China's past, present, and future: through history, geography, philosophies, literature, politics, economics, art, and ecology.
This course examines how the idea of "the modern" develops at the end of the 18th century and how being modern (or progressive, or hip) became one of the crucial criteria for understanding and evaluating cultural change during the last two hundred years.
Join us for an introduction to the major global issue of sustainability and discover how you can have a real impact on our future.
This course will explore how digital cultures and learning cultures connect, and what this means for the ways in which we conduct education online. The course is not about how to ‘do’ e-learning; rather, it is an invitation to view online educational practices through a particular lens – that of popular and digital culture.
This course provides an in-depth view on new ways of approaching literature and culture, in an extended sense ranging from magazines to digital literature.
This Art History course investigates the role of the French avant-garde in developing and showcasing new modern forms and approaches to art and visual culture in the 19th century.
This course teaches an approach to spatial patterns and changing process of cultures through geographical perspectives. It will be taught in Mandarin.
This course seeks to interest students in the Latin American culture by studying it from multiple perspectives.
Cultural Psychology reviews the cultural, community, and ecological factors that play a role in how people perceive their environment. It is the integration of the nature and nurture phenomenas, whereby an individual’s psyche is determined, or at least influenced, by both that individual’s culture and those other cultures to which the individual is exposed.
This course presents the academic foundations and historical development of multicultural moral decision-making and helps students develop their ability to interrelate reflectively, responsibly, and respectfully with a society of increasing intercultural connections.
Personal matters are social issues! Developing the Sociological Imagination provides students with the opportunity to learn more about themselves and their society.