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Burba, Audrey Lecturer

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  • HUMN 1110 - Introduction to Humanities: Literature 1
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021
    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 2018 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021
    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 3093 - Topics in Humanities
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    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 3200 - Fictions of Illness: Modern Medicine and the Literary Imagination
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2019
    Examines the ways in which the rise of modern medicine fueled the literary imagination with a new focus, new patterns of perception and potent metaphors. Through a study of various works of fiction, critical theory and medical history, the course traces how medical discoveries and the increasing professionalization of medicine manifested itself in modern literature.