Spring 2014 Courses

Arts

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

Special Schedule: 1/11, 1/12, 1/25, 1/26, 2/8, (Makeup Dates, if necessary: 1/18, 2/1, 2/15) Since the early 20th century, downtown New York has been one of the most artistically vital and... more


ARTS 618
Tuesday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
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... more


ARTS 665
Wednesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Photographic Portfolio
Belanger,Marion

This class is for students who wish to work on independent projects with the goal of creating a cohesive and technically strong body of work. The course will address one's understanding of... more


Humanities

HUMS 605
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Fiction Matters: A Writing Workshop
Basch,Rachel N.

"we are only alive to the degree we can let ourselves be moved." Lewis Hyde In this course we will steep ourselves in the craft and art of the short story. More specifically we will be focusing on... more


HUMS 609
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Narrative Trends and New Audiences: Writing Nonfiction and Fiction Today
Greene,Anne F.

This writing course considers traditional fiction and creative nonfiction as well as newly popular genres such as writing about science and medicine, writing about food and travel, young adult... more


HUMS 622
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
The Third Woman
Karamcheti,Indira

How are "Third World" women, both in the First World and in the Third, represented and understood by others? How do they represent and understand themselves? Analyzing images such as the... more


Mathematics

MTHS 616
Note: Special Schedule
09:00AM - 02:30PM
History and Practice of Complex Numbers
Bonfert-Taylor,Petra

Special Schedule: 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, (Makeup Date, if necessary: 4/5) This course is an introduction to the beautiful field of complex analysis along with a portion of its history.... more


Sciences

SCIE 636
Monday through Friday
09:00AM - 05:00PM
The Natural History of Spring
Hammerson,Geoffrey

Special Schedule: One week immersion - April 14-18) In this field course, we focus on ecological relationships and life history events characteristic of early spring, a time when winter quiescence... more


SCIE 639
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
The Evolution of the Human Female
West,Jolee

The evolution of humankind is distinguished by a number of unique traits - bipedal locomotion, the highest brain to body size ratio of all mammals, complex and open-ended communication and... more


Social Sciences

SOCS 626
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Economic Policy in the United States
Eisner,Marc A.

We will chart the changes in the U.S. economic policy and state-economy relations over the course of the past century, providing a broad overview of fiscal, monetary, regulatory and trade policies.... more


SOCS 630
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Fully Enrolled
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 642
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Cinema and Society across Cultures
Ostor,Akos A.

Films from around the globe have captured our attention as compelling glimpses of other worlds. Masterworks of cinema, they are firmly anchored in their own societies and histories, yet they have a... more


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