Catalog Review

For Course Qualities In Effect For 2019-20

Process Date: 20-JAN-2020

DECM - December Term

111 CULTURE, BIOLOGY, HUMAN NUTRIT Active
  Long Title: Culture, Biology, and Human Nutrition  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Human nutrition is both biological and cultural. This course will explore ways in which biological heritage, population history, culture, genetics, trade, media, and other forces interact to shape variation in human nutritional outcomes. Students will be invited to suggest topics for focused study.

112 ANCIENT & BYZANTINE COINS:EXHI Active
  Long Title: Ancient and Byzantine Coins: A Student-Designed Exhibition  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 10 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course will examine themes in Greek, Roman, and Byzantine coins, using the University's well-known Ottilia Buerger Coin Collection as a resource. Students will research the coins and design and mount an exhibition of some of the coins.

113 DEVISED THEATRE PROJECT Active
  Long Title: Living Research and Exploration -- Devised Theatre Project  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An interdisciplinary, non-traditional approach to exploring subject matter through the act of writing as a group, in time and space, using the language of theater. Students will create short pieces for the stage by putting together raw resource material through cooperation and quick, intuitive/improvised decisions.

114 DEEP LISTENING & CREATIVE SELF Active
  Long Title: Exploring the Creative Self Through Deep Listening  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: What does it mean to actively and deeply listen? How can expansive listening encourage one's creative impulse? Drawing on the works of Pauline Oliveros, John Cage, John Muir and others, we will explore the expansive yet nuanced world of sound, deep listening, and the creative act. Open to all explorers.

115 REAL FIRMS, LOCAL AND GLOBAL Active
  Long Title: Beyond the Pin Factory: Real Firms, Local and Global  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: ECON 100
Description: Adam Smith famously used the example of a pin factory to illustrate some of his theories. Where did he learn about pin-making? From a French encyclopedia. We will step outside the usual economics curriculum and study real firms around us. Through site visits and readings on each firm and industry, we will gain a solid understanding of economic activity in the area and learn economics through real-world, real-time case studies. Includes several day trips.

116 LOS ANGELES: A MODERN BIOGRPHY Active
  Long Title: Los Angeles: A Modern Biography  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course offers an introduction to America's defining modern city. Using a variety of historical and literary texts. It explores the making of 20th (and 21st) century Los Angeles, as explosive growth, burgeoning power, and deep conflict framed a race and class-centered debate over its direction, identity, and future.

117 PRINTED BOOKS TO 1900 Active
  Long Title: Printed Books to 1900  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus:
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An introduction to the physical aspects of books from the hand-press period through the machine-press period. The course will cover identification and description of paper, typography, illustration processes, binding materials and styles, and the use of physical evidence in bibliographical analysis.

118 PHILOSOPHY & LITERATURE Active
  Long Title: Philosophy and Literature  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Explores interesting overlaps between literature and philosophy. Examines philosophical accounts of literature, and literary texts that invoke philosophical problems or theories. How are the aims of literature and philosophy similar? How can literature shape one's moral sense? Can literature provide insight to abstract philosophical debates? Should philosophy matter to authors?

119 SOVIET HIST THRU KITCHEN DOOR Active
  Long Title: Soviet History through the Kitchen Door: Soviet Cooking Culture  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: For Russians, food has always been a prickly subject, especially in the Soviet period. This course examines the monumental and the prosaic in the history of culinary culture in the Soviet Union. Each day we address a decade's key moments in private life, and learn to prepare a signature dish. Additional course fee of $50 plus purchase of book.

120 THE SHAKESPEARE INTENSIVE Active
  Long Title: The Shakespeare Intensive  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: 16 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: As we closely examine the First Folio texts, we will build a common vocabulary of performance practice, historical context, and literary exploration. Our showcase performance will feature scenes, songs and sonnets, dramaturgical posters, and at least one example of performance in the mode of the "Original Shakespeare Project." You don't need to be an actor to thrive in this course, just curious and a bit brave.

121 BEHAVIOR OF WORMS & WHALES Active
  Long Title: A Peek at Animal Behavior: Worms and Whales  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: 10 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Students will explore how neurobiology, genetics, physiology, and ecology direct animal behavior, focusing on two example animals (C. elegans and whales). Students will learn using direct observation, student-directed lab experiments, lecture, and discussion of readings. There will be a field trip to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago with an optional Beluga Encounter. Additional material, field trip, or lab fees may be charged for this class. Additional course fee of $40. The optional Beluga Encounter is approximately $250.

122 FOOD POLITICS AND CULTURE Active
  Long Title: Food Politics and Culture  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course examines political and cultural forces that shape what we eat as well as implications for public health and the environment. Course material includes academic writing, food writing, and popular commentary, and students will undertake cooking projects based on course themes. Additional course fee: $20

123 MUSIC THRY FUNDMNTLS THRU COMP Active
  Long Title: Music Theory Fundamentals through Composition  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: A project-based introduction to music theory fundamentals, including scales, intervals, key signatures, triads, rhythm, and meter. Intended for majors and non-majors seeking to improve their grasp of theory fundamentals through guided composition and other creative activities.

124 ART BASEL -- MIAMI BEACH Active
  Long Title: 300 Galleries in 3 Days: Art Basel—Miami Beach  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This mode of exhibition is the new center of power in the art world and this course will examine the phenomenon through readings, discussions, research, and experiential learning by visiting ART BASEL—MIAMI with over 300 galleries from across the globe showing works of contemporary art of the highest quality. This class includes a trip to Miami on December 4-6. An additional fee will be charged to cover the cost of the trip.

125 THE CHEMISTRY OF COOKING Active
  Long Title: The Chemistry of Cooking  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course will investigate the oldest and most widespread application in chemistry—cooking. We will discuss the chemistry behind basic cooking methods, then apply this knowledge in the kitchen to understand how variations in our methods affect the final products. Additional course fee of $30.

126 DIGITAL CURATORIAL PRACTICE Active
  Long Title: Digital Curatorial Practice  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course will introduce students to the intellectual and practical elements of curatorial work and incorporate tools drawn from the digital liberal arts. Participants will research and curate their own online exhibition drawn from the university’s interdisciplinary digital collections on the Omeka open-access platform. Course work will include readings on contemporary curatorial practice, research into digital collections, and the production of metadata for their exhibition.

127 SCIENTIFIC VISUALIZATION Active
  Long Title: Scientific Visualization  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Constructing figures, diagrams, and infographics for use in publications, websites, and presentations relies heavily on the use of digital technologies. This course will focus on approaches and techniques used to distill scientific information into effective visual representations using a variety of computer software packages, including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator®.

128 URBAN CULTURES - BUENOS AIRES Active
  Long Title: Urban Cultures - Buenos Aires  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites: Instructor's approval and a series of readings
Description: An introduction to Buenos Aires urban culture, this travel course will provide students with an experiential learning opportunity through a series of itineraries related to the city’s historical, political, literary, artistic, and musical scenes. The course will emphasize cultural exchange, engagement with the space, and personal transformation. Knowledge of Spanish helpful but not required.

Additional fees apply to this course: approximately $2,500 plus airfare.

Deadline for registration is September 22, 2017.

129 HISTORY OF VIDEO GAMES Active
  Long Title: The History of Video Games: 1977-1996  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course will explore the history of video games, with an emphasis on games and gaming systems from 1977 to 1996. Games will be explored as technology, entertainment and a product of culture. Students will play games on the original consoles and write about developments in visual design, evolution of sound and music, representations of gender and race and other topics.

130 TOPOLOGY, DATA AND DANCE Active
  Long Title: Topological Data Analysis Through Structural Dance Improvisation  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Interdisciplinary exploration of topological data analysis—the mathematical study of "the shape of data"—and its interpretations in movement and physical metaphor. Includes in-class and in-studio components, culminating in a performance. Intended for open-minded students seeking to augment their mathematical/dance training and process with new modalities and vocabularies.

131 CHILDRN STORIES IN COMMUNITIES Active
  Long Title: Children's Stories in Communities: Going Beyond "And they lived happily ever after"  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This service-learning course will consider how fairy tales, myths and folktales reflect and inflect cultural and community practices. Drawing on pedagogical and literary approaches, the course will examine how ideas of childhood, gender, race, ethnicity and class are constructed and sustained through children's stories. Participants will work with non-profit organizations in the Fox Valley community doing creative projects with children's stories. Additional fees will apply: estimated $50 for performance attendance.

132 SERIOUS GAMING AND LEARNING Active
  Long Title: Serious Gaming and Learning  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course will explore learning, motivation and self-regulation involved in serious digital game play. Participants will explore current educational games being developed to capitalize on the popularity of gaming by playing and analyzing the game structure and components. Special attention will be paid to skill and content knowledge development through game play and the transfer of this knowledge outside of games.

133 SHAKESPEARE IN PERFORMANCE Active
  Long Title: Shakespeare in Performance  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Students will study the text and production history of a specific Shakespeare play in detail, then apply that knowledge to a major production of the play, usually in Chicago, Milwaukee or Madison. The major assignment will be an analysis of that production. In 2016, the course will study Georges Bigot's Macbeth at Theater Y in Chicago. Additional fees will apply: tickets for the performance ($30-$60), specific performance-oriented edition of play ($20-$50), and travel.

134 WITCHCRAFT IN ART Active
  Long Title: Witchcraft in Art  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Engage the art of Europe's fascination with witchcraft and the supernatural from 1100 to 1800 using materials from the university's rare book and art collections. We will examine depictions of magicians, sorcerers, and witches, along with their rituals and politico-religious prosecution. Methods include historical contextualization, chronological comparison, slow looking, and analysis of the iconography and semiotics of witchcraft. Students will complete short, detail-oriented projects.

135 ARCHIVAL DISCOVERY Active
  Long Title: Archival Discovery  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An in-depth exploration of archives and archival research. The course will address the theory and practice of locating, contextualizing, interpreting, and using archival primary sources. Students will work directly with collections in the University Archives and produce a digital project based on their research.

136 CONTEMP APOCALYPSE NARRATIVES Active
  Long Title: Contemporary Apocalypse Narratives  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Pandemics, environmental disasters, zombie invasions: stories about catastrophes are more popular than ever. We will consider several examples of the genre in literature and film and ask: What cultural and political anxieties do these works explore? How do representations of apocalypse draw on science and religion? Can these stories spur change, or do they falsely reassure us? Students will also complete short creative projects.

137 WRITING YOUR LIFE Active
  Long Title: Writing Your Life  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: An intensive writing seminar for those seeking to write memoir, creative non-fiction, or other self-reflective prose. We will be writing, reading, and editing shorter daily pieces while developing a major theme or idea.

138 LOVING LITERATURE Active
  Long Title: Loving Literature: Fiction, Fan Fiction, and Fans of Fiction  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course explores the hows and whys of literary affection: what do we mean when we say we "love" a book or writer? Why are authors like Jane Austen still beloved centuries after their deaths? We'll focus on a couple of historical examples of literary love, and students also will investigate their own affections as part of a final project on a writer or book of their choice.

139 COLOR THEORY Active
  Long Title: Color, Lighting, and Illusion  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course explores the human perception of color and light with practical projects using flat paper, painting, simple sculptures, lighting, and our daily environment. In the studio we will make three colors look like four, four colors look like three, and flat objects look plastic. New skills and understanding will culminate in creating visual art pieces. The final class will be a showing and discussion of the work with the public.

140 HAPPINESS: MEDITATN & SCIENCE Active
  Long Title: Happiness: Meditation and Science  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: What is happiness and how is it achieved? This course will examine some core ideas of Buddhist philosophy of mind and investigate the ways in which they are being studied and employed by psychologists, neuroscientists, and cognitive scientists. In addition to course readings, students will be instructed in basic meditation practices and expected to keep a meditation practice for the duration of the course.

141 IMPROVE LEARNING & MEMORY Active
  Long Title: Make it Stick: Using ethe Learning Sciences to Improve Memory  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: In this seminar, students will study findings from the learning sciences and apply them in exercises designed to enhance learning and memory. Students will use the results of these exercises to explore the success of various learning strategies and discuss how they might be applied in their other Lawrence courses.

142 POLICY IN TRUMP'S AMERICA Active
  Long Title: Presidential Power in Trump's America  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL02 - Introductory Course
Prerequisites:
Description: The course focuses on U.S. public policy, specifically presidential control (or lack thereof) of administrative agencies such as the EPA, FDA, and others that some consider to be the "deep state." Readings and class discussion will provide an overview of the basic workings of relevant U.S. political institutions, followed by focus on policy making (and unmaking) within the Trump Administration. Content quizzes and a regulation project based on policy formation in a student's area of interest.

211 THE ARTIST BOOK Active
  Long Title: The Artist Book  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 12 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ART 100 or ART 110
Description: An introduction to bookmaking as an art form with special emphasis on craft and conceptual development as a form of visual expression. Traditional and contemporary approaches to creating artist books are explored in detail to compliment a variety of binding methods. Additional $30 course fee plus book.

213 EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Active
  Long Title: Educational Innovation  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: One course in education studies or consent of instructor
Description: This course engages students in the design of innovative educational programs or structures to promote integrative learning, personal development, and creative accomplishment. Students will work from core principles to produce a charter school design, after-school program, or multidisciplinary unit of instructions (as selected by the class).

214 FUN HOME'S INTR LGBTQ+ STUDIES Active
  Long Title: Fun Home's Intro to LGBTQ+ Studies  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Alison Bechdel's Fun Home provides a literary and cultural history of the modern LGBTQ+ movement. Topics will include Stonewall, the Anita Bryant affair, the first gay civil rights groups (Mattachine Society, Daughters of Bilitis), the AIDS crisis, crossdressing laws, and the influence of Wilde and Proust on modern gay identity.

215 9/11 IN CONTEXT Active
  Long Title: 9/11 in Context: Terrorism as a Lived Experience  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course approaches September 11, 2001 through the perspective of those who experienced the terrorist attacks directly. We will explore the lived experience of 9/11 through news clips, photography, interviews and memoirs, culminating with a walking tour of lower Manhattan and visit to the new 9/11 memorial and museum. Cost for four-day trip to New York is approximately $1,000. Please contact the instructor for more information.

216 RENAISSANCE MADRIGAL DINNER Active
  Long Title: Renaissance Madrigal Dinner  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Fascinated by English Renaissance court entertainments? Want to learn more and apply it to a performance? This course will engage the era and its entertainment aesthetics while producing a madrigal dinner complete with music, and theatrical scenes and improvisation. All interested students should speak to Mr. Swan or Ms. Privatt.

217 ISTANBUL Active
  Long Title: Istanbul  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course will involve an 8-day trip to Istanbul, Turkey. Students will be introduced to central sites of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, as well as of modern Turkey. The choice of sites will emphasize cultural exchange and transformation. We will visit Rumi's shrine and burial place in Konya, Turkey. An additional fee will be charged to cover the cost of the trip.

218 DISTRUPTED COMMUNITIES Active
  Long Title: Disrupted Communities  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This course explores African writers' representations of the unsettling effects of colonialism on the structures, praxis and values of African communities. Through a close analysis of novels from various regions of the continent, the course will explore the role of literature in the articulation of the discourse of African nationhood.

219 START-UP THEATRE Active
  Long Title: Start-Up Theatre  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
Description: Open to students from theatre, economics, and other students interested in entrepreneurship in the performing arts. May be repeated when the topic is different. Additional fees may be charged to cover materials.

220 WHEEL THROWING INTENSIVE Active
  Long Title: Wheel Throwing Intensive  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: ART 100 or ART 110
Description: This course serves as a "boot camp" for those interested in developing skills on the potters wheel. We will place emphasis on process rather than product, and will approach the wheel as a tool appropriate for creating functional pottery as well as sculpture.

221 GREECE THEN, GREECE NOW Active
  Long Title: Greece Then, Greece Now  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 14 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Sophomore standing
Description: In this course we will visit prehistoric Mycenae, Classical sanctuaries at Epidauros, Olympia and Delphi, Byzantine monasteries at Meteora, and the major archaeological sites and museums of Athens. Students will learn how to read an archaeological site, do first-hand visual analysis of works of art, contextualize ancient literature and history, and at the same time begin to understand the complexities of modern Greece, including its economy fueled by tourism but also beset by EU-imposed austerity.

Additional fees apply to this course: approximately $1,400-$1,800 plus airfare. Registration deadline is June 3. Participants will need to make a 35% non-refundable deposit in early June.

222 TECHNICAL DRAWING Active
  Long Title: Technical Drawing  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Technical Drawing will build skills in using both traditional hand drafting and CAD. These skills can be applied to architectural drawings, theatrical drafting and prototyping. Projects will include scale drawings, gound plans and isometric views, and can be tailored to the interests and needs of the student. Topics will cover proper tools, techniques and design fundamentals. Additonal fees for materials will apply for those students who choose the option to use the Makerspace 3D printers. Will vary by student.

223 ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE Active
  Long Title: Adobe Creative Suite  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This workshop is an introduction to the Adobe Creative Suite programs including Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. The class is project centered, allowing each student to explore the multi-faceted and contemporary nature of each program. Methods in image construction, graphic design, typography, application, and output will be explored in detail.

224 R AND EXCEL FOR DATA ANALYSIS Active
  Long Title: Introduction to R and Excel for Data Analysis  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Careful data analysis has become central to decision-making in areas from politics to sports to medicine. This introduction to collecting, cleaning, and manipulating messy, real-world data with R and Excel will emphasize reproducible, documented analysis. The course will also introduce graphing and programming concepts that pertain to data analysis. Familiarity with basic statistics is a plus but not required.

225 A GOOD LIFE Active
  Long Title: A Good Life  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: What is a good life? How do I live it? This is an opportunity to engage with these questions by exploring how others have tried to answer them. We will read about different ways of living, experiment with some of those practices ourselves, and reflect on them in writing. We will also talk with invited guests about how they try to answer these questions.

226 ANCIENT COIN PUBLICATION Active
  Long Title: Ancient Coin Publication Project  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Students will research and publish ancient Greek and Roman coins from the University's collection. The current online version of the catalogue of the collection has been viewed by more than 4.2 million visitors; the goal of the project is to make the rest of the collection available to the public.

227 HONG KONG: SUSTAINABLE/LIVABLE Active
  Long Title: Hong Kong: Sustainability, Livability, and Urban Design  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: 08 IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: Yes Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: This combined discussion-and-travel course examines sustainable, livable urban design through the lens of contemporary Hong Kong. We will spend one week on campus reading and preparing, followed by five days in Hong Kong for on-the-ground study, including meetings with local NGOs, government officials, and business leaders. Travel expenses (including international flights, lodging, and meals) are covered by a grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. Registration deadline: June 1.

228 DISASTERS & MAKING OF LONDON Active
  Long Title: Plague, War, and Fire: Disasters and the Making of London  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites:
Description: Between 1642 and 1666 London experienced war, plague, and fire. This travel study course examines these catastrophes, and explores how the city's responses shaped the future of not merely London, but other cities across the globe. We will visit numerous museums and historical sites, and consider how London responded to crisis, commemorated it, and confronted it again when German bombs fell during the twentieth century. Estimated additional fees beyond tuition are $2,500.

229 BEBOP LANGUAGE & INNOVATIONS Active
  Long Title: Bebop Language and Innovation  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Ability to play over major, minor blues, and II-V-I chord progressions. Good ear, intermediate technique, and basic knowledge of modes of major harmony.
Description: This course will explore how to improvise using bebop language. Study of solo transcriptions of Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, and Clifford Brown, and analysis of a variety of bebop chord progressions. Applicaton of improvisational concepts such as bebop scales, broken chords, approach notes and resolutions, linear and chromatic connections, accents, rhythmic variations, and phrasing. Learning assessed through active participation, performance assignments, and a final project. All instruments welcome.

230 THE BLUES-ANALYSIS & APPLICATN Active
  Long Title: The Blues: Analysis and Application  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Ability to play over major, minor, dominant 7th, and II-V-I chord progressions. Good ear, intermediate technique, and basic knowledge of modes of major harmony.
Description: A study of Blues styles and their evolution. Historical study of the Blues as a complete and complex form, examining basic harmonic movement, chord progression reharmonizations, and rhythmic and melodic construction. Analysis of solo transcriptions from Robert Johnson, Miles Davis, and John Coltrane, and application of improvisational concepts growing out of early blues tradition. Learning assessed through active participation, performing assignments, and a final project. For instrumentalists only.

231 PERFORMING FROM THE INSIDE OUT Active
  Long Title: Performing from the Inside Out  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: Yes Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: Enrolled students must have one short solo piece, etude, or song prepared to present in the first class meeting and be capable of preparing and performing an additional short work late in the course.
Description: Musicians in this performance-based workshop explore the mind-body connection through improvisation exercises, activing techniques, strategies from performance psychology, discussion of assigned readings, and in-class performances. Engaged participation will lead to heightened expression, mental focus, musical communication, spontaneity, and self-confidence in solo and group performance. Emphasis will be placed on overcoming barriers to success in performance such as anxiety and muscle tension.

232 ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN LONDON Active
  Long Title: Entrepreneurship in London: From the Mayflower to Brexit  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL03 - Foundation/Gateway Course
Prerequisites: Instructor approval.
Description: An introduction to entrepreneurship in London. Students will have the opportunity to visit a number of entrepreneurial ventures, both financial and social. Starting with the 'merchant adventurers' who helped to finance the launch of the Mayflower in 1620 and continuing to contemporary financial and social entrepreneurs active in London today, the course will show the political and economic dimensions of entrepreneurial ventures over time.

411 JORGE LUIS BORGES (IN SPANISH) Active
  Long Title: Jorge Luis Borges (in Spanish)  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: One course in Spanish at the 300-level or above, or consent of instructor
Description: A sustained inquiry on Borges' literary works in historical and cultural context. The course will explore Borges' essays, poems, and short stories, and their multidisciplinary resonances, from film and visual arts to physics and linguistics, among others. Taught in Spanish.

412 19TH-CENTURY SONATA CYCLE Active
  Long Title: The Sonata Cycle in the 19th Century  
Units: 3 Cross-Listing Parent: Repeatable: No
S/U Only: No Enr Limit per Sec: None IP Allowed: No
Permission Req.: No Schedule Type: 15 - December Term Course Campus: Appleton Main Campus
Attributes: S052 - December Term
UD05 - Non-Divisional
UL01 - Upper Level Degree Credit
UL04 - Advanced Course
Prerequisites: MUTH 252
Description: An immersive study of 19th-century masterworks. Through close analytical engagement with sonatas, chamber works, and symphonies by leading composers of the period, students will learn how sonata form movements give rise to larger multi-movement sonata cycles. Students will also observe the evolution of sonata form throughout this period.