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Spring 2015

ARTS 617
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
History of Rock and R&B
Charry,Eric S.

In this course we will study the history and culture of rock and r&b (rhythm & blues)--broadly defined as a conglomeration of loosely related American popular musical styles--from their... more


ARTS 618
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
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 631
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Strictly Abstract Drawing
Waite,Peter

We will explore various notions of non-representational --or abstract-- imagery through the inventive use of both traditional and non-traditional drawing media. Through abstraction, one can... more


ARTS 650
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Contemporary Art
Stuker,Jeffrey

This course is designed to help artists develop a conceptual understanding of the strategies at work in contemporary painting, photography, sculpture and design. To accomplish this, the class will... more


HUMS 609
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Childhood in America
Karamcheti,Indira

Probably the first literature we fall in love with, children's literature, shapes individuals and cultures. This course will examine the construction of childhood, and the ways children have... more


HUMS 619
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Crossing Genres/Hybrid Poetry: An Immersive Poetry Workshop
Bellen,Martine Rose

In the book-length poem One with Others, C.D. Wright investigates - by incorporating historical transcriptions, weather reports, newspaper headlines, memories, and other "stuff" - an explosive... more


HUMS 623
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Distinguished Writers/New Voices: Models for Writing Fiction and Nonfiction
Greene,Anne F.

This writing course will study--for technique and inspiration--the work of contemporary writers. Readings include pieces by a range of authors. Course readings may include works by such writers as... more


MTHS 683
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Applied Data Analysis - Foundational Course
Dierker,Lisa C.

Applied Data Analysis offers students the opportunity to develop their ability to manage and analyze data. Students who work in data-driven fields such as education, health care, nonprofits, or... more


SCIE 614
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Emotions: Motivation and Development
Arsenio,William

Emotions have been described as reflecting the "wisdom of the ages" because of their biologically-rooted communicative and motivational importance. Emotions help prepare us for different courses of... more


SCIE 620
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Life Among Snow and Ice
Hammerson,Geoffrey

This one-week immersion course focuses on how plants and animals deal with snow, ice, and freezing temperatures, including examples from arctic, antarctic, alpine, and winter temperate-zone... more


SCIE 683W
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Applied Data Analysis - Foundational Course
Dierker,Lisa C.

Applied Data Analysis offers students the opportunity to develop their ability to manage and analyze data. Students who work in data-driven fields such as education, health care, nonprofits, or... more


SOCS 612
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
The American Constitutional Order
Finn,John E.

"Marbury v. Madison. Dred Scott. Saluting the flag. This seminar explores the nature of American constitutionalism starting with these cases, the related scholarly literature, and many more, to... more


SOCS 614
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Emotions: Motivation and Development
Arsenio,William

Emotions have been described as reflecting the "wisdom of the ages" because of their biologically-rooted communicative and motivational importance. Emotions help prepare us for different courses of... more


SOCS 617
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
War and Society
Rutland,Peter

Social existence involves both cooperation and conflict, and social conflict often spills over into physical violence. While most societies condemn physical violence between individuals, they... more


SOCS 653
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
The Crusades and the Crusading Ideal in Medieval Europe and After
Shaw,Gary

No medieval events or ideas are better famous and more intriguing than the Crusades. Part piety, part warfare, this series of expeditions has a fascinating and conflicted history, growing out of... more


SOCS 683
TBA
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26-JAN-2015 to
15-MAY-2015
Applied Data Analysis - Foundational Course
Dierker,Lisa C.

Applied Data Analysis offers students the opportunity to develop their ability to manage and analyze data. Students who work in data-driven fields such as education, health care, nonprofits, or... more



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