Society for the Humanities (SHUM)Arts and Sciences

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SHUM 4601

How did the Armenian Genocide transform from an event that sparked massive international humanitarian intervention into one largely forgotten? What role have Islamized Armenians played in this debate, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: NES 4601

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17094SHUM 4601  SEM 101

SHUM 4602

Exploring questions of narrative perspective in relation to embodied desire, this seminar will weave together four different areas of study: theories of perspective, focalization, narrative voice, and ... view course details

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  • 17114SHUM 4602  SEM 101

SHUM 4603

This course explores the representation of the skin in the visual arts from the Renaissance up until the mid-19th century. Drawing upon analytical resources from multiple disciplines, it will consider ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: VISST 4663

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17122SHUM 4603  SEM 101

SHUM 4604

This seminar focuses on the question of skin as legible sign or narrative, a reading that resonates within philosophy, theology, and the arts. Philosophers often disembody meaning, but feminist and queer ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: RELST 4614

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17304SHUM 4604  SEM 101

SHUM 6308

This seminar explores the symbolic and political tensions and contradictions inherent in the motif of the island, in relation to both its contrast and conflation with the theme of the urban. Cuba stands, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 6073

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Cuba as Project: Urban, Political, and Environment

  • 18117SHUM 6308  SEM 101