Great new Honors courses in spring 2014: Global Trends, Climate, Evolution, Russia, Comparative Elections, Age-Friendly Cities, Gothic Fiction, Mississippi Delta, Rock’n Roll & Sex, Power and Performance

Honors Colloquia

Environment and Human Evolution & Our Vulnerable Planet

  • BIOL 475, CRN 01217 / GEOG 475, CRN 39754 / GEOL 475, CRN 39755: Environment & Human Evolution, Dr. Jennifer Cole, TR 2.20-3.40pm, EST 349
  • GEOG 475, CRN 39752 / GEOL 475, CRN 39753: Our Vulnerable Planet, Dr. Jennifer Cole, TR 9.35-10.55am, EST 349
  • no prerequisites, interdisciplinary & interactive, appropriate for science and non-science majors

20th Century Russia, Comparative Elections & Age Friendly Cities

  • HIST 438, CRN 39835: 20th Century Russia, Dr. Marko Dumancic, MWF 11.30-12.25, Cherry 204: A survey of the decline of Imperial Russia, the age of Revolution, and the maturation of the Soviet state.
  • PS 460, CRN 40223: Comparative Elections and Voting, Dr. Timothy Rich, MWF, 11.30-12.25, Grise 339
  • GERO 495, CRN 38933: Age Friendly Cities, Dr. Kelly Fitzgerald, blended course: 146 minutes of online instruction per week + 4 meetings on Fridays 1-3pm: Jan 31, Feb 28, Mar 21, Apr 18: Offers hands on experience with World Health Organization (WHO) project

Gothic Fiction, Rock and Roll & Sex, Power and Performance

  • ENG 399, CRN 38991: Gothic Fiction, Dr. Sandra Hughes, TR 2.20-3.40, Cherry 001
  • GEOG 475, CRN 39757: Geography of 1960s Rock and Roll, Dr. David Keeling, Wed, 4-7.10pm, EST 260
  • MUS 430, CRN 35744: Music Literature: Rock and Roll, Prof. Scott Harris, TR 12.45-20.5, FAC 354
  • THEA 349, CRN 40075: Sex, Power & Performance, Prof. Carol Jordan, MWF 9.10-10.05, Gordon Wilson 311: An exploration of how theatrical performance has been used in different contexts to reinforce or challenge societal ideas of power, sexuality and gender (Prerequisites: Sophomore standing; Honors students or minimum 3.2 GPA)
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