Society for the Humanities (SHUM)Arts and Sciences

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SHUM 1110

When you're being bombed, hunted down or otherwise persecuted, can you objectively report on what's happening? Is your on-the-spot report on hell superior to testimony you give years later? Is an eyewitness ... view course details

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17380SHUM 1110  SEM 101

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SHUM 4991

What if, William Blake once asked, every bird that flies "is an immense world of delight, closed by your senses five?" Asking what real and possible worlds our habits of sensory perception exclude, Romantic ... view course details

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  • 17030SHUM 4991  SEM 101

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SHUM 4993

This course brings together the fields of sound, popular music, and performance studies in order to investigate how "racial common sense" has been constituted at various moments in U.S. cultural history. ... view course details

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  • 17020SHUM 4993  SEM 101

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SHUM 4995

The course will focus the notions of ''sensory power'' and ''politics of sensation'' through the analysis of contemporary forms of biopolitical governmentality in western democracies.The ethical-aesthetical ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17024SHUM 4995  SEM 101

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SHUM 4997

"Please Do Not Touch" is one of the signs we are most accustomed to seeing in art museums, yet the very need to make this request demonstrates how objects often invite, seek, even demand that we transgress ... view course details

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  • 17026SHUM 4997  SEM 001

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SHUM 4998

This seminar explores musical, aesthetic, physiological, and mythical  concepts associated with 'touch' in music. Focusing on the relationship between the hand of the musician and musical sound, we will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 4029MUSIC 4334

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17033SHUM 4998  SEM 101

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SHUM 6819

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  •   Combined with: ARCH 6307

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Scattered Projections: Mobile Global Cinema

  •  9166SHUM 6819  SEM 103

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