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SOC 229 001 Selected Topics in Criminology

Sociological analysis of research and theory on selected criminal activities. Motivation, modus operandi, and the social characteristics of offenders will be examined in relation to such specific crimes as drug and sexual offenses, theft, robbery, murder, organized crime, and/or other criminal activities.

 

Held with LS 229

 

Offered on campus

Frederick Desroches Fall 2022
SOC 327 001 Policing in a Democratic Society

A critical examination of the police as social control agents in contemporary democratic societies. Topics include the historical evolution of policing; police recruitment, training, and education; police/community relations; the occupational subculture of the police; police authority and discretion; private policing; and police deviance and criminality.

 

Held with LS 327

 

Offered on campus

Frederick Desroches Fall 2022
SOC 369J 001 The Sociology of Community

This course examines how our contemporary concern with community is connected with the rise of modern society and the development of the urban-rural debate. Our anxieties about community will be shown to be connected to our anxieties about family. Special attention will be given to the interpretive approach to these issues.

 

Offered on campus

Kieran Bonner Fall 2022
SOC 383 001 Ethnomethodology in Theory and Practice

Ethnomethodology is a study of the methods and practices people use to produce and recognize social actions. Topics may include greetings, the sex/gender distinction, science and common sense, breaching experiments, and jury deliberation.

 

Offered on campus

Kieran Bonner Fall 2022
SOC 436 001 Alcohol and Well-Being

This seminar examines the relation between well-being, culture, alcohol consumption, and regulation from an interpretive focus. Topics addressed may include health, Alcoholics Anonymous, addiction vs. dependence, prohibition, and social discourses around alcohol consumption.

 

Offered on campus

Kieran Bonner Fall 2022
ENGL 108A 001 The Superhero

An examination of hero figures, ranging broadly from ancient characters such as Gilgamesh to the modern comic book superhero. Literary as well as non-literary materials (e.g., film, comics, games) will be considered.

 

Offered on campus

Andrew Deman PDF icon ENGL 108A_A.Deman_Spring 2022.pdf Spring 2022
ENGL 108P 001 Popular Potter

This course examines all seven of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels.

 

Offered on campus

Jesse Hutchison PDF icon ENGL 108P_J.Hutchison_Spring 2022.pdf Spring 2022
ENGL 208A 001 Forms of Fantasy

A study of fantasy literature, including some subgenres such as romances, fairy tales, fables, and gothic and horror fiction.

 

Offered on campus

Michael Hancock PDF icon ENGL 208A_M.Hancock_Spring 2022.pdf Spring 2022
ENGL 364 001 Shakespeare in Performance at The Stratford Festival

A historical, theoretical, and analytical introduction to Shakespeare's plays in performance, both on stage and screen, this course focuses on specific problems and decisive issues of past productions and of those in the current Stratford Festival season.

 

Offered in Stratford at The Stratford Festival

Alysia Kolentsis Spring 2022
ENGL 367 001 Voice and Text at The Stratford Festival

Taught by faculty and Stratford Festival coaches, this practical course invites students to explore acting techniques and exercises to develop their stage voice with a particular focus on Shakespeare's plays. This is a block course that meets in Stratford for two weeks in May, and may be taken with ENGL 364, as the two courses are offered at complementary times. The course is offered as part of a consortium with faculty from five universities. Students are required to arrange their own transportation to Stratford.

 

Offered in Stratford at The Stratford Festival

Alysia Kolentsis Spring 2022