Upcoming Courses Listed by Term

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Spring 2018

ARTS 625
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Monotype Printmaking
Shinohara,Keiji

The monotype print is a free form of printmaking more akin to painting than to the traditional woodcut or etched print. It is also a process in which the artist encounters fewer technical difficulties than in other traditional printmaking methods.... more

ARTS 639
Monday
06:30PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Monster Drawings: Large Scale Rendering
Waite,Peter

The opportunity of working on a much larger scale than the usual drawing board size can be an invigorating experience. For this course participants will focus on a series of drawings that will be in the 4 to 6 foot range, working on rolls of paper... more

HUMS 603
Tuesday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Art of Memoir
Locascio,Lisa Alana

Options: CERT. The word memoir comes from medieval Anglo-French memorie - "note, memorandum, something written to be kept in mind" (Etymology Online, emphasis mine). In this still-developing form of creative nonfiction, lived experience is parsed... more

HUMS 606
Monday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Arc of the Story: Exercises for Writers
Greene,Anne F.

Options: CERT. This writing course focuses on the arc of energy or tension that propels forward many memorable pieces of writing. We will explore a wide range of readings, from Victorian novels such as Trollope's Eustace Diamonds to... more

HUMS 636
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Mark Twain's America: Satire and Society in the Gilded Age, 1865-1905
Golden,James Joseph

Options: Crosslist. This course will use works by Mark Twain (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910) as a lens into the culture and politics of America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Few authors are as iconic as Mark Twain, as central to... more

SCIE 623
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations... more

SCIE 623W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations... more

SCIE 634
Wednesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Human Animal
Powzyk,Joyce Ann

Options: Online. The 'Human Animal' is a course that examines the concept of human evolution through the lens that we -- the human species -- are also a type of animal, roaming the landscape harvesting food, avoiding predators, and... more

SOCS 623
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations... more

SOCS 623W
Thursday
07:00PM - 09:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
The Dynamics of Character: 1800s to Present
Garrett,Noel R

Options: FDN, FDN-CERT, Online, Crosslist. Personality can be defined as a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences his or her cognitions, motivations, and behaviors in various situations... more

SOCS 625
Monday
06:00PM - 08:30PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
International Organization in the Modern Age: Managing International Relations in a Complex World
Gallarotti,Giulio

In the modern world of the global village, nations can no longer use their boundaries to isolate themselves from problems in the world at large. Technology and globalization have made the planet a very intimate place indeed. In such an environment,... more

SOCS 636
Tuesday
06:30PM - 09:00PM
29-JAN-2018 to
11-MAY-2018
Mark Twain's America: Satire and Society in the Gilded Age, 1865-1905
Golden,James Joseph

Options: Crosslist. This course will use works by Mark Twain (born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910) as a lens into the culture and politics of America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Few authors are as iconic as Mark Twain, as central to... more


Summer 2018

ARTS 608
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Writing for Television
Cornell,Julian I.

A successful television series, whether situation comedy or episodic drama, depends upon well-written and finely honed scripts. While there are many similarities between writing for film and writing for television, there are marked and pronounced... more

ARTS 618
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Japanese Woodblock Printmaking
Shinohara,Keiji

Japanese woodblock printmaking is a traditional art form, more than 1,000 years old, which relies on hand-pressing techniques, watercolors, and rice paste. Quite distinct from Western printmaking traditions, it uses no oil-based inks or presses. In... more

ARTS 631
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Strictly Abstract Drawing
Waite,Peter

We will explore various notions of non-representational or abstract imagery through the inventive use of both traditional and non-traditional drawing media. Through abstraction, one can experience a withdrawal from worldly objects, the mind becomes... more

HUMS 619
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Crossing Genres/Hybrid Poetry: An Immersive Poetry Workshop
Bellen,Martine Rose

In the book-length poem One Big Self, C.D. Wright documents--by incorporating interviews and conversations, tattoos, slogans, tests, overheard talk, signage, and other "stuff"--her visits to the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women, the East... more

HUMS 626
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Graphic Narratives: Word, Image, Page
Baraw,Charles

This course is designed to give students a deep immersion in the work of five of the most influential writer/artists in the dynamic field of contemporary graphic narratives. Conceived as both an introduction to the medium and as an intensive forum... more

HUMS 628
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
American Crazy: Four Myths of Violence and National Identity
McCann,Sean

By comparison to the developed nations of the world, the United States has long had high rates of violent crime and incarceration. It also has deep storytelling traditions that Americans have called on to understand, justify, celebrate, and... more

HUMS 682
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
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

MTHS 655
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Mathematical Modeling
Brown Jr.,Philip S.

Mathematical models are constructed to solve problems in kinematics, radioactive decay, population growth, epidemiology, hospital planning, and games of chance. The models take a variety of forms, ranging from a set of equations that represent a... more

SCIE 618
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles
Hammerson,Geoffrey

Amphibians and reptiles are two different groups of vertebrates, as different from each other as birds are from mammals. Nonetheless, for historical and practical reasons they are often studied together. Early naturalists did not see the difference... more

SCIE 624
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Developmental Psychology
Shusterman,Anna

The goal of this course is to introduce you to the classic and contemporary theories and research on human development. We will focus on infancy and childhood and explore a variety of topics in physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional development,... more

SCIE 680
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Molecular Basis of Medicine
Thayer,Kelly Marie

This course will introduce the molecular basis of how medicines are designed and how they function to cure diseases. It aims to provide a survey of modern drug design from traditional small molecules such as aspirin up to biologics such as custom... more

SCIE 681
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Creativity and Intelligence
Stemler,Steven E.

This course will introduce students to some of the most vibrant and lively debates in the fields of creativity and intelligence. Each topic addressed in the course can be approached from multiple perspectives and the goal will be to unpack the... more

SOCS 613
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
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 direct investment, resource cartels, development,... more

SOCS 624
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Developmental Psychology
Shusterman,Anna

The goal of this course is to introduce you to the classic and contemporary theories and research on human development. We will focus on infancy and childhood and explore a variety of topics in physical, cognitive, and socio-emotional development,... more

SOCS 639
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Europe, Progress, and Violence, 1870-1945
Greene,Nathanael

Prussian victory over France in 1870-71 facilitated the creation of a united Germany with a powerful state, economy, and military, ensuring German hegemony in Europe for generations to come. Consequently, our study of seventy-five years focuses in... more

SOCS 681
TBA
-
25-JUN-2018 to
03-AUG-2018
Creativity and Intelligence
Stemler,Steven E.

This course will introduce students to some of the most vibrant and lively debates in the fields of creativity and intelligence. Each topic addressed in the course can be approached from multiple perspectives and the goal will be to unpack the... more


Current Term: Fall 2017

Spring 2018 Course Schedule

Summer 2018 Course List

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
in the first line of 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.

Hybrid: This course
includes online class
meetings with other
special scheduling
features.

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

Online: A limited number
of seats will be offered
for students to attend the
course online, from
off-campus.
Online meetings
are synchronous,
meaning that students
must be available at the
time that class sessions
are held so that they
can fully participate
in discussions.