Dr. Tom Shields
Class Hours: TTh 3:30-4:45
This course will explore the various ways that the first English attempts to establish American colonies in the 1580s along the Outer Banks of what is now North Carolina have been viewed and have affected societylocally, nationally, and internationallyfrom the first expeditions to the present day. A multidisciplinary approach will be taken that includes history, archaeology, and literature.
Any updates and corrections as well as all hyperlinks are available through the course website: <http://core.ecu.edu/engl/shieldse/NCST4000/Home.htm>.
Green, Paul. The Lost Colony: A Symphonic Drama of American History. Ed. Laurence G. Avery. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2001.
Hudson, Marjorie. Searching for Virginia Dare: A Fool's Errand. Wilmington, NC: Coastal Carolina Press, 2002.
Noël Hume, Ivor. The Virginia Adventure, Roanoke to James Towne: An Archeological and Historical Odyssey. Charlottesville: U of Virginia P, 1997.
Quinn, David Beers. Set Fair for Roanoke: Voyages and Colonies, 1584-1606. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1985.
Quinn, David B, and Allison M. Quinn. The First Colonists: Documents on the Planting of The First English Settlements in North America, 1584-1590. Raleigh: North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, 1982.