Academic Catalog 2019-20

HUM 5931 Humanities Seminar II - Non-West

A Non-Western Great Books course exploring some of the seminal works cultures beyond the West and examining the fundamental questions of what it means to be a human, with attention to art and music as well. The book list may vary from semester to semester, but will likely include the Tao te Ching, Dhammapada, Basho, Achebe, Paz, Abouzied, Darwish, Amichai, Al-Ghazali, and others. Required of all Humanities and Cultural Studies majors entering in Fall 2012 and thereafter; open to non-majors. Graduate students will write expanded papers with additional scholarly research.


4.00 units