Courses Offered - Fall 2014
|Humanities 1001 - Humanities and the Contemporary World. |
Humanities and the Contemporary World is a study of contemporary ideas found in movies,
popular music, television, comic books, graphic novels, and cultural phenomena such as
professional sporting events and fashion. The course will also focus on the mastery of
|Humanities 2002 - Thought and Society in the Medieval World . |
Thought and Society in the Medieval World examines thought, art, spirituality and politics
through the writings of such figures as Dante, Chaucer, Hildegaard, and Catherine of Sienna.
This was the time of the Crusades, the Black Death, and the rise of Islam. Historical-cultural
watersheds such as these will be our focus.
|Humanities 2010 - Themes in Humanities (Interdisciplinary Seminar): Love.. |
Our theme is love and, with various guest presenters, we will explore it through various disciplines
including philosophy, literature, visual art and the natural sciences.
|Humanities 3002 - The Modern World: Reason and Romanticism. |
The Modern World: Reason and Romanticism examines emerging conceptions of the modern
self and society as expressed in philosophy, science, political revolution and constitution,
visual art and literature during the period 1650-1850. We will seek to understand this period
through the writing of people such as Jane Austen, John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau,
Adam Smith, Alexis de Tocqueville, Friedrich Schiller, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and
|Humanities 3100 - Special Topics: Contemporary Indigenous Ideas.. |
Special Topics: Contemporary Indigenous Ideas (Winter 2015) considers a range of ideas
from Indigenous academics, writers and leaders in North America and beyond. We will take
a critical approach.