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Fall 2014

ARTS 615
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
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 over time? Why is Louis Armstrong so... more


ARTS 624
Note: Special Schedule
09:00AM - 05:00PM
13-SEP-2014 to
01-NOV-2014
Connecticut State Parks: A Collaborative Photographic Project
Belanger,Marion

Special Schedule: Weekend Immersion - 9/13*, 9/27, 9/28, 10/18, 10/19, 11/1* (*=1/2 day) Using film or digital still cameras, students will spend the semester making pictures at Connecticut State... more


ARTS 640
Tuesday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
Sumi-e Painting
Shinohara,Keiji

This style of black-and-white calligraphic ink painting originated in China and was introduced into Japan by Zen monks around 1333. Concentrating on bamboo, chrysanthemum, orchid, and plum blossom... more


HUMS 620
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
Let Your Voice Resound: A Creative Nonfiction Writing Workshop
Basch,Rachel N.

"If a voice speaks within you, you can live." James Baldwin This is a course for students interested in tapping into "the voice that's great within" them. Students will explore the sub-genres... more


HUMS 624
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
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 654
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
The Armchair Adventurer: Popular and Literary Fiction at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Weiner,Stephanie Kuduk

At the turn of the twentieth century, stories of travel, action, and adventure enjoyed enormous market success and cultural prominence. This course examines the interaction between the adventure... more


HUMS 654W
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
Fully Enrolled
The Armchair Adventurer: Popular and Literary Fiction - Foundational Course Option
Weiner,Stephanie Kuduk

At the turn of the twentieth century, stories of travel, action, and adventure enjoyed enormous market success and cultural prominence. This course examines the interaction between the adventure... more


SCIE 623
Note: Special Schedule
09:00AM - 05:00PM
20-SEP-2014 to
08-NOV-2014
The Dynamics of Character: 1800's to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Special Schedule: Weekend Immersion - 9/20, 9/21, 10/11, 10/12, 11/8 Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his... more


SCIE 636
Monday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
The Dark Side of the Universe
Moran,Edward C.

The physical world we experience is one of normal matter, energy, and - if one looks up at night - stars. But on larger scales, the universe has an exotic and much less-well-understood side... more


SOCS 607
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
Culture and Learning: Applying Social Sciences within Education
Simms,Jason

ONLINE OPTION! A limited number of students will be able to take this course online! (Synchronous only, during listed class times). For more information, please send email to masters@wesleyan.edu.... more


SOCS 623
Note: Special Schedule
09:00AM - 05:00PM
20-SEP-2014 to
08-NOV-2014
The Dynamics of Character: 1800's to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Special Schedule: Weekend Immersion - 9/20, 9/21, 10/11, 10/12, 11/8 Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his... more


SOCS 625
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
Fully Enrolled
International Organization in the Modern Age: Managing International Relations in a Complex World
Gallarotti,Giulio

In the modern world of the global village, nations can no longer use their boundaries to isolate themselves from problems in the world at large. Technology and globalization have made the planet a... more


SOCS 649
Wednesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
08-SEP-2014 to
12-DEC-2014
Farming in America
Williams,Amrys O.

From the Whiskey Rebellion to the Farm Bill, populism to contemporary food politics, farming and rural life have figured prominently in U.S. cultural, political, and economic discourse. However,... more



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