Special Admissions Courses

Below are our courses for the 2019-2020 academic year that require instructor permission, application, or have otherwise irregular entrance procedures due to high demand and limited entrance, including our Humanities in Rome Summer Program.

Fall Courses:

    The complexities of poetic influence in the traditions of the English language, from Shakespeare to Keats.

    Fall 2019
    Th 1:30-3:20

    A reading of Shakespeare’s histories, comedies, and poems, with an emphasis their influence on Western representation.

    Fall 2019
    T 1:30-3:20

    Interdisciplinary examination of the uniqueness of the American experience from the time of the Puritans to the Civil War. Readings draw on major works of political theory, theology, and literature. HU

    Fall 2019
    TTh 2:30pm-3:45pm

Spring Courses:

The complexities of poetic influence in the tradition of the English language. Works by Shakespeare, Milton, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Robert Browning, and Yeats, Whitman, Dickinson, Stevens, and Crane.

Spring 2020
Th 1:30-3:20

A reading of Shakespeare’s tragedies and romances, with an emphasis on their originality in regard to tradition: Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Antony and Cleopatra, The Winter’s Tale, and The Tempest.

Spring 2020
T 1:30-3:20

The Life Worth Living Program is an effort to revive critical discussion in universities and the broader culture about the most important question of our lives: What is a life worth living?

Spring 2020
HTBA

Summer Programs:

Nothing is simply ancient history in the Eternal City. The intersection  of past and present, of arts, politics, and theology is the focus of this five-week, interdisciplinary study of Rome from its legendary origins through its evolving presence at the crossroads of Europe and the world.

Summer 2020
N/A