HUM 216 – HUM 217 (LA, HA)

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Western Culture from Antiquity to the Middle Ages: History, Philosophy, Religion, Literature and the Arts

Esther Schor (English), coordinator, Yelena Baraz (Classics), Daniel Heller-Roazen (Comparative Literature), Beatrice Kitzinger (Art and Archaeology), Benjamin Morison (Philosophy), Alberto Rigolio (Classics and Society of Fellows)

This course forms the first part of an intensive year-long exploration of the landmark achievements of the Western intellectual tradition in literature, philosophy, and history.

With an interdisciplinary team of faculty drawn from the humanities and social sciences, students are introduced to a variety of perspectives on pivotal texts, events, music and art of European civilization from antiquity to the middle ages.

The course is enhanced by guest lectures and class trips to museums, concerts, and plays. This double-credit course meets for six hours a week and fulfills distribution requirements in both LA and HA.

View this course on the Registrar’s website: HUM 216 | HUM 217