Spring, 2012 Courses by Concentration

Arts

ARTS 617
Note: Special Schedule
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Music and Downtown New York, 1950-70
Charry,Eric S.

Special Schedule: Saturday & Sunday, January 14-15; class trip to NY on Sunday, January 22; Saturday, January 28; Saturday, February 11

Since the early 20th century, downtown New ... more

ARTS 618
To be announced
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Japanese Woodblock Printmaking
Shinohara,Keiji
This traditional art form, more than 1,000 years old, relies on hand-pressing techniques, watercolors, and rice paste. Quite distinct from Western printmaking traditions, it uses no oil-based inks or presses. ... more

ARTS 643
To be announced
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The Changing Character of the Documentary Film
Molomot,Lisa
Since the very first films, of workers walking out of factories, the documentary film has continually changed in response to the time. What began as an experiment with technology has ... more

ARTS 661
To be announced
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The Photographic Genre and the Personal
Grubb,Matthew S
This class will explore historical and contemporary photography through the lens of

the photographic genre, both through the practice of photographing and through

lectures on artists practicing in ... more

Humanities

HUMS 608
To be announced
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Voice and Story: Shaping a Narrative
Greene,Anne F.
This is a new course which will build on courses offered previously. A more detailed course description will follow. ... more

HUMS 619
To be announced
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Crossing Genres/Hybrid Poetry: An Immersive Poetry Workshop
Bellen,Martine Rose
In the book-length poem One with Others, C.D. Wright investigates - by incorporating historical transcriptions, weather reports, newspaper headlines, memories, and other "stuff" - an explosive incident in the late ... more

HUMS 633
To be announced
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World Literature
Karamcheti,Indira
The last half of the 20th century has seen the establishment of a literary canon of classics from many places in the Third World: India, Africa, South America, and the ... more

HUMS 634
To be announced
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Enlightenment to Modernism: British Literature, 1780-1914
Weiner,Stephanie Kuduk
This course offers an introduction to modern British literature and culture, with an emphasis on the ways in which literary form responds to and shapes the movements of history. We ... more

Mathematics

MTHS 622
To be announced
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Graph Theory with Applications
Collins,Karen L.
A graph is a set, called a vertex set, along with a collection of unordered pairs of vertices, called edges. Because the definition of a graph is so simple, graphs ... more

Sciences

SCIE 614
To be announced
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Emotions: Motivation and Development
Arsenio,William
Emotions have been described as reflecting the "wisdom of the ages" because of their biologically-rooted communicative and motivational importance. Emotions help prepare us for different courses of action - whether ... more

SCIE 619
To be announced
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Biology of Mammals
Hammerson,Geoffrey
Studying the biology of non-marine mammals, we will focus on those inhabiting northeastern North America. We examine the lives of familiar mammals such as bears, coyotes, and moose, as well ... more

SCIE 681
To be announced
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Recent Advances in Biotechnology
McAlear,Michael A.
Progress in the molecular biosciences continues to accelerate at an ever-increasing pace at the same time that it touches more and more aspects of everyday life. In this course we ... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 624
To be announced
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Lives in School
Barnes,Nancy
What can we learn about education in the contemporary U.S. by looking closely at the stories people tell about their schooling? Do you believe that most people have had generally ... more

SOCS 667
To be announced
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American Political Development
Lim,Elvin
This course introduces students to a scholarship and a method of analysis that melds the historical with the institutional, applied to understanding the evolving state/society relationship in American political life. ... more

SOCS 675
To be announced
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The Religious Worlds of Gandhi
Gottschalk,Peter S.
For Westerners, Mohandas Gandhi - the "Mahatma" or great soul - so eclipsed his contemporaries that Indian history of his time seems practically defined by him. However, Gandhi arose in, ... more



 

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