Summer, 2011 Courses by Concentration

Arts

ARTS 615
Tuesday & Thursday
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
Survey of Jazz Styles
Baerman,Noah
What is the difference between "cool jazz" and "hot jazz" or "bebop" and "hard bop?" What does the bass player do in a jazz group and how has that changed ... more

ARTS 626
Monday-Thursday
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
Pictures from Home: Photographing the Domestic Landscape
Rudensky,Sasha
Special Schedule: Three Week Course - July 4-July 21 - July 4th Holiday makeup class will be held Friday, July 8 from 2:00-5:00

After spending years documenting public ... more

ARTS 644
Saturday
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The Water-based: Color through Water
Waite,Peter
Special Schedule: Saturdays - July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, August 6

Watercolor and related water-based media have long been associated in art with ... more

ARTS 652
Monday & Wednesday
06:00 PM - 09:20 PM
Fully Enrolled
Digital Media
Jokl,Todd
Special Schedule: Class will not meet on July 4th Holiday. Rather than holding a makeup, 20 minutes have been added to each additional class meeting.

Digital ... more

Humanities

HUMS 614
Note: Special Schedule
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
Personalizing History
Karamcheti,Indira
Special Schedule: One-week immersion, August 8-12 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

How much are we shaped by our historical times and places? How much power do ... more

HUMS 623
Monday & Wednesday
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
The Experience of Time
Greene,Anne F.
Special Schedule: July 4th Holiday makeup class will be held Friday, July 8 from 2:00-5:00

This writing course focuses on the way writers can represent complex experiences ... more

HUMS 626
Tuesday & Thursday
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
The Graphic Novel: Story, Word, and Picture in Contemporary Graphic Narrative
Baraw,Charles
Since the ground breaking publication of Art Spiegelman's Maus in 1993, "graphic novels" have entered the global cultural mainstream. A truly multi-cultural genre, comics created by men and women around ... more

HUMS 626W
Tuesday & Thursday
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
The Graphic Novel: Story, Word, and Picture - Foundational Course Option
Baraw,Charles
Foundational course option: Students taking the course with this option will receive more extensive and detailed feedback on their work through more frequent writing assignments and individual meetings with the ... more

HUMS 633
Tuesday & Thursday
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
The Poem, the Poet, and the World: Documenting Nature and Selfhood in 19th Century English Poetry
Weiner,Stephanie Kuduk
This course traces a tradition of English poetry that strove to capture the vitality and particularity of the natural world and the complex inner life of the poet - and ... more

HUMS 639
Tuesday & Thursday
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Fully Enrolled
New York City in the 1940s
McCann,Sean
This course will consider the cultural and intellectual life of the Big Apple in the years during and after World War II. Our main focus will be on the fiction, ... more

HUMS 639W
Tuesday & Thursday
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
New York City in the 1940s - Foundational Course Option
McCann,Sean
Foundational course option: Students taking the course with this option will receive more extensive and detailed feedback on their work through more frequent writing assignments and individual meetings with the ... more

Mathematics

MTHS 632
Monday & Wednesday
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Linear Algebra through Geometry
Fieldsteel,Adam
Special Schedule: July 4th Holiday makeup class will be held Friday, July 8 from 9:00-12:00

Linear algebra is a subject with a dual nature; the central ideas ... more

Sciences

SCIE 613
Note: Special Schedule
07:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
Biology of Birds
Hammerson,Geoffrey
Special Schedule: One-week immersion, August 8-12 (Monday-Friday) 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

Why study birds? Part of the appeal of birds lies in their color and beauty, ... more

SCIE 623
Note: Special Schedule
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
The Dynamics of Character: 1800's to Present
Garrett,Noel
Special Schedule: One-week immersion, August 15-19 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by ... more

SCIE 628
Monday & Wednesday
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Living in a Polluted World
Varekamp,Johan C.
Special Schedule: July 4th Holiday makeup class will be held Friday, July 8 from 1:00-4:00

The modern natural world has become polluted with uncountable numbers of organic ... more

SCIE 631
Tuesday & Thursday
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Forensic Science and Crime
Roberts,Andrea
Think Crimes are really solved in an hour with time for commercial breaks? Did you ever wonder what really happens at a crime scene? This course will give the participants ... more

SCIE 638
Tuesday & Thursday
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
The Origins of Modern Humans
West,Jolee
What does it mean to be human? This is a question critical to the study of modern human origins - the answer influences our interpretations of the fossil and archaeological ... more

Social Sciences

SOCS 623
Note: Special Schedule
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
The Dynamics of Character: 1800's to Present
Garrett,Noel
Special Schedule: One-week immersion, August 15-19 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by ... more

SOCS 638
Monday & Wednesday
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
Europe's Long 19th Century: From the French Revolution to World War I
Greene,Nathanael
Special Schedule: July 4th Holiday makeup class will be held Friday, July 8 from 9:00-12:00

This study of European history from the outbreak of the French Revolution ... more

SOCS 647
Note: Special Schedule
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Democracy and Dictatorship: Politics in the Contemporary World
Rutland,Peter
Special Schedule: One-week immersion, August 15-19 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

This course is an introduction to debates about the state of political life around the ... more

SOCS 647W
Note: Special Schedule
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Fully Enrolled
Democracy and Dictatorship: Politics in the Contemporary World - Foundational Course Option
Rutland,Peter
Special Schedule: One-week immersion, August 15-19 (Monday-Friday) 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Foundational course option: Students taking the course with this option will receive more extensive and ... more

SOCS 653
Monday & Wednesday
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
The Crusades and the Crusading Ideal in Medieval Europe and After
Shaw,Gary
Special Schedule: July 4th Holiday makeup class will be held Friday, July 8 from 6:30pm-9:30pm

No medieval events or ideas are better famous and more intriguing than ... more

SOCS 653W
Monday & Wednesday
06:30 PM - 09:30 PM
The Crusades and the Crusading Ideal in Medieval Europe and After - Foundational Course Option
Shaw,Gary
Special Schedule: July 4th Holiday makeup class will be held Friday, July 8 from 6:30pm-9:30pm

Foundational course option: Students taking the course with this option will receive more ... more



 

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