Society for the Humanities (SHUM)Arts and Sciences

Showing 18 results.

Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

SHUM 3750

This course explores the practice, theory, and methodology of humanities research, critical analysis, and communication through writing and oral presentation. We will study the work and impact of humanists ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ANTHR 3950ASIAN 3375NES 3750

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17132SHUM 3750  SEM 101

    • TR
    • Ghosh, D

SHUM 4643

How do humans live with the ruins we create? What lifeways and lifeforms do ruins sustain? What forces cause the remnants of late modernity to endure or erode? Through the lens of archaeology, anthropology, ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16920SHUM 4643  SEM 101

    • T
    • Khatchadourian, L

SHUM 4644

The modern world relies on a vast array of natural resources to drive its activities, but for most of human history, animals have provided energy to people. Animals were, and often still are, the energy ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16934SHUM 4644  SEM 101

    • T
    • Kirk, A

SHUM 4645

This seminar explores the sociocultural dimensions of various flows of energy as these have shaped contemporary Indigenous experience. From nuclear power to fossil fuels, and from ethnobotanicals to gaming ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16948SHUM 4645  SEM 101

    • R
    • Powell, D

SHUM 4646

A martial artist learns movements and quirks unique to his teacher. A dancer conveys unbearable sorrow with a curve of her back. An artist's charcoal flies across the page. Horse and rider make a pirouette ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16954SHUM 4646  SEM 101

    • T
    • Prentice, R

SHUM 4647

This course explores the epochal transition from organic to mineral energy sources during the nineteenth century. The idea of an "energy transition" seems to pinpoint the underlying material transformation ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16975SHUM 4647  SEM 101

    • R
    • Ron, A

SHUM 4648

With a focus on the pivotal period from the invention of photography until World War II, this course examines the economy of work within modern visual culture. It addresses the mediation and representation ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 17013SHUM 4648  SEM 101

    • R
    • Williams, A

SHUM 4649

The concept of tradition often takes a back seat to modernity, but what does it mean to be part of a tradition? How does tradition revitalize and challenge received views and stimulate individual talent? ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 17026SHUM 4649  SEM 101

    • W
    • Redfield, J

SHUM 4800

This seminar will introduce students to the public humanities as both a disciplinary inquiry and a set of practices grounded in public and community engagement. It is intended to train cohorts of graduate ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SHUM 6800

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17240SHUM 4800  SEM 101

    • M
    • Aching, G

      Castillo, D

      Peters, S

SHUM 6643

How do humans live with the ruins we create? What lifeways and lifeforms do ruins sustain? What forces cause the remnants of late modernity to endure or erode? Through the lens of archaeology, anthropology, ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16925SHUM 6643  SEM 101

    • T
    • Khatchadourian, L

SHUM 6644

The modern world relies on a vast array of natural resources to drive its activities, but for most of human history, animals have provided energy to people. Animals were, and often still are, the energy ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16938SHUM 6644  SEM 101

    • T
    • Kirk, A

SHUM 6645

This seminar explores the sociocultural dimensions of various flows of energy as these have shaped contemporary Indigenous experience. From nuclear power to fossil fuels, and from ethnobotanicals to gaming ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16951SHUM 6645  SEM 101

    • R
    • Powell, D

SHUM 6646

A martial artist learns movements and quirks unique to his teacher. A dancer conveys unbearable sorrow with a curve of her back. An artist's charcoal flies across the page. Horse and rider make a pirouette ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16958SHUM 6646  SEM 101

    • T
    • Prentice, R

SHUM 6647

This course explores the epochal transition from organic to mineral energy sources during the nineteenth century. The idea of an "energy transition" seems to pinpoint the underlying material transformation ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 16979SHUM 6647  SEM 101

    • R
    • Ron, A

SHUM 6648

With a focus on the pivotal period from the invention of photography until World War II, this course examines the economy of work within modern visual culture. It addresses the mediation and representation ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 17016SHUM 6648  SEM 101

    • R
    • Williams, A

SHUM 6649

The concept of tradition often takes a back seat to modernity, but what does it mean to be part of a tradition? How does tradition revitalize and challenge received views and stimulate individual talent? ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  • 17030SHUM 6649  SEM 101

    • W
    • Redfield, J

SHUM 6800

This seminar will introduce students to the public humanities as both a disciplinary inquiry and a set of practices grounded in public and community engagement. It is intended to train cohorts of graduate ... view course details

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: SHUM 4800

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17241SHUM 6800  SEM 101

    • M
    • Aching, G

      Castillo, D

      Peters, S

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

View Enrollment Information

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARCH 6408ARCH 6509PMA 6619

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Edge Cities: Urban Images in Global Cinema

  • 18450SHUM 6819  SEM 101

    • W
    • Haenni, S