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NOVELS INTO FILM

Through comparisons and a short study of key film techniques, students learn how to “read” a film.

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This course is an introduction to contemporary Russia, beginning with a study of the revolutions of 1917. Topics studied are Marxist-Leninist theory in practice, Stalin’s dictatorship and the rise...

Beginning with the reign of Louis XIV, students examine 18th-century European society. We explore how the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment challenged the ideas of the Old Regime and...

This course introduces students to the unique process by which American governments develop policies to address the nation’s most...

This course examines how history — and its conflicts — can be understood through the artistic objects that societies create. This course examines art from the 19th and 20th centuries,...

This course provides a survey of the origins and evolution of capitalism in a global world up to the present, with emphasis on the political economies of the West. Students examine the ideas of...

An advanced civilization reaches its peak. Failing to notice the early warning signs of a seismic global shift, the country’s leaders engage in a series of costly military adventures, and then...

This course examines the culture, politics and society of the Greek city-states during the early and classical periods. The course...

This course surveys the rise and fall of the Roman...

This course examines the imperial interests, race and gender relations, and cultural influences and exchanges that manifested during the era known as Colonial America. Though the course, by the...

The course begins with the breakup of the Ottoman Empire and examines the rise of Arab nationalism and the struggle against foreign domination. The strategic and economic importance of the region...