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HUAS90919 Winter

America and Fascism: The Forgotten Alliance

In this course, we will examine the long history of curiosity, collaboration, and cultural exchange connecting Americans and Fascists. In light of this history, it would seem the pressing question is...

HUAS90922 Winter

America at Mid Century: 1950-1963

The second course in the series will focus on the continuing debates over the meaning of democracy in the 1950s through the early 1960s, as the United States sought to expand the influence of...

HUAS90912 Winter

American Civics in an Age of Controversy II

In this three-quarter sequence, we will examine the history of America, from the colonial period to the present, as "contested ground" over the origins and meaning of liberty and equality and the...

WRIT51800 Summer | Autumn | Winter

Basic Creative Writing

This course will introduce you to creative writing, from generating ideas to revising drafts. Find your voice and develop your craft through in-class and at-home writing exercises, and through...

OPUC20217 Autumn

China and the West, circa 1800 to the Present

This course introduces students to the history of modern China, with a particular emphasis on social, cultural, and economic dimensions of Chinese engagement with “the West” over the past two...

BASC70131 Winter

Don Quixote

Don Quixote is the first modern novel and many consider it the greatest. We will investigate what all the fuss is about, through close reading and discussion of big, important questions.

WRIT32805 Winter

Emotion, Expression, and Experience: Translating Thought into Action

Powerful writing translates abstract thought and feeling into concrete image and action. Explore how to bring emotions like joy, wonder, grief to life on the page, and what writers and readers alike...

HUAS78067 Winter

English and Northern Masters

Topics in this course include an assessment of the works and influence of William Byrd, Thomas Tallis and Henry Purcell, Elgar and the English orchestral tradition, Vaughan Williams and the idea of an...

WRIT32406 Winter

Focus on Fiction

This course will advance your understanding of fiction writing through lecture, discussion, eclectic readings, in-class and at-home writing exercises, as well as discussions of your own and your...

HUAS48036 Autumn | Winter

Gospel of Mark

This two-quarter sequence studies the Greek text of the Gospel of Mark as a work of literature, attuned to its engagement with earlier traditions and its rivalry with other Gospels. Careful readers...