Society for the Humanities (SHUM)Arts and Sciences

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SHUM 4605

In this course, you will explore nakedness as a form of protest by various social movements and in compelling fictional texts. As you analyze nakedness from ancient Greece to 21th century Africa, Asia, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 4947FGSS 4947

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16450SHUM 4605  SEM 101

SHUM 4606

This class considers the capacities and powers of skin in Africa. Students will read classic historical and ethnographic texts about practices involving skin together with range of theoretical approaches ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ANTHR 4106ASRC 4066

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16471SHUM 4606  SEM 101

SHUM 4608

This course will focus on Victorian genders with a special emphasis on masculinities. Additionally, we will spend time reading and thinking about secondary works which interrogate and historicize our principal ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 4908FGSS 4608

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16481SHUM 4608  SEM 101

SHUM 4609

The building skin separates and provides a controlled atmosphere for the interior space of a building, set off from the surrounding environment. When architecture is understood as an organism, and the ... view course details

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  • 16477SHUM 4609  SEM 101

SHUM 4610

The pervasiveness of media in and through the planet has rendered the term "media" a muddy one, situated between technics, nature, and human. This seminar develops a set of theoretical frameworks ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: STS 4610VISST 4610

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16479SHUM 4610  SEM 101

SHUM 4611

The seminar "Screening Blackness" provides a theoretical, cultural, and historical focus on "blackness" in film, media, and visual culture. Considering questions of performance, censorship, embodiment, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASRC 4611PMA 4961

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16474SHUM 4611  SEM 101

SHUM 4612

This course examines how skin and bodily margins in drama, performance art, and film shape the way we understand the human and its markers of identity, from the strange carapace that Oedipus presents in ... view course details

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  • 16490SHUM 4612  SEM 101