Over the last few weeks, we’ve been learning about creation myths, the Epic of G

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been learning about creation myths, the Epic of Gilgamesh, and now the Descent of Ishtar into the Underworld. This week, we’re going to look at the role of women in those myths and epics. For example, in the Enuma Elish, the goddess Tiamat is what might be termed a… Continue reading Over the last few weeks, we’ve been learning about creation myths, the Epic of G

A short while ago, we studied the Enuma Elish, the Babylonian creation myth. Thi

A short while ago, we studied the Enuma Elish, the Babylonian creation myth. This week, we¬† are looking at some of the other main creation myths of Egypt. In this week’s lecture, I’ve included a short comparison of the cosmologies of the two cultures. In addition to what I’ve pointed out in my comparison, what… Continue reading A short while ago, we studied the Enuma Elish, the Babylonian creation myth. Thi

Begin with an introduction with a thesis statement. Provide a brief history of y

Begin with an introduction with a thesis statement. Provide a brief history of your culture. Explain how your chosen culture is represented in the United States. Discuss whether your culture individualistic or collectivistic. Provide at least one example. Detail some of the artistic (art, music, architecture, dance) contributions of your culture. Explain some of the… Continue reading Begin with an introduction with a thesis statement.
Provide a brief history of y

The Epic of Gilgamesh has appeared in the readings and text over the last few we

The Epic of Gilgamesh has appeared in the readings and text over the last few weeks. You have read Stiebing’s analysis and my comments. The Epic functions as a myth, as a piece of literature, and as a piece of political and religious propaganda. It involves the gods, and man, and deals with behavior, friendship,… Continue reading The Epic of Gilgamesh has appeared in the readings and text over the last few we

Stiebing gives several theories to explain the emergence of male dominance in th

Stiebing gives several theories to explain the emergence of male dominance in the latter part of the Neolithic Period. Which seems to be the most valid? Write one paragraph (of at least five sentences) describing the theory you chose. Write a second paragraph (or more) of at least five sentences, explaining why you chose that… Continue reading Stiebing gives several theories to explain the emergence of male dominance in th

UM1020 Midterm exam Answer each of the following 5 questions in approximately 1

UM1020 Midterm exam Answer each of the following 5 questions in approximately 100 words each. Each response is worth 25 points. Use your own words. If you study with another student, you must each choose different examples and show evidence of your own thoughts. You may reference the class readings and discussion posts and your… Continue reading UM1020 Midterm exam
Answer each of the following 5 questions in approximately 1

The concept of divine kingship (king as god) is one which we see over and over a

The concept of divine kingship (king as god) is one which we see over and over again throughout history — in Egypt, and in Europe particularly in the Middle Ages, to give two examples. In Sumer and Mesopotamia kingship itself seems to have been linked to the Sacred Marriage ceremony, with the conflation of king… Continue reading The concept of divine kingship (king as god) is one which we see over and over a

Use the following sources: https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcintyre/2018/03/21/

Use the following sources: https://www.forbes.com/sites/hughmcintyre/2018/03/21/what-happened-to-the-piracy-sites-that-nearly-destroyed-the-music-industry-part-1-napster/?sh=6f909fa32293 https://medium.com/@joelleglueck/how-the-internet-changed-the-music-industry-2a1d5a3efed6 THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON THE MUSIC INDUSTRY The impact of technology and social media on the music industry

Essay Directions (Read all directions carefully before you start!) 1. Your essay

Essay Directions (Read all directions carefully before you start!) 1. Your essay should follow the guidelines stated under the Written Assignments section of your syllabus. Your paper must be typed in a 10 – 12-point font, double-spaced with margins that are no more than 1 inch. 2. If you don’t have Microsoft Word, save your… Continue reading Essay Directions (Read all directions carefully before you start!)
1. Your essay

Museums are a reflection of the humanities because they collect and curate items

Museums are a reflection of the humanities because they collect and curate items that teach us about the human condition in a variety of cultural settings. To complete this assignment, take the following steps: 1. Read the following article: A History of Museums: “The Memory of Mankind” (Links to an external site.) 2. Pick any… Continue reading Museums are a reflection of the humanities because they collect and curate items