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Fall 2015

ARTS 614
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
Debating Design: Critical Perspectives on Industrial Design
Chenier,Christopher James

Ask a designer "what is design?" and there's a good chance she will answer, "design is everything." Certainly, design seems omnipresent today. Our phones declare our allegiance to "innovative"... more


ARTS 640
Wednesday
06:00PM - 09:00PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
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 606
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
The Bridge: A Generative Creative Writing Workshop
Basch,Rachel N.

Stanley Kunitz said writing poems "would be easy if our heads weren't so full of the day's clatter. The task is to get through to the other side, where we can hear the deep rhythms that... more


HUMS 622
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
New Trends in Fiction and Nonfiction: Exercises for Writers
Greene,Anne F.

This writing course considers traditional fiction and creative nonfiction as well as new elements such as graphics and mixed media forms. The expanding publishing world, including blogs, will also... more


HUMS 644
Note: Special Schedule
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12-SEP-2015 to
18-OCT-2015
Days and Knights of the Round Table: The Arthurian Legend in the Middle Ages
Rider,Jeff

This course will study the evolution of the Arthurian legend from its origins in 6th-century Britain to its fullest development in the 13th-century French Lancelot-Grail cycle. We will look at the... more


SCIE 637
TBA
-
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
The Natural History of Autumn
Hammerson,Geoffrey

This field course focuses on ecological interactions and life history events characteristic of autumn. Our study topics include acorn ecology, seed dispersal by fruit-eating birds, fall wildflowers,... more


SCIE 686
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
Understanding Adolescent Brain Development
Garrett,Noel R

The fascinating and mysterious human brain - the most complex organ in the human body, an organ that undergoes massive and surprising changes from birth to adulthood, the organ that dictates our... more


SCIE 686W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
Adolescent Brain Development - Foundational Course Option
Garrett,Noel R

The fascinating and mysterious human brain - the most complex organ in the human body, an organ that undergoes massive and surprising changes from birth to adulthood, the organ that dictates our... more


SOCS 612
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
The Constitution
Finn,John E.

ONLINE OPTION. A limited number of students will be able to take this course online. Meetings are synchronous only, during listed class times. For more information, please email... more


SOCS 612W
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
The Constitution - Foundational Course Option
Finn,John E.

Foundational course option: Students taking the course with this option will receive more extensive and detailed feedback on their work through more frequent writing assignments and individual... more


SOCS 686
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
Understanding Adolescent Brain Development
Garrett,Noel R

The fascinating and mysterious human brain - the most complex organ in the human body, an organ that undergoes massive and surprising changes from birth to adulthood, the organ that dictates our... more


SOCS 686W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
14-SEP-2015 to
18-DEC-2015
Adolescent Brain Development - Foundational Course Option
Garrett,Noel R

The fascinating and mysterious human brain - the most complex organ in the human body, an organ that undergoes massive and surprising changes from birth to adulthood, the organ that dictates our... more



Spring 2016

ARTS 617
TBA
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25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
Music and Downtown New York, 1950-70
Charry,Eric S.

Since the early 20th century, downtown New York has been one of the most artistically vital and creative geographic areas in America, known for its avant-garde, counter, and alternative cultural... more


ARTS 618
TBA
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25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
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 626
TBA
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25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
Landscape Photography/Cultural Geography
Belanger,Marion

We will explore the definition of landscape photography as it relates to the realities of the 21st century where wildness is contained within boundaries or otherwise controlled, developed, or... more


HUMS 602
TBA
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25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
Jungle and Desert Adventures
Weisberg,Meg Furniss

This course analyzes the constellation of images and sensations conjured up by the terms "jungle" and "desert," which are opposite but equally extreme. We will explore European adventure tales and... more


HUMS 629
TBA
-
25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
Voice and Style: Exercises for Writers
Greene,Anne F.

This course offers practice in a range of prose styles, drawn from works of both fiction and nonfiction, and invites students to try short or long pieces that suit their own interests. We focus on... more


HUMS 668
TBA
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25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
New World Poetics
Garrett,Matthew Carl

God and money, love and beauty, slavery and freedom, war and death, nation and empire: the themes of early American poetry will carry us from London coffee-houses to Quaker meetinghouses, from... more


MTHS 686
TBA
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25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
Knot Theory
Leidy,Constance

Take a piece of string, jumble it up, then seal the ends together. The result is a knot. Notice that you can't untie the knot because you've permanently sealed the ends together. We call... more


SCIE 655
TBA
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25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
Life-Span Development
Arsenio,William

In this psychology course, we will study social and cognitive development across the life span. Topics include life-span attachment issues (e.g., early parent-child relationships); developmental... more


SCIE 670
TBA
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25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
Forensic Anthropology: Human Remains and the Law
West,Jolee

Forensic anthropology is the medicolegal application of biological anthropological methods, generally pertaining to the identification of human remains. When badly decomposed, burned, and... more


SOCS 613
TBA
-
25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
The Politics of the Modern Global Economy
Gallarotti,Giulio

This course is an introduction to major issues in the politics of today's global economy. We will cover such broad topics as globalization, trade, monetary relations, imperialism, debt, foreign... more


SOCS 646
TBA
-
25-JAN-2016 to
06-MAY-2016
Race and Formation of the Modern World System
Eudell,Demetrius L.

This course examines the idea of ¿Race¿ as a belief system specific to the epistemological field of Western culture. In this vein, it begins with the emergence of proto-forms of this concept in the... more



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