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University Seminars Fall 2017

This page was last updated on May 24, 2017 and is subject to change. New information will be added as it is received from departments.

Africana Studies

AFST 13181-1 Education for Peace and Justice
Instructor: Maria McKenna
Social Science University Seminar

American Studies

AMST 13184-1 Exploring America’s National Parks
Instructor: Annie Coleman
History University Seminar

AMST 13184-2 Memorial Mania: History, Memory, and Feeling in Contemporary America
Instructor: Erika Doss
History University Seminar

Anthropology

ANTH 13181-1 Human Impact on the Environment: Past, Present and Future
Instructor: Donna Glowacki
Social Science University Seminar

ANTH 13181-2 Martial Arts and Global Media
Instructor: Eric Haanstad
Social Science University Seminar

ANTH 13181-3 Exploring Anthropology: World-making in Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature
Instructor: Meredith Chesson
Social Science University Seminar

Art History

ARHI 13182-1 What is an Image?
Instructor: Marius Hauknes
Fine Arts University Seminar

Classics

CLAS 13186-1 Metamorphosis in Literature and Art: Ovid and his Echoes
Instructor: W. Martin Bloomer
Literature University Seminar

CLAS 13186-2 The Myth of Troy
Instructor: Elizabeth Mazurek
Literature University Seminar

Economics

ECON 13181-2 Social Science University Seminar
Instructor: William Leahy
Social Science University Seminar

ECON 13181-3 China and the U.S. in a Globalizing World
Instructor: Wyatt Brooks
Social Science University Seminar

English

ENGL 13186-1 Biography/Autobiography: One’s Life Story
Instructor: Fr. Edward Malloy
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-2 Language in America
Instructor: Tim Machan
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-3 Spy Fictions
Instructor: Ian Newman
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-5 On the Road: The History of Quest Literature
Instructor: Gregory Kucich
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-6 Crime and Detection in British and American Fiction
Instructor: Susan Harris
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-7 Knowing the World through the Novel
Instructor: Sara Maurer
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-8 Mystery Fiction
Instructor: Margaret Doody
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-9 The Art of the American Short Story
Instructor: Valerie Sayers
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-10 Introduction to Medieval English Literature
Instructor: Kathryn Kerby-Fulton
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-11 The British Novel
Instructor: David Thomas
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-12 On the Move: Migration in American Literature
Instructor: Francisco Robles
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-13 The Extraordinary Americas: “Magic” and Reality in 20th and 21st-Century Latina/o and Latin-American Literature
Instructor: Sarah Quesada
Literature University Seminar

ENGL 13186-14 The Black First Person
Instructor: Mark Sanders
Literature University Seminar

Film, Television, and Theatre

FTT 13182-1 Peter Pan and Cultural Constructions of Childhood
Instructor: Susan Ohmer
Fine Arts University Seminar

FTT 13182-2 History of Chicago Theater
Instructor: Marcus Stephens
Fine Arts University Seminar

German

GE 13186-1 Greek Drama
Instructor: Vittorio Hösle
Literature University Seminar

GE 13186-2 Greek and Roman Drama
Instructor: Vittorio Hösle
Literature University Seminar

History

HIST 13184-1 Europe in the Twentieth Century – Approaching History Through Novels, Memoirs, and Film
Instructor: Thomas Kselman
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-2 Modern France
Instructor: Katie Jarvis
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-3 Modern European Catholicism
Instructor: Sarah Shortall
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-4 The Triumph of Technique?
Instructor: Robert E. Sullivan
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-5 Where East Meets West: The Silk Road, Western Missionaries, and Opium Wars
Instructor: Liang Cai
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-6 American Founders
Instructor: Jake Lundberg
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-7 Opportunity Lost
Instructor: Richard Pierce
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-8 Gandhi
Instructor: Nikhil Menon
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-9 Puritans in Popular Culture
Instructor: Catherine Cangany
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-10 Presidents and Presidential Character from FDR to Clinton
Instructor: Bill Miscamble
History University Seminar

HIST 13184-11 History of American Gentrification
Instructor: Mike Amezcua
History University Seminar

Irish Language and Literature

IRLL 13186-1 Violence and Accommodation in the Literature of Tudor-Stuart Ireland
Instructor: Sarah McKibben
Literature University Seminar

IRLL 13186-2 Violence and Accommodation in the Literature of Tudor-Stuart Ireland
Instructor: Sarah McKibben
Literature University Seminar

East Asian Languages and Literatures

LLEA 13186-1 Japanese Ghost Stories
Instructor: David Humphrey
Literature University Seminar

LLEA 13186-2 Love in Traditional Chinese Literature
Instructor: Liangyan Ge
Literature University Seminar

Romance Languages and Literatures

LLRO 13186-1 The Contemporary French Novel
Instructor: Sonja Stojanovic
Literature University Seminar

LLRO 13186-2 On Interpretation: The Art of Caressing Art
Instructor: Louis MacKenzie
Literature University Seminar

LLRO 13186-3 Imaginary Worlds and Fantastic Travels
Instructor: Sabrina Ferri
Literature University Seminar

Mathematics

MATH 13187-1 Mathematics University Seminar
Instructor: Sonja Mapes Szekelyhidi
Math University Seminar

Arabic Language and Literature

MELC 13186-1 The Arabian Nights
Instructor: Li Guo
Literature University Seminar

Music

MUS 13182-1 Music and the Reformation
Instructor: Mary Frandsen
Fine Arts University Seminar

Philosophy

PHIL 13185-1: What is the Human Being?
Instructor: Katharina Kraus
Philosophy University Seminar

PHIL 13185-2: Philoosphy University Seminar
Instructor: Blake Roeber

PHIL 13185-3: Philosophy University Seminar
Instructor: Stephen Watson
Philosophy University Seminar

Program in Liberal Studies

PLS 13186-1 Ancient Greece: literature, philosophy, historiography
Instructor: Francesca Bordogna
Literature University Seminar

PLS 13186-2 Ancient Greece: literature, philosophy, historiography
Instructor: Francesca Bordogna
Literature University Seminar

Political Science

POLS 13181-1 Democracy and Religion
Instructor: Andrew Gould
Social Science University Seminar

POLS 13181-2 Identity Politics
Instructor: Michael Hoffman
Social Science University Seminar

POLS 13181-5 Law and Justice Among Nations
Instructor: Emilia Powell
Social Science University Seminar

POLS 13181-6 U.S. Foreign Policy
Instructor: Daniel Lindley
Social Science University Seminar

POLS 13181-7 America and the World
Instructor: Eugene Gholz
Social Science University Seminar

POLS 13181-8 Political Theory of Homer’s Iliad
Instructor: Sotirios Barber
Social Science University Seminar

POLS 13181-9 The Economics and Politics of Consumption and Happiness
Instructor: Amitava Dutt
Social Science University Seminar

Psychology

PSY 13181-1 Controversies in Developmental Psychology
Instructor: Jeanne Day
Social Science University Seminar

PSY 13181-2 The Art of Using Language
Instructor: Kathleen Eberhard
Social Science University Seminar

PSY 13181-3 Adolescence
Instructor: Dawn Gondoli
Social Science University Seminar

PSY 13181-4 Sustainability Psychology and Practice: Persuasion, Nudges and Ecological Attachment
Instructor: Darcia Narvaez
Social Science University Seminar

Russian Language and Literature

RU 13186-1 Star-Crossed Lovers: Sex, Courtship and Marriage in Russian Literature
Instructor: Thomas Marullo
Literature University Seminar

Sociology

SOC 13181-1 Contemporary Educational Issues
Instructor: Mark Berends
Social Science University Seminar

SOC 13181-2 Comparative Moral Systems
Instructor: David Gibson
Social Science University Seminar

SOC 13181-4 Sustainable Wisdom, Civilization, and the Good Life
Instructor: Eugene Halton
Social Science University Seminar

SOC 13181-5 Objects Matter
Instructor: Terence McDonnell
Social Science University Seminar

SOC 13181-6 Gender and Sexuality in Families
Instructor: Elizabeth McClintock
Social Science University Seminar

Theology

THEO 13183-1 Theology University Seminar
Instructor: Gerald McKenny
Theology University Seminar

THEO 13183-2 Foundations of Theology: The Biblical Narrative of the Good News of the Reign of God
Instructor: Neil Arner
Theology University Seminar

THEO 13183-3 Theology University Seminar
Instructor:Khaled Anatolios
Theology University Seminar

THEO 13183-4 Theology University Seminar
Instructor: Francesca Murphy
Theology University Seminar

THEO 13183-5 Foundations of Theology
Instructor: Michael Connors, CSC
Theology University Seminar

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