NEUSTADT AND PUTERBAUGH STUDENT FELLOWSHIPS
World Literature Today is pleased to accept applications for Neustadt Student Fellowships and Puterbaugh Student Fellowships. These fellowships pay for tuition and books in the Neustadt or Puterbaugh classes WLT sponsors. Student Fellows also have designated meetings with visiting writers and scholars. Specific deadline dates are posted with other information for these programs (Neustadt; Puterbaugh), but the applications are generally accepted during the semester prior to the semester of the class and (usually) during the first week or two of the semester in which the class is offered.
Puterbaugh Course 2012
Drama 4940 (002) / 5940 (003)
English 4950 (002) / 5960 (006)
3 Credit Hours
The student fellowship application deadline is 31 January 2012 at 12 p.m.
The Plays of Marina Carr in the Context of Contemporary Irish Drama
The 2012 Puterbaugh Course
Professor Susan Shaughnessy
Office: Fine Arts Center 322E
Mail: Old Science Hall 121, Parrington Oval
Course Description: The course is designed to acquaint the student with the plays of Irish playwright Marina Carr in the context of Contemporary Irish Drama. It will include a brief examination of the history of Irish theatre and playwriting, and an exploration of the roles of women in Irish culture and drama. Additionally, students will analyze Ms. Carr’s plays in terms of recurrent or contrasting themes, structures and motifs.
Marina Carr: Plays, Volume 1. Faber and Faber.
Marina Carr: Plays, Volume 2. Faber and Faber.
Marina Carr. The Giant Blue Hand.
Marina Carr. Phaedra Backwards.
Anthony Roche. Contemporary Irish Drama. Palgrave Macmillan, 1995.
Anthony Roche. Contemporary Irish Drama: From Beckett to McGuinness.
St. Martin’s Press, 1995.
Melissa Shira. Women in Irish Drama. Palgrave, 2007.
1. Written or oral evidence of completion of all assigned readings.
2. Attendance at all Puterbaugh Festival activities, March 7-10, 2012, including panels, lectures and the production of By the Bog of Cats, March 10, 2012, Old Science Hall. Ms. Carr will be in attendance.
3. Written essays and one final 10-page paper. Graduate student will have an additional mid-term assignment of a 7-page paper.
4. Attendance at all class meetings.
All class meetings will take place in Fine Arts Center, Room 319, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, February 7; Tuesday, February 14; Tuesday, March 6; Thursday, March 15;
Tuesday, April 17. Attendance at all Puterbaugh Festival events.
For further information, please contact Prof. Susan Shaughnessy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 325-4531 or stop by the World Literature Today offices at 110 Monnet Hall (North Oval), University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019.
Student Fellowship Applications
Currently enrolled University of Oklahoma students are eligible to apply for Neustadt and Puterbaugh Fellowships. To become a student fellow at World Literature Today, fill out the form below and return it to: Student Fellowship Applications / World Literature Today / 630 Parrington Oval, Suite 110 / Norman OK 73019-4037. A version of the form can also be emailed to Terri Stubblefield at email@example.com, faxed to 405-325-7495, or hand-delivered to Monnet 110. The current application deadline is 31 January 2012 at 12 p.m.