Slavery’s Literary Legacy

This course will examine both the historical and contemporary impact of telling the storyof slavery in America. From first person narrative and science fiction to

Intro to Computer Science

In this two-term course, students with little to no computer programming experience will learn how to code. This course equips students with a basic understanding

Off the Shelf – A Tutorial

The tutorial approach, initially developed by the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, relies upon a very old tradition of learning based upon self-directed reading and

Architectural Design

Students receive instruction in architectural design, drafting, planning, and materials and construction methods. Plan, section and elevation drawings are produced as well as study and

Acting I

This course explores the basic principles of acting including ensemble building, improvisation, voice, movement, textual analysis and theater vocabulary. Class assignments include writing and performing

Act/Directing for Production

After completing Acting I and II, committed and experienced acting students are encouraged to progress to a more advanced study of acting. Students are encouraged

U.S.-China Relations

This policy course investigates 75 years of US-China diplomacy in the context of China’s major domestic and international priorities from the Cold War to today.

Sun Tzu to Suicide Bombers

This course will examine the causes, conduct, patterns, and effects of asymmetric warfarefrom antiquity to ISIS. The course will draw on primary sources, historical texts,

War, Ideology & Revolution

What motivates people to do good or evil? What is it like to live in a society that does not value truth? How do wars

Classics in Translation

“Muse, tell me of the many-turning man.” So begins Homer’s epic tale about the prevarications and arrivals of Odysseus, the man whose winning way with

Greek 2

The second year of ancient Greek is designed to bring students from the rudiments of grammar to authentic texts. Beginning with a comprehensive review of

New York Stories

Writers have said of New York City that “the present is so powerful…that the past is lost,” but for anyone who has wandered through the