Thursday, October 13

Today is Thursday of WEEK 8 of the class. If you have not turned in your Week 7 Storybook assignment yet, you may still do that on Thursday morning for partial credit. For those of you in Myth-Folklore, Thursday morning, until noon, is the grace period if you forgot to do any of the assignments that were due on Wednesday.

Storybook Stack. If you turned in a Week 7 assignment on time, you should have comments back from me now, although there are still quite a few assignments in the stack - either late Week 7 assignments or early assignments for Week 8, Week 9 and so on. If you want to check to make sure your assignment is in the stack, you can see the contents of the stack here. Today, Thursday, at noon is the final deadline for turning in a late Week 7 assignment for partial credit. If you want comments back on a Storybook assignment before the weekend, make sure to get that assignment turned in by Friday at 8AM. I'll try to get to anything turned in by noon on Friday but I've been finding that hard to do - so if you want to be sure to get comments back before the weekend, make sure your Storybook is turned in first thing on Friday morning.

My Thursday Schedule. I will be out of the office for a while today, so I may not be as quick to respond to email as usual. I'll definitely get caught up by the end of the day, though - so if you have a question or problem, please do send the email and I'll get back to you by the end of the day, just not as quickly as I might usually.

Spring Enrollment. (repeat announcement) Enrollment will be starting for Spring classes, and these online classes fill up really quickly. If any of you would like to enroll in MLLL-3043 Myth-Folklore or MLLL-4993 Indian Epics for Spring, please let me know BY NOON TODAY at the latest so that I can save you a space in the class.

Thursday Events on Campus. You can see OU Opera Theatre's The Coronation of Poppea tonight, with showings through the weekend also - and check out the OU Daily article for more information: "'The season’s first opera will highlight the power of love, lust and ambition in Rome during Emperor Nero’s reign,' said professor Bill Ferrara , the director of the show." (time/location/details). Here's an image from the OU Daily article: Amore (top) played by Suzanne Stanley, watches on as Nero (Jonathan Murphy) threatens Drusilla (Kelli Tucci) after the attempted murder of Poppea. (Kingsley Burns/The Daily)