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Arts and Sciences (090)

Offering: 239.

English (350)

Works produced between the Middle Ages and the twentieth century by British and Irish writers, among them Geoffrey Chaucer, William Shakespeare, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf. Learn more.

50:350:319       Gothic Writing 
50:350:323       Romantic Drama 
50:350:373       Topics in Irish Literature 
50:350:379       Literature and Poverty in Western Cultures (D) 
50:350:382       Irish Fiction 
50:350:383       The Irish Literary Renaissance

Fine Arts

The history of painting, architecture, musical composition, opera, drama, and other art forms–a vast body of creative achievement, from the days of ancient Greece and Rome to the recent past). Learn more.

Art History (082)more
Offerings: 101, 102, 311, 313, 320, 331, 340, 342, 349 (?), 351, 352, 395.

Music (700)more
Offerings: 291, 292, 293, 294, 337. (Mozart 50:700:320 is no longer offered)

Theater (965)more
Offerings: 345, 380, 381.

Foreign Languages and Literatures

Intermediate and advanced instruction in how to read, write, and speak European languages and courses–many in English–on literature, film, and civilization, from the Middle Ages to the present. Books by Honoré Balzac, Thomas Mann, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Cervantes. The culture of Paris, Berlin, St. Petersburg, and Madrid. Learn more.

French (420)more
Offerings: all courses except for 101, 102, 108, 109, 243.

German (470)more
Offerings: all courses except for 101, 102.

Russian (860)
Offerings: all courses.

Spanish (940)more
Offerings: 121, 122, 131, 132, 201, 203, 204, 207, 300, 338, 415, 421, 426, 435.

History, European (510)

The broad sweep of Western Civilization and more specialized courses on particular countries and themes during shorter periods, ranging from ancient Greece through Renaissance Italy to modern Germany and European women. Learn more.

Offerings: all courses.

Philosophy and Religion

Interpretations of the meaning of life by profound thinkers as different from one another as Plato, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Martin Buber, and Jean-Paul Sartre. Learn more.

Philosophy (730)
Offerings: 211, 212, 303, 307, 313, 314,344.

Religion (840)
Offering: 332.

Political Science (790)

Contrasts between democratic and antidemocratic governments during the past century and in the present and the history of political theory, with attention to thinkers such as Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas,  Nicolo Machiavelli, and Karl Marx. Learn more.

Offerings: 305, 330, 380, 421, 371, 372.