Inspiring, Innovative & Imaginative: A Sampling of Fall 2023 CLA Classes
Welcome back, Gophers! The College of Liberal Arts is proud to host a diverse range of courses, allowing deep dives into important and exciting topics, from LGBTQ literature to the history of rock music. Here are ten intriguing classes we’re teaching this semester.
Study race and ethnicity in order to rethink foundational ideas, histories, and movements in United States society and beyond.
Watch and analyze films from France, Southern Europe, the Maghreb, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Levant that tackle migration.
Explore the geography of biodiversity and productivity, from conspicuous species to those that cause human disease and economic hardship.
Examine a selection of poetry, prose, and film to explore how LGBTQIA life in the US has changed significantly over the past few decades.
Discover the impacts of ecological crisis while learning how advocacy takes shape locally, nationally, and globally, embark on field trips and hear from local leaders.
Explore the impact digital games have on our culture and society as one of the fastest-growing sectors of the entertainment media industry.
Dive into the musical, cultural, and historical evolution of rock music and related pop forms, from progressive rock to disco to hip-hop.
Learn strategies for identifying your most important goals while exploring research on happiness.
In stark contrast to the erroneous weight-focused “freshman 15,” this holistic framework uses a biopsychosocial framework to examine personal health influences and choices.
Examine societal perceptions of developmental and acquired communication disorders, including Autism, Motor Speech Disorders, Hearing Impairments, and more.