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A Sip of Tea and Tea Culture Robert Steed General Humanities China
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Food
History
Japan
Poetry
Religious Studies
Book Club: The Awakening by Kate Chopin Pilar Barrera General Humanities Cultural Studies
Women's Studies
Chinese History for Fans of Chinese Media Robert Steed General Humanities China
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
History
Poetry
Religious Studies
Science Fiction
The Middle Ages
Christian and Pagan: Tertullian's Apologetic Julian Barr General Humanities Bible
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
History
Philosophy
The Greco-Roman World
Conversational Japanese for Daily Life Sam Roche Language Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Creative Writing: Aristotle's Poetics for Story-Tellers Julian Barr Creative Writing Adaptation Theory
Classical Literature
Collaborative Feedback
Composition
Creative Writing
Cultural Studies
Philosophy
Poetry
The Greco-Roman World
Spotlight May 2024
C.S. Lewis' The Four Loves and Greek Philosophy Julian Barr General Humanities British Literature
Classical Literature
CS Lewis
Cultural Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Philosophy
Religious Studies
The Greco-Roman World
The Inklings
Early Modern Europe (1500-1800): Philosophy and Literature Hamish Williams General Humanities British Literature
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
Drama
Ethics
Metaphysics
Philosophy
Poetry
Renaissance
Romanticism
Shakespeare
The Enlightenment
Eating Our Way Through Anime Nancy "Anni" Foasberg
Bronwyn Rivera
Fantasy Studies Anime
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Food
History
Japan
Oct Showcase 2023
October 2023 April 2024
Encountering the Japanese Weird through Lafcadio Hearn's Kwaidan Pilar Barrera
Robert Steed
Fantasy Studies Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Japan
May Showcase 2023
Monsters
May 2023
Exploring Romance of the Three Kingdoms 三國演義 Robert Steed General Humanities China
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
History
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Video Games
Exploring Sei Shonagon's The Pillow Book 枕草子 Robert Steed General Humanities Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
History
Japan
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Women's Studies
Exploring The Analects 論語 of Confucius General Humanities Ancient East Asia
China
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Ethics
History
Japan
Philosophy
Religious Studies
HSK Mandarin 1 First in the Series Sam Roche Language Beginning Languages
China
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Linguistics
Oct Showcase 2023
October 2023
HSK Mandarin Series Series Sam Roche Language Beginning Languages
China
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Linguistics
His Dark Materials in Context: The Amber Spyglass Faith Acker
Gabriel Schenk
Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Philosophy
Women's Studies
Worldbuilding
His Dark Materials in Context: The Golden Compass Faith Acker
Gabriel Schenk
Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Fairy Tales
Fall Survey 2023
Fantasy
Philosophy
Women's Studies
Worldbuilding
His Dark Materials in Context: The Subtle Knife Faith Acker
Gabriel Schenk
Fantasy Studies British Literature
Children’s Literature
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Philosophy
Women's Studies
Worldbuilding
Intro to Fan Fiction Catherine Collingwood Estes General Humanities Collaborative Feedback
Creative Writing
Cultural Studies
Digital Humanities
Fall Survey 2023
Film Studies
Weird Fiction
Japanese Classical Theater: Noh, Bunraku, Kyogen, and Kabuki NOT PUBLIC Robert Steed General Humanities Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
Drama
East Asian Studies
Japan
The Middle Ages
Japanese for Advanced Beginners Series Pilar Barrera Language Beginning Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero Series Sam Roche Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero - 1 First in the Series Sam Roche Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Language Modules - First in the Series
Linguistics
May Showcase 2023
May 2023
Japanese: From Zero - 10 Continuing Series Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
Japan
Linguistics
May 2024
Japanese: From Zero - 11 Continuing Series Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
Japan
Linguistics
June 2024
Japanese: From Zero - 2 Continuing Series Sam Roche Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero - 3 Continuing Series Sam Roche Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero - 4 Continuing Series Sam Roche Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero - 5 Continuing Series Sam Roche Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero - 6 Continuing Series Sam Roche Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero - 7 Continuing Series Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero - 8 Continuing Series Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
Japanese: From Zero - 9 Continuing Series Language Anime
Beginning Languages
Conversational Languages
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Linguistics
April 2024
Japanese Historical Archetypal Characters: Samurai, Ninja, Monks, Miko, Yakuza NOT PUBLIC Robert Steed General Humanities Anime
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
History
Japan
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Japanese History for Fans of Japanese Media Robert Steed General Humanities Anime
Classical Literature
Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Drama
East Asian Studies
History
Japan
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Time Travel
Travel Literature
Japanese Through Lyrics Sam Roche Language Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Japan
Music
Novel Romani: Gypsies in Victorian & Modern British Literature NOT PUBLIC General Humanities British Literature
Cultural Studies
Parallel Lives: Plutarch's Alexander and Julius Caesar Julian Barr General Humanities Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
History
The Greco-Roman World
Readings in Old English: The Battle of Maldon & Group Reading Language Advanced Languages
Cultural Studies
Germanic Studies
Poetry
The Middle Ages
April 2024
Representing Utopia through the Ages Hamish Williams General Humanities British Literature
Classical Literature
Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Ethics
Fantasy
History
JRR Tolkien
Oct Showcase 2023
Philosophy
The Greco-Roman World
Travel Literature
Utopias
Worldbuilding
October 2023
Russian Fairy Tales: Journeys, Quests, and Chicken Legs Pilar Barrera Fantasy Studies Children’s Literature
Cultural Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
The Argonauts: Apollonius of Rhodes Julian Barr General Humanities Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Fantasy
History
Magic
Monsters
The Greco-Roman World
Travel Literature
The Life and Legend of St Nicholas Julian Barr General Humanities Bible
Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
History
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
The Minoans and Modernity: Minotaurs, Labyrinths, and Other Myths Hamish Williams General Humanities Ancient Middle East
Archaeology
British Literature
Children’s Literature
Classical Literature
Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Fantasy
Film Studies
History
Modernism
Monsters
Science Fiction
The Greco-Roman World
Travel Literature
Utopias
The Trojan Quest: Aeneid 1 Julian Barr General Humanities Classical Literature
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Fantasy
History
Magic
Monsters
Poetry
The Greco-Roman World
Tolkien and the Classical World Fantasy Studies British Literature
Classical Literature
Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Epic Fantasy
Ethics
Fantasy
History
JRR Tolkien
Philosophy
Poetry
The Greco-Roman World
May 2024 Spotlight July 2024
Ubuntu: An Introduction to African Philosophy Ishmael Bhila General Humanities Anthropocene
Cultural Studies
Ethics
Fall Survey 2023
History
May Showcase 2023
Philosophy
May 2023
Viking Hogwarts: The World Of Old Norse Sorcery 1 General Humanities Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Fantasy
Germanic Studies
History
Magic
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Viking history
May 2024 September 2024
Viking Hogwarts: The World of Old Norse Sorcery 2 General Humanities Comparative Mythology
Cultural Studies
Fantasy
Germanic Studies
History
Magic
Monsters
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
Viking history
Yōkai and Legends: Exploring the Weird in Japanese and Latin American Cultures Fantasy Studies Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fairy Tales
Fantasy
Japan
Latin American Studies
Magic
Monsters
Zen History and Thought: An Overview Robert Steed General Humanities China
Cultural Studies
East Asian Studies
Fall Survey 2023
History
Japan
Philosophy
Poetry
Religious Studies
The Middle Ages
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