Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started

  • 2

    A Universal Truth?

    • Shakespeare, Othello and the Danger of Alienation

    • The Significance of Shakespeare

    • Who Was the Bard?

    • Weighing in on Shakespeare

  • 3

    Understanding Othello

    • Double Consciousness Before America

    • Othello Confronted

    • The Danger of Navigating Society As An Outsider

    • The Meaning of Othello's "Blackness"

    • The Trap

    • Othello Deceived

  • 4

    Othello and America

    • A Message for Today

    • Understanding Imposterism

    • Reflection: Achieving Acceptance

    • Conclusion: Inside Out