Weekend Intensive Summer Session

Classes meet three or four days on campus, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., with participation in online assignments required. Visitors must register by May 14 to ensure timely receipt of login materials. Students must log into the course on Blackboard and check for assignments on May 29.

Poor Souls and Victors: Winners and Losers in Literature and Film
Session III, June 23-24 and July 21-22
Lincoln Center: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

As in life, literature and film are filled with so-called "winners" and so-called "losers." Who can claim these titles and why? Who decides and how? In analyzing these topics, we'll explore what can be learned about the human condition in the individual and in society. Works explored will include Snow White; Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears; Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman; the play The Heiress; Charlie Chaplin's My Autobiography; the films Moonstruck, The Verdict, Hoop Dreams; Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom, two episodes of The Twilight Zone, among others.

Course Number: IDIS 3080 PL1, CRN: 10437
Instructor: Bach
4 credits


Screening America's Past
Session III, June 9-10 and July 7-8
Rose Hill: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

An examination of American history as depicted in American films. We will assess their relative accuracy, cultural context, and contributions to the shaping of the nation's collective memory.

Course Number: HIST 3833 PR1, CRN: 10297
Instructor: Fein
4 credits


Baseball: The New York Game
Session III, June 23-24 and July 14-15
Rose Hill: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Interdisciplinary course that will trace the relationship between baseball and New York society and culture. The course will study the early history of the game, its historical development, and the emergence of the New York City professional teams in connection with government, culture, and issues of society. Syllabus

Course Number: IDIS 3070 PR1, CRN: 10433
Instructor: Houston/Morante
4 credits


Abnormal Psychology
Session III, June 23-24 and July 21-22
Westchester: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Analysis of the development and structure of the abnormal personality. Consideration of neuroses and major psychoses as well as the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders are given.

Course Number: PSYC 2900 PW1, CRN: 10434
Instructor: Willim
4 credits