Humanities 110

Introduction to the Humanities

Timelines 

Spring 2019

Module 3 - Palimpsest of Past and Present: Tenochtitlan/Mexico City

Palimpsest of Past and Present: Tenochtitlan/Mexico City looks to a city that was a center of power for successive states (Aztec, Spanish, Mexican) to analyze how history and identity are continually created and re-created.

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Module 4 - Aesthetics and Politics: Harlem 

Aesthetics and Politics: Harlem turns to a dynamic cultural center of the early twentieth century in order to interrogate the relationship between artistic creation and social and political transformation. 

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Fall 2018

Module 1 - Exile and Return: The Ancient Mediterranean

Exile and Return: The Ancient Mediterranean examines cultural transmission and circulation by interrogating myths of foundation, wandering, exile, and return from Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Greek, and Israelite sources.

Key: Egypt = Red, Greece = Yellow, and West Asia = Blue

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Module 2 - Governing the Self and Polis: Athens

Governing the Self and the Polis: Athens focuses on the city’s classical period (the 5th-4th centuries B.C.E.) to consider theories about, and representations of, empire, democracy, citizenship, and the good life.

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