Society for the Humanities (SHUM)Arts and Sciences

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SHUM 4619

This course examines the way audiotape both corrupted and enabled the aesthetic and political culture of the 1970s. The possibilities of editing (via the cut, the loop, or the overdub) on one hand, and ... view course details

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  • 16471SHUM 4619  SEM 101

SHUM 4620

In this seminar we will sustain a particular reading of post-1984 Mexico-US border cultural production as "undocumentation." Specifically, we will focus on performance, conceptual, and cinematic practices ... view course details

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  • 16489SHUM 4620  SEM 101

SHUM 4621

A survey of digital media scholarship from 1970 to 2000 that takes as its focal point Joyce's 1922 novel, Ulysses—one of the most influential literary works of the 20th century—this seminar investigates ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 4997

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16478SHUM 4621  SEM 101

SHUM 4622

The course reads theoretical texts on liberalism, neoliberalism, and corruption in dialogue with science fiction/fantasy narratives, literary and visual. We will study how the aesthetic features of these ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COML 4618

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16480SHUM 4622  SEM 101

SHUM 4623

As the English East India Company conquered vast Indian territories in the late 1700s, it was besieged with allegations of corruption against its leading officials. This course will examine the origins ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 4465HIST 4723

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16482SHUM 4623  SEM 101

SHUM 4624

Different polities incarcerate in different ways. This seminar puts prisons into their wider political contexts, considering them as sites for wider debates about rights, tyranny, corruption and slavery, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HIST 4724

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16486SHUM 4624  SEM 101

SHUM 6819

Urban Representation Labs are intended to bring students and faculty into direct contact with complex urban representations spanning a wide media spectrum and evoking a broad set of humanist discourses. ... view course details

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  • Topic: Mapping Urban Memory in an Ahistorical Age

  • 17092SHUM 6819  SEM 101

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