Summer 2017 Courses

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Classics / History / Philosophy


Classics 

Classics 2220: Classical Mythology

[Minor]
Summer Term | MWF 12:40 pm-1:35 pm | TBA | 10014
Personalities and attributes of the Greek and Roman gods and goddesses, their mythology and its influence on Western culture.
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for Classics 222. GE lit and diversity global studies course.
 
 

 

History 

History 2220: Introduction to the History of Christianity

[Major – Individual Religious Traditions, Minor]
4-week Session 1 | Online TBA | Samuel Stuart Sutherland | 21603
Introduces students to the historical study of Christianity as a religious tradition.
Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.
 

History 2351: Early Islamic Society 610-1258

[Major – Individual Religious Traditions, Minor]
4-week Session 1 | Online TBA | Elizabeth Marie Perego | 21592
Origins and early development of selected fundamental Islamic institutions in their historical and cultural context.
Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx. Not open to students with credit for 540.01. GE historical study course. 

 

History 2353: The Middle East Since 1914

[Minor]
4-week Session 1 | Online TBA | Gulsah Torunoglu | 21593
An introductory study of the political, social and cultural history and evolution of Islamic civilization since 1914. The course will examine the impact of outside power on the Middle East, as well as the region's responses to modernity; political, socioeconomic and cultural change; ideological strategy; Islamic identity and globalization; and changes in media of communication.
Prereq: English 1110.xx or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3358 or 540.05. GE historical study course. 

 

History 2475: History of the Holocaust

[Minor]
4-week Session 1 | Online TBA | Nicole Ashley Freeman | 21595
A study of the state-sponsored murder of millions of Jews and non-Jews by the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II.
Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 331 or JewshSt 2475. GE historical study course. Cross-listed in JewshSt. 
 

History 3306: History of African Christianity

[Minor]
6-week Session 2 | Online TBA | Ousman M Kobo | 21602
The development of Christianity in Africa from antiquity to the present; Christianity's interaction with Islam and indigenous religions; Mission Christianity and its aftermath.
Prereq: English 1110.xx and any History 2000-level course, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.
 

Philosophy 

 

Philosophy 2120: Asian Philosophies

[Major - Comparative/Interdisciplinary; Minor]
4-wk Ses 1 | MoWeFr 11:25AM - 2:35PM | Matthew McCall
8-wk Ses 2 | MoWeFr 11:40AM - 1:15PM | Andrew Kissel
A survey including at least three of the following philosophical systems of Asia: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Zoroastrianism, Taoism, and Confucianism.
Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 215. GE lit and diversity global studies course.