Comparative Arts and Letters

Interpretation of Literature and the Arts

Interpretation of Literature and the Arts
Understanding and writing about literature and at least one of the other arts; critical theory.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesIHUM 311; IHum 311. IHum 201 and 202 and 250. At least three of the remaining historical foundation courses (item 3 under major requirements).
 NoteShould be taken junior year.
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining IHUM 350
Course Outcomes: 

Literary Interpretation and Theory

Develop the student's basic understanding of theories of interpretation in the humanities that relate to questions of gender, class, and race or ethnicity

Humanities Philosophy

Develop a basic understanding of the kinds of philosophical questions that have been and still are important to the study of the humanities

Meaning and Importance

Develop a mature, sophisticated ability to discern meaning and importance in the works we study in the humanities