Courses – Spring 2010

The following is a list of courses for the Spring 2010 semester categorized by School of Thought.

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Contents

Cognitive Science (CS)

  • Coding Images: An Introduction to Programming in C through Image Manipulation and Creation ~ CS-0110
  • Philosophy and the Emotions ~ CS-0118
  • Language Acquisition ~ CS-0125
  • Psychology of Perception ~ CS-0147
  • Computer Animation I ~ CS-0174
  • Aliens: Close Encounter of the Multidisciplinary Kind ~ CS-0177
  • Consuming Childhood ~ CS-0185
  • Philosophy of Mind ~ CS-0202
  • Linguistic Data Collection: Field Methods ~ CS-0209
  • Art Programming: Creating Art Using the Medium of Computers ~ CS-0210
  • Improving TheHub ~ CS-0214
  • Research Experience in Psychology: Understanding Autobiographical Memory ~ CS-0217
  • The Behavior and Evolution of Dogs ~ CS-0225
  • The Structure of Words: Evidence from Hebrew, Arabic and English ~ CS-0228
  • Child Psychology: How Did I Get Like This? ~ CS-0232
  • Teaching Science in Urban Schools ~ CS-0253
  • Genetic Programming ~ CS-0254
  • Political Culture ~ CS-0257
  • Cognitive Psychology ~ CS-0265
  • Bringing Astronomy Down to Earth: The art of communicating science using electronic media ~ CS-0267
  • Advanced Web Design: Building Complex Web Pages and Sites ~ CS-0272
  • Bioacoustics ~ CS-0274
  • Sex on the Brain: Gender, Sex and Biology ~ CS-0278
  • Looking at Classrooms: Educational Research, Program Evaluation, and Improvement ~ CS-0283
  • Journalism and Modernism ~ CS-0288
  • Brain and Cognition II: Electrophysiology of Mind ~ CS-0313
  • Advanced Field Methods in Animal Behavior ~ CS-0326
  • Stress Across Cultures Seminar ~ CS-0384

Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies (HACU)

  • Chorus ~ HACU-0101
  • Introduction to Writing ~ HACU-0103
  • Introduction to Drawing ~ HACU-0106
  • Introduction to Media Production: Too Big for Words ~ HACU-0109
  • Investigating Women’s Art ~ HACU-0112
  • The Anatomy of Pictures: Visual Cultures ~ HACU-0120
  • Reading Generically: Modern Short Prose ~ HACU-0137
  • Architecture Backwards & Forwards: Transforming Old Buildings for Contemporary Culture ~ HACU-0148
  • Introduction to “Asia” Through Music and Performing Arts ~ HACU-0149
  • Making Dances ~ HACU-0151
  • Subjectivity and/or Diversity: First-Person Narrative in Film ~ HACU-0153
  • Introduction to Philosophy ~ HACU-0154
  • Introduction to Film Studies: The History of American Cinema 1895-1960 ~ HACU-0155
  • Moby-Dick and Its Afterlife ~ HACU-0159
  • The English Bible ~ HACU-0161
  • Myth, Belief, and Reality in World Literature ~ HACU-0172
  • The Politics of Popular Culture ~ HACU-0183
  • Literature of Crime and Detection ~ HACU-0185
  • The Rise of Jewish Secular Culture ~ HACU-0190
  • Ancient Ireland ~ HACU-0193
  • Topics in Comparative Religion ~ HACU-0197
  • Artists’ Books ~ HACU-0201
  • Contemporary/Modern Dance Techiques II: Advanced Beginning ~ HACU-0202
  • Group Improvisation: Introduction to Creative Dance ~ HACU-0203
  • Artists’ Books ~ HACU-0204
  • American Strings: Old Time and Bluegrass ~ HACU-0205
  • Writing the Civil War ~ HACU-0206
  • Introduction to Painting ~ HACU-0208
  • Video I ~ HACU-0209
  • Film Workshop I ~ HACU-0210
  • Still Photography Workshop I: Analogue ~ HACU-0211
  • Contemporary/Modern Dance IV: High Intermediate Modern Dance Techniques ~ HACU-0216
  • Colonization in Eye-Witness Accounts (ca. 1500-1800) ~ HACU-0218
  • Samba Ensemble ~ HACU-0219
  • Photography and the East ~ HACU-0224
  • American Literature at the Turn of the 20th Century ~ HACU-0225
  • To Be Queer, Black, & Beautiful: The Transgressive Black Body in Black Diasporic Literature ~ HACU-0237
  • Audio Culture: Theories and Practices in Music Now ~ HACU-0238
  • Jazz Improvisational Orchestra ~ HACU-0239
  • The Personal Essay ~ HACU-0240
  • J-pop and Beyond: Japanese Popular Culture in the Transnational Context ~ HACU-0246
  • Introduction to Modern Buddhism: Orientalism, Buddhist Psychotherapy, Brain Activities of Tibetan Monks ~ HACU-0250
  • Digital Photography II ~ HACU-0253
  • Still Photography Workshop II ~ HACU-0254
  • Media Production II: Documentary Practice ~ HACU-0255
  • The Task of the Translator ~ HACU-0259
  • Americans Abroad: U.S. Exceptionalism, Foreign Policy and the Literary Imagination ~ HACU-0263
  • Tonal Music Theory II ~ HACU-0265
  • Jazz Tap Dancing America: History and Practice ~ HACU-0266
  • The Idea of Europe: Readings in the 20th Century Novel ~ HACU-0275
  • Brecht and Beckett, and Benjamin and Adorno ~ HACU-0276
  • Fanon and After ~ HACU-0277
  • The (Post)Racial State: Ideology, Politics, and the Media ~ HACU-0280
  • Theory Practice–Immediate Site–Video/Sound Installation + Performance ~ HACU-0282
  • The Nineteenth-Century Novel and the British Empire ~ HACU-0283
  • Figure Painting and Drawing Workshop: The Figure and Contemporary Art ~ HACU-0284
  • Laban Movement Analysis ~ HACU-0285
  • Paris and the Banlieues: Cityscape and Diaspora in French and Francophone Cinema ~ HACU-0287
  • The Bioapparatus ~ HACU-0291
  • Literature, Violence, and the State ~ HACU-0293
  • Embodied Imagination ~ HACU-0294
  • Yoga: Philosophy, Religion, Literature ~ HACU-0297
  • Division II Independent Projects in Film, Photography, Video and Installation ~ HACU-0299
  • Advanced Studio Projects:Reconsidering the Every Day ~ HACU-0305
  • Think. See. Do–Concentrations in Studio Architecture ~ HACU-0307
  • Marking Place: Case Studies in Modern and Contemporary Art, Architecture, Performance, and Design ~ HACU-0319
  • Computer Music 2 ~ HACU-0331
  • Film/Photography/Video Studies Seminar ~ HACU-0399

Interdisciplinary Arts (IA)

  • Elementary Spanish ~ IA-0101
  • Elementary Spanish II ~ IA-0102
  • Introduction to Writing ~ IA-0103
  • Elementary Chinese II ~ IA-0112
  • Elementary Yiddish ~ IA-0118
  • Sculpture Foundation ~ IA-0120
  • American Sign Language Level II ~ IA-0124
  • Playwriting ~ IA-0131
  • Sequential Imagery I ~ IA-0159
  • Drawing Foundation ~ IA-0160
  • Living For Tomorrow I: cultural contestations, gender politics and the AIDS epidemic ~ IA-0161
  • Out of Character: Writing and Performing the Monologue ~ IA-0170
  • Design Fundamentals ~ IA-0180
  • Social Entrepreneurship Part II ~ IA-0193
  • Intermediate Spanish I ~ IA-0201
  • Intermediate Spanish II ~ IA-0202
  • Teaching Art in The Elementary School ~ IA-0211
  • Formative narratives in times of a pandemic: human conundrum and HIV realities ~ IA-0212
  • A Century of British and Irish Drama ~ IA-0213
  • ACTivism: Theatre As Social Change ~ IA-0214
  • Hip Hop Theatre – UMASS ~ IA-0215
  • Practices of Dramaturgy ~ IA-0225
  • Storytelling As Performance: Voice, Body, Narrative ~ IA-0228
  • Object and Environment ~ IA-0229
  • Setting the Stage: Three Planks and a Passion ~ IA-0230
  • The Practice of Literary Journalism ~ IA-0236
  • Appropriate Technology in the World ~ IA-0237
  • Digital Art: Multimedia, Malleability and Interactivity ~ IA-0241
  • East African Popular Culture ~ IA-0249
  • Intermediate Drawing ~ IA-0257
  • Electronics and Assistive Technology ~ IA-0259
  • The Past Remembered: Photographs, Facts and Fictions 1935-1943 ~ IA-0264
  • Short Story Fiction Workshop ~ IA-0280
  • Poetry Workshop ~ IA-0286
  • Poetry and Childhood ~ IA-0289
  • Writing the Fantastic: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror ~ IA-0295
  • Mysterious Fictions: writing about secrets ~ IA-0298
  • Third Year Chinese II ~ IA-0312
  • Advanced Swahili for Development Policy Studies ~ IA-0329
  • Advanced Sculpture: Emphasis on the Figure ~ IA-0330
  • Advanced Seminar in Writing ~ IA-399A

Lemelson Program (LM)

  • Women’s Fabrication Skills ~ LM-0143
  • Design Fundamentals ~ LM-0180
  • Social Entrepreneurship Part II ~ LM-0193
  • Appropriate Technology in the World ~ LM-0237
  • Electronics and Assistive Technology ~ LM-0259

Natural Science (NS)

  • Chemicals in Your Food: The Good, the Bad, and the Indifferent ~ NS-0114
  • Understanding Cultural and Linguistic Competence as a Central Strategy to Address Health Disparities ~ NS-0128
  • Bodies, Guts and Bones: A Biocultural Approach to Diet and Nutrition ~ NS-0134
  • Health in America pre- and post-contact ~ NS-0138
  • Tree Rings and Climate Change ~ NS-0151
  • Sustainable Water Resources ~ NS-0157
  • Structure of Randomness ~ NS-0167
  • Aliens: Close Encounters of the Multidisciplinary Kind ~ NS-0177
  • Ever Since Darwin ~ NS-0198
  • Chemistry II ~ NS-0203
  • Ecology ~ NS-0207
  • Climate Change: Exploring the Science and Solutions ~ NS-0211
  • The Politics, Geography and Management of New England Natural Areas ~ NS-0215
  • Field techniques in fisheries ecology, conservation, and management ~ NS-0216
  • Comparative Animal Physiology with Lab ~ NS-0221
  • Astrophysics I: Stars and Galaxies ~ NS-0228
  • Sex, Gender, and Evolutionary Biology ~ NS-0240
  • Epidemiology ~ NS-0248
  • Teaching Science in Urban Schools ~ NS-0253
  • Calculus II ~ NS-0261
  • Statistics ~ NS-0265
  • Bringing Astronomy Down to Earth: The art of communicating science using electronic media ~ NS-0267
  • Elements of Sustainability ~ NS-0276
  • Sex on the Brain: Gender, Sex and Biology ~ NS-0278
  • Food Microbiology ~ NS-0290
  • Molecular Ecology ~ NS-0293
  • Complex Function Theory ~ NS-0318
  • Math Book Seminar: Advanced Calculus ~ NS-0325
  • Bodies, Guts and Bones: A Biocultural Approach to Diet and Nutrition ~ NS-0334
  • Hybridization and Hybrid Zones ~ NS-0346
  • Tree Rings and Climate Change ~ NS-0351
  • Sustainable Water Resources ~ NS-0357
  • Environmental Resources Seminar ~ NS-0365
  • Environmental Chemistry ~ NS-0366
  • Stress Across Cultures Seminar ~ NS-0384
  • New Ways of Knowing Integrative Seminar ~ NS-386I
  • Zymurgy ~ NS-0396
  • Ever Since Darwin ~ NS-0398

Outdoor Programs and Recreational Activities (OPRA)

  • Beginning Shotokan Karate ~ OPRA-0101
  • Intermediate Shotokan Karate ~ OPRA-0102
  • Gentle Rejuvenative Yoga ~ OPRA-0106
  • Intermediate/Advanced Yoga ~ OPRA-0107
  • Aikido ~ OPRA-0113
  • Beginning Kyudo ~ OPRA-0115
  • Intermediate Kyudo ~ OPRA-0116
  • Iaido: The Art of the Japanese Sword ~ OPRA-0117
  • R.A.D.: Basic Self-Defense for Women ~ OPRA-0118
  • T’ai Chi ~ OPRA-0120
  • Beginning Whitewater Kayaking ~ OPRA-0123
  • Beginning Whitewater Kayaking ~ OPRA-0124
  • Beyond Beginning Whitewater Kayaking ~ OPRA-0126
  • Backcountry Navigation ~ OPRA-0130
  • Outdoor Adventure Sampler ~ OPRA-0132
  • Beginning Swimming ~ OPRA-0141
  • Lifeguard Training ~ OPRA-0145
  • Trail Running ~ OPRA-0147
  • Open Water SCUBA Certification ~ OPRA-0149
  • Top Rope Climbing ~ OPRA-0151
  • Top Rope Climbing ~ OPRA-0152
  • Lead Rock Climbing ~ OPRA-0156
  • Mountain Biking ~ OPRA-0157
  • Ice Climbing ~ OPRA-0158
  • Bicycle Maintenance ~ OPRA-0161
  • Winter Camping and Travel ~ OPRA-0163
  • Beginning Spinning ~ OPRA-0164
  • Intermediate Spinning ~ OPRA-0165
  • Basic Fitness and Training ~ OPRA-0174
  • Strength Training ~ OPRA-0176
  • Fundamentals of Basketball ~ OPRA-0181
  • Fundamentals of Tennis ~ OPRA-0185
  • Outdoor Leadership ~ OPRA-0218

Social Science (SS)

  • Religion and Violence in South Asia ~ SS-0111
  • Queer Cases ~ SS-0116
  • To Make our World Anew: Introduction to African American Studies ~ SS-0120
  • Gendered Bodies: Race, Sex, and the Cultures of Biology ~ SS-0129
  • The Culture(s) of United States’ Foreign Policy ~ SS-0135
  • Writing the Urban Experience ~ SS-0139
  • Culture, Religion and Environmentalism ~ SS-0151
  • Nuns, Saints, and Mystics in Mediveval and Early Modern Europe ~ SS-0157
  • Citizenship, Freedom, and the Good Life ~ SS-0159
  • Gender and Economic Development ~ SS-0166
  • Creating Families ~ SS-0174
  • History of the Global Economy ~ SS-0181
  • Consuming Childhood ~ SS-0185
  • The Rise of Jewish Secular Culture ~ SS-0190
  • Artivism & the Social Imagination ~ SS-0203
  • Writing the Civil War ~ SS-0206
  • Critical Bioethics ~ SS-0208
  • Anthropology of Religion ~ SS-0209
  • Introductory Economics ~ SS-0210
  • United States Labor History ~ SS-0214
  • Chinese Diasporic Communities in the World: Race, Empire, and Transnationalism ~ SS-0216
  • Colonization in Eye-Witness Accounts (ca. 1500-1800) ~ SS-0218
  • African Americans and the Politics of Reparations ~ SS-0228
  • The American School: Education in a Multicultural Society ~ SS-0231
  • Child Psychology: How Did I Get Like This? ~ SS-0232
  • Coffeehouses, Catastrophe, and Culture: East Central Europe in a Century of Upheaval ~ SS-0234
  • Excess, Ephemera, and the “Unlivable” ~ SS-0241
  • Border Matters: Mexico and the United States ~ SS-0248
  • East African Popular Culture ~ SS-0249
  • Critical Ethnography ~ SS-0250
  • Oral History: The Craft of a Historian ~ SS-0251
  • Critical Issues in Asian American History ~ SS-0252
  • Framing Climate Change: Race, Gender, Inequality and the Future of the Environment ~ SS-0256
  • Islamism ~ SS-0257
  • The Contested American Countryside ~ SS-0271
  • Making Social Change ~ SS-0276
  • Socially Engaged Buddhism ~ SS-0277
  • Sex on the Brain: Gender, Sex and Biology ~ SS-0278
  • The Diminished Superpower: American Foreign Policy in the Obama Era ~ SS-0282
  • Critical Psychology ~ SS-0286
  • Meeting Lacan ~ SS-0287
  • Race: The Adventures of a Concept ~ SS-0288
  • Poetry and Childhood ~ SS-0289
  • State and Politics in Africa ~ SS-0291
  • Advanced Readings in Work, Gender and Development ~ SS-0294
  • Music of the Trans-Latin@ Atlantic ~ SS-0295
  • Writing Psychoanalysis ~ SS-0306
  • Social Science Division III Seminar ~ SS-0316
  • Writing about the Social: Theory in Practice ~ SS-0397

Writing Program (WP)

  • Writing Project Workshop ~ WP-0201

See Also

  • Courses from Past Semesters