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Old Norse Mythology in the Sources (Coursera)

Jul 4th 2022
Old Norse Mythology in the Sources (Coursera)
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This course is an introduction to the religion of the Vikings as it is recorded in Old Norse and Scandinavian literature from the medieval period. You will learn about the different written sources and what they can teach us about pre-Christian religion in northern Europe in the Viking Age. [...]

The Talmud: A Methodological Introduction (Coursera)

The Talmud is one of the richest and most complicated works of literature the world has ever known. Since being composed around 1500 years ago it has inspired not only religious reverence but significant intellectual engagement. In this course learners will be introduced to the unique characteristics of this [...]

Littérature mondiale (Coursera)

Ce cours explore les liens entre la littérature et la mondialisation. Il réhabilite, sous le nom de « littérature mondiale », une modernité esthétique méconnue qui a fait de la littérature un laboratoire critique des échanges culturels.

The American South: Its Stories, Music, and Art (Coursera)

From small farms to urban neighborhoods, from the region itself to the more distant worlds of the southern diaspora, we discover the stories, music, and art of the American South.

Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative (Coursera)

Intended for both newcomers who are curious about video games and experienced gamers who want to reflect on their passion, this course will explore what happens to stories, paintings, and films when they become the basis of massively multiplayer online games. The Lord of the Rings trilogy—the novels, [...]

Gabriel García Márquez entre el poder, la historia y el amor (Coursera)

Jun 20th 2022
Gabriel García Márquez entre el poder, la historia y el amor (Coursera)
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En este curso usted podrá identificar los aportes narrativos del escritor colombiano Gabriel García Márquez a la literatura universal a través del estudio de tres de las grandes obsesiones del autor: el poder, la historia y el amor.

Reasoning Across the Disciplines (Coursera)

Critical reasoning skills are a key success factor for students entering their first year of college. They must be able to think logically and form arguments. This course, designed with incoming college freshmen in mind but open to anyone, provides an essential grounding in critical reasoning skills. Faculty from [...]

Writing and Disseminating Grey Literature (Coursera)

If you are a researcher, academic, student, development sector professional or a practitioner who is keen to reach the research-based knowledge you have created to a wider audience, this course is for you. Vast amounts of knowledge are produced by educational and research institutions through rigorous research and [...]

Contemporary Russian Literature (Coursera)

Jun 13th 2022
Contemporary Russian Literature (Coursera)
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We are going to talk about Contemporary literature specifically, but it doesn’t include only the literature of the most recent years. It is technically a course on the history of literature, but the history starting from the late Soviet period up until today. The goal is to show [...]

Leer a Macondo: la obra de Gabriel García Márquez (Coursera)

A través de este curso usted podrá identificar los aportes narrativos del escritor colombiano Gabriel García Márquez a la literatura universal y logrará entender por qué Gabriel García Márquez es considerado uno de los autores más brillantes en lengua castellana.