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    • 21L.000J / 21L.010 / 21W.734J Writing About Literature, Fall 2006 

      Kelley, Wyn (2006-12)
      Writing About Literature aims: To increase students' pleasure and skill in reading literary texts and in writing and communicating about them. To introduce students to different literary forms (poetry, fiction, drama) and ...
    • 21L.001 Foundations of Western Culture I: Homer to Dante, Spring 2000 

      Kibel, Alvin C. (2000-06)
      Studies a broad range of texts essential to understanding the two great sources of Western conceptions of the world and humanity's place within it: the ancient world of Greece and Rome and the Judeo-Christian world that ...
    • 21L.002-3 Foundations of Western Culture II: Modernism, Spring 2004 

      Eiland, Howard (2004-06)
      This course comprises a broad survey of texts, literary and philosophical, which trace the development of the modern world from the seventeenth to the early twentieth century. Intrinsic to this development is the ...
    • 21L.003 Reading Fiction, Fall 2008 

      Vaeth, Kimberly (2008-12)
      This course offers students ways to become more engaged and curious readers for life. By learning the language of selected short stories and novels, students learn the language of literary description. There will be a ...
    • 21L.004 Major Poets, Spring 2003 

      Fuller, Mary C. (2003-06)
      Emphasis on the analytical reading of lyric poetry in England and the United States. Syllabus usually includes Shakespeare's sonnets, Donne, Keats, Dickinson, Frost, Eliot, Marianne Moore, Lowell, Rich, and Bishop. From ...
    • 21L.005 Introduction to Drama, Fall 2008 

      Fleche, Anne (2008-12)
      Drama might be described as a game played with something sacred. It tells stories that go right to the heart of what people believe about themselves. And it is enacted in the moment, which means it has an added layer of ...
    • 21L.006 American Literature, Fall 2002 

      Kelley, Wyn (2002-12)
      This is a HASS-D CI course. Like other communications-intensive courses in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, it allows students to produce 20 pages of polished writing with careful attention to revision. It also ...
    • 21L.007 World Literatures: Contact Zone, Fall 2006 

      Braithwaite, Alisa Kim (2006-12)
      World Literatures will focus on the concept of the contact zone. What happens when cultures with different ideologies and norms come into contact with each other through exploration and colonization? We will examine how ...
    • 21L.010 / 21W.730-5 Writing About Literature, Fall 2002 

      Kelley, Wyn (2002-12)
      This is a HASS –CI course. Like other communications-intensive courses in the humanities, arts, and social sciences, it allows students to produce 20 pages of polished writing with careful attention to revision. It also ...
    • 21L.011 The Film Experience, Fall 2006 

      Thorburn, David (2006-12)
      An introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion-picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of individual films. ...
    • 21L.011 The Film Experience, Fall 2007 

      Thorburn, David (2007-12)
      This course is an introduction to narrative film, emphasizing the unique properties of the movie house and the motion picture camera, the historical evolution of the film medium, and the intrinsic artistic qualities of ...
    • 21L.011 The Film Experience, Fall 2012 

      Thorburn, David (2012-12)
      This course concentrates on close analysis and criticism of a wide range of films, including works from the early silent period, documentary and avant-garde films, European art cinema, and contemporary Hollywood fare. ...
    • 21L.016 / 21M.616 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance, Spring 2007 

      Henderson, Diana; Sonenberg, Janet (2007-06)
      This class explores the creation (and creativity) of the modern scientific and cultural world through study of western Europe in the 17th century, the age of Descartes and Newton, Shakespeare, Rembrandt and Moliere. It ...
    • 21L.421 Comedy, Fall 2001 

      Kelley, Wyn (2001-12)
      Surveys a range of comic texts from different media, the cultures that produced them, and various theories of comedy. Authors and directors studied may include Aristophanes, Shakespeare, MoliSre, Austen, and Chaplin. From ...
    • 21L.421 Comedy, Spring 2001 

      Tapscott, Stephen, 1948- (2001-06)
      Surveys a range of comic texts from different media, the cultures that produced them, and various theories of comedy. Authors and directors studied may include Aristophanes, Shakespeare, Molière, Austen, and Chaplin. From ...
    • 21L.423 / 21M.223J Introduction to Anglo-American Folkmusic, Fall 2002 

      Perry, Ruth; Ruckert, George (2002-12)
      This subject will introduce students to scholarship about folk music of the British Isles and North America. We will define the qualities of "folk music" and "folk poetry," including the narrative qualities of ballads, and ...
    • 21L.448 / 21W.739J Darwin and Design, Fall 2002 

      Paradis, James (2002-12)
      In the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin gave us a model for understanding how natural objects and systems can evidence design without positing a designer: how purpose and mechanism can exist without intelligent agency. ...
    • 21L.448J / 21W.739J Darwin and Design, Fall 2009 

      Paradis, James (2009-12)
      In the Origin of Species (1859), Charles Darwin gave us a model for understanding how natural objects and systems can evidence design without positing a designer: how purpose and mechanism can exist without intelligent ...
    • 21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory, Spring 2004 

      Raman, Shankar (2004-06)
      This subject focuses on the ways in which we read, providing an overview of some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century. The course is ...
    • 21L.451 Introduction to Literary Theory, Spring 2010 

      Raman, Shankar (2010-06)
      This subject examines the ways in which we read. It introduces some of the different strategies of reading, comprehending and engaging with literary texts developed in the twentieth century, paying special attention to ...