Interdisciplinary Humanities Courses for 2015-2016

Faculty of Humanities




Interdisciplinary Humanities Courses for 2015-2016

Graduate Calendar

 
Fields of Interdisciplinary Studies
Introduction to the four fields of the Interdisciplinary PhD in Humanities: 1) Epistemologies; 2) Critique and Social Transformation; 3) Culture and Aesthetics; 4) Technology and Digital Humanities
 
D2 M 1400-1700 MARTIN, M.
 
Teaching Apprenticeship
Participation in the development and delivery of an undergraduate course under the mentorship of a Brock faculty member. Development of a teaching portfolio. 
Note: this course is a non-credit course. 
 
Text, Context, Intertext in Narrative: Constituting and Locating the Self in Culture
Interdisciplinary, intercultural and comparative approach to the study of narrative as it contributes to the construction of the self and cultures. Analysis of orality, storytelling, performance, narrative, memory, and cultural identity. Authors may include Benjamin, Ong, Ricoeur, Lejeune, White, Taylor. 
 
D3 R 1700-2000 TH 307 DAIGLE, C. 
 
Fanaticism: Political and Aesthetic Dimensions 
Analysis of texts and art related to political, religious, and aesthetic extremism, excess, passion – and their value – counterparts: moderation, balance, and reason. Discussions and debates will focus on how these conceptual dichotomies have shaped thought, dissent, and creative activity from the ancient world until the present. 
 
D3 M 1700-2000 EA104 DRIEDGER, M. 
 
Professionalization and Research Seminar
Non-credit compulsory research seminar for second-year students. Forum to develop thesis research topics and academic skills. 
 
D1 T 1100-1400 PL411 DAIGLE, C. 
 
Directed Reading
Research course with directed study and regular meetings with a faculty member, covering topics not offered in a designated course, and with permission of the Graduate Program Director. 
 
Graduate Seminar in Political Theory (Political Theory for Posthumans)
A comparison of important and opposing contemporary approaches to the interpretation of major texts or issues in political theory. 
 
D2 W 900-1200 MCJ205 DOLGERT, S.