Fall 2015 Courses

Arts

ARTS 614
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Debating Design: Critical Perspectives on Industrial Design
Chenier,Christopher James

Our homes are hoards of beautiful, useful, and sometimes pointless things. From the paint on the wall to the toaster on the counter, the objects around us are symbols of who we are, our desires, and... more


ARTS 615
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus: The Cutting Edge of Jazz
Baerman,Noah

Monk and Mingus are two of the most cutting edge musicians in jazz history. They're both fascinating because their music is edgy and experimental, and at the same time unusually accessible. By... more


ARTS 640
Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Cancelled
Sumi-e Painting
Shinohara,Keiji

Sumi-e is a style of black and white calligraphic ink painting that originated in China and was slowly introduced in Japan during the Heian period, then started to flourish with the practice of Zen... more


Humanities

HUMS 606
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
The Bridge: A Generative Creative Writing Workshop
Basch,Rachel N.

"The universe is made of stories,/not of atoms." Muriel Rukeyser Stanley Kunitz said writing poems "would be easy if our heads weren't so full of the day's clatter. The task is to get... more


HUMS 622
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
New Trends in Fiction and Nonfiction: Exercises for Writers
Greene,Anne F.

Writers often say they wish they had more time to read. The syllabus for this writing course includes works of fiction and nonfiction by Chekhov, Virginia Woolf, and other well-known writers,... more


HUMS 644
Note: Special Schedule
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Days and Knights of the Round Table: The Arthurian Legend in the Middle Ages
Rider,Jeff

"If the chronicle does not lie, Arthur was mortally wounded in his body. He had himself carried to Avalon to heal his wounds. He is still there, and the Britons are still awaiting him. . . . Master... more


Sciences

SCIE 637
Thursday
06:30PM - 08:30PM
The Natural History of Autumn
Hammerson,Geoffrey

Our goal in this course is to examine the dramatic changes that occur in the natural world as the long, warm days of summer come to an end, and plants and animals prepare for the cold season ahead.... more


SCIE 686
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Understanding Adolescent Brain Development
Garrett,Noel R

ONLINE OPTION. A limited number of students will be able to take this course online. For more information, please email masters@wesleyan.edu. "What excites me about this topic - the development of... more


SCIE 686W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Adolescent Brain Development - Foundational Course Option
Garrett,Noel R

ONLINE OPTION. A limited number of students will be able to take this course online. For more information, please email masters@wesleyan.edu. "What excites me about this topic - the development of... more


Social Sciences

SOCS 612
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
The Constitution
Finn,John E.

ONLINE OPTION. A limited number of students will be able to take this course online. Meetings are synchronous only, during listed class times. For more information, please email... more


SOCS 612W
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
The Constitution - Foundational Course Option
Finn,John E.

Alexander Hamilton, responding to fears of judicial tyranny, wrote in Federalist 78 that "the judiciary, from the nature of its functions, will always be the least dangerous to the political rights... more


SOCS 686
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Understanding Adolescent Brain Development
Garrett,Noel R

ONLINE OPTION. A limited number of students will be able to take this course online. For more information, please email masters@wesleyan.edu. "What excites me about this topic - the development of... more


SOCS 686W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Adolescent Brain Development - Foundational Course Option
Garrett,Noel R

ONLINE OPTION. A limited number of students will be able to take this course online. For more information, please email masters@wesleyan.edu. "What excites me about this topic - the development of... more


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