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Spring 2021

ARTS 615
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
Thelonious Monk and Charles Mingus: The Cutting Edge of Jazz
Baerman,Noah

Pianist Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) and bassist Charles Mingus (1922-1979) defined the cutting edge in jazz in the aftermath of the bebop movement in the 1940s. Both men had unique styles as players and both eventually became even better known for... more

HUMS 603
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
Life Writing: Writing from the Self and from Experience
Barber,Charles

Life Writing is a memoir writing class. Students write weekly essays about their lives, culminating a 5,000 word final essay, which usually draws on material produced from the shorter, weekly essays, and is an expansion of a story that was... more

HUMS 617
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
Apocalypse and Beyond: Imagining the End of the World from the 1800s to the Present
Zapedowska,Magdalena

This course explores representations of apocalypse in U.S. culture and its transatlantic contexts, with particular focus on the voices of African American and Native American writers. Beginning with biblical prophecies of apocalypse, we will study... more

HUMS 639
Wednesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
Fascism and American Literature
McCann,Sean

Students will read imaginative American writers of the interwar era and after who responded --sympathetically, critically, anxiously--to the rise of fascism in Europe and similar movements in the U.S. We will read in both the history and theory of... more

SCIE 622
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
Psychiatry: Science, Religion, Oppression, Control
D'Andrea,Jennifer

For decades, the fields of psychiatry and clinical psychology have insisted mental illness is biologically based, and untold millions of research dollars have been poured into the search for the neurochemical, neuroanatomical, genetic, and/or... more

SCIE 681
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
How Learning Happens: Approaches to Teaching Practices
Garrett,Noel R

When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from nonexperts? What can teachers and schools do - with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods - to help children learn most effectively? Neuroscience... more

SOCS 622
Thursday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
Psychiatry: Science, Religion, Oppression, Control
D'Andrea,Jennifer

For decades, the fields of psychiatry and clinical psychology have insisted mental illness is biologically based, and untold millions of research dollars have been poured into the search for the neurochemical, neuroanatomical, genetic, and/or... more

SOCS 634
Monday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
The Advent of the Global Village: Globalization in the Modern World System
Gallarotti,Giulio

Globalization is considered by many to be the most powerful transformative force in the modern world system. Modernization and technology have effectively made the world a smaller place with respect to the interdependence and interpenetration among... more

SOCS 639
Thursday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
Inside Nazi Germany, 1933-1945
Grimmer-Solem,Erik

This course analyzes the processes that led to Hitler's rise to power, the nature of the National Socialist regime, and the origins and implementation of its policies of aggression and genocide that culminated in the Holocaust. The course will... more

SOCS 681
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
21-JAN-2021 to
12-MAY-2021
How Learning Happens: Approaches to Teaching Practices
Garrett,Noel R

When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from nonexperts? What can teachers and schools do - with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods - to help children learn most effectively? Neuroscience... more


Due to the pandemic, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 courses have been moved to online/remote-learning formats. 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
within 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.

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