INSTHUM 511 - Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
Fall 2021, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Institute for the Humanities (INSTHUM)
Department: LSA Humanities Institute
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Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This year-long collaborative humanities proseminar is specifically designed for entering PhD cohorts in five humanities departments: Asian Languages and Cultures; Comparative Literature; Film Television and Media Studies; Germanic Languages and Literatures; Middle East Studies. First-year doctoral students from these departments will register for one credit each semester to take the seminar throughout the academic year.

Developed by a team of faculty members with support from Rackham and the Institute for the Humanities, the seminar is part of a pilot program to create an interdisciplinary humanities course that will supplement more specialized first-year seminars that students take within their home departments. It will provide a general introduction to graduate studies in the humanities, with peer mentoring and a team of faculty members leading discussion on various topics. The first meeting of the seminar is Monday, August 30 (1-3pm).

Class Format:

In Fall 2021 this class will meet in person (location TBA) on Mondays, 1-2:30 pm on the following dates: August 30, September 13, September 27, October 11, October 25, December 6.


INSTHUM 511 - Topics in Interdisciplinary Studies
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001 (SEM)
 In Person
M 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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