WRLD BG Perspective Courses (Taught in English)

Spring 2021: Humanities and the Arts

*Also fulfills International Perspective          **Also fulfills Cultural Diversity in the U.S.

CLCV 2410- Great Greek Minds* Masterpieces of Greek literature in English translation: Homer, Sappho, Pindar, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes, Herodotus, Thucydides, Plato, Aristotle. Introduction to history, art, customs, and beliefs. No Greek required. Remote classes only.

CLCV 2420 Great Roman Minds* Masterpieces of Latin literature in English translation: Lucretius, Cicero, Catullus, Virgil, Horace, Livy, Ovid, Petronius, Tacitus, Juvenal, and Martial. An introduction to history, art, customs and beliefs. No Latin required. Remote classes only.

CLCV 3800 Classical Mythology Study in English of Greek and Roman myths; historical meanings and influence on life, literature and art. No Latin required. Both Online & Remote classes available.

FREN 2220 French Culture* An introduction to the cultural, social, intellectual, and artistic life of French-speaking peoples from the perspective of French-American relations and intercultural comparisons and using readings, film, music, and other media. Remote class only.

GERM 2150 German Culture & Civilization* Cultural-historical treatment of the social, intellectual and artistic life of the German-speaking peoples from medieval times to World War II. Hybrid/In-person classes only.

GERM 2160 Contemporary Germany* Division of Germany after World War II; rebuilding and development of the two German states since 1949; political, economic and social systems, inter-German relations, patterns of daily living; revolution in East Germany and process of unification. Remote class only.

ITAL 2620 Italian-American Experience: Mafia, Migration, and the Movies ** Identifies and explore cross-cultural/transnational stereotypes of the phenomenon of the Italian Mafia in America & Italy. Online classes only.

RUSN 2150 Russian Culture* Russian culture and its manifestations in arts, family and social life, folkways, religion, and other areas. Online class only.

RUSN 2160 Post-Communist Russia* Russian society and cultural values reflected in the arts, education, work, recreation, politics, family life, and religion. Hybrid/In-person class only.

SPAN 2700 Hispanic Culture* Introductory overview of Latin American culture from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Topics may include racial, national and regional identities; urban and rural society; popular celebrations and political protest. Online classes only.

Questions? Contact World Languages & Cultures                              (419) 372-2667                              203 Shatzel Hall