Society for the Humanities (SHUM)Arts and Sciences

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SHUM 4631

This seminar considers new directions in thinking about political authority that focus on the claims of non-state groups. It considers leading 20th century political theorists who have recognized authority ... view course details

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  • 16264SHUM 4631  SEM 101

SHUM 4632

This seminar will analyze the transition between the late Roman empire and the barbarian kingdoms in western Europe from the perspective of how rulers, intellectuals, and common people understood legitimate ... view course details

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  • 16494SHUM 4632  SEM 101

SHUM 4633

Since Stanley Milgram's famous experiments on obedience to authority conducted in the early 1960s, and arguably long before that, it's been clear that the majority of people are unreliable judges of who ... view course details

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  • 16504SHUM 4633  SEM 101

SHUM 4634

During Europe's colonial era, the modern museum emerged as a site of cultural and scientific authority. This course investigates the history of imperial collections and collectors, with a focus on Britain ... view course details

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  • 16510SHUM 4634  SEM 101

SHUM 4635

A far-reaching distrust and crisis of authority seems to be coextensive with the European Enlightenment and modernity—but what is authority? Amidst the different attempts at definition and classification, ... view course details

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  • 16524SHUM 4635  SEM 101

SHUM 4637

This seminar explores the narratives of Black girlhood in contemporary media and popular culture. This exploration will also deal with the dearth of existing narratives around Black girlhood ... view course details

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  • 16533SHUM 4637  SEM 101

SHUM 6631

This seminar considers new directions in thinking about political authority that focus on the claims of non-state groups. It considers leading 20th century political theorists who have recognized authority ... view course details

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  • 16541SHUM 6631  SEM 101

SHUM 6632

This seminar will analyze the transition between the late Roman empire and the barbarian kingdoms in western Europe from the perspective of how rulers, intellectuals, and common people understood legitimate ... view course details

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  • 16500SHUM 6632  SEM 101

SHUM 6633

Since Stanley Milgram's famous experiments on obedience to authority conducted in the early 1960s, and arguably long before that, it's been clear that the majority of people are unreliable judges of who ... view course details

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  • 16507SHUM 6633  SEM 101

SHUM 6634

During Europe's colonial era, the modern museum emerged as a site of cultural and scientific authority. This course investigates the history of imperial collections and collectors, with a focus on Britain ... view course details

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  • 16516SHUM 6634  SEM 101

SHUM 6635

A far-reaching distrust and crisis of authority seems to be coextensive with the European Enlightenment and modernity—but what is authority? Amidst the different attempts at definition and classification, ... view course details

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  • 16531SHUM 6635  SEM 101

SHUM 6637

This seminar explores the narratives of Black girlhood in contemporary media and popular culture. This exploration will also deal with the dearth of existing narratives around Black girlhood ... view course details

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  • 16536SHUM 6637  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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  •   Combined with: ARCH 6408ROMS 6380

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Urban Unplanning: The City as Text

  • 18242SHUM 6819  SEM 101