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IB SL Philosophy

“Socrates did not teach philosophy, he taught to philosophize.” (Daniel and Auriac, 2011: 416) Studying philosophy develops highly transferable skills such as the ability to formulate arguments clearly, to make reasoned judgments, and to evaluate…

Transformative Justice

This immersion-term course is cross-listed as HIS980X (History) and MUL980X (Extradisciplinary). This domestic-travel class requires parental consent. See MUL980X (Extradisciplinary) in the Extradisciplinary section of the catalog for description.

Vergil’s Aeneid (in Rome)

This immersion term course in Rome is cross-listed as LAT930R (Language) and MUL930R (Extradisciplinary). A travel-abroad course, it requires parental consent. See MUL930R (Extradisciplinary) in the Extradisciplinary section of the catalog for description.

Being Human: Intro to Philosophy

Studying English through a philosophical lens provides an opportunity for students to engage with some of the world’s most interesting and influential thinkers. This introductory mod explores the fundamental question of what it is to…

Science & Literature

This course is cross-listed as MUL430L (Extradisciplinary) and SCI310L (Science). See MUL430L (Extradisciplinary) in the Extradisciplinary section of the catalog for description. Min-Max Credit Hours: 1.0-1.0

Encountering the Holocaust through Literature

This one-mod course offers students engagement with the Holocaust through multigenre literary readings (diary, memoir, poetry, short fiction, and drama). in it, student gain a broader awareness of the complex multiplicities of perspective and experiences…

Shakespeare in the 21st Century

Sex, death, and pirates—and those are just a few of the elements in Hamlet. Shakespeare is classical literature and often considered high brow, elitist, and even inaccessible. But it’s also bawdy, irreverent, and just plain…

Autobiographical Writing

Writers are oft tasked to “write what you know.” Presumably, we know ourselves well. Yet, the act of personal essay writing through memoir, autobiography, and that most beloved of assignments, the college essay frequently tests…

Creative Writing: Focus on the Screenplay

This course is an introduction to the elements of theme, plot, character, and dialogue in dramatic writing for film. Emphasis is placed on telling a story through action and character development. The difference between the…

Creative Writing: Focus on the Novel

National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, originated in 1999 and is a month-long program that encourages people to write a novel in the month of November, hitting a particular word count. Students will enroll in…
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