Reading and Composition (R&C)

Undergraduate

41E: Forms of the Cinema

Global Cinema and Human Rights

Tu/W/Th 03:00-05:30 223 Dwinelle Instructor: Irina Popescu

Session D:   July 3rd-August 11th

Global Cinema and Human Rights

What are human rights? How did this concept begin and where? How can film engage with human rights as a discourse and a practice? » read more »

Course Catalog Number: 15021

N 60.001AC: Topics in the Literature of American Cultures

American Horror Stories

Tu/W/Th 03:00-05:30 209 Dwinelle Instructor: Jordan Greenwald

Session D:  July 3rd-August 11th.

This course will trace the legacy of an American genre, the horror story, from the nineteenth century to the present.

We begin with famous writers of the American Renaissance (Hawthorne, Irving, Poe) and inquire about why the horrors of Dark Romanticism are at the very roots of American literary culture. What is it about the cultural and physical landscape of nineteenth-century United States that makes it so fertile for the writing of horror? » read more »

Course Catalog Number: 11274

N 60.002AC: Topics in the Literature of American Cultures

Other Americas: American Cultures through Utopian Fiction

Tu/W/Th 01:00-03:30 205 Dwinelle Instructor: Howard Fisher

Session D:  July 3rd-August 11th.

“I’ve seen justice for all genders and classes and sexualities, and it was as alien to me as the extra-terrestrial creatures who practiced it. This image of justice sprang from my own imagination, taking place on another planet, in another time, for a species of people very unlike humans. » read more »

Course Catalog Number: 11275

N 60.003AC: Topics in the Literature of American Cultures

American Mythologies: Superheroes, Anti-Heroes, and Ordinary Folk

Tu/W/Th/10:00-12:30 255 Dwinelle Instructor: Keith Budner

Session D:  July 3rd-August 11th.

Who are America’s heroes? Are they caped crusaders and cowboys, or are they of a more ordinary sort – oddball schoolmasters like Ichabod Crane and country lawyers like Atticus Finch? » read more »

Course Catalog Number: 11276