HC421H: Fictionality and Authenticity

Professor: Martin Klebes

4.00 credits

• CRN 21092: Monday & Wednesday, 1200-1350 @ CHA 301

This colloquium undertakes an inquiry into the concepts of fictionality and authenticity and their representation across a range of disciplines. Read more


HC421H: Attention, Perception, and Contemplation in Contemporary Art

Professor: Kate Mondloch

4.00 credits

• CRN 24922:  Friday, 1400-1650 @ CHA 202

As a range of artists, philosophers, and scientists have demonstrated in recent decades, visual attention is an active, embodied experience that far exceeds eyesight alone. Read more


HC421H: Emerson and Einstein: Interdisciplinary Artist Activists for Civil and Human Rights

Professor: Barbara Mossberg

4.00 credits

• CRN 24989: Monday, 1400-1650 @ CHA 201

Poetry and science merge, converge, blur, and blend in this study of genius that rocked - and still rocks - our world. Bursting and bending disciplines, joyously defying definitions of field - Einstein the scientist playing the violin and encouraging humanities, Emerson the poet urging study of science and history. Read more


HC434H/421H: Screening the Holocaust

Professor: Monique Balbuena

4.00 credits

• CRN 21095: Tuesday & Thursday, 1000-1150 @ VIL 101

Even before the end of WWII cinema had already begun to depict the violence and fascism coming out of Nazi Germany. Following the liberation of the camps, documentarians sought to represent the reality they encountered. Read more


HC434H/421H: African American Artists and Writers in France

Professor: Corrine Bayerl

4.00 credits

• CRN 21096: Friday, 0900-1150 @ CHA 301

This class will focus on the vibrant African-American community that emerged in Paris and Marseille between the end of WWI and the 1970s and included writers and artists such as Langston Hughes, Josephine Baker, Claude McKay, Jessie Fausset, Richard Wright, and James Baldwin. Read more


HC444H/421H: How the West Was Spun: Myth and History in the American West

Professor: Casey Shoop

4.00 credits

• CRN 24850: Tuesday & Thursday, 1200-1320 @ CHA 301

The mythic representation of the American West occupies an enduring place in American popular culture. For all its apparent familiarity, however, “the Western” remains an incredibly complex form that contains powerful and deep-seated assumptions about American national character and history, masculinity, race, class and gender. Read more


HC444H/421H: Data as Metamorphosis: Investigating with Art in Issues of Gender, Labor and Technology

Professor: Hiba Ali

4.00 credits

• CRN 25513: Tuesday & Thursday, 1400-1550 @ ED 117

In this course, we will examining the role of technology and labor as they intersect with art. Read more


HC431H: Coalitional Game Theory: An Investigation of Fairness Principles

Professor: Anne Van Den Nouweland

4.00 credits

• CRN 24877: Monday & Wednesday, 1000-1150 @ ANS 192

The words “equity” and “fairness” are often used colloquially. But what exactly do we mean when we use those words? Across different cultures and societies, we find different notions of “fairness” and “equity.” Read more


HC431H: Mental Health Screening in Schools

Professor: Randy Kamphaus

4.00 credits

• CRN 24878: Monday & Wednesday, 1200-1350 @ CON 360

Children in the U.S., and globally, are not routinely screened for mental health risk or disorder, leading to undetected problems worsening and resulting in poor interpersonal, school, career, and health outcomes. Read more


HC444H/431H: Decolonizing Knowledge & Power: The Black Radical Tradition as a Counter-Catastrophic Social Science

Professor: George Barganier

4.00 credits

• CRN 21103: Friday, 1000-1250 @ SYNCRONOUS REMOTE

This is an intensive seminar on the Black Radical Tradition. This course takes a decolonial, transdisciplinary approach to the study of knowledge and power and considers possible modes of intervention to confront the problems around inequality in society. Read more


HC444H/431H: Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: The Justice System Today

Professor: Michael Moffitt

4.00 credits

• CRN 21104: Fridays, 0900-1150 @ LIL 255

The justice system affects the lives of everyone in this country, but few have developed the ability to describe it accurately or persuasively to those without specialized training. Virtually every aspect of your liberal arts education has a role to play in predicting, understanding, and shaping the modern justice system. Read more


HC441H: Calderwood Seminar in Public Writing: Public Science

Professor: Dare Baldwin

4.00 credits

• CRN 21098: Wednesday, 1400-1750 @ CHA 101

Science is in the midst of radically reshaping itself in the direction of openness and transparency. This shift has widespread implications for scientists themselves, but also for all the many institutions and industries linked to science, including academia, publishing, health-care, technology innovation, educational practice, science-based policy-making, and science-oriented funding structures. Read more


HC441H: The Art of Data Manipulation

Professor: Rebecca Altman

4.00 credits

• CRN 21099: Monday & Wednesday, 1200-1350 @ VIL 201

Do you ever wonder what the numbers reported in the news actually mean, or where they come from? How do you know you can trust the story the numbers are telling... Read more


HC441H: The Art of Biology

Professor: Reyn Yoshioka

4.00 credits

• CRN 21100: Monday & Wednesday, 1400-1520 @ CHA 301

Often framed as separate and opposing disciplines, science and art are more similar than not. With science communication more important than ever, researchers are constantly working to find diverse and far-reaching ways to share their work. Read more


HC 441H: Sensation & Perception

Professor: Lindsay Collins

4.00 Credits

• CRN 24879: Monday & Wednesday, 1600 - 1750 @ ANS 192

Shared sensory experiences have the power to deepen interpersonal connections and to improve psychological well-being. However, the internal perception of sensory experiences and the way in which they are integrated into a meaningful worldview varies across individuals as well as cultures, throughout one’s life, and even on a moment-to-moment basis. Read more