Fall 2019 Courses | Macaulay Honors College

Fall 2019 Courses

Shakespeare: Page, Stage, Screen, and Score

Develop a cross-disciplinary dialogue about literature and music through examining Shakespeare plays and their musical adaptations.

Instructor: Steven Monte
Mondays, 6:00 PM – 8:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Classroom 2
MHC 323

Too Much Information! Social Media and the Threat to American Politics

Instructor: Lee Daniels
Wednesdays, 6:00 PM – 8:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Classroom 2
MHC 348

Digital Media Production: Theory and Practice (Documentary Filmmaking)

Instructor: Robert Small
Thursdays, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Macaulay Honors College Classroom 2
ART 334
– Offered by Lehman College

The Mouth: Spanish-Speaking Women Writers from the 1500s to the 1970s

An extraordinary array of powerful and vocal women, who come from wildly different times, places, backgrounds, and cultures. All the readings will be in English translation.

Instructor: Carmen Boullosa
Thursdays 3:30 PM – 6:10 PM
Class meets at Brooklyn College
MHC 346

Ecosystems of Democracy

“Ecosystems of Democracy” will offer a framework for students to think about all the ways in which we experience democracy on a daily basis.

Instructor: Ted Widmer
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Classroom 3N
MHC 347

Unsolved Problems in Astrophysics

Learn from various experts at the American Museum of Natural History. Explore each “unsolved problem” and how new approaches and technologies will impact the particular topic.

Instructor: Kelle Cruz
Tuesdays, 1:00 PM – 3:40 PM
American Museum of Natural History
HUNTER PHYS 280
Offered by Hunter College

Medical Ethics and the Movies

This upper division seminar considers major debates in bioethics in light of recent scholarship in medical humanities, disability studies, and gender studies.

Instructor: Elizabeth Reis
Tuesdays, 5:30 PM – 8:10 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Classroom 2
MHC 343

Macaulay Springboard

An opportunity for seniors to create a springboard—an open-ended project that builds on knowledge acquired and opens possibilities for ongoing learning.

Instructors: Elizabeth Reis and Lisa Brundage
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
MHC 355

Seminar 3: Science Forward (Cross-Campus)

Science Forward is a new type of undergraduate science seminar, helping students to see science as a lens on the world, a way of approaching questions and challenges.

Instructor: TBD
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Macaulay Honors College, Classroom 3S
MHC 255