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Art History

Undergraduate Courses

ARTH 1138: Introduction to Art History: 15th Century – Present (Charlotte Gray)

Survey of art and architecture from the fifteenth century to present day.

Monday & Wednesday: 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm (online)

ARTH 3340: Baroque Art (Elizabeth Athens)

Art and architecture of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries with emphasis on Italy, Netherlands, France, and Spain.

Mondays & Wednesdays: 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm (ARTB 106)

ARTH 3710: Islamic Art History (Kathryn Moore)

A survey of arts associated with Islam from the life of Muhammad in the seventh century through the early modern period, with an emphasis upon the Middle East, North Africa, and the Iberian Peninsula

Mondays & Wednesdays: 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm (ARTB 107)

Graduate Courses


Undergraduate Courses

ENGL 1103W: Renaissance and Modern Western Literature (V. Penelope Pelizzon)

A writing intensive course which focuses on literature in the European tradition from the Renaissance through the modern periods.

Mondays: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm (MCHU 110)

ENGL 1503: Introduction to Shakespeare (Mary Gallucci)

Introductory survey of representative Shakespeare plays and poetry.

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays: 9:05 am - 9:55 am (AUST 103)

ENGL 2100: British Literature I (Robert Hasenfratz & Mary Gallucci)

British literature, medieval through 18th century.  Intended to provide preparation for more advanced courses in British literature.  Strongly recommended for English majors.

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:30 am - 10:45 am (BCH 317)

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays: 11:15 am - 12:05 pm (AUST 202)

ENGL 2200: Literature and Culture of North America before 1800 (Wayne Franklin)

An examination of the early written and oral culture of the area that eventually became the United States.

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays: 12:20 pm - 1:10 pm (JONS 229)

ENGL 3503: Shakespeare I (Greg Semenza)

Romantic comedies and principal tragedies.

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm (GENT 119E)

Graduate Courses

Hebrew and Judaic Studies

Undergraduate Courses

HEJS 3241: Jewish Magic: from Late Antiquity through the Early Modern Period (Susan Einbinder)

Jewish magical beliefs and practices from the rabbinic period through the early modern period.  Texts include spells, kabbalistic lore, magical books, incantations, legends, prayers, medical texts, and exempla.

Tuesdays: 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm (MONT 113)



Undergraduate Courses

HIST 2206: History of Science (Katharine Beene)

Development of modern science and technology in relation to culture, politics, and social issues (16th century to present)

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 3:30 pm - 4:45pm (BCH 443)


HIST 3502W: Colonial America: Natives, Slaves, and Settlers, 1492 – 1760 (Elisabeth Davis)

The legacy of Columbus, creative survival of Native Americans in the face of disease and warfare, religious utopianism, and the profit motive in colonization.  The growth of a distinctive Anglo-American political culture, gender, and family relation and entrenchment of racial caste systems.

Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays: 9:05 am - 9:55 am

Graduate Courses

HIST 5195: Topics in History: Readings in the Early modern Indo-Atlantic Maritime World (Matt Mckenzie)

This course will focus on the foundational and new scholarship detailing the creation of the Indo-Atlantic maritime system. Spanning roughly 1350-1750, this course will analyze studies of how, why, and to what consequences Europeans expanded into and engaged with Indian Ocean trading networks, African trading networks, the rise of the Atlantic slave trade, American colonization, and the rise of inter-imperial trade and smuggling.

Wednesdays: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (GENT 101)

Italian Language and Cultural Studies

Undergraduate Courses

ILCS 3248: The Italian Novella (Andrea Celli)

Survey of the novella from the Middle Ages to the 20th century.  The course explores the cross-cultural origins of the genre and the influence of the Italian novella on other European literary traditions.  Taught is English (Italian readings optional).

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 11:00 am - 12:15 pm (CAST 204)



Graduate Courses

MUSI 5366: Choral Literature from 1600 to 1800 (James Spillane)

Historical-analytical study of choral compositions: 1600 - 1800.


Undergraduate Courses

PHIL 2222: Early Modern European Philosophy (Lionel Shapiro)

Central philosophical issues as discussed by philosophers such as Descartes, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, and Kant.

Mondays & Wednesdays: 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm (STRS 002)


Undergraduate Courses

SPAN 3262: Studies in Spanish Golden Age Literature (Rosa Chinchilla)

Readings and discussions of specific aspects of Golden Age literature.

Tuesdays & Thursdays: 9:30 am - 10:45 am (OAK 107)