Spring 2014 Courses


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
06:00PM - 09:00PM
Fully Enrolled
Japanese Woodblock Printmaking

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
07:00PM - 09:30PM
Photographic Portfolio

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


HUMS 605
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
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
06:30PM - 09:00PM
The Third Woman

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


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

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


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

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
06:30PM - 09:00PM
The Evolution of the Human Female

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
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
06:00PM - 08:30PM
Fully Enrolled
The Evolution of Government: The Rise of the Modern Nation-State

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
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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