E.g., 2016-10-23
E.g., 2016-10-23
E.g., 2016-10-23
Oct 17th 2016

This course explores the development of the Western throughout the 1940s and 1950s and how this film genre provides insights into American culture and the American experience. As one of the first genres of silent film, the Western became the most popular among U.S. audiences from the 1930s through the 1950s, reinventing itself as Hollywood responded to the expectations of viewers. Since the 1970s, revisionist Westerns have questioned the thematic concerns and conventions of what has come to be considered the genre’s traditional or classic formatting.

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Sep 28th 2015

Explore Chinese history through the eyes of Western travellers, discoverers and missionaries, with this free online course.

Average: 10 (1 vote)
Apr 1st 2015

This course combines an overview of the science behind water and climate in the Western United States with a survey of the major legal, political, and cultural issues focused on this precious resource.

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Sep 25th 2014

Explore eight important works from different eras and genres of Western classical-music repertoire, through performances recorded at Curtis and discussion of each work’s historical context, composer, musical significance, and compositional design.

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Self Paced

Course covers the history of Western art, over various periods, e.g. Renaissance, Baroque, Realism & Pop Art through the 20th century is required for all Art, Interior Design & Graphic Design majors.

Average: 6.2 (10 votes)
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Political thought, or political philosophy, is the study of questions concerning power, justice, rights, law, and other issues pertaining to governance. Whereas political science assumes that these concepts are what they are, political thought asks how they have come about and to what effect.

Average: 3.8 (5 votes)