HIST 444J (H01) - Honors/Global Citizenship: In Pursuit of Liberty

Honors/Global Citizenship

Durham   Liberal Arts :: History
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2022 - Full Term (08/29/2022 - 12/12/2022)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16234
What does it mean to be a global citizen? Are we? What are human rights? Are they universal? This honors discovery course will explore with the men and women who traveled and thought beyond the borders of their locality and their moment of time and who imagined themselves citizens of the world. We will start with early revolutions that traversed oceans and national borders. We'll read utopias that saw their world differently. In the end, we will investigate major global challenges of our own world. We will move backwards, but also forwards in history. We will read novels, and perform plays. We will listen to Beethoven and Berlioz, in class and discuss larger questions of our international community, from sustainability to diversity, as they echo through different disciplines. Course meets History major requirement for Group I or II.
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.
Registration Approval Required. Contact Instructor or Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Only listed classes in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Only the following students: Honors Program
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery), Historical Perspectives(Disc), Honors course
Instructors: Janet Polasky

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/29/2022 12/12/2022 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm HORT 445