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Humanities Fall 2015

The discipline of humanities is the study of human intellectual and artistic creativity and what the resulting artistic forms reveal about the human experience. This field of study draws on other disciplines such as history, fine arts, literature, intellectual history, music, foreign languages, theology, and philosophy to see how the several artistic forms communicate and work together to give an in-depth record of the meaning of human life in the past and present. The discipline also emphasizes the relationship between the arts, culture, and society. A background in humanities is helpful in preparing for employment in education, business, government, civil and foreign service, tourism, and in preparation for graduate studies. Select courses may be used to fulfill General Education humanities requirements for Associate in Science, Associate in Arts, and Associate in Applied Science degrees.

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Humanities Courses • Spring 2016

HUM 1010: Humanities Through the Arts HH


Studies the media and compositional elements of the various art forms (literature, music, visual arts, theater, film, dance, and architecture), for greater understanding and enjoyment. Teaches how to interpret artistic meaning by analyzing artworks formally as well as in their historical contexts, such as the predominant subject matters and styles of their period. Encourages students to integrate the arts into their daily lives habitually, so that they become lifelong learners and educators. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
20264 1 MWF 08:00 am-08:50 am

CB 504

Poulton, Charlotte J
10392 2 TR 08:30 am-09:45 am CB 512 Fossum, Eric Paul
21739 3 TR 08:30 am-09:45 am CB 504 Firmage, Edwin J
20275 4 MWF 09:00 am-09:50 am CB 512 Reed, Katherine Maryrose
10393 5 MWF 09:00 am-09:50 am LA 204 Poulton, Charlotte J
24889 6 MWF 09:00 am-09:50 am CB 504 STAFF
27528 7 MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am LA 208 Sharp, Ashli A

10401

8 MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am LA 214 Hall, Steven A
21311 9 MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am LA 225 Reed, Katherine Maryrose
27529 10 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am LA 208 Karl, Alexandra
20277 11 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am LA 214 Giesenkirchen Sawyer, Michaela

21313

12 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am LA 108 Robertson, Eric J
23625 13 MWF 11:00 am-11:50 am CB 512 Reed, Katherine Maryrose
17819 14 MWF 11:00 am-11:50 am CB 504 Bernhard, Randall Lee
22635 15 T 11:30 am-12:45 pm LA 103 Lawson, Kimberli M
20267 16 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm

LA 203

Robertson, Eric J
20266 17 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm CB 512 Karl, Alexandra
26873 18 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm CB 513 Firmage, Edwin J
20269 19 MWF 12:00 pm-12:50 pm LA 205 Sharp, Ashli A
27530 20 MWF 12:00 pm-12:50 pm CB 512 Bernhard, Randall Lee
24892 21 MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm LA 110 Reed, Katherine Maryrose
22637 22 T 01:00 pm-02:15 pm WB 106 Lawson, Kimberli M
23626 23 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm LA 024 Simon, Leslie S
27531 24 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm WB 271 Abbott, Scott H
20268 25 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm CB 513 Giesenkirchen Sawyer, Michaela
27269 26 MWF 02:00 pm-02:50 pm CB 513 STAFF
27270 27 TR 02:30 pm-03:45 pm LA 212 Simon, Leslie S
10396 28 TR 02:30 pm-03:45 pm LA 231 Giesenkirchen Sawyer, Michaela
26872 29 TR 02:30 pm-03:45 pm LA 230

Caldiero, Alex

22638 30 TR 04:00 pm-05:15 pm CB 513ol C2 STAFF
27532 31 TR 04:00 pm-05:15 pm LA 112 STAFF
23906

151

TR 07:00 am-08:15 am BA 204 Fossum, Eric Paul
18391 601 M 05:00 pm-07:30 pm CB 504 STAFF
27271 602 MW 05:00 pm-07:30 pm CB 512 STAFF
10408 603 T 06:00 pm-08:30 pm LA 125 Barclay, Linda J
27527 604 W 05:00 pm-07:30 pm CB 504 Astin, Noreen N
24038 605 R 06:00 pm-08:30 pm CB 512 STAFF
14698 J40 MTWRF TBA HSUC Paz, Julie Ann
23917

V11

TR 07:00 am-08:15 am WC 214 Fossum, Eric Paul
23918 V12 TR 07:00 am-08:15 am HSADV Fossum, Eric Paul
25084 X01 TBA TBA TBA Lawson, Kimberli M

HUM 101G: Humanities Through the Arts HH GI

Studies the media and compositional elements of the various art forms (literature, music, visual arts, theater, film, dance, and architecture), for greater understanding and enjoyment. Teaches how to interpret artistic meaning by analyzing artworks formally as well as in their historical contexts, such as the predominant subject matters and styles of their period. Encourages students to integrate the arts into their daily lives habitually, so that they become lifelong learners and educators. Places emphasis on the global, trans- and intercultural nature of human creativity and its impacts. 3 Credits


CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
21158 1 MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am LA 235 Abunuwara, Kimberly D
21159 2 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am LA 107 Caldiero, Alex
27526 3 MWF 11:00 am-11:50 am LA 203 Sharp, Ashli A
21166 4 MW 01:00 pm-02:15 pm LA 228 Staff
25862 5 TR 02:30 pm-03:45 pm CB 513 Robertson, Eric J

HUM 101H: Humanities Through the Arts (Honors)


Studies the media and compositional elements of the various art forms (literature, music, visual arts, theater, film, dance, and architecture), for greater understanding and enjoyment. Teaches how to interpret artistic meaning by analyzing artworks formally as well as in their historical contexts, such as the predominant subject matters and styles of their period. Encourages students to integrate the arts into their daily lives habitually, so that they become lifelong learners and educators. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
26228 1 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm LA 024 Simon, Leslie S

HUM 201G: World History Through the Arts I HH GI


Studies early societies through the 1600s, as the first part of a two-part series which examines world civilizations through the arts. Explores formative creative events in history and their relationships to modern issues. Presents perspectives of traditional humanistic values of arts and ideas. Investigates how others have dealt with problems that humans faced in the past, and possible strategies for problem solving that might aid students today. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
24893 1 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am LA 225 Firmage, Edwin J

HUM 2020: World History Through the Arts II HH


Studies societies from the 1600s, as the second part of a two-part series which examines world civilizations through the arts. Explores formative creative events in history and their relationships to modern issues. Presents perspectives of traditional humanistic values of arts and ideas. Investigates how others have dealt with problems that humans face in the past, and possible strategies for problem solving that might aid students today. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
27272 1 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm TBA Staff

HUM 202G: World History Through the Arts II GI


Studies societies from the 1600s, including non-Western societies, as the second part of a two-part series which examines world civilizations through the arts. Explores formative creative events in history and their relationships to modern issues. Presents perspectives of traditional humanistic values of arts and ideas. Investigates how others have dealt with problems that humans face in the past, and possible strategies for problem solving that might aid students today. Promotes understanding of the global, trans- and intercultural nature of human creativity and its impacts. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
27273 1 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm LA 108 Fossum, Eric Paul

HUM 204G: Art Form Focus II HH GI: Correspondences Between Music, Painting, & Society


Surveys the nature, history, and possibilities of one specific art form, such as painting, sculpture, theater, architecture, dance, music, or literature, in the context of the influence that art forms exert on each other. Deals with characteristics of a chosen art form after 1500 in more depth than Hum 1010 or 2020 can, while highlighting how creative events in human history always are in dialogue both with the social discourses of their times and with each other. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
27274 1 MWF 01:00 pm-01:50 pm LA 219 Bernhard, Randall Lee
27525 2 MW 02:30 am-3:45 pm LA 113 Reed, Katherine Maryrose
27819 3 TR 01:00 pm-01:50 pm LA 106 Karl, Alexandra

HUM 320R: American Pragmatism


Prerequisite(s):
(PHIL 1000 or PHIL 100H or PHIL 2050 or PHIL 205H or PHIL 205G or PHIL 2110 or PHIL 2150 or instructor approval) and University Advanced Standing

Introduces students to various philosophical themes and figures unique to classical American Philosophy and American Pragmatism. Focuses on assorted thematic topics characteristic of American Pragmatism, as well as the work of the American transcendental school and various philosophical writings from American women, such as Jane Addams, and African-American philosophers, such as Alain Locke. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
25067 601 W 06:00 pm-08:30 pm CB 102 Giesenkirchen Sawyer, Michaela

HUM 325R: Modern Chinese History


Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 or at least sophomore status) and University Advanced Standing

Studies the literature, philosophy, and arts of a particular geographical area. Topics vary. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits toward graduation with different topics. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
25291 1 MW 02:30 pm-03:45 pm LA 115 Liang, Yunxiang

HUM 330R: Weimar Republic 


Prerequisite(s):
(ENGL 2010 or ENGL 2020 or at least sophomore status) and University Advanced Standing

Studies a particular period within the humanities (such as the medieval world, Romanticism, or Modernism). Involves study of more than one art form (e.g., music, art, and literature) or discipline (such as literature and philosophy) from during the chosen period. Topics vary. Repeatable, with different topics, toward graduation. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
26134 1 TR 10:00 am-11:15 am LA 235 Abbott, Scott H

HUM 400R: Humanism and Posthumanism


Prerequisite(s):
At least junior standing and University Advanced Standing
Prerequisite(s) or Corequisite(s):
ENG 2010 or ENGL 2020

Explores Humanism or Posthumanism across the arts and their diverse cultural history. Defines humanism as varieties of the traditional view that Man is the measure of all things, and Posthumanism as an umbrella term for recent theoretical approaches within the humanities that challenge this view, for instance by placing humanity in the context of global or universal, intrinsically diverse and self-generating, scientific, technological, or ecological systems. May compare aspects of humanism throughout space and time, in its diverse cultural manifestations, or may focus on a twenty-first-century view of these long traditions. May also choose the example of the humanistic or posthumanistic aspects of a single time period, culture, or interdisciplinary oeuvre. Offers an opportunity to advanced students to synthesize, critique, and strengthen their own viewpoints, and to expand their interdisciplinary understanding of human expression, in response to the most fundamental or recent currents within intellectual history. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits toward graduation. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
27275 1 TR 01:00 pm-02:15 pm CB 512 Caldiero, Alex

HUM 414R: Filthy Victorians


On sufficient demand. 3 Credits

 

CRN SEC DAYS TIMES ROOM INSTRUCTOR
27276 1 TR 11:30 am-12:45 pm CB 504 Simon, Leslie S