Humanities - Fall 2018

Life Writing — 3599
HMT 7004 – 1 credit

Students will generate ideas and draft material by engaging in guided imagery, free association, and imitation exercises. Materials produced from these activities, as well as journals, will be refined into drafts that will be shared with peers. Through peer workshopping, students will revise and publish finished pieces to discussion forums, blogs, and personal websites. No requisites. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus

Irish Arts & Cultures — 3285
HMT 7006 – 2 credits

Students will examine how the issues and events pivotal to Ireland and Irish culture are both represented and shaped by texts. The notion of "text" will be taken broadly to include literary and non-literary print text, visual arts, music, theatre, cinema, television, architecture, folk arts, and other expressions of self. The cultural, national, and historical contexts to be examined in light of these texts will include: Celtic and Gaelic origins, emigration, boarder lands, the Irish language, religion, landscape, agriculture, post colonialist, and globalization. Particular attention will be given to the cyclical relationships between context and texts. No prerequisites. C fall. Master Course Syllabus

Cattaraugus County Campus