Academy Courses

Upcoming Online Courses

Eurasian Entanglements

 

Faculty:
Peter Perdue, Jinyi Chu, and Jing Tsu

16 Sessions
Immersive Course
June 7 - 18, 2020
$1,650 per person
Limited spaces available

 

This immersive course explores the twentieth century in Russia and China in-depth -- their shared political, economic, and cultural experiences, and the context for their role in shaping our global future. Learn More.

Utah Beach | World War II

 

Faculty:
Jay Winter

5 Sessions
Mondays at 12 p.m. eastern
June 8 - July 6, 2020
$300 per person
Sold out - Waitlist only

 

This five-week course frames the Normandy invasion of June 1944 in the context of the multi-faceted struggle against Nazi Germany from 1939-45. 
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Western Town

 

Faculty:
Elihu Rubin ’99

5 Sessions
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. eastern
June 9 - July 7, 2020
$300 per person
Limited spaces available

 

This seminar course tells the story of American ghost towns, from the “Wild West” to the heart of the contemporary “post-industrial” city including a look at how Coronavirus has made ghost towns of today's cities. Learn More.

The Transatlantic Gaze

 

Faculty:
Mary Ann Carolan ’89 PhD

5 Sessions
Tuesdays at 3 p.m. eastern
June 9 - July 7, 2020
$300 per person
Limited spaces available

 

The course examines the impact of Italian cinema on American film from the early days of silent film to the present.  We begin our study of the intersections of Italian and American cinemas...
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WWI Soldiers

 

Faculty:
Jay Winter

5 Sessions
Mondays at 12 p.m. eastern
July 13 - August 10, 2020
$300 per person
Sold out - Waitlist only

 

This course is based on the Emmy Award-winning television series The Great War and the shaping of the twentieth-century, which Jay Winter produced and wrote for PBS.
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New Haven

 

Faculty:
Alan Plattus ’76

5 Sessions
Tuesdays at 12 p.m. eastern
July 14 - August 11, 2020
$300 per person
Limited spaces available

 

This course looks at how New Haven, as a classic New England city, exemplifies the evolution of the American city in response to economic, political, social, cultural, and technological changes over nearly 400 years. Learn More.

Radical Religion in Antiquity

 

Faculty:
Harold Attridge

5 Sessions
Wednesdays at 11 a.m. eastern
July 15 - August 12, 2020
$300 per person

 

This seminar course explores the Gnostic form of religiosity, long known primarily through the writings of early Christian teachers who were opposed to it. In modernity, we’ve gained new tools for understanding... Learn More

Unraveling the "Russian Enigma"

 

Faculty:
Harvey Goldblatt ’78 PhD

6 Sessions
Wednesdays at 2 p.m. eastern
July 15 - August 19, 2020
$350 per person

 

This seminar course focuses particular attention on the diverse beliefs about this remarkable civilization, which were nurtured not only in Russia itself but also “under Western eyes.” These centuries-old attempts at deciphering… Learn More

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