Upcoming Courses Listed by Term

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Fall 2017

ARTS 617
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
History of Rock and R&B
Charry,Eric

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. 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 origins in the... more

ARTS 617W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
History of Rock and R&B
Charry,Eric

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. 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 origins in the... more

ARTS 624
Wednesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
The Connecticut State Parks: A Collaborative Photographic Project
Belanger,Marion

Using film or digital still cameras, students will spend the semester making pictures at Connecticut State Parks. Students should come to class with a specific park or group of parks in mind, and should have a sense of their interest around the... more

HUMS 609
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
Children's Literature
Karamcheti,Indira

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. Stories told to children have an ancient history, dating back to orally transmitted folktales, myths, and legends. They have many different aims: they are variously intended to teach, amuse, and give moral guidance.... more

HUMS 609W
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
Children's Literature
Karamcheti,Indira

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online. Stories told to children have an ancient history, dating back to orally transmitted folktales, myths, and legends. They have many different aims: they are variously intended to teach, amuse, and give moral guidance.... more

HUMS 626
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
Telling the Tale: A Creative Writing Workshop
Basch,Rachel N.

Options: CERT. "The universe is made of stories, not of atoms." - Muriel Rukeyser We're fond of describing creative writing as a mysterious summoning, a conjuring of something from nothing. But really, we tell stories because we've... more

HUMS 679
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
Luminous Forms: Personal Pieces and Professional Writing
Greene,Anne F.

Options: CERT. This course invites you to write personal essays, short stories, journalistic pieces, local history, or even professional reports; whatever reflects your interests. Practice and experiment are encouraged, to help you expand your... more

SCIE 620
Note: Special Schedule
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13-DEC-2017 to
16-DEC-2017
Life Among Snow and Ice
Hammerson,Geoffrey

Options: Special Schedule: Immersion/Online Hybrid. This four-day immersion course focuses on how plants and animals deal with snow, ice, and freezing temperatures, including examples from arctic, Antarctic, alpine, and winter temperature-zone... more

SCIE 624
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
Positive Psychology
Arsenio,William

Options: Crosslist. This seminar takes an in-depth look at the field of positive psychology: the study of emotions, traits, and institutions that have been identified as promoting adaptive and/or positive psychological functioning. We explore some... more

SCIE 632
Tuesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
History of Astronomy
Kilgard,Roy E.

Options: Crosslist. Since the dawn of the human consciousness, we have gazed at the sky with wonder and pondered our place amongst the heavens. In this class, we will discuss the key discoveries of astronomy and the people who made them, placing... more

SOCS 623
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
Global and Intercultural Learning in Education
Gorlewski,Emily

The words "In today's increasingly interconnected world..." are found in many school and university web pages, course descriptions, and program descriptions. "Global leaders," "global society," and "global citizens" appear as often. Clearly,... more

SOCS 624
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
Positive Psychology
Arsenio,William

Options: Crosslist. This seminar takes an in-depth look at the field of positive psychology: the study of emotions, traits, and institutions that have been identified as promoting adaptive and/or positive psychological functioning. We explore some... more

SOCS 632
Tuesday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
History of Astronomy
Kilgard,Roy E.

Options: Crosslist. Since the dawn of the human consciousness, we have gazed at the sky with wonder and pondered our place amongst the heavens. In this class, we will discuss the key discoveries of astronomy and the people who made them, placing... more

SOCS 633
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
11-SEP-2017 to
15-DEC-2017
Peace Versus Power: International Relations in the Modern Age
Gallarotti,Giulio

While globalization and international organizations have currently integrated the world into networks of peace, ethnic and regional wars have driven nations and groups further apart. This coexistence of conflict and cooperation marks the evolution... more


Spring 2018

ARTS 625
Thursday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Monotype Printmaking
Shinohara,Keiji

The monotype print is a free form of printmaking more akin to painting than to the traditional woodcut or etched print. It is also a process in which the artist encounters fewer technical difficulties than in other traditional printmaking methods.... more

ARTS 639
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Monster Drawings: Large Scale Rendering
Waite,Peter

The opportunity of working on a much larger scale than the usual drawing board size can be an invigorating experience. For this course participants will focus on a series of drawings that will be in the 4 to 6 foot range, working on rolls of paper... more

HUMS 603
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Art of Memoir
Locascio,Lisa Alana

Options: CERT. The word memoir comes from medieval Anglo-French memorie - "note, memorandum, something written to be kept in mind" (Etymology Online, emphasis mine). In this still-developing form of creative nonfiction, lived experience is parsed... more

HUMS 606
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Arc of the Story: Exercises for Writers
Greene,Anne F.

Options: CERT. This writing course focuses on the arc of energy or tension that propels forward many memorable pieces of writing. We will explore a wide range of readings, from Victorian novels such as Trollope's Eustace Diamonds to... more

HUMS 621
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Political Ideas in American Fiction
Ryan,Michael

Options: Crosslist. America has always been characterized by a tension between equality and inequality, between those favoring rule by an elite and those favoring a more democratic vision of the nation. As the first modern democracy, the US has... more

SCIE 623
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations... more

SCIE 623W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations... more

SCIE 634
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Human Animal
Powzyk,Joyce Ann

Options: Online. The 'Human Animal' is a course that examines the concept of human evolution through the lens that we -- the human species -- are also a type of animal, roaming the landscape harvesting food, avoiding predators, and... more

SOCS 621
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Political Ideas in American Fiction
Ryan,Michael

Options: Crosslist. America has always been characterized by a tension between equality and inequality, between those favoring rule by an elite and those favoring a more democratic vision of the nation. As the first modern democracy, the US has... more

SOCS 623
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations... more

SOCS 623W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations... more

SOCS 625
Monday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
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 very intimate place indeed. In such an environment,... more


Current Term - Summer 2017

Fall 2017 Course Schedule

Spring 2018 Course Schedule

All courses subject to change

Course Options

GLS courses have a
variety of scheduling and
study options. 

The options available for
each course are indicated
in the first line of the
course's description.

Here is the Key:

CERT: This course will
count toward the req-
uirements for the
Graduate Certificate
in Writing.

Crosslisted: Students may
enroll in the concentration
option that best
meets their academic
needs.

FDN: This course is offered
with a Foundational
Writing Option

FDN-CERT: The
Foundational Writing
Option of this course 
will count toward the
Graduate Certificate
in Writing.

Hybrid: This course
includes online class
meetings with other
special scheduling
features.

Immersion: This course
will have fewer class
meetings that will meet
for longer periods of
time (e.g., weekends-only,
five-day immersion, etc.).

Online: A limited number
of seats will be offered
for students to attend the
course online, from
off-campus.
Online meetings
are synchronous,
meaning that students
must be available at the
time that class sessions
are held so that they
can fully participate
in discussions.