Colloquia Winter 2021

HC 421H: Emerson and Einstein, Interdisciplinary Artist Activists: An Inquiry into Genius

Professor: Barbara Mossberg

4.00 credits

• CRN 22629: Monday & Wednesday, 1415-1545 @ REMOTE

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


 

HC 421H: Hildegard of Bingen, 12th-c Female Polymath

Professor: Lisa Wolverton

4.00 credits

• CRN 22630: Tuesday & Thursday, 1415-1545 @ REMOTE

This course will examine the life and works of Hildegard of Bingen, the twelfth-century abbess and polymath. Read more


 

HC 421H: Color as Cultural Labor

Professor: Esther Hagenlocher

4.00 credits

• CRN 22631: Monday & Wednesday, 1015-1145 @ REMOTE

This course borrows its title from the invitation, by the late Felix Gonzales-Torres, to look upon all creative practices simply as 'cultural labor,' regardless of specialization, is today more relevant than ever. This notion Read more


 

HC 421H: Modernity Goes to School

Professor: Martin Klebes

4.00 credits

• CRN 26362: Monday & Wednesday, 0815-0945 @ REMOTE

In this Colloquium we will trace the devolution of the Bildungsroman, the novel of education, formation, and coming of age, in modernity. Read more


 

HC 434H/421H: Representing the Holocaust

Professor: Monique Balbuena

4.00 credits

• CRN 22632: Tuesday & Thursday, 1015-1145 @ REMOTE

Graduation Requirement:  This class will fulfill an Arts & Letters Colloquium and a Global Perspectives (GP) area of inquiry requirement.  If the student has already taken an Arts & Letters Colloquium, this class will fulfill both of the following requirements:  an Elective Colloquium and a GP area of inquiry. Read more


 

HC 434H/431H: Biography as History: Analyzing African Political Leadership since the 1950s

Professor: A.B. Assensoh

4.00 credits

• CRN 22633: Wednesday, 1415-1645 @ REMOTE

Graduation Requirement:  This class will fulfill a Social Science Colloquium and a Global Perspectives (GP) area of inquiry requirement.  If the student has already taken a Social Science Colloquium, this class will fulfill both of the following requirements:  an Elective Colloquium and a GP area of inquiry. African political leadership is one of the least understood historical-cum-political phenomena. Read more


 

HC 441H: Oxygen

Professor: Victoria DeRose

4.00 credits

• CRN 22637: Tuesday & Thursday, 1415-1545 @ REMOTE

Oxygen, the breath of life, once poisoned the earth. The Great Oxygenation Event of over billion years ago that began an oxygenic atmosphere is also termed the Read more


 

HC 441H : Who am I? A Genetic Inquiry

Professor: Amy Connolly

4.00 credits

• CRN 22638: Tuesday & Thursday, 1015-1145 @ REMOTE

“Who Am I?” You may have asked yourself this question repeatedly in your life and found a myriad of ways to answer it. In this class, we will be looking at how commercially available services like 23andMe answer this question by looking at your genes. Read more


 

HC 441H : Calderwood Seminars Public Writing: Public Science

Professor: Dare Baldwin

4.00 credits

• CRN 22639: Wednesday, 1415-1655 @ REMOTE

Scientific practices are currently undergoing radical change. Among other things, such changes alter best practice in scientific communication. One key source of changes that are afoot lies in growing recognition that many, and possibly even most, reported scientific findings are not reproducible. Read more


 

HC 444H/431H : Reacting to the Past: Native Nations

Professor: Kevin Hatfield

4.00 credits

• CRN 22642: Tuesday & Thursday, 1615-1745 @ REMOTE

Graduation RequirementThis class will fulfill a Social Science Colloquium and a US: Difference, Inequality, Agency (US) area of inquiry requirement.  If the student has already taken a Social Science Colloquium, this class will fulfill both of the following requirements:  an Elective Colloquium and a US area of inquiry. Read more


 

HC 444H/431H: Calderwood Seminars Public Writing: Writing for Social Justice

Professor: Carol Stabile

4.00 credits

• CRN 22643: Friday, 1015-1255 @ REMOTE

Graduation Requirement:  This class will fulfill a Social Science Colloquium and a US: Difference, Inequality, Agency (US) area of inquiry requirement.  If the student has already taken a Social Science Colloquium, this class will fulfill both of the following requirements:  an Elective Colloquium and a US area of inquiry. Read more


 

HC 444H/431H: Transdisciplinary Problem-Solving in Public Health

Professor: Elizabeth Budd

4.00 credits

• CRN 22644: Monday, 1415-1650 @ REMOTE

Graduation Requirement:  This class will fulfill a Social Science Colloquium and a US: Difference, Inequality, Agency (US) area of inquiry requirement. If the student has already taken a Social Science Colloquium, this class will fulfill both of the following requirements:  an Elective Colloquium and a US area of inquiryRead more


 

HC 444H/431H: Populism, Fascism, and Antifascism

Professor: Joe Lowndes

4.00 credits

• CRN 22645: Tuesday & Thursday, 1015-1145 @ REMOTE

Graduation Requirement:  This class will fulfill a Social Science Colloquium and a US: Difference, Inequality, Agency (US) area of inquiry requirement.  If the student has already taken a Social Science Colloquium, this class will fulfill both of the following requirements:  an Elective Colloquium and a US area of inquiry. Read more


 

HC 444H/431H: Calderwood Seminars Public Writing: The Justice System Today

Professor: Michael Moffitt

4.00 credits

• CRN 26813: Friday, 1215-1450 @ REMOTE

Graduation RequirementThis class will fulfill a Social Science Colloquium and a US: Difference, Inequality, Agency (US) area of inquiry requirement. If the student has already taken a Social Science Colloquium, this class will fulfill both of the following requirements:  an Elective Colloquium and a US area of inquiry Read more