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Connections & Conflict in the Humanities I

Denham, Ingram, Robb, Tamura

A team-taught interdisciplinary course that engages critically key texts and artifacts from both the Western tradition and beyond, with topics that fall under the broad theme of revolution, from intellectual, spiritual, and artistic traditions from around the globe.  Attention to historical contexts, critical theoretical approaches, and comparative synthesis.  Introduces habits of humanistic learning as well as basic skills needed to understand a variety of humanistic discourses including written works, musical compositions, paintings and sculptures, live performances, architecture, and film and digital media.

2 credits


Required Study Trips 2018-19:
-Sapere Aude Retreat August 9-12 (Black Mountain, NC)

-Following the Sapere Aude retreat, students can participate in the STRIDE program, the international student orientation, or in their athletics team's pre-season activities that begin on-campus Sunday, Aug. 12.  Humes students not involved in another pre-orientation program must take part in a short Service Odyssey program in Charlotte, Aug. 12-15.

-Revolutionary Carolinas October 5-8 (various locations in NC, SC)

-Washington, D.C. January 9-12

-Revolutionary Metropolis March 1-9 (various locations)

¿Visit the Humanities Study Trips website for more information.


Note: Students may not add this class during the Add/Drop period.