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    Studies in the Humanities

    Applicable for the 2020-2021 academic year.

    Courses

    Studies in Humanities

    HS101 Aikido

    A Japanese martial art based on principles of resolving any form of conflict nonviolently. Physical movements are related to ethical considerations as a student learns to react without harming a partner or being harmed in turn. Maximum of 1/2 unit may be counted towards graduation. (Not offered 2020-21).

    .25 unit

    HS112 Visual Culture - Theory & Practice

    Visual Culture explores the connections between fine art and a wide variety of contemporary images. Course assignments combine visual analysis, readings, and discussion with creative projects. Students will examine different media to explore the following topics: illusion and reality, the ideal, image and text, gender, architecture and public spaces. This course was formerly listed as AS 110 Topics in Studio Art: Visual Culture. (Not offered 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS113 Beginning Book Arts

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: $65 Lab Fee.

    1 unit

    HS115 Introduction to Film

    Film in its formal dimensions, narrative and non-narrative (documentary, experimental). How meaning and pleasure are created visually. Emphasis on film style: the shot, mise-en-scene, cinematography, editing (montage) and sound. (Not offered 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS118 Gender & Communications

    This course investigates the differences and similarities between male and female communication in contemporary American society within the framework of communication and feminist theory from a number of contexts, including interpersonal communication in family contexts and the work environment, public communication about gender in the media, and interpersonal and mediated communication in the education system. (Not offered 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS120 Renaissance Culture

    Study of the emergence of modern culture through an interdisciplinary course taught by six faculty members. Discussion of the classical and Christian origins of the Renaissance and of the new science and philosophy which set the groundwork for the modern outlook. Disciplines represented are art, history, literature, music, politics and religion. Students may receive separate grades for each block of this course, but must be enrolled in all the blocks in order to receive credit. (Not offered 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: First Year Experience Course. Must take both blocks for credit.

    1 unit

    HS142 Interpretation of Mythology and Fairy Tales

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS180 Revolution in the Arts

    Multidisciplinary study of change in the arts of western civilization through the examination of selected eras of major aesthetic transformation. The course will focus on four media selected from dance, drama, film, literature, music and the visual arts. The study of artistic genres, styles and forms in specific historical contexts will focus on the adaptability of human sensibilities to new aesthetic ideas in the context of accepted artistic traditions. (Not offered 2020-21).

    2 units

    HS202 Topics in Literature:

    Block 1 Rilke. Block 2 Mythology & Media. (Not offered 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS208 Music and Multicultural Literature

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS215 Film History and Theory NOW FS 315

    Film in its material, historical and theoretical dimensions, from its beginnings to the present. Growth of the film industry; the American studio system; European avant-garde cinema; world cinema; auteurism; film and popular culture; problems of genre. Film theory: the nature of the medium; its major theorists - Griffith, Eisenstein, Arnheim, Bazin, Kracauer, Metz, Mulvey, etc. (Not offered 2020-21).

    1 to 3 units

    HS217 Creating the Self

    An exploration of Heinz Kohut's psychoanalytic theory of how selves are developed, how they can be injured and fall into pathologies, and how this theory of the self can be used in the interpretation of culture, especially philosophy, music, and literature. (Not offered 2020-21).

    .5 unit

    HS218 Psyche and Symbol: The World of C

    Psyche, Symbol, Dream: C.G. Jung and Archetypal Psychology. An introduction to the depth psychology of C.G. Jung, including his notions of the structure of the personal and collective unconscious, the function of archetypes and dreams in development and healing, and the transcendent function as it relates to the individuation process. Contemporary advances in Jungian work in such areas as ecopsychology, soul psychology and Jungian feminist thought will also be considered.

    1 unit

    HS220 The Art, Culture and Civilizations of Sothern Spain

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS223 The Psyche & The Self

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: 1.00H.

    1 unit

    HS224 The Art of Peru (in Peru)

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: (Interview Required).

    1 unit

    HS230 Discovering the Unconscious

    Major psychoanalytic perspectives of the late 19th and 20th centuries on the concept of the unconscious in theory, case studies, and fiction. Emphasis on unconscious processes as they relate to the formation of identity. Readings from such authors as Freud, Jung, Klein, Winnicott, Kohut, and Yalom. (Not offered 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS231 Art Hist and Photography in Ecuador

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: $3,000 not including airfare. Physically fit & can swim.

    1 unit

    HS233 Songwriting

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    .5 unit

    HS235 Sex and Politics in Contemporary Italian Culture

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS245 Art History and Photography in Argentina

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS265 Paris-Florence: Myth and Memory of the European Cultural Cente

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

    1 unit

    HS282 Music & the Mind

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS310 The Writing Institute: Understand/Use/Enjoy Language

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 to 3 units

    HS370 Independent Study: Advanced Topics in Psychoanalysis

    An exploration of one or two major theorists of the unconscious in relation to philosophy, psychology, literature and/or the arts.

    1 unit — Dobson

    HS500 Theater: Past & Present

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS501 Special Studio Problems: Drawing and Painting

    1 unit

    HS502 Special Studio Problems: Photography and Filmmaking

    1 unit

    HS503 Literature of the River

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS505 Fight the Power

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS506 Spanish Cultural Context, Oral Expression and Critical Analysis

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

    2 units

    HS507 Topics in Ethnomusicology:

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS508 Topics in Literature:

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS509 Industrial America

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS510 American Architecture

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS511 Advanced Latin - Ovid

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS512 Studies in Cinema I & II:

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    .25 to .5 units

    HS515 Classical Mythology in Art and Literature

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: Experienced Teachers.

    1 unit

    HS516 The Trickster in Folklore and Literature

    1 unit

    HS518 Colloquium:

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: Experienced Teachers.

    .25 to .5 units

    HS519 History of Photography

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS520 MAT:

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    .25 to 1 unit

    HS521 Photography

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS522 Cinema I

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    .25 unit

    HS523 Colloquium: Empire and Power Readings in Latin

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    .5 unit

    HS525 Colloquium: Juvenal

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    .25 unit

    HS526 Empire and Power: Individual and Family in Ancient Rome

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS528 Summer Dance Intensive

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS530 Japanese Culture

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS531 Teaching Latin Methods

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    .25 to .5 units

    HS532 A Wandering Nest: Travel

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS533 Roman Epicureanism in the Late Republic

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS535 Dante & Michelangelo

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    1 unit

    HS536 Colloquium: Medieval Latin

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    .25 unit

    HS540 Independent Humanities Institute

    1 unit

    HS541 Arts & Humanities Institute

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: Graduates Only.

    1 to 2 units

    HS580 Hamlet & his Legacies

    (Summer only 2020-21).

    Prerequisite: Experienced Teachers.

    1 unit