HL90 FI: Race and Empire in the Americas

There are so many great new HL90s to consider this semester! Make sure you check out Hannah Waits’s “Race and Empire in the Americas,” which meets Thursdays, 12:45-2:45. Tell us about your class!  “Race and Empire in the Americas” is an examination of how empire has functioned across Central America, South America, and North AmericaContinue reading “HL90 FI: Race and Empire in the Americas”

HL90 EZ: The Global South Asian Diaspora

In addition to all of the new HL90s this year, we’ve got some great classes returning if you didn’t get a chance to enroll last year! Vikrant Dadawala teaches “The Global South Asian Diaspora,” Thursdays, 3–5. Vikrant told us more about one of the exciting additions (between “Tasting Place” and this, we’re getting hungry!) toContinue reading “HL90 EZ: The Global South Asian Diaspora”

HL90 FM: Tasting Place: Food and Culture in America

It’s August! We’ve got lots of HL90 seminars this fall, with some returning favorites and some new exciting courses, including Rachel Kirby’s “Tasting Place: Food and Culture in America,” which meets Thursdays, 12:45-2:45. Tell us about your class! What inspired you to teach it? “Tasting Place” is an exploration of the relationship between, well, tastesContinue reading “HL90 FM: Tasting Place: Food and Culture in America”

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”