Society for the Humanities (SHUM)Arts and Sciences

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SHUM 2750

This seminar offers an introduction to the humanities by exploring the historical, cultural, social and political stakes of the Society for the Humanities annual focal theme. Students will consider novels, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 2750ENGL 2950GOVT 2755

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Energy

  • 18121SHUM 2750  SEM 101

SHUM 4638

From The Walking Dead to 28 Weeks Later, zombies are king. These monsters are more than pop culture fluff. This course considers how zombies serve as a symptom of and metaphor for anthropogenic climate ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 4968SHUM 6638

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16950SHUM 4638  SEM 101

SHUM 4639

Ever-increasing global interconnection drives some of the most pressing political and ethical questions of our time. This seminar centers on two intersecting areas of inquiry. The first deals with the ... view course details

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  • 17011SHUM 4639  SEM 101

SHUM 4640

This course examines contemporary literary and cultural memory work that mediates the emergence of nuclear energy in Asia and the Pacific after World War Two as a transpacific settler colonial and racial ... view course details

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  • 16968SHUM 4640  SEM 101

SHUM 4641

This seminar explores Latin American political violence since the 1970s, focusing on the role technology played in internal conflicts called "Dirty Wars," in which the state employed extrajudicial violence ... view course details

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  • 17018SHUM 4641  SEM 101

SHUM 4642

This course addresses psychoanalytic understandings of psychic energy, its sources and functions, and its manifestations as mania or psychosis. Students will be introduced to foundational psychoanalysts: ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4642ENGL 4962SHUM 6642

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16973SHUM 4642  SEM 101

SHUM 6308

Expanded Practice Seminars bring students and faculty in the humanities and the design disciplines together around a common and pressing urban issue such as the cultural and material practices induced ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARCH 6308ARCH 6408COML 6369

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Climate Imaginaries and Migration in the Caribbean

  • 18082SHUM 6308  SEM 101

SHUM 6638

From The Walking Dead to 28 Weeks Later, zombies are king. These monsters are more than pop culture fluff. This course considers how zombies serve as a symptom of and metaphor for anthropogenic climate ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 4968SHUM 4638

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16952SHUM 6638  SEM 101

SHUM 6639

Ever-increasing global interconnection drives some of the most pressing political and ethical questions of our time. This seminar centers on two intersecting areas of inquiry. The first deals with the ... view course details

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  • 17014SHUM 6639  SEM 101

SHUM 6640

This course examines contemporary literary and cultural memory work that mediates the emergence of nuclear energy in Asia and the Pacific after World War Two as a transpacific settler colonial and racial ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 16971SHUM 6640  SEM 101

SHUM 6641

This seminar explores Latin American political violence since the 1970s, focusing on the role technology played in internal conflicts called "Dirty Wars," in which the state employed extrajudicial violence ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17021SHUM 6641  SEM 101

SHUM 6642

This course addresses psychoanalytic understandings of psychic energy, its sources and functions, and its manifestations as mania or psychosis. Students will be introduced to foundational psychoanalysts: ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: COML 4642ENGL 4962SHUM 4642

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16976SHUM 6642  SEM 101