Summer Courses to Catch Your Interest
A sampling of intriguing courses offered by CLA departments during Summer 2022:
Explore how environmental thinking became social-political force through German literature/culture, with comparisons to global or U.S. developments.
Explore the genre variations of Scandinavian crime novels and films against a background of peaceful welfare states.
Explore why the American Dream continues to be such a powerful and compelling idea in the United States and around the world.
Pair anthropology texts and science fiction stories to explore the relevance of biological anthropology, social anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and archaeology to humanity’s future.
Analyze film/video made by American Indian writers, directors, and producers within contexts of tribally specific cultures/histories and US culture/film history.
Chart soccer's unlikely rise to global prominence and explore what it can tell us about people, games, and ethics all around the world today.
Explore how artisanal, biological, chemical, communications, energy, environment, electronic, industrial, military, space and transportation technologies are explained in terms of economic, social, political and scientific causes/effects.