HUMA 513B (1HY) - Global Humanities

Global Humanities

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Humanities
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 56388
In this co-taught topics course, students will study art, philosophy, history, and cultures of a particular region of the globe, most often one underrepresented in the traditional study of Western Humanities. Students will consider internal diversity, change over time, and interactions with other regions. Topics may include Africa, the Indian Ocean, Latin America, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, South or East Asia, or associated diasporas. May be repeated if specific topic is different.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated up to 1 times.
Equivalent(s): HUMA 513A, HUMA 513C, HUMA 513D
Only listed campus in section: Durham, Manchester
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, World Cultures(Discovery), Scheduled meeting time, Online with some campus visits, EUNH
Instructors: STAFF

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MW 11:10am - 12:00pm ONLINE
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 F 11:10am - 12:00pm HORT 215
Additional Course Details: 

This will be a co-taught, interdisciplinary course in which we study the vibrant politics, history and literary, artistic, and religious traditions of the Middle East. We will examine Arabic-, Turkish-, Persian-, and Hebrew-speaking cultures, emphasizing their connections and interactions with each other and with other world regions and cultures.

This section might meet in person should students wish, but only outside weather permitting. Otherwise, we will meet online via zoom.