Subject Course Section Course Title Course Description Instructor Files Term
ARTS 130 004 Inquiry and Communication - What a Waste! Finding Meaning Through Reflection

This course provides an introduction to diverse intellectual modes of inquiry in the social sciences and humanities with an emphasis on the development of communication skills. In a small seminar setting, students will explore a variety of topics based on instructor expertise in order to build social awareness, ethical engagement, and communication competencies in comprehension, contextualization, and conceptualization. Students will be expected to engage with the work of others, articulate positions, situate writing and speaking within contexts, practice writing and speaking for situations beyond the classroom, engage in basic forms of research, and workshop, revise, and edit writing.

 

Offered on campus

Lauri Jang Winter 2022
ARTS 130 005 Inquiry and Communication - Perspectives on Migration

This course provides an introduction to diverse intellectual modes of inquiry in the social sciences and humanities with an emphasis on the development of communication skills. In a small seminar setting, students will explore a variety of topics based on instructor expertise in order to build social awareness, ethical engagement, and communication competencies in comprehension, contextualization, and conceptualization. Students will be expected to engage with the work of others, articulate positions, situate writing and speaking within contexts, practice writing and speaking for situations beyond the classroom, engage in basic forms of research, and workshop, revise, and edit writing.

 

Offered on campus

Sylvia Terzian Winter 2022
ARTS 140 003 Information and Analysis - Collective Intelligence in Media Formats

This course introduces students to diverse ways of finding, examining, and using data and information in the social sciences and humanities. In a small seminar setting, students will explore a variety of topics based on instructor expertise in order to understand quantitative and qualitative methods of data gathering and build competencies in conceptualizing, contextualizing, and comprehending methods of information analysis. Students will be expected to investigate, use, and assess the presentation of information in their own work and the work of others so that they can better understand the range of social, ethical, and political challenges of our world.

 

Offered on campus

Andrew Deman Winter 2022
ENGL 140 004 Information and Analysis - How the Sausage is Made

This course introduces students to diverse ways of finding, examining, and using data and information in the social sciences and humanities. In a small seminar setting, students will explore a variety of topics based on instructor expertise in order to understand quantitative and qualitative methods of data gathering and build competencies in conceptualizing, contextualizing, and comprehending methods of information analysis. Students will be expected to investigate, use, and assess the presentation of information in their own work and the work of others so that they can better understand the range of social, ethical, and political challenges of our world.

 

Offered on campus

Lauri Jang Winter 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

Jesse Hutchison Winter 2022
ENGL 108F 001 The Rebel

A study of various works of literature in which the protagonist is a rebel against existing norms. The course will examine a number of rebel types and concepts, moral implications, and final outcomes either in successful realization or in tragic defeat.

 

Offered on campus

Alysia Kolentsis Winter 2022
ENGL 108X 001 Literature and Medicine

How can literature help us understand the body, illness, and healing? The course considers the perspectives of patients and medical practitioners across a range of works, including poetry, fiction, medical texts, and other nonfiction.

 

Offered remotely

Carol Acton Winter 2022
ENGL 200B 001 Survey of British Literature 2

An historical survey of major figures, types, and trends in British literature from the late 18th century to the present.

 

Offered on campus

David-Antoine Williams Winter 2022
ENGL 206 001 Writing Lives

This course studies the ways the self is constructed through text by examining a variety of life-writing approaches, organized from youth to old age, along with theories of identity, memory, gender, narrative, cultural studies, and autobiography as a genre.

 

Offered remotely

Carol Acton Winter 2022
ENGL 208B 001 Science Fiction

Various examples drawn, for instance, from Utopian and anti-Utopian science fiction, social science fiction, "gadget" science fiction, parapsychology, and alternate worlds and beings will be considered. Some attention will be given to the historical development of the genre.

 

Offered on campus

Andrew Deman Winter 2022