Spring 2022 Courses

To register for a Macaulay course, follow epermit procedures through CUNYFirst. Your advisor can assist you. If you have questions that you advisor cannot answer, contact Janet Fu, in Academic Affairs at Macaulay, janet.fu@mhc.cuny.edu.

Issues in Medical Ethics

This class will blend interdisciplinary scholarship on bioethics with an applied perspective on ethical decision-making in the clinical setting.

Instructor: Prof. Elizabeth Reis
Tuesdays, 4:00 – 6:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 324
Modality: Hybrid

Detecting Bullshit in the Modern Age

Practice finding senseless claims and analyze what makes them bullshit.

Instructor: Kelly O’Donnell
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 325
Modality: Online Synchronous

The Physical & Personal Universe: Exploring Outer Space through Science, Cultural Analysis, and Introspection

Instructor: Emily Rice
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 12:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 381
Modality: Hybrid

Exploring W.E.B. Du Bois’ Sociological Approach

Instructor: Allen Hillery
Tuesdays, 5:30 – 8:10 PM
Course Code: MHC 382
Modality: Online Synchronous

The New Renaissance in Black Science Fiction, Afro-Futurism and the Afro-Gothic Literature

Instructor: Norrell Edwards
Time: Wednesday’s, 3–5:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 383
Modality: Hybrid

“Can You Believe This?” A Look at Impact Media

Our class will explore and deconstruct today’s media landscape and its impact on…everything!

Instructor: Robert Small
Thursdays, 4:00 – 6:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 384
Modality: Hybrid

Hamlet and Don Quixote

Instructor: Carmen Boullosa
Time: TBD
Course Code: MHC 385
Modality: TBD

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: Lisa Brundage & Zohra Saed/Elizabeth Reis & Logan McBride 
Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 355
Modality: Hybrid

Seminar 2: The People of New York

This course will study the history and continuing impact of immigration upon New York City.

Instructor: Edward (Ted) Widmer
Time: TBD
Course Code: MHC 220
Modality: TBD

Seminar 4: Shaping the Future of New York — Focus: Policy Making

An exploration of public services and policy creation.

Instructor: Eric Gioia
Thursdays, 5:00 – 7:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 353-01
Modality: In-Person

Seminar 4: Shaping the Future of New York — Focus: The Eco-History of a Fragile Place

New York famously breeds toughness, but it is a vulnerable as well, especially in an era of rising sea levels.

Instructor: Edward (Ted) Widmer
Wednesdays, 10:00 – 12:40 PM
Course Code: MHC 353-02
Modality: Hybrid