General Education Seminar 120g:

Seminar in Humanistic Inquiry (4.0 units)

Interpretation and analysis of works of the imagination, exploring language, thought, and cultural traditions in relation to one another. (Satisfies GE-B, Humanistic Inquiry) Open only to Freshmen.
  • Restriction: Registration open to the following class level(s): Freshmen
  • General Education: This course satisfies the university's general education requirement.
Modern Russian Culture
35324D060Lecture8:30-9:50amMon, Wed
10 of 9
Natalia DameONLINEsession dates
Reason and the Unbearable Lightness of Being
35325D060Lecture8:30-9:50amTue, Thu
13 of 13
Sally PrattONLINEnotesession datesbook list
Crime and Punishment in Los Angeles
35326D060Lecture8:30-9:50amMon, Wed
16 of 15
Melissa Daniels-RauterkusONLINEPDF (1158893 MB)session datesbook list
Immigration and Assimilation -- the U.S. Catholic Experience
35327D060Lecture8:30-9:50amMon, Wed
13 of 12
James Lewis HeftONLINEWord (28679 KB)session dates
Ancient and Modern Narratives of Trauma
35328D060Lecture8:30-9:50amMon, Wed
15 of 14
Afroditi AngelopoulouONLINEsession datesbook list
Mindfulness in Cultural Practices
35329D060Lecture8:30-9:50amMon, Wed
16 of 15
Thomas WardONLINEsession datesbook list
Laughter and the Transformation--From Ancient Athens to Modern Standup
35330D060Lecture8:30-9:50amMon, Wed
15 of 15
Devon HarlowONLINEsession datesbook list
Legal Fictions--Storytelling and Empathy in U.S. Law
35332D060Lecture9:30-10:50amTue, Thu
16 of 15
Elizabeth LoganONLINEsession dates
Part of a Larger Story: American Jewish Experience in Literature Y
35333D060Lecture9:30-10:50amTue, Thu
16 of 15
Bruce PhillipsONLINEsession datesbook list
Nature, Environment, and Asian America, 1850-Present
35334D060Lecture9:30-10:50amTue, Thu
16 of 15
Ashanti ShihONLINEsession datesbook list
What Was Truth?
35335D060Lecture9:30-10:50amTue, Thu
15 of 15
Mark LetteneyONLINEsession dates
Modern Russian Culture
35336D060Lecture9:30-10:50amTue, Thu
14 of 14
Natalia DameONLINEsession dates
Being Muslim in America
35338D060Lecture9:30-10:50amTue, Thu
16 of 15
Arjun NairONLINEsession dates
Science in Western Philosophy
13 of 12
Zlatan DamnjanovicONLINEWord (39799 KB)session datesbook list
Kings and Heroes, Villians and Saints
16 of 15
Hani KhafipourONLINEsession datesbook list
Mind, Matter, and Mystery
14 of 13
James Van CleveONLINEsession datesbook list
Human Reason: Its Scope and Limits
35342D060Lecture11:00-12:20pmTue, Thu
17 of 17
Janet LevinONLINEsession dates
Representing the Holocaust
35344D060Lecture11:00-12:20pmTue, Thu
16 of 15
Sharon Gillerman,
Leah Hochman
ONLINEsession datesbook list
Women in Ancient Literature
35345D060Lecture11:00-12:20pmTue, Thu
17 of 15
Kristine GarrowayONLINEsession datesbook list
Audio(visuality)--Voice and Sound in Popular Media
35346D060Lecture11:00-12:20pmTue, Thu
16 of 15
Sarah KesslerONLINEsession dates
Death and Gender in Media and Society
35347D060Lecture11:00-12:20pmTue, Thu
15 of 13
Diana BlaineONLINEsession datesbook list
Buddhist Literature--From The Buddha to Black Buddhism
35348D060Lecture11:00-12:20pmTue, Thu
13 of 12
Jessica ZuONLINEsession datesbook list
Trauma, Death, and Love in Italian Storytelling
35349D060Lecture11:00-12:20pmTue, Thu
12 of 11
Francesca LeardiniONLINEPDF (1463457 MB)session datesbook list
Poetry Across Media
35350D060Lecture11:00-12:20pmTue, Thu
13 of 12
Bruce SmithONLINEsession dates
The Uncanny in Medieval and Renaissance Europe
14 of 13
Thea TomainiONLINEWord (11903 KB)session datesbook list
Reading "Black Love"
35352D060Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
16 of 15
Lanita JacobsONLINEPDF (448673 KB)session datesbook list
Homer, Virgil, Dante
35353D060Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
14 of 14
Stefano RebeggianiONLINEsession datesbook list
Kurosawa's Cosmos
35354D060Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
16 of 15
Kerim YasarONLINEsession datesbook list
Indian Images
35355D060Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
11 of 10
Ketaki PantONLINEsession dates
Literature of Resistance
35356D060Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
17 of 16
Yaffa WeismanONLINEsession dates
Masterpieces of the Short Story
35357D060Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
12 of 11
Alexander ZholkovskyONLINEWord (23042 KB)session dates
On Beauty
35359D060Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
16 of 15
Daniel TiffanyONLINEsession datesbook list
Classics in Greek Literature and Philosophy
14 of 13
Kevin RobbONLINEPDF (122385 KB)session datesbook list
Vampires and Other Monsters in World Literature, Film and Art
35362D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmMon, Wed
16 of 15
Ellen OliveiraONLINEsession datesbook list
Reading Scripture--The Hebrew Bible, New Testament and Qur'an in Dialogue
35363D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmMon, Wed
15 of 14
Reuven FirestoneONLINEsession datesbook list
Poetry and Protest
35364D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmMon, Wed
16 of 15
Beatrice Sanford RussellONLINEPDF (214337 KB)session datesbook list
Mindfulness in Cultural Practices
35365D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmMon, Wed
16 of 15
Thomas WardONLINEsession datesbook list
Engineering California--Technology from Sutter's Mill to Silicon Beach
35366D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmMon, Wed
15 of 14
Peter WestwickONLINEsession datesbook list
What is the Best Way To Live?
35369D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmMon, Wed
17 of 16
Ralph WedgwoodONLINEPDF (239007 KB)session datesbook list
The Ethics of Killing, Saving, and Creating
35371D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmTue, Thu
16 of 15
Jacob NebelONLINEsession dates
On Beauty
35376D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmTue, Thu
16 of 15
Daniel TiffanyONLINEsession datesbook list
Viewing Life through the Prism of Death
35377D060Lecture2:00-3:20pmTue, Thu
17 of 16
Nathalie JosephONLINEsession datesbook list
Daughters of Africa--Black Women in U.S. History
35379D060Lecture3:30-4:50pmMon, Wed
16 of 15
Francille WilsonONLINEsession datesbook list
Ultra-Close Readings of the Hebrew Scriptures
35380D060Lecture3:30-4:50pmMon, Wed
11 of 10
Bruce ZuckermanONLINEsession dates
Transforming Italy--Italian Literature Today
35381D060Lecture3:30-4:50pmMon, Wed
16 of 15
James FortneyONLINEsession dates
Mindfulness in Cultural Practices
35382D060Lecture3:30-4:50pmMon, Wed
15 of 14
Thomas WardONLINEsession datesbook list
On Beauty
35385D060Lecture3:30-4:50pmTue, Thu
15 of 14
Daniel TiffanyONLINEsession datesbook list
The Tale of Genji in East Asian History
35387D060Lecture3:30-4:50pmTue, Thu
7 of 6
Joan PiggottONLINEsession datesbook list
Anime, Comics, and the Japanese Experience of the Second World War
35390D060Lecture5:00-6:20pmTue, Thu
16 of 14
Benjamin UchiyamaONLINEsession datesbook list
Language, Law and Literature
35391D060Lecture5:00-6:20pmTue, Thu
11 of 10
Sandra DisnerONLINEWord (39471 KB)session datesbook list
Ghost Stories-Throughout Time and Around the World
35393D060Lecture5:00-6:20pmTue, Thu
16 of 15
Tok ThompsonONLINEPDF (113813 KB)session datesbook list
Girlhood--Twentieth Century Perspectives
35394D060Lecture5:00-6:20pmTue, Thu
17 of 16
Dana JohnsonONLINEsession datesbook list
Mixed Media and Multiracial America
16 of 15
Corrine CollinsONLINEsession dates
Southern Literature and American Identity
35396D060Lecture12:30-1:50pmTue, Thu
13 of 12
Kerry IngramONLINEsession dates
Los Angeles Stories
35397D060Lecture7:00-8:20pmMon, Wed
16 of 14
Christopher FreemanONLINEsession dates
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