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Ferris, David S Professor

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  • Walter Benjamin, Modern Poetry

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  • ENGL 4468 - Modern Poetry
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Selects works of British and American poets from 1900 to the present.
  • HUMN 1110 - Introduction to Humanities: Literature 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Introduces students to works from the major Western literary periods (Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque) from the 8th c. BC to the early 17th c. AD comparatively, i.e., outside their national literary boundaries. Theorizes interdisciplinary, genre studies, periodization, comparativism, thematology, hermeneutics, criticism, etc. May be taken separately from HUMN 1120.
  • HUMN 1120 - Introduction to Humanities: Literature 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduces students to works from the major Western literary periods (Baroque, Enlightenment, Romanticism, Realism, Modernism) from the 17th- through the 20th-centuries comparatively, i.e., outside their national literary boundaries. Theorizes interdisciplinarity, genre studies, periodization, comparativism, thematology, hermeneutics, criticism.May be taken separately from HUMN 1110.
  • HUMN 1210 - Introduction to Humanities: Art and Music 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    Examines the major artistic and musical works in the Western tradition from ancient Greece through the 16th century in their larger historical, interdisciplinary, and theoretical (aesthetic) contexts. May be taken separately from HUMN 1220.
  • HUMN 1220 - Introduction to Humanities: Art and Music 2
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Examines the major artistic and musical works in the Western tradition from the 17th century to 21st-century post-modernism in their larger historical, interdisciplinary, and theoretical (aesthetic) contexts. May be taken separately from HUMN 1210.
  • HUMN 2000 - Methods and Approaches to the Humanities
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Provides a transition from the introductory courses to the upper-division courses. Introduces the various technical methods and topics encountered in the department's comparative, interdisciplinary upper-division courses, including cultural studies, rhetoric, translation, hermeneutics, word/image studies.
  • HUMN 3092 - Studies in Humanities
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2021
    Students should check with the department for specific semester offerings. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours, provided the specific offerings vary.
  • HUMN 3093 - Topics in Humanities
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Students should check with the department for specific semester offerings. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours, provided the specific offerings vary.
  • HUMN 3660 - The Postmodern
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Fall 2019
    Analyzes the cultural and critical practices as well as the thought that defines the postmodern period at the end of 20th century.

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