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Spring 2022

ARTS 615
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Survey of Jazz Styles
Baerman,Noah

What is the difference between "cool jazz" and "hot jazz" or "bebop" and "hard bop?" What does the bass player do in a jazz group and how has that changed over time? Why is Louis Armstrong so important? If you have ever wondered about questions... more

ARTS 626
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Pictures from Home: Photographing the Domestic Landscape
Rudensky,Sasha

In order to photograph in a home one must be invited inside. After spending years documenting the public life of the street, photographers stepped over the threshold and turned their attention towards the intimate, the loving, the terrifying, and... more

EDHD 610
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Literature and the Adolescent Experience
Wolfsdorf,Adam

Adolescence, a time of transformation and a time of stagnation. A period of remarkable opportunity, and a time of unprecedented frustration. The years that emerge from childhood and bridge the gap into adulthood are characterized by uniquely... more

EDHD 633
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
This is NOT a Test: The Sociocultural Foundations of Modern Education
Colvin,Demetrius James

How did American education evolve? What determines what is considered a "good" education today? What are the social, political, and economic goals of the dominant educational practices in our society? This course will provide a space for students... more

EDHD 681
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Learning, Memory and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? Why do people experience déjà vu? Is it possible to repress traumatic... more

HUMS 610
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Literature and the Adolescent Experience
Wolfsdorf,Adam

Adolescence, a time of transformation and a time of stagnation. A period of remarkable opportunity, and a time of unprecedented frustration. The years that emerge from childhood and bridge the gap into adulthood are characterized by uniquely... more

HUMS 627
TBA
-
20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
The Philosophy of the Mystics
Kanet,Sharisse Leigh

This course will consider mystic themes as they appear in Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Marcus Aurelius, Sufism, and Kabbalah. We will examine mysticism as a class of philosophy, asking such questions as: Who counts as a mystic? What is the mystical... more

HUMS 639
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
American Literature 1865-1945
McCann,Sean

This course considers the way a large range of American writers responded to the industrial transformation of the United States. We will look at the way writers conceived and understood the rise of the corporation, the growth of the metropolis, the... more

HUMS 682
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Writing the Short Story: Study Through Imitation
Dunson,Stephanie E.

Part literature seminar and part writing workshop, this course borrows a method commonly practiced by developing artists: that is to study form and develop skills by imitating the work of masters. Your task will be to read the work of master... more

SCIE 614
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Classic Studies in Animal Behavior
Powzyk,Joyce Ann

Our focus is on the major contributors to the field of animal behavior. We will discuss the selection pressures that shape animal behavior and whether the study of primate social and mating systems can provide insight into human behavior. Other... more

SCIE 681
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Learning, Memory and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? Why do people experience déjà vu? Is it possible to repress traumatic... more

SOCS 627
TBA
-
20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
The Philosophy of the Mystics
Kanet,Sharisse Leigh

This course will consider mystic themes as they appear in Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Marcus Aurelius, Sufism, and Kabbalah. We will examine mysticism as a class of philosophy, asking such questions as: Who counts as a mystic? What is the mystical... more

SOCS 633
TBA
-
20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
This is NOT a Test: The Sociocultural Foundations of Modern Education
Colvin,Demetrius James

How did American education evolve? What determines what is considered a "good" education today? What are the social, political, and economic goals of the dominant educational practices in our society? This course will provide a space for students... more

SOCS 681
TBA
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20-JAN-2022 to
13-MAY-2022
Learning, Memory and Cognition
Garrett,Noel R

What is the best method of studying for a test? Is it possible to build a lie detector? How reliable is eyewitness testimony? Is there such a thing as a photographic memory? Why do people experience déjà vu? Is it possible to repress traumatic... more


Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 courses will include both on-campus and online options. 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.).