Approved Class List

[Illustrative, Not Exhaustive]


ALIT              202    Japanese Horror Fiction and Film

ALIT              230    Japanese Detective Fiction and Narrative Theory

AMST            201     Critical Queer Studies

AMST            207     Methodologies in Critical Race Studies

AMST            208     Junior Colloquium: Visual Culture Studies and Violence

AMST            260     Bio-ethics and the Animal/Human Boundary

AMST            265     Introductions to Trans-Studies

AMST            302     The Sex of Things

AMST            344     Transgender Theory

AMST            351     Queer of Color Critique

AMST            352     Diaspora, Border, Migration: Contemporary Latina/o Politics and Culture


ANTH            103     Gifts and Giving

ANTH            203     Sex, Money, and Power

ANTH            211     Reproductive Technologies, Reproductive Futures

ANTH            249     From Metropolis to Megalopolis

ANTH            295     Theory 1: Anthropology and Political Economy

ANTH            296     Theory 2: Anthropology and the Experience of Limits

ANTH            302     Critical Perspectives on the State

ANTH            322     Nationalism and the Politics of Gender and Sexuality

ANTH            397     The Politics of Nature

ANTH            398     Queer Anthropology: Ethnographic Approaches to Queer Studies


ARHA            240     Modernism and Modernity in 19th Century French Painting

ARHA            364     Architecture: Historiography, Theory, Criticism; Traditional and Contemporary Approaches

ARHA            365     Photography and Representation

ARHA            375     Heritage, Souvenir, Fetish: Theories and Practices of Collecting


CHUM            227     Introduction to Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory          

CHUM            323     The Social Body

CHUM            326     Queer Time: The Poetics and Politics of Temporality

CHUM            327     Heidegger and the Temporal Sense of Being

CHUM            355     "If there is no God, then everything is permitted?" Moral Life in a Secular World

CHUM            356     Interest and Pleasure: Contemporary Social and Political Theory


COL              210     What's Right and What's Left? Literature, Philosophy, Art and Politics in Inter-War Europe

COL              225     20th Century Franco-Caribbean Literature

COL              238     Animal Theories, Human Fictions

COL              249     Narrative and Ideology

COL              267     Modern Aesthetic Theory

COL              292     Reason and Its Limits

COL              294     Diasporas, Transnationalism, and Globalization

COL              336     Theories of Translation


CSS              271     Modern Social Theory

CSS              371     Social and Political Theory

ECON            358     History of Economic Thought


ENGL            269     Aesthetics and/or Ideology

ENGL            295     Reading Theories

ENGL            303     Narrative Theory

ENGL            327     Criticism and Psychoanalysis

ENGL            328     Word Up! African American Literature, Culture, and Theory

ENGL            333     Meaning and Materiality: Recent Trends in Theory

ENGL            335     Latina Feminisms: (Re)presenting the Latina Body

ENGL            359     Criticism and Marxism

ENGL            380     In Place of Reading: Social Location and the Literary Text


ENVS            214     Women, Animals, and Nature

ENVS            273     Justice and the Environment

ENVS            305     Moral Ecologies and the Anthropology of Vitality


FGSS            209     Feminist Theories

FGSS            230     De/Constructing Religion

FGSS            269     Gender and History

GOVT            159     Moral Basis of Politics

GOVT            337     Virtue and Glory: Classical Political Theory

GOVT            338     Modern Political Theory

GOVT            339     Contemporary Political Theory

GOVT            342     Forms of Freedom: Socialism, Anarchism, and Communism

GOVT            350     Citizens and Existentialism

GOVT            355     Political Theory and Transitional Justice

GOVT            394     Political Thought and Politics of Israel

GOVT            399     Citizens, Judges, Juries: Who Decides Democracy?

GRST            240     Ends of Empire: Narratives of Culimination and Decline in Philosophy and Literature

GRST            261     Reading Nietzsche

GRST            273     Sex and Text in Freud's Vienna


HIST             103     Empire and Southeast Asia

HIST             141     Theories and Models

HIST             144     What is History?

HIST             214     The Modern and Postmodern

HIST             215     European Intellectual History

HIST             235     Topics in U.S. Intellectual History

HIST             309     Black Political Thought

HIST             318     Postmodern Theory with Historical Intent

HIST             323     French Existentialism and Marxism

HIST             338     History and Theory

HIST             389     Models of Imperialism and Globalization


PHIL             202     Philosophical Classics II: Early Modern Philosophy

PHIL             212     Introduction to Ethics

PHIL             220     Existentialism, Platonism, Pragmatism

PHIL             252     19th Century European Philosophy

PHIL             258     Post-Kantian European Philosophy

PHIL             266     Phenomenology, Existentialism, Post-Structuralism

PHIL             267     Aesthetics

PHIL             268     Post-Analytic Philosophy

PHIL             269     The Beautiful and the Sublime

PHIL             277     Feminist Philosophy and Moral Theory

PHIL             287     Philosophy of Science

PHIL             321     American Pragmatist Philosophy: Purposes, Meanings, and Truths

PHIL             360     Continental Philosophy’s Others 

PHIL             389     Heidegger and the Temporal Sense of Being


PSYC            259     Discovering the Person

PSYC            274     Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Psychology

PSYC            314     Theories in Psychology


RELI             209     Unthinkable Suffering

RELI             213     Refugees & Exiles: Religion in the Diaspora

RELI             220     Modern Christian Thought

RELI             286     The Examined Life: Religion and Philosophy on the Art of Living

RELI             290     Pantheologies: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, World

RELI             292     Reason and Revelation

RELI             299     National Religions and Political Rituals

RELI             302     Kierkegaard: An Advanced Seminar in Absurdity

RELI             307     Ritual

RELI             377     Worlding the World: Myths from Ancient Greece to the Multiverse

RUSS           267      Parody: Humor, Artistic Evolution, and Restoration of the Sacred


SISP             202     Philosophy of Science

SISP             206     Theorizing Science and Medicine

SISP             320     Life and Death: Studies in Biopower and Necropower


SOC              212     Sociology and Social Theory

SOC              234     Media and Society

SOC              260     Media and Society II

SOC              299     The Future Perfect

SOC              351     The Social Body


THEA            302     Contemporary Theater: Theories and Aesthetics