Approaches: Technology and Music Culture
Everyone listens to music, and today there are more ways to listen to music than ever before. This course explores advances in music technology and how those advances impact our daily lives.
Explore the vibrant and diverse Native communities of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and the contemporary issues they face in the course Anthropology of Native Americans.
This discussion-based course, taught by Tristan Lee-Jones, will center around weekly readings and an examination of Native film, art, and other media. Students will also study the history of settler-Indigenous relations to gain a deeper understanding of the communities’ present day struggles.
Take a “serious” look at comedy this summer with the course Topics in American Studies: Comedy and Happiness. Examine the relationship between laughter and happiness through readings and class discussions in this rarely offered summer course.
The course, taught by Jonathon Appels, will examine the history of comic theater, from its roots in Ancient Greece to the stand-up routines of modern day. It will also allow students to combine their intellectual and experiential knowledge. “Every class meeting will consist of at least 10% laughter,” says Appels.
Introduction to Archaeology will be held at the shore this summer in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ.
This hybrid course, which has both online and in-class components, will provide students with an introduction to archaeological techniques, concepts, and principles.