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2016-2017 Spring

For your convenience, this page lists all of the Undergraduate courses being offered for the first time in this term. Please take some time to look through them.

AAS 200
Collaborative Learning Exchange: Creative Explorations of Justice
AAS 349 / ART 364
Seeing To Remember: Representing Slavery Across the Black Atlantic
AAS 370 / AMS 374
Policing Racial Order: The History of U.S. Police Power from Slave Patrols to Drones
AAS 392 / ENG 392
Topics in African American Literature:Fictions of Black Urban Life
AMS 307
Introduction to Asian American Studies: Race, War, Decolonization
AMS 315 / MTD 315 / THR 344 / AAS 309
Race and the American Musical from Minstrelsy to Hamilton
AMS 323 / MTD 323 / MUS 327
Irving Berlin and the Creation of the "American Songbook"
AMS 331 / THR 385
The Artist-Citizen: Socially Engaged Art in the 21st Century
AMS 349
Making History with Multimedia: Asian American and Asian Migration Storytelling through Film
ANT 228 / ENV 228 / URB 228
Urban Ecologies
ANT 313 / CWR 213
The Anthropology of Awe and Terror
ANT 332
Power and Politics in Southeast Asia
ANT 416 / ENV 416
Anthropologies of Water
ARA 313
Arabic Skills for Every-day Living
ARA 314
Readings in Arabic Drama
ARA 404
Topics in Arabic Language and Culture:The Andalusian Heritage
ARC 321 / ART 329 / AFS 300
Landscapes of Development
ARC 351
Junior Studio II
ART 103 / LAS 215 / ANT 233
Arts of the Americas: The First 5,000 Years
ART 209
Between Renaissance and Revolution: Baroque Art in Europe
ART 215 / EAS 215
Arts of China (10th Century to the Early 20th Century)
ART 341 / ENV 344
Art History in the Anthropocene
ART 345 / HUM 345
Art and Knowledge in the Nineteenth Century
ART 448 / ECS 448
Seminar. 17th- and 18th-Century Art
ART 454 / ECS 454
Topics in the History of Photography:Pre-Raphaelite Painting and Photography
ATL 494 / THR 494
Princeton Atelier:"Ill Seen Ill Said": Staging a Beckett Text
ATL 499 / THR 499
Princeton Atelier:Adaptation and Performance with Fiasco Theater
CEE 475
Cities in the 21st century: The Nexus of the Climate, Water and Energy
CHV 411 / PHI 411
Free Speech in the Internet Age
CLA 242 / HLS 242 / THR 242 / HUM 242
Greek Tragedy from Ancient Athens to Ferguson
CLA 310 / CHV 314 / AAS 311 / POL 310
Citizenships Ancient and Modern
CLA 327 / HIS 327 / HLS 327 / REL 307
Topics in Ancient History:Religions in the Roman Empire
COM 307 / GSS 325 / TRA 307
Gendered Fictions of Translation
COM 376 / AAS 371 / ENG 377 / GSS 381
Crafting Freedom: Women and Liberation in the Americas (1960s to the present)
COM 397 / ENG 427
Sex, Violence, Sacrilege in Enlightenment Fiction
COM 429 / HLS 429 / MED 429
Mediterranean Contingencies: Byzantium and Its Medieval Others
COM 432 / GER 432
Thomas Mann and His World
COM 483
Romanticism and the Real: What is Representation?
COS 495
Special Topics in Computer Science:Neural Networks: Theory and Applications
CWR 216 / ITA 216
Imitating Italians
DAN 204
Introduction to Choreography
DAN 304 / MUS 301 / THR 321 / VIS 320
Special Topics in Contemporary Practice:Creating Collaboratively, Collaborating Creatively
DAN 315
Dance Techniques of the 20th Century: Dunham, Graham, Horton, Limon
DAN 316 / HUM 317 / THR 328 / TPP 316
Dance in Education: Dance/Theater Pedagogy
DAN 317
Contemporary Dance - Issues and Processes
DAN 322 / AAS 312
Special Topics In Urban Dance:Improvisational Approaches to Hip-Hop Practices
EAS 364 / GSS 405
Queens, Courtesans, Nuns, and Workers: Korean Women in History
ECO 382
Urban Economics
ECO 461
Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Venture Capital
EEB 386
Vector Biology
EGR 381
Design for Understanding
EGR 395
Venture Capital and Finance of Innovation
EGR 489 / ARC 487
Design of the Imminent Future
ENG 219 / TRA 219 / LAO 219 / AMS 316
Translating America
ENG 227 / GSS 222
American Identities in the 21st Century
ENG 228 / HUM 226 / THR 228
Introduction to Irish Studies
ENG 328
Topics in the Renaissance:Erotic Poetry
ENG 358
Irish Modernisms
ENG 384 / ENV 383
Environmental Justice Through Literature and Film
ENG 425 / COM 434
Bollywood Cinema
ENV 200A
The Environmental Nexus
ENV 200B
The Environmental Nexus
ENV 200C
The Environmental Nexus
ENV 200D
The Environmental Nexus
ENV 200E
The Environmental Nexus
ENV 200F
The Environmental Nexus
ENV 330 / ART 342
The Ecocritical Exhibition: Pursuing Sustainability at the Princeton University Art Museum
FRE 245 / AFS 245
Picturing Africa: Transnational Youth and Popular Culture
FRE 332
Topics in the French Middle Ages and Renaissance:Thinking Medieval Literature
FRE 404
Thinking With Animals
FRE 405 / AMS 405 / GSS 402
French and American Comparative Feminism
FRS 102
Spy Stories: Cultures of Surveillance, Espionage, and Secret Agents
FRS 104
Philosophical Analysis Using Argument Maps
FRS 108
Cuisine: Reading, Writing, Cooking, Eating
FRS 110
Atomic-bombing and Firebombing Cities in World War II: Morality, Science, and Race
FRS 112
Jewish American Literature: Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?
FRS 114
The Self: What Psychological Science Tells Us About Who You Are
FRS 124
State of the Earth: Shifts and Cycles (in France and Spain)
FRS 128
American Musics
FRS 132
Behind the Scenes: Inside the Princeton University Art Museum
FRS 134
The Way We Watch Now: "Quality Television," Critical Theory, and Contemporary Culture
FRS 136
Law and Politics of Punishment
FRS 138
Oracle Bones to Smartphones: Reading Media in East Asia
FRS 140
Bioethics and Public Policy
FRS 144
Archaeology in Egypt: Reconstructing the Past
FRS 146
What Makes a Great Experiment?
FRS 148
Underworlds
FRS 154
Religion and Politics: Conflicts of Public and Private Values
FRS 156
Transformative Questions in Biology
FRS 160
Remapping Princeton
FRS 162
The Invention of Romantic Love
FRS 164
The Idea and the Reality of Justice
FRS 166
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Wisdom of Crowds
FRS 170
The Mathematics of Secrecy, Search, and Society!
FRS 172
Humans and Machines: Work and Technology in the 21st Century
FRS 174
Dreamkeepers: Education Reform and the Urban Teaching Experience
FRS 176
When Is Art?
FRS 178
Statistics, Journalism, and the Public Interest
GEO 360 / ENV 356
Geochemistry of the Human Environment
GER 306
German Intellectual History:Walter Benjamin's Theory of Modernity
GER 307
Topics in German Culture and Society:Critique, Engagement, Intervention, Revolution
GER 480 / ART 480 / ECS 480
Art Against Culture?
GHP 300 / ANT 386 / GSS 347
Gender and Illness Experience in the United States Today
GSS 305
Feminist Approaches to Bioethics
GSS 348 / AMS 448
Corporealities of Politics
GSS 369 / ENG 334
Writing the Body. Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction
GSS 373 / AMS 383 / ENG 332
Graphic Memoir
HEB 304
Advanced Hebrew for Academic Reading
HIS 281
Approaches to European History
HIS 403
The History of Free Speech
HIS 422
Hindu, Muslim, Untouchable: Society and Politics in Pre-Modern South Asia, c. 1100-1800
HIS 462 / LAS 462
Building Mestizo Worlds: Early Colonial Mexican History in a Global Perspective
HIS 472 / EAS 472
Medicine and Society in China: Past and Present
HIS 473 / AFS 472 / ENV 473
White Hunters, Black Poachers: Africa and the Science of Conservation
HIS 474 / AMS 474
Violence in America
HIS 478
The Vietnam Wars
HIS 496
History of Neuroscience
HLS 400 / MOG 400 / CLA 400
Modern Greek for Classicists, Byzantinists, Archaeologists, and Art Historians
HUM 333 / COM 348
Classics of Scientific Communication: Lucretius, Galileo, and Darwin
HUM 470 / CLA 470 / GER 470 / COM 470
Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities:How Literatures Begin
JDS 400 / REL 400
Israel's Enslavement and Exodus from Egypt: Exodus 1-15
JPN 408
Contemporary Japanese Language and Culture II
JRN 445
Investigative Journalism:Finding the Story
JRN 448
The Media and Social Issues:The Art (and Science) of Medical and Science Writing
JRN 449
International News:Reporting from Baghdad to Beijing
JRN 456
Local Reporting: Paris as a Case Study
KOR 308
Integrative Korean II
LAS 395
Caribbean Revolutions: From Plantation Slavery to Global Tourism
LAS 396 / GSS 382
Cuban Biopolitics: Gender, Race and Sexuality in the Long Twentieth Century
LCA 101
Introduction to Art Making
LIN 235
Mythbusting Language
MAE 226
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Methods and Skills
MAE 440
Senior Independent Work
MED 336 / CLA 337
Plato's Legacy in the Middle Ages
MUS 214
Projects in Vocal Performance:African American Art Song
MUS 246 / AFS 246
Projects in African Dance Drumming
MUS 315 / COS 315
Symbolic Music Computing
MUS 432 / MED 432 / ART 433 / HUM 432
Art and Music in the Middle Ages
NES 327 / FRE 349 / HIS 339
France, Muslims and Islam Before and After the Terror Attacks
NES 333
The Christians in the Middle East
NES 351
In Tamerlane's Wake:Timurids, Safavids, and Mughals in Early Modern Asia
NES 374 / GSS 343
Global Feminisms: Feminist Movements in the Middle East and Beyond
NEU 175
Introduction to Neuroscience
NEU 457
Measurement and Analysis of Neural Circuit Dynamics
PHI 277 / CHV 277
Biomedical Ethics
PHI 352 / CGS 352
Philosophy of Bias: Psychology, Epistemology, and Ethics of Stereotypes
PHY 211
Invitation to Theoretical Physics
PHY 240
Galactic Exploration with Invisible Light
POL 442
Seminar in International Relations:Contesting Globalization: Actors, Interests, and Outcomes
PSY 413 / NEU 413
Stress, Resilience and Illness
PSY 420
Selected Topics in Psychotherapy Research
QCB 408
Foundations of Applied Statistics and Data Science (with Applications in Biology)
QCB 490 / MOL 490
Molecular Mechanisms of Longevity: The Genetics, Genomics, and Cell Biology of Aging
REL 291
Four Atheist Critiques of Christian Theism
REL 393
Science and Religion in America
REL 397 / HUM 397 / HLS 397
From Eros to Sin: Augustine's Transfiguration of Plato
RUS 108
Russian for Heritage Speakers II
SAS 328 / AMS 329
South Asian American Literature and Film
SLA 367 / RES 367
On Space in Russian Culture
SLA 368 / HUM 368 / RES 368
Literature and Medicine
SOC 327 / LAO 328
Immigration, Race, and the Black Population of the United States
SOC 366
Social and Economic Determinants of Health
SOC 401
Advanced Social Statistics
SPA 216 / LAS 216 / LAO 216
Sacred and Profane in the Spanish-Speaking World
SPA 229 / LAS 227
Continuity and Discontinuity in Colonial Latin America
SPA 301 / COM 368 / MED 301
Topics in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Culture:Women in Medieval and Early Modern Spain
SPA 319 / LAS 334 / VIS 323
Topics in Cinema and Culture:White Men Gone Wild in Colonial Latin America
SPA 338 / LAS 335
The Body in Pieces
SPA 352 / LAS 356 / AAS 352
Topics in the Politics of Writing and Difference:Literature and Slavery in the Iberian Atlantic
SPA 360 / AAS 361 / AMS 375 / LAO 360
Urban Diversity and Segregation in the Americas
STC 209A / EGR 209A / MUS 209A
Transformations in Engineering and the Arts
STC 309
Independent Design in Engineering and the Arts
THR 338 / ENG 301 / COM 343
Comedies of Error
THR 402 / MTD 402
Theater Making Studio
VIS 240
Introduction to Visual Literacy
VIS 311
The Photographic Apparatus
VIS 335 / CWR 335 / GSS 386
Women/Writing/Cinema
WWS 327 / POL 483
American Trade Politics and Policy
WWS 352 / COS 352
Artificial Intelligence and Public Policy