Summer 2016 Courses

Arts

ARTS 624
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
(Re-)Telling Stories: Studying Narrative in Fiction and Film
Fitzpatrick,Joseph J.

What do we do when we tell stories? How do we make sense of the stories we hear? How do the stories we have heard determine the stories we tell? This course will pose and explore these questions... more


ARTS 624W
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
(Re-) Telling Stories: Studying Narrative in Fiction and Film - Foundational Course Option
Fitzpatrick,Joseph J.

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... more


ARTS 632
Monday & Wednesday
01:00PM - 04:00PM
Documenting Reality: The History and Aesthetics of Non-Fiction Film
Cornell,Julian I.

The focus of this course is historical and contemporary film documentary practice, theory and aesthetics. The emphasis of this class will be how cinematic artists working with non-fiction narrative... more


ARTS 634
Tuesday & Thursday
02:00PM - 05:00PM
Rome
Nussdorfer,Laurie; Adams,Nicholas

The Eternal City has been transformed many times since its legendary founding by Romulus and Remus. This course will present an overview of the history of the city of Rome in antiquity, the Middle... more


ARTS 634W
Tuesday & Thursday
02:00PM - 05:00PM
Rome - Foundational Course Option
Nussdorfer,Laurie; Adams,Nicholas

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... more


ARTS 670
Tuesday & Thursday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
The Photographic Book
Belanger,Marion

This class is both an introductory survey of the photographic book and a hands on studio course where students will make simple book sequences. Along with the readings, the photographic book will be... more


Humanities

HUMS 606
Monday & Wednesday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Place, Character, and Design
Greene,Anne F.

This course offers a rich and varied reading list and a chance to write and experiment, with careful editing of one's work. We welcome a diverse group of participants: people who have... more


HUMS 624
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
(Re-)Telling Stories: Studying Narrative in Fiction and Film
Fitzpatrick,Joseph J.

What do we do when we tell stories? How do we make sense of the stories we hear? How do the stories we have heard determine the stories we tell? This course will pose and explore these questions... more


HUMS 624W
Monday & Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
(Re-) Telling Stories: Studying Narrative in Fiction and Film - Foundational Course Option
Fitzpatrick,Joseph J.

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... more


HUMS 633
Monday & Wednesday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
World Literature
Karamcheti,Indira

ONLINE OPTION: A limited number of synchronous online seats will be available for this course. Interested students should email masters@wesleyan.edu. The last half of the 20th century has seen... more


HUMS 633W
Monday & Wednesday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Fully Enrolled
World Literature - Foundational Course Option
Karamcheti,Indira

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... more


HUMS 663
Tuesday & Thursday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Auto/biography: Writing and the Self
Burger,Pamela

This course will explore a broad range of texts that can fall into the category of "autobiography," including memoir, poetry, essays, graphic novels, and digital media. Questions of interest will... more


Mathematics

MTHS 638
Monday & Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Multivariable Mathematics
Mulvey,Irene

ONLINE OPTION: A limited number of synchronous online seats will be available for this course. Interested students should email masters@wesleyan.edu. This is a course in the calculus for... more


Sciences

SCIE 613
Monday through Friday
07:00AM - 03:00PM
Biology of Birds
Hammerson,Geoffrey

Special Schedule: One-week immersion, August 1-5, 2016 (Monday-Friday), Time - TBA Why study birds? Part of the appeal of birds lies in their color and beauty, interesting behavior, and impressive... more


SCIE 677
Monday through Friday
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Abnormal Psychology and Society
Garrett,Noel R

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to mental disorders in adult humans. We will discuss diagnostic issues and methods used to study psychopathology. We will also examine a... more


SCIE 684
Tuesday & Thursday
01:00PM - 04:00PM
Cross-Cultural Childhoods
Schug,Mariah Gabrielle

ONLINE COURSE: The course will meet synchronously online at a scheduled time (TBA). The first meeting of the course will invite those students who live within driving distance to attend in person... more


Social Sciences

SOCS 630
Tuesday & Thursday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
The Evolution of Government: The Rise of the Modern Nation-State
Gallarotti,Giulio

Using both a theoretical and a historical focus, we will analyze the principal movements and processes that have led to the rise of the modern nation-state. The theoretical focus will be oriented... more


SOCS 634
Tuesday & Thursday
02:00PM - 05:00PM
Rome
Nussdorfer,Laurie; Adams,Nicholas

The Eternal City has been transformed many times since its legendary founding by Romulus and Remus. This course will present an overview of the history of the city of Rome in antiquity, the Middle... more


SOCS 634W
Tuesday & Thursday
02:00PM - 05:00PM
Rome - Foundational Course Option
Nussdorfer,Laurie; Adams,Nicholas

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... more


SOCS 639
Monday & Wednesday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Europe In the Age Of Violence, 1914-1945
Greene,Nathanael

We will study the history of Europe during a period of unprecedented conflict and nearly uninterrupted turmoil. Two world wars, revolutions, social and national antagonisms, ideological combat,... more


SOCS 651
Tuesday & Thursday
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Sectarianism and Modernity
Masters,Bruce A.

Beirut, Belfast, and Sarajevo all witnessed scenes of devastating sectarian conflict in the late 20th century. Sectarian conflicts wrack Syria, Iraq and Yemen today. In each of these conflicts,... more


SOCS 677
Monday through Friday
09:00AM - 05:00PM
Abnormal Psychology and Society
Garrett,Noel R

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to mental disorders in adult humans. We will discuss diagnostic issues and methods used to study psychopathology. We will also examine a... more


SOCS 684
Tuesday & Thursday
01:00PM - 04:00PM
Cross-Cultural Childhoods
Schug,Mariah Gabrielle

ONLINE COURSE: The course will meet synchronously online at a scheduled time (TBA). The first meeting of the course will invite those students who live within driving distance to attend in person... more