to the public