Summer 2017 Undergraduate Courses

Comparative Studies

Comparative Studies 1100 Introduction to the Humanities: Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Multiple Sections

Explores the role of literature and the arts in constructing, maintaining, and questioning the values and beliefs of diverse cultures and historical periods; topics vary.  GE Literature and Diversity: Global Studies. Honors version.

*Other sections of 1100 can be found on buckeye link

Comparative Studies 2101 Literature and Society

Multiple Sections

Through readings, films, and extensive class discussion, the course explores the relationship between literature and society. Organized around five novels and five accompanying films, students will read texts from different regions of the world and cultural contexts, addressing their social implications and political conditions. Class discussions will turn on questions of social critique, representations of culture and community, and discourses of social relation and justice. Prereq: Honors standing, and English 1110 (110) or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 2101 (201, 201H). GE lit and diversity global studies

Comparative Studies 2367.04 Science and Technology in American Culture

MoWeFr 11:25AM - 2:35PM | Enarson Classroom Building 202 | Katherine Hendy

Role of science and technology in contemporary American society; their relationship to human values; sources of concern about their impact; evaluation of selected issues. GE Writing and Communication: Level 2 and Cultures and Ideas and Diversity: Social Diversity in the US. Honors version.
*Other sections of 2367.04 can be found on buckeye link

Comparative Studies 2367.07 Religious Diversity in the U.S.

MoWeFr  3:00PM– 5:05PM | Hagerty Hall 359 | Amanda Randhawa

Exploration of the concept of religious freedom and the position of minority religious groups in American society. GE Writing and Communication: Level 2 and Cultures and Ideas and Diversity: Social Diversity in the US.
*Other sections of 2367.07 can be found on buckeye link

Comparative Studies 2367.08 American Identity in the World

MoWeFr 9:50AM - 1:00PM | Campbell Hall 271 | Zeynep Aydogdu

American culture viewed from inside and from the perspective of foreign cultures, as seen in literature, film, art, music, journalism, folklore, and popular culture. GE Writing and Communication: Level 2 and Cultures and Ideas and Diversity: Social Diversity in the US. Honors version.
*Other sections of 2367.08 can be found on buckeye link

Comparative Studies 3646 Cultures, Natures, Technologies

MoWeFr 11:25AM - 2:35PM | Mendenhall Lab 173 | Robert Livingston 

Cultural perspectives on issues related to technology, nature, and culture; examines cultural approaches to uses of technology and their relation to natural and human worlds.
Prereq: English 1110 (110), or equiv. GE cultures and ideas course.

Comparative Studies 4193 Individual Studies

TBA | TBA | Katherine Borland

Investigation of the social, political, and cultural contexts of the development of popular musics in the U.S. GE Visual and Performing Arts and Diversity: Social Diversity in the US.

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