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Jean Dubuffet, Cadeau d'Anniversaire (detail), 1964. Rosenberg Collection, UWM.
 

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UWM Schedule of Classes
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Spring 2014
LibrlSt 702: Traditions and Transformations II
"Border Crossings in 20th-Century American Im/migrant Art, Literature, and Thought"
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English (PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"The Political Ecology of Imagination"
Tracey Heatherington, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology (PDF)

Fall 2013
LibrlSt 701: Traditions and Transformations I
A fundamental contemporary issue explored through a historical perspective; emphasis on the humanities. Interdisciplinary resources, methods, theories. Required special programs outside regular class hours.
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English (PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies:
"Animals in Contemporary Culture"
Lane Hall, Professor, Department of English (PDF)

Spring 2013
LibrlSt 702: Traditions and Transformations II
"Envisioning Self and Society in American Art, Literature and Thought, 1870-Present"
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English (HTML, PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Culture
"Representing Race in a Post Racial Era"
Shelleen Greene, Assistant Professor, Peck School of the Arts (PDF)

Fall 2012
LibrlSt 701: Traditions and Transformations I
"Envisioning Self and Society in American Art, Literature and Thought, 1565-1870"
Kristie Hamilton, Professor of English (HTML, PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Culture
"Public Spaces, Social Ordering, and Popular Cultures"
Joe Austin, Associate Professor of History (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2012
LibrlSt 722: Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Writing Revolution in Latin America and Beyond"
María del Pilar Melgarejo, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2011
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"Another Side of Sound: Shaping Music through Artifacts, Performance and Aural Culture"
Martin J. Rosenblum, Lecturer of Music (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2011
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"Dimensions of Time and Space Underground"
Michael Day, Professor of Geography (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2010
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Imag(in)ing Youth: Childhood and Adolescence in Visual Culture"
Assistant Professor Heather Warren-Crow, Department of Visual Art (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2010
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Dwelling in Place and Time"
Jennifer Johung, Assistant Professor, Art History (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2009
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"From the Ruins: Tracing and Reweaving Stories of War"
Ruth Schwertfeger, Professor, FLL/German (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2009
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"Spirit Stories from Southern Africa"
George Clark, Associate Professor of English (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2008
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Animals in Contemporary Culture"
Lane Hall, Professor, Department of English (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2008
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"Lens on the Local: Photography and Neighborhood History"
Jasmine Alinder, Assistant Professor of History (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2007
LibrlSt 901: Seminar on Philosophical Approaches to Science "Philosopical Approaches to Health Science"
Janis T. Eells, Associate Professor of Clinical Lab Sciences (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2007
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Books, Culture, and Change"
Lane Hall, Professor of Art
Max Yela, Head, Special Collections, UWM Libraries (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2006
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"Love and Attachment in Buddhist Narrative"
Anne Hansen, Associate Professor of History, Comparative Study of Religion Program (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2006
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"War in the Media Age: Information, Entertainment, and Persuasion"
Jeffrey A. Smith, Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2005
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"Food, Culture, and Power: The Role of Food in History"
Martha Carlin, Professor of History (HTML, PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Theology and Religion"
Peter Paik, Assistant Professor, Department of French, Italian and Comparative Literature (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2005
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"The Artist Creates: The Problems and Processes of Artistic Creation"
Robert Schwartz, Professor of Philosophy (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2004
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"Autobiographies and History"
Bruce Fetter, Professor of History (HTML, PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Delusions, Delights, Entrapments, Escapes: Marriage in Western Literature and Visual Art, Mid-19th Century to the Present"
Sheila Roberts, Professor of English (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2004
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"Love and Attachment in Buddhist Literature"
Anne Hansen, Assistant Professor of History, Comparative Study of Religion Program (HTML, PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Women and the Development of Modernism in Western Art, 1880-Present: Artists, Patrons, Critics"
Dr. Linda Brazeau, Lecturer, Department of Art History (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2003
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies
"'The Mind that Sees': Exploring the Development of a Psycho-Physical Self in European Thought in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries"
Margaret Atherton, Professor of Philosophy (HTML, PDF)

LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"The Culture of Museums"
Daniel Sherman, Professor of History & Director of the Center for 21st-Century Studies (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2003
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"Living Borders: Ethnicity in 20th-Century American Literature"
Kristie Hamilton, Associate Professor of English (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2002
LibSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies: Subtitle
"Making Science: The Role of Scientific Thought in Modern American Culture"
Chris Young, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology at Alverno College (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2002
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Contemporary Cultural Studies
"The Culture of Display"
Leslie Bellavance, Professor of Art (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2001
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies: Subtitle
"Human Rights: Making Rights Claims and Global Justice"
Mark Bradley, Assistant Professor of History (HTML, PDF)

Spring 2001
LibrlSt 722: Special Topics in Twentieth-Century Studies: Subtitle
"Remembering Two World Wars: Sites and Modes of Memory"
Ruth Schwertfeger, Associate Professor of German (HTML, PDF)

Fall 2000
LibrlSt 721: Special Topics in Liberal Studies: Subtitle
"Generational Disquiet: Depictions of Parents and Children in Modern Literature, Art, Film, and Photography"
Sheila Roberts, Professor of English (HTML, PDF)