2020-2021 Mini-Courses

Listening to Sorrow

Instructor(s):  Pei-ling Huang

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620878

 

The self as narrative resistance: Black and Afro-descendant writing in practice

Instructor(s):  Massiel Torres Ulloa,  Maya Doig-Acuna

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6619614

 

“God is dead”—and then what? A beginner's reading group on secularism

Instructor(s):  Bes Bajraktarević,  Rachael Goodyer

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620413

 

(Re-)Presenting Suffering: Plague & Death in Art and Literature

Instructor(s):  Yingxue Wang

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6619618

 

21st Century Contemporary Opera: Affective Storytelling Through Place, Mobility, and Memory

Instructor(s):  Jingyi Zhang

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6621621

 

Ancient Sanskrit Love Poetry

Instructor(s):  Arya Kaul

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6618493

 

Autotheory: Culture, Politics, and I

Instructor(s):  Emile Levesque-Jalbert

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6618467

 

Cultural Change in Late Antiquity: Textile Treasures from the Harvard Art Museums

Instructor(s):  Katherine Taronas

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6619583

 

Disrupting the New Jim Code: Applying Principles of Anti-Racism to Algorithmic Fairness, Accountability, and Ethics

Instructor(s):  Matthew Finney,  Avriel Epps-Darling

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6618487

 

Ethics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Film: the project Dau by Ilya Khrzhanovsky

Instructor(s):  Anna Vichkitova

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6619606

 

Ethnic "Cut Cakes": Mock Communist News, and Bogus Red Songs: Humorous Resistance in the Trans-Pacific World, 1900-2020

Instructor(s):  Rui Hua

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6629059

 

Fictions of Supply & Demand: Why We Overproduce Stuff But Fall Short on Essentials

Instructor(s):  Aparna Gopalan

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6618496

 

Final Girls Just Want to Have Fun: An Introduction to Women's Horror Fiction

Instructor(s):  Carlos A. Gonzalez

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620419

 

How Things Shape Time: An Introduction to Social, Cultural and Media-Theoretical Aspects of Temporality

Instructor(s):  Giulia Accornero,  Maryam Patton

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620582

 

How to talk about Islam, how to talk about religion

Instructor(s):  Laura Thompson,  Ari Schriber

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620428

 

Le Corbusier Beyond Europe: Architectural Modernism and Ideologies

Instructor(s):  Jacobé Huet

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6619585

 

Megaprojects In Motion: Engineered Environments, Politics, and Mass Culture in East Asia

Instructor(s):  Yuting Dong

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6618480

 

Modern Transnational Women's Writing

Instructor(s):  Mariya Chokova

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620440

 

Playing with Health Communication

Instructor(s):  Samuel Mendez

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6621626

 

Text as Material

Instructor(s):  Christian Struck

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620457

 

The Body Beyond Itself: A Visual History of the Cyborg

Instructor(s):  Alexandra Dennett,  Alejandro Octavio Nodarse

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620402

 

The Globe Before the Globe: Medieval Arabic Tales of the Margins

Instructor(s):  Conor Dube

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620485

 

The Poetics of Scientific Catastrophe

Instructor(s):  George Abraham

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620956

 

Ugliness: Conversations in the History of Art

Instructor(s):  Amy Chang,  Isabel McWilliams

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6619592

 

Why Trust Research?

Instructor(s):  Zachary Lim

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620903

 

 

Writing and Editing for Wikipedia

Instructor(s):  Bay ByrneSim

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620949

 

 

Zoom In: The (Virtual) Art of Close Looking

Instructor(s):  Isabel Bird

https://engage.gsas.harvard.edu/event/6620615