Literature, Arts, Media, Languages
By Alain Duplouy
The objective of this graduate seminar is to bring a historiographical dimension to the training of archaeology students, by providing them with the keys to various readings of ancient Greek societies and their material culture and the way these have been constantly renewed since the nineteenth century.
By Joseph M. Alpar and Kerry Ryer-Parke
There are now more than 270 million migrants across the globe. This course used music to study critical issues of migration beyond statistical analysis and surveys.
By Eda Derhemi
For thousands of years the Mediterranean Sea has been a place where important civilizations have met and where cultures and languages have intermingled and competed.
By Marion Detjen and Dorothea von Hantelmann
Germany’s migration history of the twentieth and twenty-first century is shaped by its own denial. Until this day, and in spite of the fundamental shift of the new citizenship and residency laws in the years between 2000 and 2005, Germany cannot conceive of itself as an immigration country.
By Ariane Simard
What happens when conscientious acts move from being merely a political practice to becoming something that resembles works that are more subtle and personal? What happens when an artist’s work veers into the political realm?
By Emily Bloom and Nicole Callahan
Much like the Core Curriculum, this course aims to equip students with critical tools for approaching, reading, and striving with literary and philosophical texts—ancient as well as modern.
By Ioana Uricaru
Food is essential for life and has always been used in art and literature to fulfill emotional, visual, intellectual, and narrative functions.
By Sandra Carletti
Food and life experiences are inextricably linked. In this course, we will examine the ways in which literature uses food to represent and understand the human experience We will focus on the various symbolic functions of food associated with the images of cooking, eating, drinking, and feasting presented in these literary works.
By John Parham
This module looks at the media’s role in raising environmental awareness. It will also ask you to think about how far popular culture can encourage us towards applying ecological values in our everyday lives.
By Meghan Forbes
The contested construct of Central Europe, the violence of the two world wars, and the turbulent political environment in the region throughout the twentieth century has produced a distinct body of literature that expresses both cultural specificity and a more universal tension between unease and optimism brought about by a constant state of flux.
By Meghan Forbes
The period between the two world wars in Europe marked a moment of intensive artistic and intellectual exchange as new nations were formed, such as Czechoslovakia’s First Republic and Weimar Germany. This active learning course will examine how the Czech, German, Polish, Hungarian, and Serbo‐Croatian avant‐garde magazines contributed to international discussions about what a new Europe should be through their innovative use of photography, international typographic conventions, and translation.