HL90 FG: Dictatorship and Resistance in Latin America

We’ve got lots of exciting HL90s coming this fall! Jennifer Alpert told us all about her new course, Dictatorship and Resistance in Latin America, which meets Mondays, 12:45-2:45. What inspired you to teach this class? I have dreamt about teaching a class like this for years because there were very few courses on Latin AmericaContinue reading “HL90 FG: Dictatorship and Resistance in Latin America”

HL90 EZ: The Global South Asian Diaspora

Classes start in just a few weeks! We’re ready with lots of new HL90s we’re excited to share! Up first, read more about Vikrant Dadawala’s class, The Global South Asian Diaspora: Tell us about your class! This class offers students a chance to think about migration, labor, and literature in a global and comparative spirit.Continue reading “HL90 EZ: The Global South Asian Diaspora”

HL90 EI: Islam in Early America

We’ve got another new HL90 to check out this spring! Arianne Urus shared more about her class, “Islam in Early America.” Tell us more about your class and what students can expect to learn. Bringing together the Spanish Inquisition, Atlantic slavery, West African politics, and European imperialism, this course will examine how Islam and MuslimsContinue reading “HL90 EI: Islam in Early America”

HL90 DZ: Too Soon? Comedy in Europe’s Tragic Twentieth Century

No joke! One of our popular HL90 seminars is back! Kate Brackney told us more about European history, film, and comedy: What inspired you to teach this class? I thought up the title for this course years before teaching it; I’d bring up “Too Soon?” with colleagues, and we’d scheme about what might go onContinue reading “HL90 DZ: Too Soon? Comedy in Europe’s Tragic Twentieth Century”

HL90 ES: Prison Abolition

We’re excited about Thomas Dichter’s new HL90 this semester! Thomas told us some more about the class’s format and activism component. Tell us about your class! This course will give students an opportunity to apply historical and literary methods to studying the prison abolitionist movement, while also getting hands-on experience working with activists. Alongside ourContinue reading “HL90 ES: Prison Abolition”