Great Books of Love Fall 2018
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FALL 2018 FEATURED SEMINAR:

GRBK 2000. Intro to Great Books
"Great Books of Love"

Prof. Helena Feder, Department of English
GE:HU (80091) Th 6-8:30

Love is one of the most inexplicable, and enduring, phenomena of nature and culture. This multidisciplinary, team-taught seminar will consider the idea of love from the ancient to the modern world, through a variety of genres and cultures. All texts will be read and taught in English.

  • Song of Solomon, with Prof. Laura Mazow (ANTH)
  • Ovid. Art of Love, with Prof. Lisa Ellison (CLAS)
  • Plato. Symposium, with Prof. John Collins (PHIL)
  • Shakespeare. Twelfth Night, or What You Will, with Prof. Tom Herron (ENGL)
  • Jane Austen. Sense and Sensibility, with Prof. Helena Feder (ENGL)
  • Kahlil Gibran. Broken Wings, with Prof. Mona Russell (HIST)
  • Thomas Mann. Death in Venice, with Prof. David Smith (GERM)

CLAS 2000 Intro to the Classics

J. Stevens  80802 .601 DE

CLAS 2220 Great Works of Ancient Lit I: Greece

L. Ellison  80874 .001 MWF 2:00-2:50  Bate 1016

ENGL 2100 Major British Writers

T. Herron  80146 .001 TTh 2:00-3:15  Bate 2021

ENGL 2200 Major American Writers

E. Shields  80180 .001 MWF 11:00-11:50  Bate 1021

ENGL 3090 Shakespeare: Tragedies

D. Wilson-Okamura  80382 .001 MWF 10:00-10:50  Rawl 202

ENGL 3600 The Classics from Homer to Dante

D. Wilson-Okamura  80385 .001 MWF 11-11:50  Rawl 202

FORL 2680 German Literature in Translation: Brothers Grimm

D. Smith  80882 .001 TTh 2:00-3:15  Bate 1026

HIST 3405 History of Ancient Greece to 146 BC

F. Romer  84867. 001 MWF 1:00-1:50  B D109

PHIL 3331 Modern Philosophy

K. Ferguson  85283. 001 TTh 2:00-3:15  B D104

PHIL 3350 Great Philosopher (Tao Te Ching of Lao-Tzu)

H. Jacoby  85294. 001 MWF 11-11:50  B D104

POLS 2070 Intro to Political Theory

N. Spalding  80787. 001 MWF 12:00-12:50  B D105

RELI 2692 Buddhism

D. Maher  85300. 001 TTh 11:00-12:15  TBA

RELI 2695 Intro to the Old Testament

85269. 001 MWF 1:00-1:50  B D308


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