Courses and Credits

Fall Semester

Gender, Race, Class, and Religions

Arts and Humanities
Examine many of the religious traditions found throughout the UK with special attention to issues of gender, race, social class, immigration status, and sexual identity within the tradition.Read more

Law & Order: UK

Arts and Humanities, Literature
Explore a wide variety of British murder mystery novels and TV crime dramas from feminist and critical race perspectives.Read more

London: Biography of a City

History
This course traces the growth and development of the city of London from its founding by the Romans to the end of the twentieth century, and encompasses nearly 2,000 years of history. Beginning with the city’s foundation by the Romans, the course will look at how London developed following the end...Read more

Shakespeare the Dramatist

Poetry, Literature
This course begins with the premise that the plays of Shakespeare are too often taught in the classroom as difficult and rather obscure sacred texts. The aim of this course is to remind you that Shakespeare was not only a great poet, but also a great dramatist, and to show that his plays are still...Read more

Creative Writing in London

Arts and Humanities
This course is an undergraduate writing workshop designed to help you take full advantage of the possibilities for creative writing in London, using the capital as a setting for fiction or as a base for travel writing, reportage and the personal essay. It introduces the basics of good writing in...Read more

Modern and Contemporary Art in London

Art History
This course highlights how, over the last 30 years, Britain has become a vibrant and fertile international center for the visual arts. Through the work on display in the museums and galleries of London, the course will attempt to relate the current confusing range of artistic styles with the...Read more

The Play’s the Thing: GEO Theatre Course

Arts and Humanities
The intent of this course is to expose students to the various aspects of theatre that make it work. This will include looking at the role of the audience as participants. Students will analyze how the playwright is able to teach the audience about themselves through his/her construction of the...Read more
Spring Semester

Shakespeare the Dramatist

Poetry, Literature
This course begins with the premise that the plays of Shakespeare are too often taught in the classroom as difficult and rather obscure sacred texts. The aim of this course is to remind you that Shakespeare was not only a great poet, but also a great dramatist, and to show that his plays are still...Read more