HL90 EW: Migrants and Displacement in the Modern Middle East

We’ve still get lots of HL90s to share before the deadline to apply (August 24)! Sam Dolbee answered our classes about his new class and some of the texts it will explore–and may or may not have thrown in a question of his own. Migrants and Displacement in the Modern Middle East meets Wednesdays, 3-5!Continue reading “HL90 EW: Migrants and Displacement in the Modern Middle East”

HL90 EV: Sound and Color: Music, Race, and US Cultural Politics

We’re so excited to share more of this fall’s HL90 seminars, and Lucy Caplan told us all about her new course, Sound and Color, which meets Thursdays, 12:45-2:45. She also shared some podcast recommendations! Tell us about your class! I’m incredibly excited to teach “Sound and Color: Music, Race, and U.S. Cultural Politics” this fall.Continue reading “HL90 EV: Sound and Color: Music, Race, and US Cultural Politics”

HL90 EI: Islam in Early America

Lots of HL90s to consider! Arianne Urus’s class, Islam in Early America, meets on Wednesdays, 9:45-11:45. Arianne told us more about some of the texts and topics covered in the course: Tell us more about your class and what students can expect to learn. Bringing together the Spanish Inquisition, Atlantic slavery, West African politics, andContinue reading “HL90 EI: Islam in Early America”

HL90 EY: Human Rights and Humanitarianism

Now that registration period is open, do you know what courses you’ll be taking this fall? We’ve got lots of great HL90 seminars this year, including Yan Slobodkin’s Human Rights and Humanitarianism, which meets Wednesdays, 12:45-2:45. What inspired you to teach this class? The past few years have given us plenty of opportunity to ponderContinue reading “HL90 EY: Human Rights and Humanitarianism”

HL90 FB: Asian America in Popular Culture

We’re so excited about all of our new HL90 seminars! Karen Huang told us more about her new course, Asian America in Popular Culture, which meets Wednesdays, 3-5. What inspired you to teach this class?  I’ve been really excited by the influx of Asian American mainstream media in recent years, and how it’s helped AsianContinue reading “HL90 FB: Asian America in Popular Culture”

HL90 AT: The Postwar American Road Narrative

Buckle up–one of our popular HL90s is back this semester! Patrick Whitmarsh teaches The Postwar American Road Narrative, Thursdays, 3-5. Tell us about your class! This course examines the road narrative as it has been taken up by writers of color. Together, we will study the ways that writers (as well as filmmakers and musicians)Continue reading “HL90 AT: The Postwar American Road Narrative”