HL90 FT: A Luta Continua: Legacies of Portuguese Empire

The HL90 preview event is today at 2pm! We hope to see you there, but you can also read more about Lilly Havstad’s new class “A Luta Continua: Legacies of Portuguese Empire” now! What inspired you to teach this class? I’ll begin answering this question by sharing that my father, who passed away last winter,Continue reading “HL90 FT: A Luta Continua: Legacies of Portuguese Empire”

HL90 FL: Indigenous in the City

Remember, tomorrow is the priority deadline for submitting an HL90 application! Still looking? Check out Morgan Ridgway’s class, “Indigenous in the City,” which meets Monday, 3-5. Read more about it below! What inspired you to teach this class? The majority of Indigenous peoples in what is the United States live in and around urban spacesContinue reading “HL90 FL: Indigenous in the City”

HL90 EV: Sound and Color: Music, Race, and U.S. Cultural Politics

Listen to this! One of our popular HL90s is back this year: Lucy Caplan teaches “Sound and Color: Music, Race, and U. S. Cultural Politics,” Thursdays 9:45-11:45. Lucy told us more about the class and how you can learn more. Tell us about your class! I’m incredibly excited to teach “Sound and Color: Music, Race,Continue reading “HL90 EV: Sound and Color: Music, Race, and U.S. Cultural Politics”

HL90 FU: British Soft Power from Shakespeare to Dua Lipa

Looking for classes this semester? Don’t stop now! You’ll want to check out Laura Quinton’s new HL90, “British Soft Power from Shakespeare to Dua Lipa”! What inspired you to teach this class? I’m British, but I’ve lived in the U.S. for many years. I’m often struck by how fascinated Americans are with British culture –Continue reading “HL90 FU: British Soft Power from Shakespeare to Dua Lipa”

HL90 FQ: Con Artist Nation: Scams, Schemes, and American Dreams

Don’t be fooled–there are lots more HL90s to check out! Angela Allan teaches “Con Artist Nation: Scams, Schemes, and American Dreams” Tuesdays, 9:45-11:45. Tell us about your class! There have been so many recent scam stories in both the news and in fiction, but I wanted to provide a bigger historical picture for how AmericansContinue reading “HL90 FQ: Con Artist Nation: Scams, Schemes, and American Dreams”

HL90 FN: Speculative East Asias

More new HL90s to consider this fall! Adhy Kim’s course, “Speculative East Asias,” meets Mondays from 12:45-2:45. Adhy told us more about some of the ideas and texts to look forward to this semester. What inspired you to teach this class?  I’ve always enjoyed things that involve alternate world-building but don’t get trapped in tooContinue reading “HL90 FN: Speculative East Asias”

HL90 FP: Atlantic Narratives and the Making of the Modern World

This heat wave calls for a trip to the ocean! Ali Glassie is teaching “Atlantic Narratives and the Making of the Modern World,” Thursdays 9:45-11:45 this fall. It’s one of the many great new HL90s to consider! Tell us about your class! One of my deepest interests is how people narrate their relationships to theContinue reading “HL90 FP: Atlantic Narratives and the Making of the Modern World”