HUMA 444F (01) - Travelers in the Premodern World

Travelers in Premodern World

Durham   Liberal Arts :: Humanities
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2021 - Full Term (08/30/2021 - 12/13/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 14699
Travel is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. This course explores the human experience of travel using materials originating from across premodern world. Students investigate materials ranging from maps and pilgrimage accounts, to poetry and stories to understand what has compelled people to undertake the often perilous road. In the process, they consider the role of travel in cultural contact, communication, exchange, and the generation an spread of knowledge. Writing intensive.
Section Comments: Open only to new freshmen in June. Continuing students who will be freshmen or sophomores in the fall may register when WEBCAT registration re-opens in mid-July.
You must sign up in the Dept Office before registering through WEBCAT.
Only listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, World Cultures(Discovery), Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Ann Zimo

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/30/2021 12/13/2021 MWF 2:10pm - 3:00pm MURK 118
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