Exploring 'The Canterbury Tales’ Through the Lens of Present-day Immigration
Students in English Professor Re Evitt’s course on Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales” used technology to connect them with modern-day global refugees. The students’ portal experiences help put Chaucer’s work into a contemporary lens and context, bringing its medieval framework into the modern world.
Topics in Literature: Jewish Comics and Graphic Narrative
Interested in comic books? This course will examine the medium of comics and graphic narrative within the context of Jewish culture of the last century. It will focus on the historical and aesthetic development of comics as a cultural form in which Jewish writers and artists have figured prominently.
Inequality in the U.S.
Inequality does not “just happen,” it is the consequence of the way our society is structured. This course examines various forms of social inequalities in the US from a sociological perspective along the lines of race, class, gender, sexuality, and other forms of difference shape and are shaped by institutions.
Biophysics: Physics and Living Things
Using physics equations and methods to understand biological systems, this course will study a mix of biological systems: human athletic performance, warming of the earth, energy balances during exercise, and the circulatory system. Understanding how life works may lead to a deeper appreciation of how miraculous life is!
Colorado College recognizes and honors the original inhabitants who first settled in the area and who called the nearby highest mountain “Tava,” the original name given by the Ute people to what is now known as Pikes Peak. At CC, we respect all peoples and strive to grow as a unique and welcoming community.