Classes

HL90DE: After Affirmative Action: Race, Justice, and Inequality in America since the 1990s

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Instructor: Patricia E. Chu
Meeting time: Thursday, 2-4

HL90DEIn this course our exploration surrounds four contemporary novels by African American and Asian American authors with the theory and history of the new political, economic and social context these authors were confronting while writing political literature. We ... Read more about HL90DE: After Affirmative Action: Race, Justice, and Inequality in America since the 1990s

HL90BO: Sports and Empire

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Instructor: Daniel Loss
Meeting time: Friday, 1-3

HL90BO: Sports and EmpireHow did soccer become a global sport?  What explains the distribution of cricket and rugby around the world?  Are sports a form of cultural imperialism?  This course will explore these questions (and more) as we examine the connection between sports ... Read more about HL90BO: Sports and Empire

HL90DB: Museums in America

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Instructor: Reed Gochberg
Meeting time: Wednesday, 1-3

HL90DB: Museums in AmericaIn this course, we will consider the literary and cultural history of American museums from the eighteenth century to the present. Throughout the semester, we will discuss how museums have functioned as both centers for research and as public spaces for ... Read more about HL90DB: Museums in America

HL90AN: God Save the Queen! Ruling Women from Rome to the Renaissance

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Instructor: Sean Gilsdorf
Meeting time: Monday, 1-3

HL90AN: God Save the QueenThis seminar will explore female rulership in Europe from the late Roman empire to the age of Elizabeth I. Discussion of varied texts and images (most of them primary sources in translation) will reveal the role of queens within their societies, their relationship ... Read more about HL90AN: God Save the Queen! Ruling Women from Rome to the Renaissance

HL90DA: Rock and Roll to Rap en Español: Urban Youth Cultures in América

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2018

Instructor: Melissa Castillo-Garsow
Meeting time: Monday, 3-5

HL90DA: Urban Youth CulturesThis course explores the history of race relations, civil rights, and youth cultures post WWII through the lens of music history. Although overtime, African American contributions to American Music have become more and more recognized, Latino contributions ... Read more about HL90DA: Rock and Roll to Rap en Español: Urban Youth Cultures in América

HL90CZ: Middle Eastern Displacements: From Ottoman Migrants to Syrian Refugees

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2017

Instructor: Uğur Z. Peçe
Meeting time: Thursday, 2-4

HL90CZ: Middle Eastern DisplacementsThe current humanitarian disasters in the Middle East and North Africa have brought the plight of refugees in the region to the fore. Taking a long-term historical perspective, this course explores the centrality of migrants and refugees to the formation of the modern Middle ... Read more about HL90CZ: Middle Eastern Displacements: From Ottoman Migrants to Syrian Refugees

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