Course Catalog

Food Systems Northwest: Circuits of Soil, Labor and Money

Experiential course explores connections between food and larger environmental and social systems

Team-taught this summer by professors from three Northwest Five Consortium institutions; students from any of the five member schools could register

Eating food is critical to everyday life, and yet many have the luxury to treat daily sustenance as an afterthought. For some, the connections between food and the larger environmental and social systems that sustain human life are largely invisible.

English: 399-101 - Trauma Narratives

Literature and writing course examines narration of traumatic events

English: 399-101: Trauma Narratives

Shenandoah University (Va.)

Taught by Michelle Brown, assistant professor of English in world literatures

A Beginner’s Guide to World Domination

Alfred University course asks "How realistic are movie supervillains?"

A Beginner’s Guide to World Domination

Alfred University (N.Y.)

Taught to honors program undergrads by Associate Professor of Psychology Danielle Gagne and Associate Professor of Astronomy David DeGraff, who jointly came up with the idea of a class about supervillains when discussing re-running a class called “The Science and Psychology of Superheroes”

From Revelation to “The Walking Dead”: Apocalypse Then and Now

Course explores ancient and contemporary visions of the end times

REL 397D: From Revelation to “The Walking Dead”: Apocalypse Then and Now

Central Michigan University

Taught by Kelly Murphy, a philosophy and religion faculty member

Breaking Down “Breaking Bad”

Course will look at groundbreaking series' 'single narrative arc'

Breaking Down “Breaking Bad”

University at Buffalo

Taught by SUNY Distinguished Professor and James Agee Professor of American Culture Bruce Jackson, also a filmmaker who served, in 1966, as a senior consultant on President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Crime Commission