Open Enrollment


HUAS80021 Spring

20th Century Russian Short Stories

Russian Literature ranks with the greatest bodies of literature in the world. The stories here reflect recent tragic history of the Russian people and the horrors of the government that ruled them...

WRIT12450 Spring

A Poem A Day

What influence does place, both real and imagined, have on our poetry? How do the invisible maps of our experiences stand as templates for our own poetry? In this four-week course we'll examine poets...

HUAS90924 Spring

America at Midcentury: 1963-1975

The optimism of the early 1960s ended with the assassination of President Kennedy in November, 1963. President Johnson’s Great Society would be overshadowed by the escalation of the war in Vietnam...

HUAS90913 Spring

American Civics in an Age of Controversy III

This course will examine the history of America from World War I to the present, as "contested ground" over the meaning of liberty and equality and the conditions for a just and stable democratic...

WRIT51800 Summer | Autumn | Winter | Spring

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...

HUAS27005 Spring

Desert Fathers and Mothers: Origin of Monasticism

This course will introduce the ancient traditions of philosophical Spiritual Exercises in order to examine the words of the desert hermits, the later lives and reports, and key modern interpretations...

WRIT32403 Spring

Distinguishing Characteristics

In this four-week class led by author Dipika Mukherjee (Ode to Broken Things; Shambala Junction), you will read short fiction from around the world. Distinguishing Characteristics will focus on...

HUAS91101 Spring

Exploring European Maps of the Early Modern Era

Medieval and Renaissance maps are fascinating windows into early modern culture. In this course we will learn about how early modern European maps the maps were commissioned and the sources that the...

WRIT32406 Winter | Spring

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 | Spring

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...