Schedule of Classes Undergraduate / Fall 2020 / Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation

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(100-199) For Both Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
CAST 150B 1 Introduction to Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Shapiro-Phim, Toni View Books
CAST 181B 1 Ethics of Community Engagement Capstone Practicum
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Shapiro-Phim, Toni View Books
 

Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation: Core Course

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
CAST 150B 1 Introduction to Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Shapiro-Phim, Toni View Books
 

Core Electives

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS 124A 1 After the Dance: Performing Sovereignty in the Caribbean
[ hum oc ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Smith, Faith Lois View Books
ANTH 130B 1 Visuality and Culture
[ dl ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Alvarez Astacio, Patricia View Books
ANTH 159A 1 Museums and Public Memory
[ oc ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Schattschneider, Ellen View Books
ENG 139A 1
Syllabus
Publishing Workshop: Literary Editing and Publishing
[ dl hum oc wi ]
Instructor's Signature Required.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. Students will be selected after the submission of an introductory letter including student's major, writing/editing experience, why publishing is of interest to them, any experimental literary publications/performances they've experienced. This course fulfills a workshop requirement for the Creative Writing major and minor.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Bradfield, Elizabeth C View Books
ENG 170B 1 Contemporary Theatre and Performance: Between Rights and the Post-Human
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1G
M,W 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
King, Thomas A View Books
LGLS 129A 1 Global Justice and Societies in Transition
[ djw ss ]
Not recommended for freshmen.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Stimell, Melissa View Books
 

Electives in Creative Arts

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
CA 125A 1 Provocative Art: Outside the Comfort Zone
[ ca ]
All students, including those on the wait list who need consent codes, must attend the first class.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
F 10:00 AM–1:00 PM Ankori, Gannit
Brimhall-Vargas, Mark
Chalmus, William
View Books
FA 4A 1
Syllabus
Sculpture Foundation: 3-D Design I
[ ca ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
May be repeated for credit.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Block 1A
M,W 8:00 AM–9:30 AM
Goldman-Schwartz Art Studio130
Frost, Christopher View Books
FA 4A 3
Syllabus
Sculpture Foundation: 3-D Design I
[ ca ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
May be repeated for credit.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Block 2B
T,Th 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Goldman-Schwartz Art Studio130
Della Lucia, Catherine View Books
FA 33B 1 Islamic Art and Architecture
[ ca nw ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Lemberg Academic Center 180
Guvenc Ospina Leon, Muna View Books
FA 165A 1DL Contemporary Art
[ ca ]
Taught asynchronously.
Brandeis Abroad session
TBD Kalb, Peter R. View Books
MUS 86A 1
Syllabus
Improv Collective
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Two semester hour credits.
Will participate in April Registration. Placement auditions will take place at the beginning of the semester.
Limit of combined sections is 30.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Students should contact the instructor, Tom Hall, at tomhall@freeimprovisation.com.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM Hall, Thomas View Books
MUS 86A 2XC
Syllabus
Improv Collective
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Will participate in April Registration. Placement auditions will take place at the beginning of the semester.
Non-credit (XC) sections of MUS courses carry no credits, however they do appear on transcripts with the grade Z. Students enrolling in non-credit sections participate fully in the activities and responsibilities of these courses.
Limit of combined sections is 30.
Instructor's Signature Required.
Students should contact the instructor, Tom Hall, at tomhall@freeimprovisation.com.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
T 6:30 PM–9:20 PM Hall, Thomas View Books
MUS 87A 1 Music and Dance from Ghana
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Two semester hour credits.
Limit of combined sections is 20.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Paulding, Benjamin View Books
MUS 87A 2XC Music and Dance from Ghana
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Non-credit (XC) sections of MUS courses carry no credits, however they do appear on transcripts with the grade Z. Students enrolling in non-credit sections participate fully in the activities and responsibilities of these courses.
Limit of combined sections is 20.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1F
M,W 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
Paulding, Benjamin View Books
THA 40A 1 The Art of Visual Narrative and Production Design
[ ca ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2B
T,Th 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Anderson, Cameron View Books
THA 144B 1 Black Theater and Performance
[ ca deis-us ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1E
M,W 4:00 PM–5:30 PM
Wooden, Isaiah Matthew View Books
THA 150A 1 Global Theater: Voices from Asia, Africa, and the Americas
[ ca djw nw wi ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Wooden, Isaiah Matthew View Books
 

Electives in Humanities

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS 155B 1
Syllabus
Hip Hop History and Culture
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Williams, Chad View Books
ENG 20A 1 Bollywood: Popular Film, Genre, and Society
[ djw hum nw ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1B
M,W 10:00 AM–11:30 AM
Olin-Sang Amer Civ Ctr101
Anjaria, Ulka View Books
ENG 28A 1
Syllabus
Environmental Literature in an Age of Extinction
[ deis-us dl hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Irr, Caren View Books
ENG 62B 1
Syllabus
Contemporary African Literature, Global Perspectives
[ djw dl hum nw oc ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1C
M,W 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Williams, Joshua View Books
ENG 139A 1
Syllabus
Publishing Workshop: Literary Editing and Publishing
[ dl hum oc wi ]
Instructor's Signature Required.
Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. Students will be selected after the submission of an introductory letter including student's major, writing/editing experience, why publishing is of interest to them, any experimental literary publications/performances they've experienced. This course fulfills a workshop requirement for the Creative Writing major and minor.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 1D
M,W 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Bradfield, Elizabeth C View Books
ENG 167B 1 Writing the Nation: James Baldwin, Richard Wright, Toni Morrison
[ deis-us hum ]
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Callender, Brandon View Books
ENG 170B 1 Contemporary Theatre and Performance: Between Rights and the Post-Human
[ hum ]
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 1G
M,W 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Mandel Ctr for HumanitesG12
King, Thomas A View Books
HISP 158A 1
Syllabus
Latina Feminisms
[ deis-us djw hum ]
Taught in English.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Rosenstiel Basic Med118
Duran, Maria View Books
 

Electives in Social Sciences

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
AAAS 124A 1 After the Dance: Performing Sovereignty in the Caribbean
[ hum oc ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Smith, Faith Lois View Books
ANTH 130B 1 Visuality and Culture
[ dl ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Alvarez Astacio, Patricia View Books
ANTH 159A 1 Museums and Public Memory
[ oc ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2C
T,Th 12:00 PM–1:30 PM
Schattschneider, Ellen View Books
LGLS 129A 1 Global Justice and Societies in Transition
[ djw ss ]
Not recommended for freshmen.
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Stimell, Melissa View Books
SOC 119A 1
Syllabus
Deconstructing War, Building Peace
[ ss ]
Instruction for this course will be offered remotely. Meeting times for this course are listed in the schedule of classes (in ET).
Block 2D
T,Th 2:00 PM–3:30 PM
Fellman, Gordon A View Books
 

Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation: Capstone Practicum

Course # Course Title Time
Location
Instructor(s) View Books
CAST 181B 1 Ethics of Community Engagement Capstone Practicum
See Course Catalog for prerequisites.
See Course Catalog for Special Notes.
Instruction for this course will be offered in a hybrid combination of in person and remote sessions, which may vary by course and over the duration of the semester. Some courses will have sessions at which in-person and remote students will participate at the same time, and others will arrange for some separate class meetings for in-person and remote students. Enrollment is open to students who will be on campus and students who will be studying remotely up to the enrollment limit.
Block 2G
T,Th 8:00 PM–9:30 PM
Lown Cntr for JudaicStudies201
Shapiro-Phim, Toni View Books