HUM 214: Global Humanities: Premodern Worlds (300-1700)

A study of pre-modern civilizations, from the 4th through the 17th centuries. Students draw upon literature, art, music, and material culture to gain insight into the dynamics of individualism and community across the world’s diverse cultures. Classes usually include different forms of learning, including close reading, class and common lectures, performances, discussion, writing, and project-based activities. Fall and Spring.

Prerequisite: HUM 124

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students articulate an awareness and understanding of pre-modern civilizations from multiple disciplinary perspectives.
  2. Students analyze and interpret primary texts and cultural artifacts from this time period.
  3. Students write a well-supported, organized, and clearly articulated argument using both primary and secondary sources.