Intimacy, At a Distance – Class Touches on History of Sexual Roles and Practices
Ever wonder where our cultural ideas of sex and sexuality came from? And who established the “modernity of sexuality” and the “accepted” ideas of sexual identity? Students in the class History of Sex Traditions explored the creation of those concepts and the birth of the binaries that are being unpicked and undone today.
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MU227 – Topics in Music/Topics in Religion: Music, The Supernatural, and Otherworldly Realms
How do people use sound and music to access alternate states of consciousness and otherworldly realms? MU227 explores the connection between music, sacred soundscapes, and spiritual perception. It examines the role of sound and melody in conjuring mystical and extrasensory states of being across social and regional contexts.
MB101 – The Science and Ethics of Genetics
In this course, we will look at the science of genetics; from the earliest discoveries to cutting edge advances. We will also discuss the many ways the field of genetics intersects with a myriad of issues; turning a critical eye towards the ethical considerations of genetic research and applications.
AH120 – Global Architecture I: Pyramids to Cathedrals 3000 BCE-1400 CE
AH120 explores the architecture and engineering of pre-industrial societies from a global perspective, vernacular structures, how they expressed the values of their respective civilizations, how they were built, and contemporary attempts to understand and/or reproduce the technologies and building practices of the past.
PH360 – Philosophy and Psychoanalysis
PH360 explores how our unconscious dynamics come into play in sexuality, the construction of the self, and what constitutes psychological health. We examine Freud’s invention of psychoanalysis, self psychology, intersubjectivity, the implications of a psychoanalytic understanding of human nature for ethics, and more.
Colorado College recognizes and honors the original inhabitants who first settled in the area and who called the nearby highest mountain “Tava,” the original name given by the Ute people to what is now known as Pikes Peak. At CC, we respect all peoples and strive to grow as a unique and welcoming community.