Course Descriptions

Fall 2016

LibrlSt 901: Seminar on Philosophical Approaches to Science
Janis Eells, Professor of Biomedical Sciences


Spring 2016

LibrlSt 702: Traditions and Transformations II
“Media Transformations: Storytelling, Industry, Audience”
Tasha Oren, Professor of English


Fall 2015

LibrlST 722 Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
“Killing Time: Immortality and the Arts of Tomorrow”
Bernard Perley, Associate Professor of Anthropology

Spring 2015

LibrlSt 722 Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
“After Writing”
Stuart Moulthrop, Professor of English

LibrlSt 702 Traditions and Transformations II
“20th-Century American Im/Migrant Art, Literature and Thought”
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English


Fall 2014

LibrlSt 701 Traditions and Transformations I
“Narrating Self and Nation, 1750-1890”
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English

LibrlSt 721 Special Topics in Liberal Studies
“African Spirit Stories”
George Clark, Professor of English

Spring 2014

LibrlSt 702: Traditions and Transformations II
“Border Crossings in 20th-Century American Im/migrant Art, Literature, and Thought”
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English (Syllabus, pdf)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
“The Political Ecology of Imagination”
Tracey Heatherington, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology Syllabus, pdf


Fall 2013

LibrlSt 701: Traditions and Transformations I
A fundamental contemporary issue explored through a historical perspective; emphasis on the humanities. Interdisciplinary resources, methods, theories. Required special programs outside regular class hours.
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English Syllabus, pdf

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
“Animals in Contemporary Culture”
Lane Hall, Professor, Department of English Syllabus, PDF


Spring 2013

LibrlSt 702: Traditions and Transformations II
“Envisioning Self and Society in American Art, Literature and Thought, 1870-Present”
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English (HTML, PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Culture
“Representing Race in a Post Racial Era”
Shelleen Greene, Assistant Professor, Peck School of the Arts (PDF)


Fall 2012

LibrlSt 701: Traditions and Transformations I
“Envisioning Self and Society in American Art, Literature and Thought, 1565-1870”
Kristie Hamilton, Professor of English (HTML, PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Culture
“Public Spaces, Social Ordering, and Popular Cultures”
Joe Austin, Associate Professor of History (HTML, PDF)


Spring 2012

LibrlSt 722: Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
“Writing Revolution in Latin America and Beyond”
María del Pilar Melgarejo, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese (HTML, PDF)


Fall 2011

LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
“Another Side of Sound: Shaping Music through Artifacts, Performance and Aural Culture”
Martin J. Rosenblum, Lecturer of Music (HTML, PDF)


Spring 2011

LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
“Dimensions of Time and Space Underground”
Michael Day, Professor of Geography (HTML, PDF)


Fall 2010

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
“Imag(in)ing Youth: Childhood and Adolescence in Visual Culture”
Assistant Professor Heather Warren-Crow, Department of Visual Art (HTML, PDF)


Spring 2010

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
“Dwelling in Place and Time”
Jennifer Johung, Assistant Professor, Art History (HTML, PDF)