The schedule of readings and assignments is presented here. Titles indicate the original volumes in which poems appeared; selected poems were assigned from each volume.

1 Beowulf, translator's introduction, "The Settle Bed"
2 Beowulf, translator's introduction (cont.)
3 Death of a Naturalist, Wintering Out, Door into the Dark
4 North
5 Field Work, Seeing Things
6 The Spirit Level Quiz 1
7 In a Green Night Take-home exam 1 due
8 The Castaway, The Gulf
9 Sea Grapes, The Star-Apple Kingdom
10 The Star-Apple Kingdom, The Fortunate Traveller
11 Omeros, books I-II
12 Omeros, books III-V Quiz 2
13 Omeros, books VI-VII Take-home exam 2 due