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Oct 4th 2017

Learn how brave journalists can rock the world by exposing corruption and human rights and labor abuses. Using examples of investigative and crusading journalism from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe, this course will help you understand how raising public awareness can create political and social change.

Average: 9.7 (3 votes)
Oct 3rd 2017

El curso presenta algunos de los mitos y personajes míticos del mundo clásico (griego y romano) y su fortuna en la tradición cultural occidental.

Average: 2 (1 vote)
Oct 2nd 2017

Learn about Meyerhold’s form of physical theatre, biomechanics, and understand and perform ‘The Slap’. This course introduces you to world-renowned Russian director Meyerhold’s technique of biomechanics. It invites you to study and experience first-hand his revolutionary biomechanical étude, ‘The Slap’.

Average: 6.1 (7 votes)

Sep 26th 2017

Enhance your communication skills and learn how to illustrate your thoughts through comparisons, metaphors and diagrams. Students and professionals in science, design and technology have to develop and communicate concepts that are often difficult to comprehend for the public, their peers and even themselves. IMAGE | ABILITY - Visualizing the Unimaginable, will help you enhance your communication and interpersonal skills and provide insight, tips and tricks to make such complex and seemingly unimaginable concepts and ideas imaginable.

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Sep 26th 2017

Explore the medieval city of Toledo (Spain) and assess its history of Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religious and cultural coexistence. This course evaluates the medieval history of Toledo from the reign of King Alfonso “The Wise” (1252-1284) until the creation of the blood purity statutes in the 1450s.

Average: 8.3 (4 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

Los alumnos de este curso aprenderán a hacer sus propias obras de arte social y público si así lo desean, o podrán simplemente estudiar la teoría e historia reciente del medio. Diseñado por el artista y profesor de Duke, Pedro Lasch, e impartido con el director artístico de Creative Time, Nato Thompson, este curso presenta el arte y la cultura pública en sus formas contemporáneas radicalmente re-inventadas. Las conferencias enlazan acontecimientos claves de las últimas décadas en este campo con temas más amplios como la política espacial, estructuras sociales cotidianas y la educación experimental.

Average: 9.5 (2 votes)

Sep 25th 2017

Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you to the Middle Ages through a wide conception of magic. Students will have an approach to medieval culture, beliefs and practices from the perspective of History and History of Science. Popular magic, as well as learned magic (alchemy, geomancy and necromancy) will be addressed.

Average: 7.4 (5 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

This course introduces students to strategies for style writing of common practice European art music. The issues of harmonic progression, voice leading, and texture are addressed in addition to relevant compositional concepts like repetition, variation, and elaboration. The course aims to offer a creative space even within the restrictions of stylistic emulation.

Average: 7.1 (7 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

This condensed survey course focuses on four key periods or themes from the history of design. Together we’ll trace the emergence of design as a recognized practice, why things look the way they do, and how designers approached specific design problems in their work.

Average: 7.3 (6 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to the techniques that masters of fiction use to ground a story in a concrete world. From the most realist settings to the most fantastical, writers will learn how to describe the physical world in sharp, sensory detail. We will also learn how to build credibility through research, and to use creative meditation exercises to deepen our own understanding of our story worlds, so that our readers can see all that we imagine.

Average: 5.4 (25 votes)
Sep 25th 2017

In this project-centered course*, you will design a series bible and write a complete pilot episode for your own unique television or web series, be it drama or comedy or something in between. You’ll learn to break down the creative process into components, and you’ll discover a structured process that allows you to produce a polished and pitch-ready script in just a few weeks. Completing this project will increase your confidence in your ideas and abilities, and you’ll feel prepared to pitch your first script and get started on your next.

Average: 3.9 (12 votes)

Sep 25th 2017

In this course aspiring writers will be introduced to perhaps the most elemental and often the most challenging element of story: plot. We will learn what keeps it moving, how it manipulates our feelings, expectations, and desires. We will examine the choices storytellers make to snag our imaginations, drag them into a fictional world, and keep them there. We will learn how to outline and structure a plot, discuss narrative arc, pacing and reversals and reveal the inevitable surprise: connecting the beginning, middle and end.

Average: 5.3 (12 votes)